Nancy Gahles, DC, CCH, RSHom(NA), OIM
Nancy Gahles is CEO and Founder of Health & Harmony Wellness Education and Center for Integrative and Holistic Healthcare, TeleHealth & Harmony and Spirit of Love~The Rockaway Sangha. She is a Chiropractor (Ret.), Certified Classical Homeopath, Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) practitioner and Ordained Interfaith Minister in family practice since 1980 specializing in the stress that underlies disease, and pain management.
Gahles’ unique method, the Triumvirate Technique, integrates the best of the mind/body/spirit disciplines including nanomedicine, diet and lifestyle, meditation, yoga/QiGong, breath/bodywork, cognitive behavioral techniques, spirituality in health and medicine, palliative care, and end of life issues and positive potential practice.
Gahles is a member of the Board of Directors & Federal Policy Committee member of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium; the Advisory Board, Integrative Healthcare Symposium; and a Partner for Health for Council for Homeopathic Certification. Gahles is Pres. Emerita of the National Center for Homeopathy. She is a freelance healthcare journalist, newspaper columnist, member of the Association of Healthcare Journalists, author of The Power of $elf Care: A Common Sense Guide to YOUR Wellness Solution, and a public speaker and TEDXTalk presenter. Gahles practices in the New York City suburb of Rockaway Beach and via TeleHealth delivery.
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Roberta L. Kline, MD, FACOG
Roberta Kline is a physician, author, teacher, and entrepreneur who is passionate about empowering others with the knowledge and tools they need to create health of mind, body, and spirit. She is a board-certified OB-GYN and an expert in functional medicine, genomics, and multiple healing modalities.
Dr. Kline served seven years of active duty in the U.S. Air Force, where she earned accolades for outstanding service and improving health of the community. After more than 10 years practicing OB-GYN, she created an innovative health practice for women, incorporating functional and energy medicine. She has since added functional genomics to her repertoire, realizing its power to transform personalized medicine.
Dr. Kline is an assistant clinical professor at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, and was part of a select team that created a functional medicine didactic curriculum for a new Family Practice residency program, the first program in the U.S. to offer this at the outset. She also created and taught the Functional & Genomic Medicine module for master’s degree students as a Guest Faculty Instructor for The Graduate Institute.
Dr. Kline cofounded Genomic Solutions Now and NCG Health Solutions with Dr. Joe Veltmann. She and Dr. Veltmann have recently merged these two companies, and Dr. Kline is currently CEO of Genoma International. Here they provide comprehensive and clinically relevant genomic testing to clinicians, plus training and certification programs that teach clinicians how to create successful practices using personalized genomic medicine and nutrition within a holistic health model.Dr. Kline maintains a private practice with Dr. Veltmann, the GENESIS Center for Personalized Health, consulting with people around the world who want to use their DNA blueprint to get and stay healthy. Dr Kline’s vision is a future in which collaborative, personalized genomic medicine within a holistic health model is the standard of care.
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Robert Silverman, DC, MS, CNS, CSCS, CKTP, CES, CIISN, DACBN, HKC, SASTM
Robert Silverman graduated magna cum laude from the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic and has a Masters of Science in human nutrition. His extensive list of educational accomplishments includes designations as a certified nutrition specialist, certified clinical nutritionist, certified sports nutritionist. Silverman is a diplomate with the American Clinical Board of Nutrition and the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition.
He is an internationally-known speaker and author with a full-time private practice in White Plains, NY, where he specializes in the treatment of joint pain with innovative, science-based, nonsurgical approaches and functional nutrition.
Silverman is also on the advisory board for the Functional Medicine University. He is a health contributor to Fox News Radio and has appeared on Fox & Friends, Fox News, NBC News, CBS News, NewsMax TV, WPIX, and Wall Street Journal Live.
He was awarded the prestigious 2015 Sports Chiropractor of the Year by the ACA Sports Council. In 2016 he published Inside/Out Health: A Revolutionary Approach to Your Body.
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John Weeks, Publisher/Editor of The Integrator Blog News and Reports
John Weeks is a writer, speaker, chronicler and organizer with 32 years of experience in the movement for integrative health and medicine. the long-time founder/editor of The Integrator Blog News & Reports, a primary connective terrain for the diverse stakeholders and professions in the field and was invited in May 2016 to serve as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Besides his Integrative Practitioner column, he presently writes for Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, the Huffington Post and elsewhere.
He increasingly enjoys teaching and mentoring. He has keynoted, led plenary sessions, breakouts, and offered guest lectures for dozens of organizations ranging from the Bastyr University to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the UCLA School of Medicine to the Institute for Health and Productivity Management, the AANP and AIHM to the American Hospital Association. He has consulted with insurers, employers, professional organizations, universities and government agencies at all levels.
As an organizer, Weeks convened the Integrative Medicine Industry Leadership Summits (2000-2002), directed the National Education Dialogue to Advance Integrated Care (2004-2006), fund-raised the start-up of the Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium (2002), and co-founded the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health, which he directed 2007-2015. In 2014, three consortia and others combined to grant him a Lifetime Achievement Living Tribute Award. Four academic institutions have granted Weeks honorary doctorates for his work. Seattle-based, he considers himself a particularly lucky soul to have worked remotely while living with his spouse Jeana Kimball, ND, MPH, and their children in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Puerto Rico for 6 of the last 15 years.
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