Special guest: Dr. Joseph Pizzorno is a transformational leader in medicine. He founded Bastyr University, the country’s first and largest fully accredited university of natural medicine, and served as its president for twenty-two years. A naturopathic physician, educator, researcher, and expert spokesman, he is editor-in-chief of PubMed-indexed IMCJ, founding board member and currently chair of the board of IFM, founding board member of American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, and a member of the science boards of the Hecht Foundation, Gateway for Cancer Research, and Bioclinic Naturals. He was appointed by Presidents Clinton and Bush to two prestigious government commissions to advise the President and Congress on how to integrate natural medicine (by whatever name) into the healthcare system. He is author or co-author of six textbooks for doctors (most recently Clinical Environmental Medicine) and seven consumer books, including the Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (with more than two million copies in six languages) and, most recently, The Toxin Solution.
Special guest: Pam Popper, ND, is an internationally recognized expert on nutrition, medicine and health, and the executive director of Wellness Forum Health. Dr. Popper serves on the President’s Board for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, DC. She has been featured in many widely distributed documentaries, including Processed People and Making a Killing, and appeared in the acclaimed documentary Forks Over Knives. She was one of the lead experts in Food Choices, and is co-author of the companion book for this film. She is also the author of Food Over Medicine: The Conversation That Can Save Your Life.
Special guest: Judy Seeger, ND, is a pioneer in the field of alternative medicine with a primary focus on cancer. She educates people about their health and empowers them to heal themselves in an organic way. With more than 35 years in the field of alternative medicine, she is very experienced at helping people achieve a greater level of wellness. She is the former director of River of Life Health Centre, a holistic health clinic in Florida, and has recently been conducting extensive herbal research in the Amazon rain forest. Dr. Seeger has developed an easy-to-follow health plan to boost the immune system and increase health and quality of life for patients with skin, lung, breast, ovarian, prostate, liver, colon, brain and pancreatic cancers. She is an author, speaker, researcher and online TV show host.
Special guest: Dr. Peter Bongiorno
Dr. Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc, graduated from Bastyr University, the leading accredited university for science-based natural medicine. He completed 5 years of training in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture. Dr. Bongiorno authored Healing Depression: Integrated Naturopathic and Conventional Treatments, the first comprehensive textbook designed to teach physicians how to use the science and art of natural medicine to heal depression. His book for the public, How Come They’re Happy and I’m Not? was released in 2012. He regularly writes articles for the Dr. Oz and Sharecare websites and is an invited expert blogger at Psychology Today.
Special guest: Elizabeth Baer, LAc, MAc
Elizabeth Baer, LAc, MAc, is a healthcare advocate, acupuncturist, and co-founder of Capital Integrative Health in the DC Metro area. She received her Masters from the Maryland University of Integrative Health in 2006. While pursuing her certificate in Functional Medicine, she met Dr. Andrew Wong, an internist and Functional Medicine doctor, who shared her deep desire to provide integrated, comprehensive care to patients while breaking down barriers between traditional medical and allied health providers. They co-founded and opened Capital Integrative Health in 2015, a progressive medical clinic that offers a wide range of services for body, mind and spirit.
Special guest: Dr. Daniel Nuzum
Dr. Daniel Nuzum was born and raised in a family of naturopaths. He was his parents’ only biological son, but when he was 7 years old, his parents started adopting children; over time they adopted 32 kids, most with special needs. This is where Daniel’s love for natural medicine began, as he watched his mother make the necessary dietary changes for each child. Alternative medicine came naturally to him and when he received his license at the age of 20, he became the youngest licensed naturopath in US history. Dr. Nuzum is a Doctor of Osteopathy, Naturopathy, Naprapathic Medicine, and a Medical Acupuncturist, and has been formulating his own line of nutritional supplements for many years.
Host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Guy Daniels will be discussing ways to reduce your healthcare costs using natural medicine.
Guy Daniels has a master’s degree in nutrition and a master herbalist certification. He is a practitioner, consultant, and author within the field of natural medicine. His new book, Reduce Your Healthcare Costs Through Natural Medicine shares cutting edge research that defines the boundaries between natural and conventional medicine and reveals some misconceptions behind nutrition.