Integrative Practitioner Digital Summit

Join the Integrative Practitioner team and a lineup of partnering speakers and authors in immersive conversations focused on immune health.  The day will consist of a combination of live, interactive sessions and on demand content to provide practitoners with a well-rounded day of education.  The event agenda will be supplemented by short video interviews with Mark Hyman, MD, Jeffrey Bland, PhD, and David Perlmutter, MD.  Downloadable articles on how immunity is impacted by sleep, nutrition, stress, Traditional Chinese Medicine, culinary herbs, and more, will also be available to event attendees. 

A FREE registration provides access to all event activities.  On the event day, attendees can determine which sessions and resources to take advantage of.

Registration closed.

August 6: Agenda

9:00 – 10:00am ET

Live Session

Nigel Plummer, PhD

Exploring Effectiveness of Probiotics for Immunity, Microbiome, and More

The past 15 years has witnessed a remarkable surge of interest in the human microbiome, now reflected by the annual publication of circa 3000 scientific articles. The reasons are clear: the microbiota population, established at birth and “part of us” for the remainder of our lives, connects with profoundly effects many parts of our physiology, including the immune, neuroendocrine, and metabolic systems. Read more »

10:00 – 10:15am ET

On-Demand Forum


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10:15 – 11:15am ET

Live Session

Natarajan Ranganathan, PhD

Clinical Lessons on Use of Probiotics/Prebiotics (Synbiotics) from Highly Immunocompromised CKD Patients to Expand Better Immunity in Other Disease Applications

It is well known that at the tissue level, inflammation is characterized by redness, swelling, heat, pain, and loss of tissue function, which results from local immune, vascular and inflammatory cell responses to infection or injury. Inflammation is the immune system's response to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, toxic compounds, or irradiation, and acts by removing harmful stimuli and initiating the healing process. Read more »

Sponsored by Kibow

11:15 -11:30am ET

On Demand Activity

Morning Meditation

Take a break from the morning’s educational sessions with a relaxing meditation aimed at un-winding and re-focusing.

11:30 – 12:30pm ET

Live Session


The Epidemic Within the Pandemic

The American epidemic of obesity and its comorbidities is a significant factor in the mortality and morbidity of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Nearly 75 percent of adult Americans are overweight or obese. Nearly 75 percent of adult Americans are overweight or obese. The available evidence from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that COVID-19 patients who are obese are markedly more likely to have a poor prognosis and higher mortality. Read more »

12:30 - 1:00pm ET

On-Demand Activity

Afternoon Yoga

Enjoy some gentle yoga aimed at moving the body and getting blood flowing after several hours of online learning.

1:00 – 2:15pm ET

On-Demand Session

Russell Jaffe MD, PhD, CCN

Patient-Specific Immune Repair Program: Immunopathogenesis in Ill and Good Health

Chronic health issues precipitate from a myriad of origins. Noticeably, a common set of causes appear to be - cumulative repair deficits, oxidative damage, metabolic acidosis and above all - a burdened immune system. A tolerant immune system is essential to well-being. Read more »

As presented at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium

2:15 – 2:30pm ET

On Demand Forum


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2:30 – 3:30pm ET

Live Session

Aristo Vojdani, PhD, MSC, CLS

Immunology of COVID-19: Why it’s Important to Build Up Immune Resilience

In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), practitioners must understand the intricacies of the immune system and how to build immune resilience. Read more »

3:30 – 4:00pm ET

On Demand Forum


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