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15TH CLINICAL APPLICATIONS FOR AGE MANAGEMENT MEDICINE

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas * | Nevada, USA
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Title: 15TH CLINICAL APPLICATIONS FOR AGE MANAGEMENT MEDICINE
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Dates: From Oct, 31, 2013 to Nov, 3, 2013
Location: Nevada, USA
Type: Conference, Seminar
Registration Cost: From 150 to 995 USD
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Foundation for Care Management (FCM) and the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG).

 


 FCM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 


 FCM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


The Foundation for Care Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Program #0347-9999-13-005-L01-P*.

 

 

 

*This CE activity is knowledge based.

 


The Foundation for Care Management is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Washington State Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval & Recognition Program (CEARP), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Transportation Guide:

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is conveniently located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, 3.5 miles from McCarran International Airport (LAS), Las Vegas, Nevada


Air Travel Options

McCarran International Airport is serviced by nearly all major airline carriers and a large number of discount carriers. Please check websites or travel agents for best available flights and rates.

Ground Travel Options

Hotel Shuttle

The Cosmopolitan Hotel operates a shuttle to and from McCarran Airport daily from 6:30am to 8:30pm picking up on the half hour. The cost is $7 per person and can be arranged by calling the hotel Concierge Staff at 877-893-2003. They will require flight information and contact information.

Taxi

Taxis from McCarran International Airport to the Cosmopolitan Hotel are readily available at all times. Based on the published website estimated fare schedule cost should be somewhere between $18 and $20 (additional passengers or waiting time would be extra)

Car Rental

Car rentals are readily available at the McCarran International Airport. Recommended to reserve in advance!

Car Service

There are a number of car services that operate in Las Vegas and do guest airport pick-up and delivery. The Cosmopolitan Hotel has a relationship with ODS Limo Service which offer Airport pick up for approximately $81 and Airport drop off for approximately $76. Car service through ODS can be arranged by calling the hotel Concierge Staff at 877-893-2003

Event Overview
Speakers/Faculty:

Gregory Allen, M.D.
Medical Director & Aesthetic Provider, Desert Aesthetic & Lifestyle, Mesa, AZ 
Preceptor, A.T. Still University, Mesa, AZ and Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Gregory S. Allen is a family practitioner for Allen Family Medicine and Quick Care, the Medical Director for Deseret Aesthetic & Lifestyle Institute, and President of Shun the Sun Foundation. He received his medical degree at the University of Autonoma of Guadalajara. He then completed an internship at New York Medical College and a residency in family practice at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Allen is happily married and is a proud parent of five adorable kids.

 

Raquel Baldelomar
Founder & Managing Director, Quaintise, Los Angeles, CA

Raquel Baldelomar founded Quaintise in 2004 when she discovered there was a lack of strategic and creative brand strategy, advertising, and public relations firms specializing in healthcare marketing. In a very short time, her international business experience, leadership, and vision have propelled the agency to the top of the industry for healthcare marketing. Raquel oversees the management of the agency’s largest accounts and crafts 360-degree strategic plans for her clients that have increased market share, new patient volume, and expanded revenue. She was recognized by The Arizona Republic as a Top 35 Under 35 Entrepreneur. Raquel graduated from the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Finance, and as a financial analyst for JP Morgan Private Bank, she successfully grew multimillion-dollar private equity portfolios. She is a sought-after speaker on healthcare marketing strategies and issues, and is fluent in Spanish. Raquel was born in Bolivia and raised in South America for 10 years. She is a contributing writer for Luxury Travel Magazine. Raquel lives in Los Angeles.

 

Jennifer Berman, M.D.
Director, Berman Women’s Wellness Center, Los Angeles, CA
Medical Director, Bermansexualhealth.com

Jennifer R. Berman, M.D. is a urologist and an internationally renowned expert in the field of Female Sexual and Menopausal Health. She is the founder of The Berman Women's Wellness Center in Beverly Hills, and is one of only a few female urologists in the United States. Considered America’s leading expert on women’s sexual health issues, she pioneered the clinical research studies as well as the medical therapies that are being used by women today. In addition to her medical practice, her television series on Discovery Health Network, Berman and Berman, received a TV Guide award for Outstanding Programming. She appears regularly as a sexual health expert on national television shows including Good Morning America as well as the Emmy Award winning show The Doctors. She has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN's Larry King Live, 48 Hours, NBC Nightly News, 20/20, MSNBC, Lifetime Television, America's Health Network, as well as New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Fortune and others. Dr. Berman has received recognition and awards for her efforts to increase community awareness about women’s sexual health issues including the Women of Action Award, the Women Who Make a Difference Award, and the Rising Star of the Year Award. She is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association, the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, and the Society for the Study of Impotence Research. Dr. Berman lectures worldwide and has authored two mainstream books; For Women Only: A revolutionary guide to overcoming sexual dysfunction and reclaiming your sex life, a New York Times Best Seller, as well as Secrets of the Sexually Satisfied Women. She has also authored numerous publications for peer-reviewed journals which have made significant scientific contributions in the advancement of women's sexual health. Dr. Berman received her Master of Science degree in Anatomy and Embryology from the University of Maryland Medical Center and her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her post-graduate urology residency training at the University of Maryland, and received specialized fellowship training in Female Urology and Female Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Surgery at UCLA Medical Center.

 

Anna Cabeca, D.O., FACOG
Member, AMMG Conference Planning Committee 
CMO, Cabeca Health, Brunswick, GA 
CMO, Golden Isles Medical Spa, Brunswick, GA

Dr. Anna Cabeca is board certified in Gynecology & Obstetrics and Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, with an integrative medicine practice in Georgia. She is an expert in women’s health and specializes in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and natural alternatives, restorative gynecology and endocrinology, successful menopause, age management medicine, sexual health, functional medicine, weight loss resistance, reproductive health and helping patients prepare for pregnancy and combat infertility issues. Her belief is that the advantages of creating health and hormone balance are that we not only improve our own health but also improve the health of our generations to follow. It is her goal and purpose as a physician and educator to improve the quality of life of her patients and all women through incorporating cutting edge gynecologic advances, hormone balance, diet, exercise programs, education, and nutritional detoxification regimens all tailored to the individual. Dr. Cabeca earned her medical degree from Nova-Southeastern University of the Health Sciences in Florida and did her residency training at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She has been in private practice in Southeast Georgia since 1999. She has given presentations nationally as well as internationally, is a published author, is on the board of the Dr. John Lee Institute and the Age Management Medicine Group and is an expert on the 360 Women’s Health and Fabulous Forty websites. Dr. Cabeca is a mother of five, speaks four languages, and grew up in a multilingual, multicultural household that nurtured her love for international medicine and travel. She has traveled around the world learning from and experiencing cutting edge research centers and alternative healing modalities.

 

Robert G. Carroll, M.D.
President, Quantitative Imaging, Largo, FL

Robert G. Carroll, M.D. received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Starting out as an anesthesiologist and intensive care physician, Dr. Carroll served as an Instructor in Nuclear Medicine, an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh College of Medicine. Dr. Carroll also served as an Associate Professor of Radiology, and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He found the intensive care work totally fascinating, and totally exhausting. Though he could almost always figure out what was going on, he found fixing it much harder, so he switched to nuclear medicine in order to spend his time figuring out the underlying physiology and pathology. Fascinated by the complexities of brain physiology for his entire professional career, nearly a quarter of Dr. Carroll's 50 publications have been on brain topics. Five years ago he decided to restrict his practice to positron emission topography of the brain, after noting that 15 to 20 percent of the patients referred to him for evaluation of Alzheimer's vs. frontotemporal dementia actually had unsuspected traumatic brain damage, sometimes in addition to Alzheimer's. "It made a tremendous difference in the lives of these patients to know that they needed rehabilitation, not long term institutionalization," says Dr. Carroll.

 

Hyla Cass, M.D.
Medical Director, BioBalance International, Pacific Palisades, CA 
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine

Dr. Hyla Cass is an internationally recognized expert in integrative medicine, popular public speaker, educator, and author of several best-selling books, including Supplement Your Prescription, User’s Guides to Herbs, Vitamin C, and Ginkgo; and co-authored with Patrick Holford, Natural Highs: Supplements, Nutrition, and Mind/Body Technique. Dr. Cass has incorporated nutrition and natural health techniques into her clinical practice in Southern California, for over 20 years. A former Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Cass graduated from the University of Toronto School of Medicine, interned at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, and completed a psychiatric residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA. She is a frequent commentator in newspapers, magazines, radio, and television, contributor to numerous books and journals, and consultant to the supplement industry. Her topics include complementary medicine and psychiatry, anti-aging, women's health (including natural hormone therapy), stress reduction, and natural treatments for addiction, anxiety disorder, and depression. For more information on Dr. Cass see www.cassmd.com.

 

Elaine Chin, M.D., MBA
Founder, Executive Health Centre, Toronto, Canada

A graduate of The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1988, Dr. Chin completed her internship at the Toronto General Hospital (now part of University Health Network). In 1994, she earned her MBA in the Executive Program at the University of Toronto. She is an Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health, York University. Recognized as a healthcare visionary, Dr. Chin is dedicated to helping her clients live healthier and happier lives. Few doctors have introduced Canadians to as many breakthrough diagnostics, genetics testing and integrated therapy programs. Dr. Chin has taught her peers, the public and organizations about the value and rewards of thinking prevention first. With ongoing television appearances and regular contributions to national magazines (Macleans, Canadian Business, Chatelaine, Medical Post), Dr. Chin has played a significant role in educating the public on a mass scale about the means and benefits of disease prevention.

 

Alan Christianson, N.M.D.
Medical Director & President, Integrative Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ 
Adjunct Professor, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ

Dr. Alan Christianson is a Phoenix, Arizona-based Naturopathic Medical Doctor (NMD) who specializes in natural endocrinology with a focus on thyroid disorders. Accolades include being awarded Top Doc recipient in Phoenix magazine and being the founding president of the Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Christianson authored The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease, Healing Hashimoto's and the chapters on Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism in the Textbook of Natural Medicine, 9th Edition. His numerous media appearances include CNN, The Today Show, The Doctors, Insider and Shape Magazine.

 

Stephen L. Coles, M.D., Ph.D.
Lecturer, Molecular Biology Institute, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA 
Co-Founder, Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group

Dr. Coles has been involved in various aspects of age management medicine for over 40 years. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, his Master's Degree in Mathematics from The Carnegie Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. in Systems and Communications Sciences from Carnegie-Mellon University. After attending medical school at Stanford University, he completed his Clinical Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Coles has taught at a number of well-known universities throughout the country, including Stanford, UC Berkeley, University of Miami, University of Maryland, UCLA, USC, Cal Tech, and UCSD. Dr. Coles is also the Director of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group, which he and three other scientists co-founded in the fall of 1990. The Group currently meets on a monthly basis at the UCLA Medical School to hear scientific experts present the latest information on either theoretical or clinical aspects of age management medicine. Over the years the LA-GRG has grown to over 120 members with more than half having advanced degrees (M.D.s and Ph.D.s). Most recently Dr. Coles was a founding member and was named Director of the Supercentenarian Research Foundation.

 

Florence Comite, M.D.
Courtesy Attending Physician, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 
Private Practice, ComiteMD, New York, NY 
Member, AMMG Conference Planning Committee

Florence Comite, M.D. has been a leader in the evolution of wellness-based health care and preventive medicine. Dr. Comite’s unique approach to healthcare allows for customized health strategies. She primarily directs her practice to Age Management Medicine, including bioidentical hormonal therapy, growth hormone, men’s and women’s health, andropause and menopause, sexual function and lifestyle issues. Dr. Comite has been a leader in Women’s Health for over 12 years. She defined new approaches to optimize health for women at mid-life and beyond. Dr. Comite directs her clinical practice to the prevention of disorders related to aging such as osteoporosis, heart disease and cancer. She has pioneered an integrated approach to healthcare delivery with an emphasis on customized health strategies for women and men. Her clinical program is based upon an individualized, in-depth assessment and risk-benefit analysis that catalyzes conventional, complementary, and lifestyle choices to attain, sustain and maintain well-being. She incorporates a multidisciplinary team, trained to approach the clinician-patient relationship as a partnership. In 1976, Dr. Comite graduated from Yale University School of Medicine with awards for original research, and continued at Yale with a residency in Medicine. She then completed a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology (Medicine, Gynecology and Pediatrics) at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). She remained at NIH as a Senior Clinical Associate until 1984 and joined the Yale faculty in 1985. In 1988, Dr. Comite founded and directed, until 1998, Women’s Health at Yale as an Associate Professor in Endocrinology, Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and in Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. From 1994 to 1995, Dr. Comite was a Senior Clinical and Research Advisor to the NIH Offices of Alternative Medicine (OAM) and Research in Women’s Health (ORWH).

 

Leigh Erin Connealy, M.D.
Medical Director, Center for New Medicine, Irvine, CA

Dr. Connealy attended the University of Texas School of Public Health and the University of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School. She completed her postgraduate training at the Harbor/UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Soon realizing that conventional medicine had very limited returns and did not always improve the health of her patients, Dr. Connealy studied integrative and complementary therapies. She began practicing medicine in 1986. In 1992, she founded the Center for New Medicine in Irvine, California, where she serves as Medical Director. Her practice is firmly based in the belief that strictly treating health problems with medications does not find the root cause of the illness. Dr. Connealy has over twenty years of experience in finding the root cause, and has taken numerous advanced courses, including homeopathic, nutritional and lifestyle approaches, while studying disease, chronic illness, and cancer treatments. Dr. Connealy writes and has been published in monthly health columns for Orange County-based magazines Coast and OC Health, and is published in The Journal of the American Nutraceutical Association (JANA), along with Healthy Aging Magazine & Townsend Letter. She is a frequent writer for Natural News and Newport Natural Health online. For 10 years she was a weekly co-host on Frank Jordan’s national radio show “Healthy, Wealthy and Wise” on Sirius/XM. Dr. Connealy is also a frequent guest speaker at professional organizations and on cable television shows.

 

John K. Crisler, D.O.
President, Founder & CMO, All Things Male Center for Men’s Health, Lansing, MI

“Dr. John” Crisler is an Osteopathic Physician located in Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Crisler got his start in hormone modulation and recovery therapies protecting professional and non-professional athletes from the adverse affects of steroid abuse. He has distinguished himself in the field of Age Management Medicine by developing new treatment protocols for Testosterone, Thyroid, and NON-Growth Hormone Replacement Therapies which have influenced the way physicians all over the world treat their patients. His patients also derive the benefits of his substantial experience in treating Adrenal Fatigue, and he is one of few physicians anywhere who address the dreaded Post Finasteride Syndrome (PFS). Commanding a substantial Internet following, Dr. Crisler founded the first Internet Forum on HRT and GHRT for men moderated by a physician, and currently maintains the most advanced message board forum of its kind. In fact, he has donated more time answering medical questions pro bono than any doctor in the history of the Internet. Dr. Crisler is a strong advocate for TRT, which he describes as “the most significant advancements in men’s health in history”. His ethical standards led to a feature article in Playboy magazine in April, 2007, called “Dr T to the Rescue” (“Dr T”, standing for testosterone, is Dr. John’s nickname). Dr. Crisler has proudly become a mainstay at medical conferences across the country, and around the world. “Dr. John” enjoys training fellow physicians, as well as the public, and is known as an informative, dynamic and highly entertaining speaker.

 

Derrick M. DeSilva, Jr., M.D.
Chairman, AMMG Conference Planning Committee 
Co-Chair, Department of Complimentary Medicine and Senior Attending Staff, Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy, NJ 
Teaching Faculty, JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ

Dr. DeSilva is a practicing Internist at the Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, NJ. As an adjunct professor at JFK Medical Center in Edison, NJ, he has lectured on various topics in medicine, nationally and internationally, and is an avid member of The American Medical Association, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, and Society of Internal Medicine, as well as president of the American Nutraceutical Association and vice president of Medical Spa Professional Alliance. Dr. DeSilva has authored and published "Coping with Lyme Disease" and "Ask the Doctor." He has his own radio talk show, "Ask the Doctor" which airs on WCTC Radio in New Jersey (1450 AM), as well as his own television show, "Your Natural Health" on News 12 New Jersey, and a monthly column, "Ask Dr. DeSilva" in the e-Journal of Age Management Medicine. He has also attained national television exposure by hosting medical segments on CNN and appearing as a guest on numerous programs, including ABC Night Line. Dr. DeSilva has been instrumental in the formulation of over 100 different natural products. He is currently Chair of the AMMG Conference Planning Committee.

 

Sarah Dodge-Palmer
Vice President Government Affairs, International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Sarah R. Dodge-Palmer is currently the Vice President of Government Affairs for IACP and has been with the IACP staff since May of 2008. Ms. Dodge-Palmer serves as the chief lobbyist for IACP and manages the association’s relationships with Capitol Hill and federal agencies. Prior to her tenure at IACP, Ms. Dodge-Palmer served as the chief lobbyist and government affairs official for NATSO. Ms. Dodge-Palmer oversaw the government relations department as Vice President of Government Affairs for NATSO. Representing over 900 companies, truck stop owners and operators nationwide, she lobbied Congress on key issues ranging from highway re-authorization and hazardous materials to environmental compliance and fuel and energy. The committees lobbied by Ms. Dodge-Palmer were the same committees she lobbies on behalf of IACP. Prior to her position at NATSO, Ms. Dodge-Palmer was the Director of Legislative Affairs for the Petroleum Marketers Association of America, a national trade association representing over 9,000 petroleum marketing business and 42 state and regional associations. In addition to lobbying, Ms. Dodge-Palmer served as PMAA’s Political Action Committee Manager and built PMAA’s grassroots database, amassing more than 3,500 marketers who became key contacts for PMAA. Ms. Dodge-Palmer formerly served as a Lobbyist and the Assistant Director of Government Relations for the American Subcontractors Association, Inc. (ASA), representing 7,000 construction trade firms. She lobbied federal legislators; handled membership responsibilities and the issuance of comments; managed the Political Action Committee; and coordinated ASA’s grassroots network. Prior to ASA, Ms. Dodge-Palmer worked for two Members of Congress. She served as former Congressman Andrew Ireland’s (R-FL) Legislative Assistant on Banking, Communications, Energy, Tax, Housing, Education and Transportation. She also worked as a Legislative Assistant for the Republican Leader of the House of Representatives, Robert Michel (IL). She has a BA in Political Science and French from Indiana University in Bloomington. She also received international degrees for her studies and is a member of the American League of Lobbyists, the American Society of Association Executives and the Public Affairs Council in Washington, D.C. Ms. Dodge-Palmer has also received two Bachelor of Arts degrees (from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana) for political science and French. She has also received degrees from the Université de Dijon in Dijon, France and a degree from the American School in Switzerland, where she continued to study French abroad.

 

Kyrin Dunston, M.D., FACOG
President & Medical Director, True Balance MD, Savannah, GA

Kyrin Dunston, MD, FACOG is the board certified medical director of True Balance MD, a comprehensive natural weight loss and functional medicine practice, a certified Life Mastery Consultant, the author of the break-through book Cracking the Bikini Code and an informative and inspirational seminar leader for lay people and professionals across the nation. A graduate of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, Dr. Dunston received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, and performed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical Center of Delaware in Newark, DE. She is also working toward her Masters in Medical Sciences, Metabolic & Nutritional Medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

 

Keith Fleischman, D.O.
Senior Partner, Cenegenics New York City

Keith Fleischman, D.O. is a Senior Partner in Cenegenics New York City. He earned his B.A. in Zoology at the University of Vermont prior to Medical School at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic. Following residency in Anesthesiology with a specialized year in Obstetric Anesthesia and Critical Care he entered practice in 1988 at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ. He has served as Section Chief for Obstetric Anesthesia. He has had a lifetime interest in Martial Arts, Yoga, Skiing, Soccer, and overall fitness. The interest in improving and maintaining vigor, and health motivated him to become certified in Age Management Medicine where he has built a active practice in New York City.

 

Mark L. Gordon, M.D.
Keck School of Medicine of USC, Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 
Medical Director, The Millennium Health Centers, Encino, CA 
Medical Director, CBS Studios 
Medical Director of Education, Access Medical Laboratories, Jupiter, FL

After 14 years of Clinical Orthopedics and 20 years as a residency trained board certified Family Physician, Dr. Gordon integrated age management medicine theories into a program of sports rehabilitation. Using nutrition, exercise and his knowledge of supplementation, he has helped a number of inured patients return to their activities in a significantly reduced time. Pre-operative programs help surgical outcome and reduce the down time for both sports and non-sports related injuries. Many natural products are available to accomplish these goals. Dr. Gordon has been recognized as a leader in the area of age management medicine and holds Associate Clinical Professorships at USC and UCLA. He has recently been reappointed as Medical Director for CBS Studios, and Medical Consultant to HBO and FX. In these positions he is available for consultation on areas of preventive, age management and alternative medicine. He writes articles on natural supplementation and hormonal replacement, some of which have been published in Max Muscle and Planet Muscle. He has worked with a number of nutraceutical companies developing unique products, including Rexall Drugs, Thane International and LifeTech Resources. As a member of the State of California's Board of Expert Medical Reviewers, he is recognized as an expert in alternative and complementary medicine. His ultimate goal for his patients is to bring them back to a more youthful level of functioning—psychological, physiological and physical.

 

Linda M. Haggard, MPAS, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant, Sedona Integrative Medical Clinic, Sedona, AZ

Linda Haggard is a Physician Assistant, specializing in Internal and Integrative Medicine, Women’s Health, and Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy. Licensed as a Physician Assistant by the State of Arizona, Linda also holds national certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She has an AS in Physician Assisting from Kettering College of Medical Arts, BA from Antioch University, and a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska. Linda has also completed studies for her Doctor of Naturopathy and is working on her Ph.D.

 

Eric A. Haggard, PT
Physical Therapist, Sedona Integrative Medical Clinic, Sedona, AZ

Eric Haggard is a Physical Therapist, specializing in Orthopedics, Manual Therapies and Integrative Healing. Eric is licensed as a Physical Therapist by the states of Arizona, California, and New Mexico. He has a B.S. in Dance from the University of Oregon and a B.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a Certified Massage Therapist, studying at the San Francisco School of Massage and a Certified Hypnotherapist from the Hypnosis Career Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Eric is currently working on his Ph.D.

 

Christine Houghton, B.Sc., Grad.Dip.Hum.Nutr., R.Nutr., Ph.D. Cand.
Doctoral Research, University of Queensland, Australia 
Managing Director, Cell-Logic Pty Ltd, Queensland, Australia

Following 30 years in private practice as a Nutritional Biochemist, Christine is currently engaged in doctoral research at the University of Queensland, investigating bioactive phytochemicals with significant clinical potential. In addition to her research, Christine is Managing Director of Cell-Logic Pty Ltd, an Australian company specialising in Nutrigenomic solutions for enhancement of human health. She is an accomplished writer and an engaging speaker whose evidence supported presentations may challenge accepted but often outdated paradigms. Christine’s forte lies in taking complex biochemical concepts and translating their essence into concepts relevant to the needs of practising clinicians. She is the author of “Switched On – Harnessing the Power of Nutrigenomics to Optimise Your Health”. Her peer-reviewed publications include Special Article recently accepted for publication in 2013 by Nutrition Reviews: “SULFORAPHANE: Translational Medicine from Lab Bench to Clinic”, co-authored by Fassett, R and Coombes, JS.

 

Kenneth Janson, M.D.
Cenegenics, Boca Raton, Florida

Dr. Kenneth Janson practices as Partner Physician with Cenegenics Boca Raton, Florida, also serving Cenegenics patients in the Chicago area. He is chairman of the Cenegenics Research Committee, part of the non-profit Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation. Dr. Janson attended Northwestern University with a BA degree in Chemistry, then graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed two years of general surgery residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, followed by two years of military service in the Department of Surgery at Bergstrom Air Force Base, Austin, Texas. He then returned to Tulane for an additional four-year residency in urology. In 1977, Dr. Janson opened his private urology practice at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, serving as chairman of the Department of Surgery, President of the Lake Forest Managed Care Association, as well as founding member and managing partner of Urology Consultants, LLC. In 2008, Dr. Janson earned his Certification in Age Management Medicine. He subsequently retired from his urology practice in order to practice Age Management and Preventive Medicine full time with Cenegenics Medical Institute, seeing patients primarily in the Boca Raton center, but also seeing patients in the Chicago center. Dr. Janson is former Chairman of the Tulane Medical School Dean's Council, and currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Tulane University School of Medicine. He is now collaborating actively with the Department of Aging of Tulane University, integrating basic science and laboratory research investigations with progressive clinical strategies of Age Management and Preventive Medicine.

 

Jeffrey P. Leake, M.D., ISSA-CPT   
Senior Institute Physician, Cenegenics Elite Health, Las Vegas, NV 
Course Director for Physician Training and Certification in Age Management Medicine, Cenegenics Education & Research Foundation

Jeffrey Park Leake, M.D., is a senior physician in clinical practice at Cenegenics Elite Health in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he specializes in age management medicine and also serves in the capacity of Course Director for Physician Training and Certification in Age Management Medicine for the Cenegenics Education & Research Foundation. He completed his undergraduate degree at the Ohio State University with a major in molecular genetics. He went on to do research in oxalate metabolism in the Department of Physiological Chemistry at OSU and teach biochemistry to first-year medical students at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. He received his Doctor of Medicine at OSU, and entered an anesthesiology residency at the Ohio State University Hospitals, becoming chief resident and later accepting a faculty appointment as a clinical instructor in anesthesiology. After completing his board certification in anesthesiology, he spent 27 years as a practicing anesthesiologist at Harrison Medical Center in Washington, becoming the first Director of Surgical Services there. In 2009, Dr. Leake transitioned from a career in anesthesiology to join Cenegenics as a clinical physician in age management. His interest in exercise and fitness developed naturally from his athletic career while at OSU, and he is certified by the International Sports Sciences Association as a personal trainer. His personal fitness regime includes weight training, plyometrics, yoga, sprint interval training and Krav Maga.

 

Edwin N. Lee, M.D., FACE
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL 
Founder, Institute for Hormonal Balance

After graduating from Medical College of Pennsylvania, Dr. Edwin Lee completed three years of Internal Medicine residency and then completed two fellowships - in Critical Care Medicine and in Endocrinology and Metabolism - at the University of Pittsburgh. Over the next ten years, Dr. Lee limited his practice to Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in central Florida. He also served as the Team Endocrinologist for the Cleveland Indians during their spring training in Florida until 2008. Dr. Lee then went into private practice when he founded the Institute for Hormonal Balance in 2008. His driving purpose for openingthe Institute was being able to focus on prevention of disease and optimizing health. Hormonal balance, with bioidentical or natural hormones, is the cornerstone at the Institute for Hormonal Balance. Dr. Lee is an author and international spokesperson. In addition to writing his books,Feel Good Look Younger: Reversing Tiredness Through Hormonal Balanceand Your Best Investment: Secrets to a Healthy Body and Mind, Dr. Lee has published many articles in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology. He was also an author in the fourth edition ofTextbook of Critical Care in the chapter entitled, Neuroendocrine Immunologyand the Role of Neuroendocrine Hormones in the Critically Ill Patient. He also is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Lee truly enjoys helping his patients achieve better health,and is well-known for passionately “practicing what he preaches.” He hascompleted many marathons, triathlons and finished the Great Floridian Triathlon (Ironman distance). He has hiked the Grand Canyon south rim to north rim and back, and climbed to the summit of Mount Fuji and Mount Washington. He also recently hiked with his family to the highest peak in South Korea - Mount Hallasan. He also enjoys snowboarding, photography, wakeboarding, fishing, golfing, surfing and mountaineering.

 

Jeffry S. Life, M.D., Ph.D.
President, Cenegenics-Dr. Life, in Partnership with DrLife.com 
Member, AMMG Conference Planning Committee

Dr. Life, the 2007 recipient of the first AMMG Alan P. Mintz, M.D. Award for Clinical Excellence, is the President and Founder of Cenegenics—Dr. Life in LasVegas. Dr. Life has completed Physician Training & Certification in Age Management Medicine, jointly sponsored by CERF and the Foundation for Care Management (FCM). Dr. Life is board-certified in family medicine. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Iowa, Dr. Life completed his residency in family medicine and internal medicine at West Virginia University. He also attained a Ph.D. in environmental sciences and health at The University of Michigan. Throughout his career, Dr. Life was a full-time family physician and a part-time assistant professor at Marywood University in Pennsylvania, teaching graduate courses in nutritional science and exercise physiology. In 1998, after reaching a lifetime high in body weight, percentage of body fat and level of deconditioning, Dr. Life entered EAS National Body-for-LIFE Challenge, at age 60. He won the contest and became a Grand Champion. Dr. Life continues to live a lifestyle promoting health and fitness. His book, The Life Plan, was released in 2011 and became a New York Times Best Seller. His second book,Mastering The Life Plan, was released in March of 2013. Men’s Fitness magazine selected him among movie stars and athletes in their 20s and 30s as one of the 25 fittest guys in 2012. He has appeared on Inside Edition, The Dr. Phil Show, The Doctors, Anderson Cooper’s AC 360 and several other television shows.

 

Shanhong Lu, M.D., Ph.D.
Owner, Mt. Shasta Integrative Medicine, Mt. Shasta, CA 
Owner, Redding Integrative Medicine, Redding, CA 
Executive Director, Orenda International, Tempe, AZ

Dr. Lu is a third-generation female medical doctor. She grew up with two traditions of medicine: her grandmother was a Chinese medicine healer and her mother a cardiologist and professor. Dr. Lu holds an M.D., a Ph.D. in Human Physiology, and a postdoctoral fellowship in Genetics of Hypertension. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. She is a member with A4M, AARM, ACAM, AMMG and AAEM. By integrating the wisdom of the East and the science of the West, Dr. Lu has been walking her talk and has been formulating her simple steps not only for her patients, but for many working integrative physicians. She is passionate and fully committed to helping and lifting people in the wellness community. She owns and runs two successful integrative Medicine practices in Mt Shasta, CA and Redding, CA. She is a current radio host for a Voice of America Internet Radio program on health and wellness. She travels extensively as an avid educator and speaker for holistic healing, and is currently working on an upcoming book entitled “Vibrant Life: Restoring the Roots of Health”. She is an avid cyclist, Nordic skier, and world traveler. She strives to be a part of the new movement of American doctors: healthy, happy, balanced, and living in a state of abundance and ease.

 

Luis Martinez-Rivera, M.D., MPH
President and Medical Director, Freedom Wellness Integrative Clinic, Ponce, Puerto Rico 
Co-Founder and Vice President, XanoGene Anti Aging, Genomic & Holistic Clinic, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

Dr. Luis Martinez-Rivera is a residency trained Preventive Medicine Specialist, Board Certified Clinical Lipidologist, and Bio-Security Fellow. He is also a Clinical Instructor at The Ponce School of Medicine. He has extensive postgraduate training and experience in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement, Nutrition, Integrative Therapies and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Martinez-Rivera currently serves as President of XanoCells, a Regenerative Medicine Clinic, and as Vice-President of The XanoGene Age Management Clinic, both of which are located in Puerto Rico. Besides running two busy practices in Puerto Rico, Dr. Martinez-Rivera is actively involved in clinical research and is a bio-tech consultant.

 

Steven C. Masley, M.D., FAAFP, CNS, CCD, AC
President, Masley Optimal Health Center, St. Petersburg, FL 
Medical Director, Ten Years Younger Program(TM) 
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Steven Masley, M.D. is a certified physician and nutritionist, author, speaker, and award-winning patient educator. His clinical practice has focused on Age Management Medicine for the past ten years. His research focuses on the impact of lifestyle choices on aging, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, cognitive function, and weight control. His passion is empowering people to achieve optimal health through comprehensive medical assessments and lifestyle changes. Dr. Masley is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida, and he teaches programs at Eckerd College and the University of Tampa. In 2010, he received the physician Health Care Hero award presented by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Dr. Masley sees patients from across North America at the Masley Optimal Health Center in St. Petersburg, FL. Dr. Masley has published several health books, including "Ten Years Younger," and numerous scientific articles. His work has been featured on the Discovery Channel, the Today Show, plus over 250 media interviews.

 

Rebecca R. Murray, APRN, MS, FNP, CDE
Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT 
Medical Director, CT Holistic and Integrative Medicine, Groton, CT

Rebecca Murray APRN, is the Medical Director for CT Holistic and Integrative Medicine in Groton, CT and Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing (Adjunct Faculty) at Yale University in New Haven, CT. After graduating from Columbia University, she spent 12 years in Critical Care Medicine overseeing the care of patients with debilitating medical problems that could have been prevented. Wishing to change her professional career to that of preventing disease processes, she obtained her MS in Primary Health Care/Family Nurse Practitioner and furthered her training in holistic medicine by attending “Applying Functional Medicine to Clinical Practice” and numerous other conferences, seminars, and self-study programs focused on preventative medicine and also becoming certified in Diabetes Management. In 2001 she joined CT Holistic and Integrative Medicine and has since become the Medical Director. The practices concentrates on Metabolic Syndrome/Hyperinsulinemia, Obesity, Diabetes Management (focusing on lifestyle and nutritional supplements), Autoimmune Diseases (focus on gluten sensitivity, silent celiac disease), Hormonal Balancing/Anti-Aging Medicine, and Breast Cancer Risk Reduction by thoroughly assessing ALL the risk factors (both genetic and environmental) and formulating an individualized treatment plan utilizing the concepts of NutriGenomics. She has a passion for sharing the “constantly evolving knowledge base” of functional medicine by lecturing across the country and empowering practitioners in all fields to “treat the underlying problem”, not just the symptoms.

 

John Palmer
Vice President, Oceanus Insurance Company, Charleston, SC

John has over 23 years of experience in the insurance industry, primarily in the areas of Healthcare, Construction and Public Entity Programs. For Oceanus, he is focused on agency and business development. After graduating from the University of Iowa, John began his career servicing and growing one of the largest “protected self-insurance” public school pools in the country with over 400 individual school district and community college members, covering over $75 million in total premium and $17 billion in total insured values. John’s healthcare experience consisted of implementing and servicing physician medical malpractice programs, association programs, healthcare facilities and Owner Controlled Insurance Programs.

 

Cesar M. Pellarano, M.D.
Director, Cenegenics Miami

Dr. Cesar Pellerano has been a practicing cardiologist in the Miami area since 1983. Over the last ten years the practice has evolved almost exclusively into the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Pellerano is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine, served as Chief Medical Resident at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami and completed his Cardiology Fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He has been using Advanced Lipid Panels along with Genetic and Inflammatory Markers for many years in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Pellerano is the Director of Cenegenics Miami, Miami, FL.

 

Gregory W. Petersburg, D.O.
Owner & Medical Director, Renascence, Oro Valley, AZ 
Owner, Living Younger

Dr. Petersburg is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine and by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He is a former Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine for the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Western University of Health Science College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. His 36 years of clinical experience includes preventive-aging medicine, family medicine, and emergency medicine. Dr. Petersburg is the author and owner of the popular Living Younger Preventive-Aging Medicine & Business System, and conducts intensive hands-on training programs for preventive-aging practitioners. His clinical practice has been recognized nationally for its unique medical model and was rated one of the Top Ten customer experiences. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Petersburg is a national consultant for healthcare providers/leaders in designing transformative patient experiences.

 

Elizabeth Prusak, M.D.
Pelvic and Minimally Invasive Surgeon, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA & Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Dr. Elizabeth Prusak is a gynecologist who specializes in geriatric and adolescent sexual health and in natural women’s health. She is a graduate from the Yale University School of Medicine for her OB/GYN residency and completed her fellowship at Lahey Clinic in advanced pelvic surgery.

 

Neal Rouzier, M.D.
Director, The Preventive Medicine Clinics of the Desert, Palm Springs, CA

Dr. Rouzier is a practicing emergency physician and was assistant director of emergency medicine at Queen of the Valley Hospital in West Covina, CA for 15 years. After completing residencies in family practice and emergency medicine at UCLA, he has practiced emergency medicine for 25 years. Since 1997, Dr. Rouzier has also been medical director of the Preventive Medicine Clinics in Palm Springs and Palm Desert, CA. In private practice, his special interest for the last 12 years has been bioidentical hormone replacement and optimization for women and men. He lectures internationally on this new paradigm in medicine. In June 2006, he introduced bioidentical hormone replacement to 300 physicians in China. Since 1997, Dr. Rouzier has taught a comprehensive medical seminar on the clinical application of biologically identical hormone replacement. Dr. Rouzier authored the book, Natural Hormone Replacement for Men and Women: How To Achieve Healthy Aging. His basic, advanced and complex age management courses are accompanied by 300-page workbooks referencing the medical literature that provide the basis and science behind this new preventive medicine.

 

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Pre-Conference Track 1: Hormones and Hormone Modulation in the Clinical Age Management Medicine Practice

Pre-Conference Track 2: Practice Management for the Age Management Medicine Clinician (note: This track is NOT accredited for CME)

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