Dr. Barbara Bartlik, MD rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors in Psychiatry, is a recognized expert clinician, teacher and author in integrative medicine, psychiatry and sexual health. In private practice in Manhattan for more than 30 years, Dr. Bartlik treats patients with psychiatric and sexual problems, and those seeking to strengthen general health and wellness. In her clinical work, Dr. Bartlik applies an evidence-based, integrative medical approach to treatment, emphasizing lifestyle and nutritional strategies, and seeking to responsibly minimize the use of pharmaceuticals. Dr. Bartlik received her M.D. degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed a psychiatric residency at NYU Medical Center. She is a co-editor of Integrative Sexual Health (2018), a volume in the [Dr. Andrew] Weil Integrative Medicine Library, published by Oxford University Press. She is a member of the voluntary faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Janet Mindes, PhD will be co-presenting with Dr. Barbara Bartlik. She is an independent researcher, educator, writer, editor; currently co-investigator, NIH-funded study of acupressure. Dr. Mindes is a research psychologist (B.A., Harvard University, Ph.D., New York University) with thirty years' experience, focusing since 1998 on integrative medicine (IM), for the brain, neuropsychiatric conditions, healthy cognitive aging, and has published in these areas. Dr. Mindes taught at NYC universities; conducted research (1990 - 1995, Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine; 1998 – 2015, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons); taught Western science of acupuncture (former Tri-State College of Acupuncture, 2015-2018). At the former Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Columbia (1998-2007), she mentored medical and doctoral students, co-created three prestigious CME courses, two with Dr. Andrew Weil, was on major NIH grants. Dr. Mindes co-edited/authored Integrative Sexual Health, Weil Integrative Medicine Library, OUP, 2018; she and colleagues have presented content from this book at numerous venues.
Dr. Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc’s passion is to bring effective naturopathic healing to the practice of mental health. He has thriving practices in New York City and Long Island established in 2004. Prior to earning his naturopathic doctorate from Bastyr University, he researched as a pre-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Mental Health and Yale University's Department of Pharmacology. Peter authored the first textbook on integrative medicine for depression in 2008 (Healing Depression- CCNM Press). He has also authored of numerous papers, textbook chapters, and books on the topic of integrative medicine. More information can be found at drpeterbongiorno.com and @drpeterbongiorno.
Dr. Sara Hazel, ND
Nature Heals, Science is Useful, Empowerment is Critical.
I have been a full-time professor of clinical and academic studies at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine for a decade and served as Interim Chair of General Medicine and on the SCNM Board of Trustees. I have taught in massage schools and medical imaging programs, and have additional training in acupuncture, Qi Gong, Oriental Medicine and various massage techniques from the Oregon School of Massage and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. I am a certified Yoga Instructor and registered with Yoga Alliance. I am a graduate of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine's QiGong Certificate Program. I have a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Eastern Connecticut State University and a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from The National College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Through private practices, formal classroom teaching, clinical faculty roles in medical centers, seminars and talks I have taught and treated thousands of students and patients over two and a half decades in natural medicine.
DR. ANTONIO JIMENEZ, M.D. is the Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the Hope4Cancer Treatment Centers—a world leader at the frontier of integrative oncology—with locations in Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. For more than 30 years, Dr. Jimenez has dedicated his life to the study, clinical research, and implementation of integrative strategies to treat cancer, chronic infections, and immune disorders. Today, he is one of the most trusted voices in the world of integrative cancer therapy. His 7 Key Principles of Cancer TherapyTM, the basis for his comprehensive, integrative protocols, are discussed in detail in his highly acclaimed book, Hope for Cancer: 7 Principles to Remove Fear and Empower Your Healing Journey. Dr. Jimenez is one of seven physicians worldwide certified to treat patients with the Gonzalez Protocol. He is known as an avid educator who has shared his wisdom with large audiences in dozens of countries across the world.
Dr. Nana Jokura, ND (inactive) helps people live their dreams in a healthy, wealthy, loving way, so that the world comes alive.
She is the Money Mindset Mentor and Naturopathic Doctor (Inactiv), entrepreneur, consultant, and #1 international new release bestselling author who understands and enjoys the assets of great health and the power of the mind.
Nana is a success consultant who helps Naturopathic Doctors, health practitioners and coaches grow their profit and enjoy more time and live their purpose by dramatically shifting their mindset and using the Universal Laws of Success. She helps transform the confidence, health, and profit of businesses and organizations.
Nana's clients are some of the most caring and creative entrepreneurs who are global change-makers.
She knows if you can see it in your mind, it can be done.
Her clients worldwide make quantum gains in their energy, productivity, profit, and impact.
Dr. Sarah Marshall, ND has practiced as a Naturopathic Physician and business consultant in an international telemedicine practice for 13 years. A graduate from NUNM she started her practice in the standard brick and mortar way and quickly realized that was not living her best life.
Dr. Marshall is an educator, speaker and advocate for the holistic healthcare model. Clients can count on Dr. Sarah for her integrity, commitment, and reliability to be there every step of the way until their health or business goals are achieved. Living between New York and Utah, when not practicing medicine, Sarah can be found skiing, hiking, running, sailing, and traveling the world living her best life and ensuring others do, too.
Dr. Amy Rothenberg, ND has practiced naturopathic medicine since 1986. She is the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, 2017 Physician of the Year and is currently president of the Massachusetts Society of Naturopathic Doctors. She was the long time Medical Editor for the Institute of Natural Medicine. She spearheaded the successful licensure effort in Massachusetts When diagnosed with cancer in 2014, Dr. Rothenberg received care at a renowned teaching hospital and had a naturopathic dream team. Her book, You Finished Treatment, Now What? A Field Guide for Cancer Survivors is a roadmap for lifestyle and natural medicine to address health challenges that persist after care, and to reduce the risk of recurrence. In spare time, Dr. Rothenberg putters in her art studio, plays guitar, and spends time with her beloved family and friends. Dr. Rothenberg has worked with Paul Herscu ND, MPH since 1986. They raised three wonderful children, and enjoy the good life in Western Massachusetts.
Dr. Erica Smith, ND is a naturopathic doctor who specializes in the biomedical treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders and ADHD. She is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport and a fellow with the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs. She has also completed extensive training with the Institute of Functional Medicine. Prior to becoming a naturopathic physician, Erica worked as a speech-language pathologist and has many years of experience working with special needs children and their families.
Dr. Sharon Stills is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor who helps perimenopausal and menopausal women to pause and evaluate life so they can live the second act of their story stronger, healthier, and sexier while aging backwards. Using her 20+ years of experience and extensive training and background in European Biological Medicine, anti-aging therapies, and Bio-identical Hormone Replacement, she has successfully helped thousands of women transition gently through the different stages of their lives with all natural methods. Dr. Stills is passionate about spreading the word about her signature RED Hot Sexy Meno(pause) Program – the philosophy she developed for you to Reinvent your Health, Explore your Spirit and Discover YOUR Sexy so that you, too, can create and live the life you desire and deserve! She founded and ran one of the largest and most successful naturopathic clinics in the country for a decade and is the host of The Science Of Self-Healing podcast. She is an expert physician for Women’s Health Network, and she educates other physicians as the Co-Lead North American lecturer for the Paracelsus Academy in Switzerland. Patients work with Dr. Stills in a variety of ways: through telemedicine consults and her life-changing retreats for individuals or small groups in healing and rejuvenating locations around the world. Some patients will even fly out to see her or fly her in just to get the chance to work with her one on one.
Dr. Heidi Weinhold, ND completed a four-year doctoral program in Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. In 2013, she received the Alumni Award from Southwest College in recognition of her contribution to the advancement of Naturopathic Medicine. In 2017, Southwest College further honored Dr. Weinhold by bestowing upon her an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.
From 2006-2018, Dr. Weinhold served as the legislative chair for the Pennsylvania Association of Naturopathic Medicine, working with legislators to promote legislation to license Naturopathic Doctors in Pennsylvania. A giant step towards this effort was achieved with the passage of House Bill 516 in 2016. HB 516 provides title protection and registration for Naturopathic Doctors graduating from accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges.
Dr. Weinhold received the 2017 Physician of the Year Award by the Pennsylvania Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Weinhold has a private practice in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.