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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Jeffrey Bland, PhD

  • Founder and President Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute CEO
  • Kindex Therapeutics

Jeffrey Bland has been an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 35 years and is known for his ability to synthesize complex scientific concepts in a manner that is both personable and accessible. A biochemist by training, Dr. Bland earned dual degrees in biology and chemistry from the University of California, Irvine, and completed his PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Oregon. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Nutrition where he is a Certified Nutrition Specialist and the Association for Clinical Biochemistry.

Dr. Bland is a former professor of biochemistry at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and served as Director of Nutritional Research at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine in the early 1980’s, working directly with two-time Nobel Laureate Dr. Linus Pauling, who he considers his lifelong mentor. Dr. Bland has authored five books on nutritional medicine for the healthcare professional and six books on nutrition and health for the general public including The Disease Delusion: Conquering ...

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WORLD CLASS SPEAKERS

Deanna Minich , PhD

Dr. Deanna Minich is a functional medicine-trained clinician and researcher with a unique approach to clinical medicine that combines physiology and psychology. She has trained in functional medicine for the past decade with the “Father of Functional Medicine,”...

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Stephanie Seneff, PhD

Dr. Stephanie Seneff Ph.D is a Senior Research Scientist at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She has a BS degree from MIT in biology and a PhD from MIT in electrical engineering and computer science ...

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Nalini Chilkov, LAc, OMD

Dr. Nalini Chilkov is a leading authority and pioneer in the field of Integrative Cancer Care, cancer prevention, and immune enhancement. She is the Founder of the American Institute of Integrative Oncology Research & Education and IntegrativeCancerAnswers.com......

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Mark Menolascino, MD

Dr. Mark Menolascino has over 25 years of health care experience, he has completed Medical School at the University of Nebraska Medical Center then completed Internal Medicine Specialist Training Banner Health, Barrows and Mayo...

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Charles Poliquin, MS

Charles Poliquin is a native of Ottawa, Canada. While completing graduate studies in Exercise Physiology in Canada, Charles began coaching athletes, a career move that has resulted in hundreds of medals, wins and personal bests of many elite athletes. He is known worldwide for producing faster athletes. When a country wants a Gold medal, they come to Charles....

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Susan Blum, MD, MPH

A true pioneer in Functional Medicine, Dr. Susan Blum is a nationally recognized clinician, speaker, author and teacher. As the Founder and Director of Blum Center for Health and through her education, writing, research and medical mentorship...

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Filomena Trindade, MD

FILOMENA TRINDADE, MD is a teacher, author, and international speaker in functional medicine. She is a graduate of the fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine and teaches in the Fellowship (a master’s program through.. ...

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Oscar Coetzee, MS

Oscar Coetzee was born and raised in his native South-Africa, where he completed his military schooling and bachelor’s degree with majors in criminology and psychology. Oscar was a formidable force on the golf course and reached national amateur colors as one of the highest ranked amateur golfers in South-Africa. He was the number one ranked playe ...

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CONFERENCE CHAIR

David Brady, ND

Dr. David M. Brady has 25-years of experience as an integrative practitioner and over 21 years in health sciences academia. He is a licensed naturopathic physician in Connecticut and Vermont, a board certified clinical nutritionist, and completed his initial clinical training as a doctor of chiropractic. He currently serves as the Vice Provost for the Division of Health Sciences, Director of the Human Nutrition Institute, and Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. He maintains a private practice, Whole Body Medicine, ...

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