What Women Must Know – How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life with James LaValle – 02.04.16
Dr. Diana Hoppe is a board certified Ob/Gyn in Encinitas, Ca. practicing for many years as an OB/GYN. She is a dynamic public speaker on women's health is the award- winning author of the book: HEALTHY SEX DRIVE, HEALTHY YOU. In the last few years, Dr. Hoppe re-focused her practice on helping women of all ages to balance hormones and to return to a healthier lifestyle. She has been called by some the “Hormone Queen” of San Diego and was a recent guest on the D. Oz show.
Dr. Aly Cohen is a board certified rheumatologist, integrative medicine specialist, and environmental health expert specializing in arthritis, immune system disorders and women’s health. She received her medical training at Hahnemann University Hospital School of Medicine in Philadelphia, and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Cohen continued her specialist training in rheumatology and autoimmune diseases at Montefiore Hospital/Albert Einstein University Hospital. Dr. Cohen is currently in private practice in Monroe Township, New Jersey. Her practice, that she founded in 2011, Integrative Rheumatology Associates P.C., focuses on both traditional western medical management of rheumatologic ailments, as well as integrative options for total “wellness”, such as biofeedback, acupuncture, cognitive therapy, diet and exercise counseling, environmental toxin counseling, smoking cessation, stress management and sleep evaluations.
Dr. Cohen’s strong interest and work in the area of environmental chemical exposure and health lead her to a collaboration with the Environmental Working Group (EWG.org) to create a CME accredited presentation on endocrine disrupting chemicals and their relationship to human health, designed specifically for physicians, nurses and other health professionals. She lectures nationally on this topic to communities, academic institutions and medical schools. She has been a consultant for major corporations such as Knowledge Universe to help reduce the chemical exposure of infants and toddlers in over 2,000 KinderCare Daycares across the United States.
Her book, “The Smart Human’s Essential Guide to Living Healthy in a Chemical World”, is due for release this fall. She is also co-editing “Integrative Environmental Health” text for the Weil/Oxford University Press academic book series. She was awarded the 2015 New Jersey Healthcare Heroes Award for Education in June.
Internationally renowned anti-GMO author/filmmaker Jeffrey Smith's meticulous research documents how biotech companies continue to mislead legislators and safety officials to put the health of society at risk and the environment in peril. His work expertly summarizes why the safety assessments conducted by the FDA and regulators worldwide teeter on a foundation of outdated science and false assumptions, and why genetically engineered foods must urgently become our nation's top food safety priority.
Smith's books include: Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating, the world's bestseller on GMOs; and Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods. As a highly regarded keynote speaker, Mr. Smith has lectured in more than 40 countries, counseled leaders from every continent, and has been quoted by hundreds of media outlets including: The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC World Service, The Independent, Daily Telegraph, New Scientist, The Times (London), Associated Press, Reuters News Service, LA Times, and Time Magazine. Also a popular guest, he appears on influential radio shows and television programs, such as the The Daily Show, BBC, NPR, Fox News, Democracy Now, and the Dr. Oz Show.
Jeffrey Smith is the founding executive director of The Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT), a leading source of GMO health risk information for consumers, policy makers, and healthcare professionals. IRT's educational programs are driving the tipping point of consumer rejection of GMOs, which is already starting to push genetically engineered ingredients out of the market in the US.
Amy Hart is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer dedicated to shedding light on important global health issues. Based in California and NYC, Hart is the founder of CenterPeace Films and Photography.
Hart directed and produced an award-winning film on global water issues entitledWATER FIRST: Reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The film was shown at numerous conferences and festivals around the world . Hart has specialized in global and public health issues since 2002 when she became the producer of educational broadcast programs at the University of Albany School of Public Health.
Hart has specialized in global and public health issues since 2002 when she became the producer of educational broadcast programs at the University of Albany School of Public Health.
Amy Hart met Jeffrey Smith when she took her camera up to the Heirloom Seed Expo with the intention of doing a photo essay on an angle of the organic food movement. Jeffrey Smith was a speaker and moderator of a panel on GMOs. Their very first conversation was about making films on GMOs together - so began Secret Ingredients.
What Women Must Know – Seven Essential Steps For Healing Breast Cancer and other Cancers and Diseases with Dr. Veronique Desaulniers – 12.17.15
Her years of experience and research have culminated as The 7 Essentials ™, a step-by-step coaching program. Dr. V is a best-selling author and her book is Heal Breast Cancer Naturally: 7 Essential Steps to Beating Breast Cancer. Her website and her personal healing journey have touched the lives of thousands of women around the globe.
What Women Must Know – Love, Animals & Miracles: Inspiring True Stories Celebrating the Healing Bond with Dr. Bernie Siegel – 12.10.15
Bernie S. Siegel, MD, is a well-known proponent of integrative and holistic approaches to healing that heal not just the body but also the mind and soul. A retired surgeon, and a lover of animals, Bernie has been at the forefront of spiritual and medical ethics issues of our day and has been named one of the top twenty Spiritually Influential Living People by Watkins’ Mind Body Spirit magazine (London). Bernie and his wife Bobbie live in a suburb of New Haven, Connecticut. They have five children, eight grandchildren, four cats, two dogs, and much love.
Dr. Donald R. Beans, is a registered nurse with a degree from Montana State University, 1978. He studied acupuncture at many schools and with various teachers leading to Montana licensure in 1980 and starting a private practice in Missoula. He earned national board certification in acupuncture in 1985 from the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; He is also a certified classical homeopath. Don was a teaching associate of Dr. Bernard Jensen for 10 years. They presented one-week seminars on nutrition and wellness. Under the watchful eye of Dr. Jensen, Dr. Beans earned a doctor of philosophy degree in iridology and nutrition from the University of Health Science in Honolulu Hawaii. Dr. Beans is currently in private practice in Bigfork Montana and in an integrative medical practice, The Bridge Medical Center, in Whitefish Montana.
What Women Must Know – Understanding How All Forms of Stress Create Chronic Illness and Aging and What to Do About It with Dr. Jeffrey Moss – 11.19.15
Dr. Moss graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School in 1974 and practiced dentistry in Grand Rapids, Michigan up to 1985. Having employed clinical nutrition in his practice for six years, he decided to use this experience and enter the professional supplement industry. For the last 23 years he has operated Moss Nutrition Products, which serves health care professionals with nutritional supplements. Since 2000 he has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Bridgeport Nutrition Institute, starting with the Vitamins and Minerals class and, most recently, adding the Assessment in Nutrition class to his teaching responsibilities. He also co-authored the text, Textbook of Nutritional Medicine with Mel Werbach, M.D. Finally, Dr. Moss was president of the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists (IAACN).