Natural Interventions In Immunology

Club Med Sandpiper Bay Port St. Lucie, FL
October 14, 2021
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October 17, 2021
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The conference theme for 2021 is Natural Interventions in Immunology and 23.5 hours of CEUs will be offered which includes Risk Management, Doctor/PatientCommunication, Ethics, and Documentation.

The seminar will run Thursday October 14th through Sunday October 17th, 2021 in person at Club Med Sandpiper Bay in Port St. Lucie, FL.

Check out previews of this years speakers

Council On Nutrition Symposium 2018
Metabolism and the Immune System
Dr. Stephen Hussey
Estrogen and Immunity
Dr. Lindsey Berkson
Functional Immunology Thriving in the 21st Century
Dr. Russell Jaffe
Crossing the Line, From Oral Tolerance to Pathogenic Intestinal Permeability - the Saga of the 'Leaky Gut'
Dr. Tom O'Bryan
Structural Relationships of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine to the Thymus, Spleen, and Immune System
Dr. Walter Schmitt
IgG in Allergy Sensitivity - What to Test and Why
Dr. Andrea Gruszecki

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Speakers

Dr. Delilah Renegar
Lecture Title:
The Relationship between the Spine, Spinal Cord, Autonomic Nervous System and Immune Function

Delilah Renegar, MD, DC has been practicing internal medicine since 1989. Dr. Renegar earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, graduating with honors. She received her medical degree, Summa Cum Laude, at University of Arts, Science and Technology and her chiropractic medicine degree at the National University of Health Science (where she was awarded the Joseph Janse “Outstanding Graduate” award).

Prior to joining the Aligned Modern Health team in 2019, Dr. Renegar was in private practice in the far western suburbs of Chicago. In addition to her current role at Aligned Modern Health as both Director of Functional Medicine and Physical Medicine, she also serves on the post-doctoral faculty of both National University of Health Sciences and the University of Western States, and is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. 

Dr. Renegar is currently secretary/treasurer of the ACA Council on Nutrition and past President of the Council on Nutrition and the American Board of Chiropractic Internists. Her special interests include preventive health, education and motivation.

Dr. Robert Boyd
Lecture Title:
Genomic Basis of Autoimmunity and Natural Therapeutics

Dr. Boyd is a Naturopathic Physician and Certified Nutrition Specialist® professional specializing in thyroid disorders, fertility, and men’s health. He also specializes in digestive disorders and autoimmune disease. He has spent years researching the field of nutrigenomics as well as the gut microbiome and tailors his treatment approaches around these complex fields.

Dr. Boyd graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine. He is a co-founder of Terrain Clinic LLC, which currently has locations in Alexandria, VA and Washington D.C. He is an Adjunct Professor teaching Nutrition & Diet Therapy at Trinity Washington University.


Dr. Chris Bump
Lecture Title:
As Above, So Below: What We Eat Is What We Become

Dr. Christopher Bump has created a unique model of health care by integrating Functional Medicine and Chiropractic. He has over 30 years of experience in clinical nutrition and has earned numerous certifications and degrees along the way. He is a certified practitioner by the Institute for Functional Medicine and he holds a Master’s Degree from Columbia University in Human Nutrition, where he has served as guest lecturer.  He also holds certifications in clinical nutrition with the AMA  College of Nutrition and The International and American Council of Clinical Nutrition and he has chaired the Council for Nutritional Education for the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors for the past 5 years. Dr Bump continues in private practice in Northern New Jersey, as well as lecturing internationally on clinical nutrition offering unique insight from a functional and structural perspective.


Dr. Thomas Roselle
Lecture Title:
The Use of Oleandrin an Extract of Oleander in the Suppression of Duplication of “Enveloped” Virus

Dr. Tom Roselle, DC,PAK, PAc, DCCN, DCBCN is currently Director of Roselle Center for Healing, an integrative wellness center  incorporating chiropractic, applied kinesiology, acupuncture, nutrition, and massage therapy. The Clinic has been serving the community and worldwide since 1985. He graduated in 1972 with a Bachelors Degree from Kent State University. He went on to receive a  Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Illinois. Since graduation, he has received two diplomates in nutrition, is Board eligible for diplomate status in applied kinesiology and holds license to practice acupuncture. He is the producer of the twice Emmy TM Award nominated PBS documentary on his specific  approach to health and wellness, “Ageless Health” and author of an acclaimed self-help book “Ageless Health: Health Is A Do-It-To-Yourself  Program.”

Dr. Roselle has served on the Boards of Directors of the Northern Virginia Chiropractic Society and  New York State Chiropractic Association, holding multiple local and state offices. He is the Past Chairman of the prestigious International College of Applied Kinesiology.

Dr. Kelly Halderman
Lecture Title:
Natural Ionophores & Their Role in Immunities

Dr. Halderman graduated from medical school in 2007 and completed a Family Practice Medicine internship with the University of Minnesota. She has a Naturopathic Medical Degree from Kingdom College of Natural Health where she is the current Academic Dean of Students. She holds certification in MethylGenetic Nutrition by the Nutrigenetic Research Institute and certification from The American Functional Neurology Institute in Functional Neurology and Neurofeedback. She is an active member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, President and founder of The American Association of Nutraceutical Formulators, as well as a member of The American Medical Association and Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Dr. Halderman is also board certified in Clinical Nutrition by the CNCB, has certification in Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell University and health coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

She works alongside her husband, who is also a doctor at Halderman Wellness LLC in the Twin Cities. Her practice interests include nutrition, proper detoxification, Chronic Lyme, of which she has personally experienced and beat as well as regenerative therapies.

Dr. Tom O'Bryan
Lecture Title:
Crossing the Line: From Oral Tolerance to Pathogenic Intestinal

When it comes to getting healthy, Dr. Tom O'Bryan’s goal for you is ‘Making It Easy To Do the Right Thing’. As an internationally recognized, admired and compassionate speaker focusing on food sensitivities, environmental toxins, and the development of autoimmune diseases, Dr. Tom's audiences discover that it is through a clear understanding of how you got to where you are, that you and your Dr. can figure out what it will take to get you well.

Dr. Brett Wisniewski
Lecture Title:
Chronic Inflammatory Response and Oxidative Load; Immune Impacts, Diagnostics and Intervention

Dr. Brett Wisniewski was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended Monmouth University where he received a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology with concentrated studies in chemistry. He has always gravitated towards the study of the human body and natural health. Dr. Wisniewski and his moved to Florida to further his studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic where he graduated Cum Laude, with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. He then went on to study at the University of Florida where he completed his master's degree in molecular cell biology with a concentration in immunology. Dr. Wisniewski also holds diplomates from the American Board of Chiropractic Internists (DABCI) and the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (DACBN) of which he is a head instructor and sits on the board, respectively.

Dr. Walter Schmitt
Lecture Title:
Structural Relationships of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine to the Thymus, Spleen and Immune System

Dr. Wally Schmitt is a chiropractic physician practicing in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He graduated from Duke University (1970) and the National College of Chiropractic (1974). He developed the Quintessential Applications Clinical Protocol course and the Putting Out The Brain on Fire seminar series. He has published dozens of papers in chiropractic trade journals and peer reviewed journals. Dr. Schmitt is the author of several books including Common Glandular Dysfunctions in the General Practice (1981), Compiled Notes on Clinical Nutritional Products (second edition, 1990), and co-author of the Quintessential Applications: A(K) Clinical Protocol manual (with Dr. Kerry McCord).

Dr. Wayne Sodano
Lecture Title:
Immune System Recovery: A Natural Approach

Dr. Wayne L. Sodano is a chiropractic physician, a Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists (DABCI), a Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (DACBN), a Certified Functional and Integrative Medicine Practitioner and is board certified in Traditional Naturopathy. After several years in private practice, in 2005 Dr. Sodano shifted his focus to teaching for the American Board of Chiropractic Internists, which led to his dedication to research and development in the areas of integrative and functional medicine. He is the author of Integrative Medicine Approach to Thyroid Disorders and is currently working on authoring more books on the integrative medicine approach to other disorders.  Dr. Sodano frequently lectures worldwide on various topics of integrative and functional medicine.

Dr. Sodano has been the Director of Clinical Support and Education for Evexia Diagnostics since 2017 and provides clinical education in the form of live lectures and live and recorded webinars. In the same capacity, Dr. Sodano provides 1-on-1 clinical support to clients of Evexia Diagnostics via “Ask the Doctor”, a free online Q&A platform, or via live telephone and video consults. 


Dr. Andrea Gruszecki
Lecture Title:
IgG in Allergy and Sensitivity: What to Test and Why

Dr. Andrea Gruszecki received Doctorate in Naturopathy from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is the author of the Mineral Status Evaluation chapter in the most recent edition of the Textbook of Natural Medicine, and she has authored articles for NDNR and the Townsend Letter. She has presented continuing medical education on a variety of subjects, including the gut microbiome, methylation, neurotransmitters, toxic exposures, COVID-19, and organic acids. Dr. Gruszecki serves as a clinical consultant for US BioTek Laboratories and is often able to provide novel insights for clinicians using her experience and the latest research.

Dr. Russell Jaffe
Lecture Title:
Functional Immunology: Thriving in the 21st Century

Russ Jaffe has more than 40 years of experience contributing to molecular biology and clinical diagnostics.  He has pioneered “lymphocyte tests of immune function and hypersensitivity” and is focused on providing functional, predictive tests and procedures designed to improve the precision of both diagnosis and of treatment outcomes.

He received his B.S., MD and Ph.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine, completed residency training in clinical chemistry at the National Institutes of Health before starting   the Health Studies Collegium think tank and PERQUE Integrative Health, LLC, a company that offers the world scientifically proven, integrative health solutions that speed the transition from sick care to healthful caring. Dr Jaffe also serves as Clinical Instructor of Clinical Leadership at the George Washington University School of Medical Sciences.

Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson
Lecture Title:
Estrogen: A Misunderstood & Immune Supportive Hormone

Dr. Berkson has been teaching continued medical educations courses for functional MDs, pharmacists, chiropractors, NDs and nutritionists for longer than she cares to admit. Dr. Berkson’s emphasis has always been on hormones, nutrition, gastroenterology and the environment. Dr. Berkson wrote one of the first breakthrough books on endocrine disruption (Hormone Deception, McGraw-Hill) and the first body, mind nutrition gut book (Healthy Digestion the Natural Way, Wiley 2002). Berkson was a hormone scholar at a world-renowned estrogen think tank at Tulane University (The Center for Bioenvironmental Research). She formulated Metagenics first female line (FEM LINE) and Biotic’s soon-to- launch first female line. She host’s the Best Health Radio Show, the Berkson Blog, and Smart + Heart Membership all available at drlindseyberkson.com

Dr. Lynn Lafferty
Lecture Title:
Natural Support for Virus Defense

Lynn Lafferty, Pharm.D., ND,MBA, CNC, DACBN is a doctor of Pharmacy and licensed pharmacist, naturopath, herbalist, MBA,  Diplomate in clinical nutrition and chef who is committed to finding the safest and most effective means to promote health and wellness over disease and illness. She is an Endowed Professor and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy. She developed 5 courses in the M.S. Nutrition Program in the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Function Nutrition and herbal Therapy and is currently has a course in the pharmacy school, entitled Nutrition and Wellness in Pharmacy Practice and has developed 3 more course for a concentration for pharmacy students. 

She started a website integrativehealtheducation.com to teach nutrition and herbal medicine strategies to health care providers.  She is proud to serve on the boards of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, Broward County Pharmacy Association, and the Broward County Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Her research is focused on natural medicine and supplementation therapy and is currently conducting research on Antibiotic Resistance and Natural Immune Builders, Herbal considerations in the elderly populations, discrimination of patients using supplements, and genomics.

Dr. Stephen Hussey
Lecture Title:
Metabolism and the Immune System: The Importance of Metabolic Health

Dr. Stephen Hussey MS, DC is a Chiropractor and Functional Medicine practitioner. He attained both his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Masters in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States in Portland, OR. He is a health coach, speaker, and the author of two books on health; The Health Evolution: Why Understanding Evolution is the Key to Vibrant Health and Understanding the Heart: Uncommon Insights into Our Most Commonly Diseased Organ. In addition to chiropractic, Dr. Hussey focuses on metabolic health and guides patients and clients from around the world back to health by using the latest research and health attaining strategies. In his down time he likes to be outdoors, playing sports, reading, writing, and spending time with his wife and their pets.

Dr. Mario Fucianri
Lecture Title:
Documentation (NY)

Dr. Mario Fucinari has helped train doctors and staff over the last 20 years. He received his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1986. Dr. Fucinari was the recipient of the 1998 and the 2003 President’s Award from the Illinois Chiropractic Society (ICS) for his work with education and training and most recently received the 2012 Chiropractor of the Year award from the ICS.

Dr. Fucinari has produced classes and publications on HIPAA, Clinical Documentation, Medicare, and Stroke and Cervical Manipulation. He is a worldwide speaker for NCMIC and several state associations and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician [CCSP].

Dr. Mario Fucianri
Lecture Title:
Doctor/Patient Communication (NY)

Dr. Mario Fucinari has helped train doctors and staff over the last 20 years. He received his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1986. Dr. Fucinari was the recipient of the 1998 and the 2003 President’s Award from the Illinois Chiropractic Society (ICS) for his work with education and training and most recently received the 2012 Chiropractor of the Year award from the ICS.

Dr. Fucinari has produced classes and publications on HIPAA, Clinical Documentation, Medicare, and Stroke and Cervical Manipulation. He is a worldwide speaker for NCMIC and several state associations and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician [CCSP].

Dr. Mario Fucianri
Lecture Title:
Ethics (NY)

Dr. Mario Fucinari has helped train doctors and staff over the last 20 years. He received his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1986. Dr. Fucinari was the recipient of the 1998 and the 2003 President’s Award from the Illinois Chiropractic Society (ICS) for his work with education and training and most recently received the 2012 Chiropractor of the Year award from the ICS.

Dr. Fucinari has produced classes and publications on HIPAA, Clinical Documentation, Medicare, and Stroke and Cervical Manipulation. He is a worldwide speaker for NCMIC and several state associations and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician [CCSP].

Dr. Steve Conway
Lecture Title:
Documentation (TX and Others)

A second-generation chiropractor whose passion is enhancing and protecting the chiropractic profession. He is a partner in Madison Wisconsin based DeWitt Ross & Stevens, one of the largest law firms in Madison. His law practice consists primarily of health law and government relations with a strong focus on Medicare.

Dr. Conway has worked Dr. Michael Jacklitch, CMS and all of the Medicare Contractors to develop a universal national document for chiropractic documentation procedures that specifically outlines the required documentation necessary to demonstrate medical necessity of chiropractic care . He has also provided instruction to MAC reviewers to fully understand what documentation should be in the chiropractic records submitted for services.

Having served as a regulator with the Wisconsin Chiropractic Examining board for nearly a decade he fully understands the responsibilities of each state board in protecting the public and maintaining the reputation of the chiropractic profession.

When in full time chiropractic practice his focus included chiropractic occupational health. Obtaining his diplomate in occupational health he assisted many local and national companies with chiropractic ergonomic programs. He was one of the first chiropractors to speak at the national safety congress and has had over 6000 industrial representatives attend his injury prevention programs.

Dr. Steve Conway
Lecture Title:
Risk Management (TX and Others)

A second-generation chiropractor whose passion is enhancing and protecting the chiropractic profession. He is a partner in Madison Wisconsin based DeWitt Ross & Stevens, one of the largest law firms in Madison. His law practice consists primarily of health law and government relations with a strong focus on Medicare.

Dr. Conway has worked Dr. Michael Jacklitch, CMS and all of the Medicare Contractors to develop a universal national document for chiropractic documentation procedures that specifically outlines the required documentation necessary to demonstrate medical necessity of chiropractic care . He has also provided instruction to MAC reviewers to fully understand what documentation should be in the chiropractic records submitted for services.

Having served as a regulator with the Wisconsin Chiropractic Examining board for nearly a decade he fully understands the responsibilities of each state board in protecting the public and maintaining the reputation of the chiropractic profession.

When in full time chiropractic practice his focus included chiropractic occupational health. Obtaining his diplomate in occupational health he assisted many local and national companies with chiropractic ergonomic programs. He was one of the first chiropractors to speak at the national safety congress and has had over 6000 industrial representatives attend his injury prevention programs.

Dr. Steve Conway
Lecture Title:
Ethics (TX and Others)

A second-generation chiropractor whose passion is enhancing and protecting the chiropractic profession. He is a partner in Madison Wisconsin based DeWitt Ross & Stevens, one of the largest law firms in Madison. His law practice consists primarily of health law and government relations with a strong focus on Medicare.

Dr. Conway has worked Dr. Michael Jacklitch, CMS and all of the Medicare Contractors to develop a universal national document for chiropractic documentation procedures that specifically outlines the required documentation necessary to demonstrate medical necessity of chiropractic care . He has also provided instruction to MAC reviewers to fully understand what documentation should be in the chiropractic records submitted for services.

Having served as a regulator with the Wisconsin Chiropractic Examining board for nearly a decade he fully understands the responsibilities of each state board in protecting the public and maintaining the reputation of the chiropractic profession.

When in full time chiropractic practice his focus included chiropractic occupational health. Obtaining his diplomate in occupational health he assisted many local and national companies with chiropractic ergonomic programs. He was one of the first chiropractors to speak at the national safety congress and has had over 6000 industrial representatives attend his injury prevention programs.

Dr. Delilah Renegar
Lecture Title:
The Relationship between the Spine, Spinal Cord, Autonomic Nervous System and Immune Function

Delilah Renegar, MD, DC has been practicing internal medicine since 1989. Dr. Renegar earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, graduating with honors. She received her medical degree, Summa Cum Laude, at University of Arts, Science and Technology and her chiropractic medicine degree at the National University of Health Science (where she was awarded the Joseph Janse “Outstanding Graduate” award).

Prior to joining the Aligned Modern Health team in 2019, Dr. Renegar was in private practice in the far western suburbs of Chicago. In addition to her current role at Aligned Modern Health as both Director of Functional Medicine and Physical Medicine, she also serves on the post-doctoral faculty of both National University of Health Sciences and the University of Western States, and is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. 

Dr. Renegar is currently secretary/treasurer of the ACA Council on Nutrition and past President of the Council on Nutrition and the American Board of Chiropractic Internists. Her special interests include preventive health, education and motivation.

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