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2018 Nutrition Symposium: Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice - Conference Recording Package - Nutrition and ND Tracks is a Program

2018 Nutrition Symposium: Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice - Conference Recording Package - Nutrition and ND Tracks

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Program Title: 2018 MUIH Nutrition Symposium: Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice (Symposium Recording Package) – Nutrition & ND Tracks

Presenters:

Nutrition Track:

·        Tara Nayak: Introduction to Nutritional Genomics

·        Leah Hollon: What Do you Mean Curly Kale Made you Feel Worse?

·        Eleonora Gafton: The Science of Preserving Genomic Compounds in Cooking

·        Ralph Esposito: SNP Away Prostate Cancer: A Genomic Approach to Prostate Cancer

·        Anil Bajnath: A Clinician's Guide to Genomic Testing

·        Tara Nayak: Neurodegenerative Networks: Combining Precision Clinical Testing for the Complex Client

·        Jessica Pizano: Using Functional Testing to Validate Genomic Testing

ND Track:

·        Ginger Nash: Addressing Today’s Complex Patient: How to Approach Those Patients that Aren’t Getting Better with Basic Naturopathic Support

·        Kevin Passero: The role of chronic infections in complex cases

·        Autumn Frandsen: Diagnosis and Treatment of Mycotoxin Illness versus Mold Allergies

·        Leah Hollon: Pre-conception, Conception, and the Effects of Trauma on the Lineage

·        Lindsey Berkson: Oxytocin Protocols for Digestive Disorders

·        Erin Kinney: Case Study on Anxiety

Offering Dates:  Open, Lifetime Access

Format:  On-Demand, Self-Paced Course

Category: Professional and Continuing Education – Symposium Recording Package

Location: Online

Estimated Time for Completion:  18 hours (lecture presentations, quizzes)

Level:  Advanced

Credential: Certificate of Completion

CEUs: 14 CEUs for Nutritionists & NDs

Various other professional organizations and boards may accept this offering for continuing education requirements.  Please verify with your respective relevant professional organization and email ce@muih.edu with questions.

Offering Overview:

Nutritional genomics holds enormous potential for improvements in health care at the individual and population levels through the maintenance of health and the blocking and reversal of disease states. Nutrigenomics is at the intersection of nutrition and genetic expression, specifically how nutrients influence the genome and their relationship to health and wellness.

In partnership with Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association (MNDA), the MUIH Nutrition Department presented the 2018 Nutrition Symposium, Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice. 

The field of nutrigenomics emphasizes the critical intersection of nutrition and genetic expression, and MUIH’s symposium centered specifically on translating nutrigenomics information for the clinician and clinical practice. These recorded presentations from the symposium will allow you to learn the science behind the field and gain practical skills to apply in practice to meet the growing patient and client demand for this information and treatment protocols.

Recorded presentations from the symposium include:

·        Tara Nayak: Introduction to Nutritional Genomics

·        Leah Hollon: What Do you Mean Curly Kale Made you Feel Worse?

·        Eleonora Gafton: The Science of Preserving Genomic Compounds in Cooking

·        Ralph Esposito: SNP Away Prostate Cancer: A Genomic Approach to Prostate Cancer

·        Anil Bajnath: A Clinician's Guide to Genomic Testing

·        Tara Nayak: Neurodegenerative Networks: Combining Precision Clinical Testing for the Complex Client

·        Jessica Pizano: Using Functional Testing to Validate Genomic Testing

·        Chrissie Williamson: Exploring Neurotransmitters, Methylation, Transsulfuration and the Microbiome

·        Ginger Nash: Addressing Today’s Complex Patient: How to Approach Those Patients that Aren’t Getting Better with Basic Naturopathic Support

·        Kevin Passero: The role of chronic infections in complex cases

·        Autumn Frandsen: Diagnosis and Treatment of Mycotoxin Illness versus Mold Allergies

·        Leah Hollon: Pre-conception, Conception, and the Effects of Trauma on the Lineage

·        Lindsey Berkson: Oxytocin Protocols for Digestive Disorders

·        Erin Kinney: Case Study on Anxiety

·       This package of presentations from the 2018 Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice Symposium offers an opportunity for individuals to explore and apply the emerging field of nutritional genomics research in clinical practice.

Offering Description:

Nutritional genomics holds enormous potential for improvements in health care at the individual and population levels through the maintenance of health and the blocking and reversal of disease states. Nutrigenomics is at the intersection of nutrition and genetic expression, specifically how nutrients influence the genome and their relationship to health and wellness. The emergence of this field parallels the emergence of the broader field of precision health care, which tailors health care approaches to individuals based on their unique genetic makeup. The American College of Nutrition forecasts nutritional genomics as the third hottest area of nutrition research for 2020.

Nutritional genomics is emerging as an essential part of health care as the scientifically-based role of nutrition in health and disease is increasingly understood and as the scope and precision of genomic technologies continues to evolve. Together, these have led to a need for well-educated professionals in nutrition and genomics, especially those with expertise at their intersection, in the expanding healthcare industry. 

In partnership with Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association (MNDA), the MUIH Nutrition Department presented the 2018 Nutrition Symposium, Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice. 

The field of nutrigenomics emphasizes the critical intersection of nutrition and genetic expression, and MUIH’s symposium centered specifically on translating nutrigenomics information for the clinician and clinical practice. These recorded presentations from the symposium will allow you to learn the science behind the field and gain practical skills to apply in practice to meet the growing patient and client demand for this information and treatment protocols.

Recorded presentations from the symposium include:

Nutrition Track:

·        Tara Nayak: Introduction to Nutritional Genomics

·        Leah Hollon: What Do you Mean Curly Kale Made you Feel Worse?

·        Eleonora Gafton: The Science of Preserving Genomic Compounds in Cooking

·        Ralph Esposito: SNP Away Prostate Cancer: A Genomic Approach to Prostate Cancer

·        Anil Bajnath: A Clinician's Guide to Genomic Testing

·        Tara Nayak: Neurodegenerative Networks: Combining Precision Clinical Testing for the Complex Client

·        Jessica Pizano: Using Functional Testing to Validate Genomic Testing

ND Track:

·        Ginger Nash: Addressing Today’s Complex Patient: How to Approach Those Patients that Aren’t Getting Better with Basic Naturopathic Support

·        Kevin Passero: The role of chronic infections in complex cases

·        Autumn Frandsen: Diagnosis and Treatment of Mycotoxin Illness versus Mold Allergies

·        Leah Hollon: Pre-conception, Conception, and the Effects of Trauma on the Lineage

·        Lindsey Berkson: Oxytocin Protocols for Digestive Disorders

·        Erin Kinney: Case Study on Anxiety

This package of presentations from the 2018 Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice Symposium offers an opportunity for individuals to explore and apply the emerging field of nutritional genomics research in clinical practice.  As a participant, you will be exposed to innovative information from a panel of leaders in this field.

Learn more about MUIH’s Post-Masters Certificate (PMC) in Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice to further your education and credentials in this area of specialization.

Who should participate:

This symposium is suitable for clinical nutritionists, MDs, physician’s assistants, NDs, nurse practitioners, other integrative health practitioners and healthcare professionals, academics, and students with an interest in nutritional genomics and clinical practice.

Recommended pre-requisites:  None required, but a background in nutrition, healthcare or genomics is recommended.

Registration Fee(s): $297 (discounted from regular conference rate); $97 special rate for 2018 symposium attendees (promo code will be provided with verification of conference attendance)

What you will get:

·        14 hours of video lectures with presentation slides

·        Lifetime access to the course content for review and use in practice

·        Certificate of Completion & CEUs (upon successful achievement of program assessments)

*CEUs should be verified with the individual professional organization(s) for which you are seeking continuing education credit.

Presenter Bios:

Dr. Tara Nayak is a naturopathic physician practicing in Philadelphia, PA. She is a Temple University graduate where she first concentrated on the study of genetics and epigenetics. Dr. Nayak then went on to the University of Bridgeport for her doctoral degree where which she completed a residency under Dr. Peter D’Adamo at his precision medicine clinic, The Center of Excellence in Generative Medicine. She spent this time focusing in depth on incorporating bioinformatics including genomics and microbiome analysis as well as personalized nutrition into clinical practice. This knowledge has guided her to specialize in the treatment of complex chronic diseases. Dr. Nayak also teaches Nutrigenomics and Epigenetics for Maryland University of Integrative Health and Generative Medicine for the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Nayak enjoys cooking, gardening, and exploring the world with her son, Jai.

Dr. Leah Hollon holds a BS in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University and a MPH from the VCU School of Medicine. Dr. Hollon completed her ND degree and residency training at NUNM. She has served as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy and is a co-owner of Richmond Natural Medicine. She has been an editor for the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE), has been published on the use of alternative medicine within Central Appalachia, and assisted in the establishment of a drug court program in Southwest Virginia. Her time within Appalachia led to tailored support for PTSD, where today the majority of those she sees present with unresolved trauma. She has worked within the field for 18 years, where some of her earliest research focused on intentional injury within a level 1 trauma center ED. Additionally, she is passionate about educating future practitioners, where she serves as the first ND residency site within Virginia. 

Eleonora Gafton is an assistant professor and professional chef in the Nutrition and Integrative Health program at Maryland University of Integrative Health, one of the nation’s top graduate schools for health and wellness studies. Growing up on an organic farm and winery in Romania, Ms. Gafton developed a passion for natural foods. She completed her chef training at Ministerul Turismului International in Bucharest, Romania and went on to work in a three-star hotel, becoming the first female executive chef in a communist country. Ms. Gafton later received a bachelor’s degree in hotel management from Cornell University and worked in the hotel industry in Washington, DC for 20 years. Ms. Gafton also holds a master’s degree in herbal medicine and clinical studies from Maryland University of Integrative Health (June 3, 2013), PMC in Nutrition (2016) and a certificate in health coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NY (2008). Currently enrolled in the DCN program at Maryland, University of Integrative Health. She is a licensed Nutritionist in the State of Maryland. Throughout the Washington, D.C. area she has been practicing a combination of conventional, holistic, functional and complimentary nutrition, and health coaching. Specializing in those with chronic disease, such as but not limited to, gastrointestinal discomfort, diabetes, cardiovascular and vascular diseases, depression, arthritis, allergies, and weight issues. Eleonora's private practice in Alexandria treats patients nutritionally and as a health coach with all levels of illness. She holds nutritional workshops at the Maple Avenue Market in Vienna, Virginia and other venues in Alexandria. 

Dr. Ralph Esposito is a naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist, and functional medicine practitioner specializing in Integrative Urology and Men’s Health. His precise and personalized style embodies a systems-based approach to medicine. He has been published and is a peer reviewer in well-respected medical journals. Furthermore, Dr. Esposito has authored several medical textbook chapters and has designed education modules for health professionals specifically on urologic conditions, fitness, and male health. He has trained and collaborates in research at NYU Integrative and Functional Urology Center. Dr. Esposito also holds a position as adjunct professor at New York University and at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine where he lectures on integrative medicine.

Anil Bajnath, MD, MBA, MIfHI is currently a PGY-3 Resident Physician with the University of Maryland Medical Center. In addition to his conventional training in Family medicine, Anil has cultivated extensive first-hand experience in the fields of Precision, Integrative, Functional and Genomic Medicine. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and president for his organization, The Institute for Human Optimization and is the Chief Medical Officer for Wholesome: Business-In-A-Box for Doctors. Furthermore, he holds a multitude of active professional memberships at esteemed medical organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Institute for Functional Medicine, and the American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine. Anil’s unique background is founded in Molecular Microbiology and Medical Laboratory Science coupled with clinical nutrition has influenced his unique approach to personalized patient care. 

Jessica Pizano is the co-owner of Nutritional Genomics Institute, LLC, which offers nutrition and nutritional genomics counseling in Midlothian, VA. Her specialties include nutritional genomics, autoimmune disorders, mast cell activation disorders, dysautonomia, mood disorders, autism, allergies/sensitivities, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and other medical conditions. She is also a co-owner of SNPed, which is a nutritional genomics webinar series for practitioners. Additionally, she is an adjunct faculty member at Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), where she teaches Introduction to Nutritional Genomics. Jessica earned a master’s degree in human nutrition at the University of Bridgeport. She is a certified nutrition specialist (CNS) through the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists and graduated with a doctor of clinical nutrition (DCN) from MUIH in 2018.  

Christy Williamson graduated with honors from the University of Bridgeport’s functional nutrition master’s program, is a Certified Nutritional Specialist and is a candidate for the Doctor of Clinical Nutrition at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Christy is the co-owner of the Nutritional Genomics Institute and Zebra Diagnostics. Her companies focus on functional nutrition as it relates to biochemical nuances within the genome, metabolome and microbiome. Zebra Diagnostics is designed for state of the art research in genomics and houses SNPed, a webinar based educational series in nutritional genomics for nutrition and medical professionals. Christy is also an adjunct faculty member at Maryland University of Integrative Health and teaches Introduction to Nutritional Genomic Counseling.  

Dr. Ginger Nash graduated from The National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1998. Her early career focused on women's health and she lectured extensively throughout the U.S. on the topic of women’s hormones. A growing interest in personalized medicine led to extensive studies in complex homeopathy with Dr. Gérard Guéniot for over 10 years. Beginning in 2007, Dr. Nash immersed herself in the study and science of nutrigenomics and accepted a position as Clinic Director at Dr. Peter D’Adamo’s private clinic for 3 years until the clinic relocated.  Dr. Nash is past clinical faculty at the University of Bridgeport's College of Naturopathic Medicine, working there for 6 years, and continues to offer educational programs for health care practitioners throughout the U.S. and Canada.  Dr. Nash operates a successful private practice in New Haven, Connecticut specializing in women’s health, tick-borne illness, and nutritional genomics. She is currently working on a book about women’s health. 

Dr. Kevin Passero is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in both Maryland and Washington DC. His mission is to bring cutting edge natural and holistic therapies to the Washington DC metro area and to educate people on the value of naturopathic medicine across the country. His practice focuses on an individualized approach to medicine.  His goal is to help people uncover the answers as to why their body is in distress and find the solutions necessary to restore optimal health. Dr. Passero completed his naturopathic training at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Biology from the University of Colorado. He is a former President of the Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association and is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

Dr. Autumn Frandsen is a board certified, licensed ND. She treats infants, children, adults, and our geriatric population by offering the most gentle and natural options first. Specializing in allergy desensitization and treatment, she offers a variety of testing including electrodermal screening, ART, ALCAT and/or Alletess. She uses antigen therapy to desensitize patients to environmental allergens such as molds, animals, pollens, and inhalants as well as chemicals and foods. Dr. Frandsen has extensive experience in treating autoimmune conditions, thyroid conditions, chronic Lyme disease, mood disorders, obesity, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, allergies, and dermatological conditions. She currently practices at the National Integrated Health Associates, and Velise Total Health.

Lindsey Berkson has been in practice for 40 years with an emphasis on hormones, nutrition, digestion, and intimacy. Berkson was a hormone scholar at a renowned estrogen think tank at Tulane University (The Center for Bioenvironmental Research). She has taught re-licensing seminars to professionals (MDs, pharmacists, NDs, acupuncturists, chiropractors and nutritionists) for many decades, and formulated the first female nutraceutical line for physicians in the U.S. (Metagenics FEM LINE). She and Dr. J.V. Wright hold a patent on bioidentical hormones. Berkson holds another collaborative patent on a drug for dialysis and diabetic patients. Berkson has collaborated and published original research on dialysis and nutrition with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Bryan Nathan PhD. Berkson hosts the Dr. Berkson’s Best Health Radio Show. She is a fellow of the prestigious research institute, the Health Science Collegium. Berkson consults with people and physicians internationally;  specializing in medical nutrition for breast cancer and inflammatory bowel disease patients, as well as serious complex cases. Berkson pioneered the concept of “green pregnancies” and the unappreciated role of hormones and the gut. For many years Berkson was ill with multiple tumors, cancers and serious illnesses. While writing one of the breakthrough books on endocrine disruption (Hormone Deception, McGraw-Hill), she learned these issues were due to “victimhood” from the very phenomena this book was translating to the public. Once root cause was known, appropriate and effective treatment could be initiated. Berkson’s an advocate of “following physiology” and “ID-ing root cause” to get a patient truly well. 

Dr. Erin Kinney is a Naturopathic Doctor in private practice. She uses personalized diet, nutrigenomics, lifestyle modification, homeopathic remedies, and herbal medicine to balance and boost the body’s natural regenerative capacity and help her patients overcome disease. She specializes in treating patients who suffer from anxiety, depression, gastro-intestinal disorders, and adrenal fatigue.  She received a bachelor of arts from Vanderbilt University and is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine (UBCNM).  Dr. Kinney is currently the President of the Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association, an active member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and is passionate about spreading awareness about Naturopathic Medicine.

 

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