Special guest: Dr. Alan Christianson is a board-certified naturopathic endocrinologist who focuses on thyroid care. He is a New York Times bestselling author whose recent titles include The Thyroid Reset Diet and The Metabolism Reset Diet. Dr. Christianson has been featured in countless media appearances including on Dr. Oz, The Doctors, and The Today Show. He is the founding president behind the Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the American College of Thyroidology.
Special guest: Dr. Véronique Desaulniers, better known as Dr. V, is the founder of Breast Cancer Conqueror® and the 7 Essentials System®, and co-founder of My Breast Friend™. Her signature process has empowered thousands of women in over 48 countries around the world. Her mission is to “change lives, one breast at a time.” Dr. V has personally conquered breast cancer twice, which gives her an empathetic perspective to understand other women facing a healing journey. Her book, Heal Breast Cancer Naturally, is a #1 Amazon best seller. Dr. V has been featured in the Truth About Cancer docu-series, as well as many other summits and podcasts, including JJ Virgin, Wendy Meyers and Wellness Mama.
Special guest: Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, DACBN, DCBCN, CNS, is involved in the research, coordination, and execution of product development and reformulation, as well as overseeing clinical and technical support for Designs for Health. He has been studying nutrition and wellness for the past 16 years. Dr. Jurgelewicz has bachelor of science degrees in health and wellness, and anatomy, and is a doctor of chiropractic. Dr. Jurgelewicz is board certified in nutrition by the American Clinical Board of Nutrition, a diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition, a Certified Nutrition Specialist, and an active member of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition’s examination board. He is also an adjunct clinical instructor for the Master of Science in Nutrition program at the University of Bridgeport. Dr. Jurgelewicz specializes in functional medicine in the management of a variety of chronic health conditions.
Special guest: Pamela Wartian Smith, MD, MPH, MS, spent her first 25 of practice as an emergency room physician with the Detroit Medical Center and the next 18 years as an anti-aging/metabolic medicine specialist. She holds a master’s in public health, along with a master’s degree in metabolic and nutritional medicine. Dr. Smith is currently the director of the Center for Personalized Medicine and the founder of The Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine. She is also the co-director of the master’s program in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida. Dr. Smith is the author of HRT: The Answers; Vitamins Hype or Hope; Demystifying Weight Loss; What You Must Know About Vitamins; Minerals, Herbs & More; What You Must Know about Women’s Hormones; Why You Can’t Lose Weight; What You Must Know About Memory Loss and How You Can Stop It; and What You Must Know About Thyroid Disorders. She has most recently co-authored the book, What You Must Know About Allergy Relief.
Special guest: Dr. Margaret Paul holds a PhD in psychology, is a relationship expert, public speaker, consultant and artist. She is a bestselling author and co-creator of the powerful Inner Bonding® self-healing process, and the related SelfQuest® self-healing online program. Her book titles include, Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved By You (and subsequent titles, Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved By God, and…By My Kids), Healing Your Aloneness and Inner Bonding, and the recently published, Diet For Divine Connection and The Inner Bonding Workbook. Margaret has successfully worked with thousands and taught classes and seminars for over 50 years.
Special guest: Malisa Carullo, BSc, MSc, ND, earned her doctorate in naturopathic medicine at National University of Health Sciences in Chicago. She completed her masters in biology with a concentration in genetics and molecular evolution. Malisa focuses on biological medicine and its treatment of chronic diseases, as well as healthy age management. Her practice interests include endocrinology and blending naturopathic medicine with sports medicine. She is currently working as a clinical affairs liaison at Metagenics.
Special guest: Elizabeth Plourde, CLS, NCMP, PhD, is a licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist with degrees in both biological science and psychology. Dr. Plourde uses her experience in her fields of study as well as her work in medical laboratories to focus attention on the hazards of sunscreen and how they are impacting our children and the environment. Dr. Plourde is a health educator and internationally known author. She has appeared on numerous network news programs and radio shows across the country.
Special guest: Anna Cabeca, DO, OBGYN, FACOG, an Emory University trained gynecologist and women’s health expert was diagnosed with early menopause at age 38. Devastated, she traveled the world looking for answers and healing and found it. She is now a triple board-certified, menopause and hormone expert. She is internationally acclaimed for her work in gynecology and obstetrics, integrative medicine, and anti-aging and regenerative medicine. Dr. Cabeca has changed the lives of thousands of women across the globe, connecting to others through humor, honesty and passion. Her book The Hormone Fix and empowering transformation programs have helped women of all ages become their best selves again.
Special guest: Aminah Keats, ND, FABNO, is board certified in naturopathic oncology and has specialized in integrative oncology since 2004. Dr. Keats received her naturopathic doctorate from the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine. She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology from Spelman College and did pre-medical coursework at Rutgers University. Her goal with each patient is to create a personalized treatment plan that safely works to reduce side effects, support immune function and offer a cancer-fighting benefit to patients who are actively undergoing conventional oncology treatment. Dr. Keats also works with patients who are at high risk for cancer and those seeking naturopathic care for cancer prevention. She utilizes vitamin and nutrient therapy, botanical medicine, and diet and lifestyle counseling to create individualized plans for her patients. She currently works in private practice at Capital Integrative Health in Bethesda, MD.
Special guest: Dan Hanson
Dan Hanson is the owner of DHA Laboratory and founder of Build a Bump. DHA is a CLIA licensed independent clinical laboratory specializing in unique biochemical testing, corporate and personal drug screening, and paternity testing. The lab services private medical practices with unique results necessary in formulating individualized, advanced micro and macro nutrient treatment protocols for patients suffering from mental and emotional conditions. DHA is dedicated to meticulous laboratory procedures which allow for the treatment of various conditions through the use of neutraceuticals. Village Green offers a selection of unique DHA lab panels here.