Ahmed El-Sohemy, PhD

Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy is a Professor and Associate Chair at the University of Toronto. He is also the founder of Nutrigenomix Inc., serves as the Chief Science Officer and is Chair of the company’s International Science Advisory Board, which consists of key opinion leaders in the field of nutrigenomics. He obtained his PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard. Dr. El-Sohemy has published in the top scientific and medical journals with almost 200 peer-reviewed publications and has given over 300 invited talks around the world. He has been a member of international expert advisory panels and the scientific advisory boards of several organizations. Dr. El-Sohemy is the recipient of several awards for research excellence by the Canadian Nutrition Society, the American College of Nutrition, and the American Nutrition Association.

Kristine L Gedroic, MD

Kristine Gedroic, MD is an integrative physician and founder of The Gedroic Medical Institute in Morristown, NJ. She is a thought leader in epigenetics and the science of the microbiome. She has helped nearly 7,000 patients recover their lives from complex, chronic illness. She attended undergraduate at Harvard University and medical school at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Gedroic completed her internship at Cornell University in NYC, followed by a residency in Family Practice at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. She later completed a fellowship at the University of Arizona in Integrative Medicine. She had received board certification in Family Practice as well as the Integrative Medicine Boards. Dr. Gedroic served as the Medical Director of the Chambers Center for Well-Being at Morristown Hospital in NJ in 2016. She continues to serve as volunteer faculty for Rutgers University in the Department of Medicine. She published her first book, A Nation of Unwell in 2018. She lives in Mendham, NJ with her three sons.

Sarah Hung, ND, MSOM, L.ac.

 Dr. Sarah Hung, ND, MSOM, L.ac. is a Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist in the state of Illinois. Her interests include women's health, pain, gastrointestinal health and hormone health and strives to empower her patients to be the happiest and healthiest versions of themselves. In her practice herbs, nutrition, functional testing and mind and body work are tools that are often utilized to promote healing and overall wellness. She is additionally a member of the Nutritional support team with NOW Health Group and Protocol for Life Balance

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Mark Iwanicki, ND, LAc

Dr. Mark Iwanicki is a licensed naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist currently living in NYC. Dr. Mark received his ND and LAc degree from NUNM in Portland. After graduating he spent 3 years at the Clear Center of Health in Mill Valley California working with and mentoring under Dr. Beth McDougall, MD, one of the country's foremost experts on the use of bioidentical hormone therapy in the treatment of chronic disease. Most recently Dr. Mark was working at NYCIM in Huntington, NY with Dr. Thomas Szulc, MD a world renowned expert on European Biological Medicine treating chronic lyme, neurological, autoimmune and oncological patients. Dr. Mark is currently taking a sabbatical from clinical practice to focus on teaching and writing a book on European Drainage modalities. To learn more about Dr. Mark you can click here:

Penny Kendall-Reed, ND

Dr. Penny Kendall-Reed, N.D., is a naturopathic doctor in Toronto. After graduating from McGill University in Neurobiology, she earned a degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she received the Dr. Allen Tyler Award for Most Outstanding Clinician. Dr. Kendall-Reed is the author of six national best-selling books, including the recently released book, “Fix Your Genes to Fit Your Jeans,” which she co-authored with her husband, Dr. Stephen Reed. She was voted Naturopath of the Year in 2013, and in 2018 received the “Top Naturopathic Doctor” award in Canada. Dr. Kendall-Reed is the creator of the integrated genetic platform GeneRx.ca. She analyzes and interprets genetic profiles to design personalized health programs for patients worldwide. She is a medical consultant for Pure Encapsulations®, Douglas Laboratories® and Designs for Health, and the director of Natural Therapies at Urban Wellness Clinic.

Janet Mindes, PhD and Ramona Wallace, DO

Janet Mindes, PhD is an independent researcher, educator, writer, editor; her appointment as Adjunct Professor at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker School of Medicine (W Med) is pending. 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). 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 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; from 2018-2022, was co-investigator on an NIH/NCI SBIR grant developing an app to teach acupressure. Dr. Mindes co-edited/authored Integrative Sexual Health, Weil Integrative Medicine Library, OUP, 2018.
Ramona Wallace, DO IFMCP is Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker School of Medicine (W Med), Battle Creek Campus. Dr Wallace is a clinician with thirty years of experience in communities in Michigan, providing Functional Medicine and Integrative Medicine in an underserved community. She is currently developing a nutritional deficiency database to help demonstrate to the learners the impact nutrition has on chronic disease, mental health, as well as substance use disorders. She received the Molina Community Champion Award in 2018 for her innovative approach to teaching nutrition to patients struggling with food insecurities, as well as addressing the social determinants of health. She developed the first ever residency track for Functional Medicine. She is currently working with the Institute for Functional Medicine to implement the curriculum in residency education. 

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Doni Wilson, ND, CPM, CNS

DR. DONI WILSON is a Naturopathic Doctor, natural health expert, certified professional midwife, certified nutrition specialist, and bestselling author of Master Your Stress, Reset Your Health. She graduated from Bastyr University in 2000. Dr. Doni created her Stress Recovery ProtocolTM to solve her migraines and health challenges. For more than 23 years, she has helped thousands of patients overcome health challenges and achieve wellness by using specific strategies that address the whole body and ultimately resolve the underlying causes of distress. She loves teaching patients to know what they need to move from stress to thriving, live well, and do what they love with ease.  Dr. Doni brings awareness to the impact of stress on our health and to the strategies and solutions for stress recovery through the media and at public and professional events. You can find articles, other resources, her podcast, How Humans Heal, and SelfC.A.R.E.TM Program at DoctorDoni.com.


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