Speakers

Dr. Stephanie Zgraggen

Stephanie Zgraggen, DC, MS, CNS, CCN completed her undergraduate work at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology. She then attended Life University in Marietta, Georgia and completed her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California. In 2009, she completed a two year training to obtain her Master of Science in Human Nutrition from University of St. Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut. In addition, Dr. Zgraggen is also a Certified Nutrition Specialist as well as a Certified Clinical Nutritionist.

Dr. Zgraggen’s Charleston, South Carolina based private practice is centered on functional endocrinology, lifestyle modification and whole food supplementation. Dr. Zgraggen’s expertise includes functionally evaluating thyroid, adrenals, male and female hormone imbalances, and digestion. She is well versed in saliva testing, hair mineral analysis, and functional interpretation of blood panels. Dr. Zgraggen lectures regularly around the country on incorporating whole food nutrition protocols into practice for doctors and other healthcare professionals.

Dr. Zgraggen has been a featured author in a variety of national publications such as Chiropractic Economics, Natural Practitioner, and Nutritional Perspectives.

Discover more about her at www.drzgraggen.com. Follow @DrZgraggen on Twitter®.

Michael E. Greer, MD

Michael E. Greer, MD, is an integrative holistic herbal expert merging the scientific principles of medicine and teaching the application of those principles through natural, chiropractic, alternative, and homeopathic medicine as optional treatment modalities.

He graduated from the highly respected Hahnemann Medical University (now Drexel Medical University) and retired from his OB/GYN practice in the Seattle area in 2011. He is at the forefront of integrative medicine, always looking for solutions and options for better health using nutrition, herbs, vitamins, and supplements.

Dr. Greer is a frequent speaker at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium in New York City and a national and international speaker for numerous organizations.

A detailed list of lecture topics can be found on his website at www.michaelgreermd.com.

David Hogsed, DOM, AP

David Hogsed, DOM, AP, is in full-time practice with his father, James Hogsed, DC, at the Natural Healthcare Professionals clinic in Fort Myers, Florida. His practice specializes in providing effective nutritional support for endocrine, digestive, musculoskeletal, and immune system health.

He has taught postgraduate programs through Texas Chiropractic College, Logan College of Chiropractic, the University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Life University, and Northwestern College of Chiropractic. He has served as a clinical consultant and seminar speaker for Standard Process since 2003. These inspiring nutrition seminars focus on giving health care professionals the tools they need to successfully integrate nutrition into their practices.

Lori A. Vashaw

Lori Vashaw holds a BS in Business Administration, is a Certified Herbalist, Usui Reiki Master and currently has attended over 800 credit hours in the field of Clinical Nutrition.  She has extensive training and experience in assessing the body to find nutritional weaknesses, using a variety of modalities and then working to strengthen the weaknesses using whole food nutrition, homeopathy and herbs.  As a professional in the field of clinical nutrition, Lori feels that a diseased or sick body is a body out of balance.



Lori uses a combination of NRT, CRA, and other muscle testing techniques as needed to determine which body systems are weak and out of balance.  She tests for food intolerances and customizes an eating and lifestyle plan based on individual needs.  
Lori specializes in natural hormone balancing, digestive issues and helping restore energy and balance in the body.

Stuart White, DC, DACBN, CCN

For over 32 years, Dr. White has applied nutritional principles to health issues and has overseen Whole Health Associates in Houston, TX, one of the most successful multi-practitioner complementary healthcare practices in the U. S. Having graduated from Life Chiropractic College in 1981, Dr. White now exclusively practices nutrition therapy, having treated in excess of thirty-four thousand patients, using his vast training and experience in nutrition, which includes Applied Trophology, Contact Reflex Analysis, Meridian Stress Analysis, and Acoustic Cardiography. He has participated in numerous product trials with Standard Process and has used SP for his entire 34 years in practice.

Dr. White's approach emphasizes hormonal balance, detoxification of all systems, and empowerment in the death and dying process (which includes complementary work with the traditional medical model). He also specializes in post-biological development and balancing the bioenergetic vital forces.

He says, "The philosophy is pure; power coming through enlivened and unburdened pathways manifests health in every human field. By simply strengthening systems, glands and organs it is possible to increase the life expression of a person. The result is more personal power, greater clarity of purpose, more facilitated transformation, and more capability to join in creativity with others. No matter what challenge is facing an individual (grief, disease, stress, et al) being potent to meet the challenge is where all sense of fulfillment lives. My philosophy is that strong people live well, and demonstrate human greatness well!”

Martha Hall, DAOM, ACN

Dr. Martha E. Hall, Acupuncturist and Herbalist, is California State Licensed and National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) certified. She is also a primary care provider in California. Martha holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from an accredited, four-year acupuncture school, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA. She performed over 3,428 hours of training in acupuncture, herbal prescriptions and Western medical assessment, as well as 1075 hours of internship.

Ronda Nelson, PhD, ND, MH

Dr. Nelson is a traditional naturopathic doctor and master herbalist with a thriving practice centered on functional endocrinology and lifestyle modification. Her primary focus is aimed at uncovering and addressing the underlying causes of illness.

Matthew Cucolo, DC

Dr. Matthew Cucolo is a practicing chiropractor and nutritional consultant who utilizes whole food therapeutic nutrition with adjunct holistic therapies to best treat his patients. He is a the co-founder of the Meridian Autonomic Testing Technique (M.A.T.). Dr. Matt creates dynamic nutrition lectures that connect with his target audience to make the complex understandable and practical.

Ruth Stearns, Associate Sales Representative

Ruth Stearns has studied Meridian Autonomic Testing (M.A.T.), Morphogenic Field Technique (MFT), and Koren Specific Technique (KST) to better understand the impact that nutrition has on full body systems. This training, and her 15+ year exposure to Standard Process, helps Ruth effectively guide health care professionals in learning how to utilize nutritional and herbal supplements in clinical practice.

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott has served as a clinical consultant to health care practitioners since 2007. He offers educational seminars, teleconferences, and webinars throughout New England. He is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport with a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine and a Masters in both Human Nutrition and Acupuncture. Dr. Scott served as an assistant professor, lab coordinator, and pharmacy director for the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Scott maintains a private practice where he focuses on drug free hormone balancing for both women, thyroid and adrenal health, and detoxification.