The Effect of Nutritional Counseling On Spinal Health

Online
October 1, 2020
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October 4, 2020
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The conference theme for 2020 is The Effect of Nutritional Counseling on Spinal Health and 21 hours of CEUs was be offered which included Risk Management and Ethics hours.

The seminar took place as a live webinar and ran Thursday October 1st through Sunday October 4th, 2021 online through Go To Webinar.

Check out previews of this years speakers.

Check out previews of this years speakers

Council On Nutrition Symposium 2018
Evaluating a Novel Phase of Detoxification and Its Role in Overall Well-Being
Dr. Kelly Halderman
Chronic Spine Neuropathic Pain Syndromes: Theories of Inheritance Patterns & Nutritional Phytochemical Intervention
Dr. Susan St. Claire
Folic Acid Food Fortification: Benefit or Detriment?
Dr. Jeffrey Moss

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Speakers

Dr. Brett Wisniewski
Lecture Title:
The Microbial Impact on Detoxification

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. Wayne Sodano
Lecture Title:
The Role of Neurologic Testing in Neurodegenerative Disorders

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. Jeffrey Moss
Lecture Title:
Folic Acid Food Fortification: Benefit or Detriment?

Dr. Moss graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School in 1974 and practiced dentistry in Grand Rapids, Michigan up to 1985.  For the last 27 years he has operated Moss Nutrition Products, which supplies the Moss Nutrition Professional Line of supplements to practitioners.  In addition to his duties at Moss Nutrition, Dr. Moss has, for many years, written newsletters of review and commentary on different subjects relating to functional medicine and clinical nutrition that are regularly featured in the journals Nutritional Perspectives and Original Internist.  Finally, Dr. Moss is a regularly featured speaker, presenting continuing education seminars at many symposia throughout the country.

Dr. Robert Kessinger
Lecture Title:
Chiropractic Approach to Neurodegeneration

Dr. Rob Kessinger holds board certifications as a chiropractic internist (DABCI) and in clinical nutrition (DACBN). He has been in practice over 30 years with particular interest in functional medicine, functional neurology and upper cervical chiropractic care. It has been said, Dr. Kessinger has the unique ability to convert complex material into Monday morning ready clinical pearls. He is an instructor for the DABCI program, various neurology programs, and clinical neurology for the upper cervical diplomate program and has been published in several journals.

Dr. Cindy Howard
Lecture Title:
Coordination of Nutritional Recommendations Utilizing Blood Chemistry and Family History

Dr. Cindy M. Howard is a Board Certified Chiropractic Internist and Nutritionist in private practice in Chicago, Illinois and holds a license in the state of Florida.  She speaks Nationally, presenting on topics including Pre and Post Concussion Nutrition, Neuroadrenal dysfunction and Infection in sport, Male and Female pelvic disorders, Pediatrics, Immunology, GI disorders, Endocrinology, Nutritional Blood analysis interpretation and Genetics.

She is also the owner of DC consulting assisting private practices and Advanced Education and loves to help doctors to improve their communication with patients, increase compliance and build a better functional medicine or nutritional practice.

For the last 7 years she has served as the Illinois delegate for the American Chiropractic society and as the alternate for 6 years prior to that. Serving the ACA she has served on the membership, professional development, guidelines, bylaws and grievance committees.  She was the recipient of the Flynn/Lynch award in 2015 for outstanding service.

She is a past president of the ACA council on diagnosis and internal disorders and currently serves as the President of the College of Pharmacology and Toxicology. She also serves on the medical advisory board for the Functional Medicine University, serves as a board member for Before the Hit and is an associate editor of The Original Internist.

Locally Dr. Howard serves as a board member for the Frankfort Falcons Youth football organization, the concussion oversight team for the local school district and is the team chiropractor for Dreamz Elite competitive cheer and the local wrestling club.

Dr. Kelly Halderman
Lecture Title:
Evaluating a Novel Phase of Detoxification and Its Role in Overall Well-Beinge

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. Susan St. Claire
Lecture Title:
Chronic Spine Neuropathic Pain Syndromes: Theories of Inheritance Patterns & Nutritional Phytochemical Intervention

Dr. Susan St.Claire has taught and used nutrition both in clinical practice and in a college setting for 35 years. She has a DC, a Master’s degree and diplomate in Clinical Nutrition, and is a certified clinical nutritionist. Dr. St.Claire has published extensively in journals and textbooks. She has produced several  on-line and continuing education courses. This is her “passion”. She travels the world studying food practices, production and relationship to health.

Dr. Chris Bump
Lecture Title:
Diagnosing the Causes of Pain Pts 1 and 2

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. Robert Boyd
Lecture Title:
Another Piece to the Puzzle: How Neurotrophin Function Can Inform Clinical Decision Making

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. Stacey Bell
Lecture Title:
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet: What to Consider

As of July 2017, Dr. Bell became the Chief Science Officer for Nutrient, in Reno, Nevada, a company that manufactures and sells nutrient-dense, functional foods and drinks. She had been a nutritional consultant to food and dietary supplement companies. In addition to creating products for those companies, she developed a line of over 25 products for Tony Robbins, the motivational speaker, and helped with the development of products for Dr. Alan Greene, a noted pediatrician, and Dr. Andrew Weil, a well-known expert in the field of alternative medicine.

Stacey Bell has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for more than 40 years, and has worked in that capacity and conducted clinical research studies for 20 years. She received a doctorate in nutrition from Boston University, with Honors in 1994.  For her dissertation, she evaluated the effect of supplemental fish oil on immune function in patients with HIV infection and AIDS. She was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School in Boston, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles.  Her research interests included obesity, diabetes, cancer, AIDS, burned patients, and critical illness. She is a frequent lecturer around the world on many topics related to nutrition and has 6 issued patents.  In 2003, she joined the Board of Directors of Wild Oats, a natural and organic grocery store chain. It was a public company with sales of over $1 billion per year, when it was sold to Whole Foods Markets in 2007. Dr. Bell served on the advisory board for Sam’s Club Advisory panel for Healthy Living Made Simple publication, Flower Mound, Texas, and is currently on the scientific board of Bay State Milling, Quincy, Massachusetts. Until 2011, she served on the Board of a non-profit agency, Kids Can Cook. For non-profit work, she is co-chair of the Steering Committee of the Nutrition Round Table of the Harvard School of Public Health and on the Board of Directors of the Cancer Nutrition Consortium.

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. 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. 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. 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.

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