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Faculty April 2014


Thomas Alexander, M.D.
Director of Clinical Support Services, Cyrex Laboratories, Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Thomas Alexander earned his M.D. degree and fulfilled his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Missouri, Kansas City in 1998. Following a ten month Endocrinology Fellowship he joined a medical practice in Butler, Missouri and held various posts at Bates County Hospital including Chief of Staff, Medical Director of CCU, Medical Director of Respiratory Care, and Medical Director of Hospice. He has practiced both inpatient and outpatient medicine in addition to about 1500 hours of shifts at the Emergency Department. Dr. Alexander joined the clinic of Dr. Jonathan Wright in Seattle in 2004. He subsequently moved to the Phoenix area in 2007 where he opened his private practice and continues to work as a Hospitalist at Scottsdale Shea Hospital. He has lectured both to his peers and to the general public on HPA dysfunction, insulin resistance and diabetes and has particular interests in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disorders, diabetes, HPA dysfunction, hormonal imbalance, and gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. Alexander is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Louis J. Aronne, M.D., FACP
Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research, Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Board of Directors, MYOS Corporation, Cedar Knolls, NJ

Louis J. Aronne, M.D., FACP is a leading authority on obesity and its treatment. He is the Sanford I. Weill Professor of Metabolic Research at Weill-Cornell Medical College where he directs the Center for Weight Management and Metabolic Clinical Research. He has an adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine appointment at Columbia University. Dr. Aronne is Founder and CEO of BMIQ, a cloud-based weight management system that is delivered by health care providers to their patients during office visits. Dr. Aronne graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Trinity College with a BS in biochemistry and from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, followed by a Kaiser Foundation Fellowship at Weill-Cornell. He is a member of the AOA Medical Honor Society. Dr. Aronne is former president of the Obesity Society and Vice Chairman of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He has authored more than 60 papers and book chapters on obesity and edited the NIH Guide to the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity. He served as a consultant in the development of the Veterans Administration MOVE program, the nation’s largest medically based weight control program. Dr. Aronne has won several awards for medical teaching.

Joseph Bosiljevac, M.D., Ph.D., FACS
Senior Partner, Cenegenics, New York, NY

Dr. Bosiljevac, a third generation Croatian, was born in Omaha in 1951 and lived in Nebraska for fourteen years. His parents moved to Emporia, KS where he attended high school and graduated from Emporia State University with a Bachelor's Degree in chemistry. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and was among the first class that spent clinical years at the Wichita branch. Graduating in the top ten percent of his class with his M.D. in 1975, he was selected for membership in the honorary society Alpha Omega Alpha. "Doctor Joe" spent one year at Charity Hospital in New Orleans in a rotating internship, then returned to Kansas and trained for five years in general, thoracic, and vascular surgery at Wesley Medical Center. Dr. Bosiljevac is board-certified and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He was in solo practice in Emporia, Kansas for thirty years with Flint Hills Surgical Associates, PA. During this time Dr. Bosiljevac had a special interest in carotid artery intervention in the prevention of stroke. Besides experience with more than 1000 carotid endarterectomies, he also became certified and had experience with carotid artery angioplasty and stenting. He has two board certifications in vascular sonography. A Ph.D. in Natural Medicine was achieved and he subsequently started a wellness practice and founded Flint Hills Natural Medicine with an emphasis on prolonging health and longevity. Shortly thereafter, Dr. Bosiljevac completed a fellowship in age management medicine and worked with Cenegenics Medical and Research Institute. He moved to New York City in 2010 and is currently a senior partner with Cenegenics NYC. He is a member of AMMG and the American College of Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) and is certified in chelation medicine. Besides multiple presentations at AMMG and other meetings, Dr. Joe has published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals, the majority on vascular topics. He has also authored the book, “Surviving Cancer: The Use of Complementary and Alternative Methods in the Treatment of Breast Cancer.” He has four grown children, speaks fluent Spanish, is conversant in French, and is also learning some Portuguese, Chinese, and Korean.

Anna Cabeca, D.O., FACOG, ABAARM
Medical Director, Vida Pura Health, Golden Isles Medical, Inc., St. Simons Island, GA

Dr. Anna Cabeca frequently lectures nationally and internationally regarding restorative health and women's health issues. She is a board certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician, as well as board certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, an expert in Functional Medicine, and an expert in women’s health. She specializes in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and natural alternatives, successful menopause and age management medicine. She is a consultant and trainer for other physicians in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Functional Medicine Principles.

Dr. Cabeca made the following disclosure: Shareholder & ReSeller, Xymogen

Ellie W. Campbell, D.O.
Board Certified, American Academy of Family Medicine and American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine
Medical Director and CEO, Campbell Family Medicine, Suwanee, GA
Board Member, International Academy of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation

Dr. Campbell was born in suburban Chicago and attended college at the University of Illinois, earning both a BS and MS in biology. From there, she graduated from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her Family Medicine residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. For thirteen years, Dr. Campbell served the indigent as a practicing physician and medical director of a federally funded Community Health Center. She has run a solo, retainer style integrative family practice since September of 2005. Dr. Campbell is double board certified in Family Medicine and Integrative and Holistic Medicine. She has specialty interests in innovative medical practice design, functional and restorative medicine, BioIdentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Vitamin D. In 2010, she founded The Consortium of Integrative Care Practitioners of Atlanta. In 2012, Concierge Medicine Today awarded her the prestigious international title "Docs to Watch.“ In 2013, she was appointed as a member of the Advisory Board to the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation. Dr. Campbell has received numerous awards of excellence and international speaking invitations for physicians and patients on the subjects of bio-identical hormone restoration, wellness, and vitamin therapy. In her spare time, Dr. Campbell enjoys theater (especially the Georgia Shakespeare Company), gardening, hiking, travel, volunteer work, and playtime with her husband and three teenage daughters. In 2006 the Campbell family co-wrote a children’s book entitled “The Visiting Elf.”

Christopher Centeno, M.D.
Medical Director, Centeno-Schultz Clinic, Broomfield, CO
Member, AMMG Conference Planning Committee

Christopher J. Centeno, M.D. is an international expert and specialist in regenerative medicine and the clinical use of mesenchymal stem cells in orthopedics. He is board certified in physical medicine as well as rehabilitation and in pain management through the American Board of Anesthesia. Dr. Centeno is one of the few physicians in the world with extensive experience in the culture expansion of and clinical use of adult stem cells to treat orthopedic injuries. He is a founding member of the International Cellular Medicine Society as well as the Spinal Injury Foundation. His clinic incorporates a variety of revolutionary pain management techniques to bring its broad patient base relief and results. Dr. Centeno treats patients from all over the U.S. who travel to Colorado to undergo innovative, non-surgical treatments. Dr. Centeno has chaired multiple international research based conferences. He also maintains an active research based practice, with multiple publications listed in the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Dr. Centeno has also served as editor-in-chief of a medical research journal dedicated to traumatic injury. Dr. Centeno trained at the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center and the Institute for Rehabilitation Research. He hails from both Florida and New York and currently resides in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and three children.

Kristin Comella
Chief Scientific Officer, Bioheart, Inc., Sunrise, FL

Ms. Kristin C. Comella, M.S. has over 15 years of experience in corporate entities with expertise in regenerative medicine, training and education, research, product development and senior management. Ms. Comella debuted as the 24th most influential stem cell expert globally by the World Regenerative Medicine Congress of 2013. Ms. Comella currently serves as the Chief Scientific Officer of Bioheart, Inc. and has been responsible for planning and implementing the overall laboratory policies and procedures for the Cell Culturing Laboratory since 2004. Ms. Comella has made a significant contribution to Bioheart’s product development, manufacturing and quality systems. Prior to joining Bioheart, she served as a Supervisor of the GMP laboratory expanding stem cells for clinical trials at Tulane University. Ms. Comella built and managed the stem cell laboratory at Tulane University’s Center for Gene Therapy for over a year. Preceding this position, Ms. Comella served as a Research Engineer of Osiris Therapeutics where she conducted research on stem cell therapies for osteoarthritis. She currently serves on multiple boards in the stem cell arena. Ms. Comella has an MS in Chemical Engineering from the Ohio State University and a B.S. with honors in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Florence Comite, M.D.
CEO & Founder, Comite Center for Precision Medicine, New York, NY
Member, AMMG Conference Planning Committee

Florence Comite, M.D. is a leader and innovator in the field of Precision Medicine with extensive experience detecting and reversing disease at the cellular level. In 2005, Dr. Comite established the Center for Precision Medicine in New York City, where she integrates and interprets individual genomic, metabolomic, and phenotypic data to provide health analyses and actionable, personalized guidance to some of the nation’s top executives, physicians, and clients worldwide. Dr. Comite is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine where she was a faculty member for 25 years and founder of Women’s Health at Yale. She is an endocrinologist with multidisciplinary training in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology, and Andrology at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH. Dr. Comite contributes regularly to national media outlets, and is the author of Amazon best seller, Keep It Up! The Power of Precision Medicine to Conquer Low T and Revitalize Your Life! Dr. Comite has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications. She is currently preparing original research from her Center on the topics of lab variability in biomarker analysis and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. Dr. Comite was the 2013 recipient of the Alan P. Mintz, M.D. Award for Clinical Excellence in Age Management Medicine.

John K. Crisler, D.O.
President, Founder & CMO, Superior Age Management, AllThingsMale Center for Men's Health, Lansing, MI
Dept. of Community & Family Medicine, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI

“Dr. John” Crisler is an Osteopathic Physician located in Lansing, MI. Dr. Crisler got his start in hormone modulation and recovery therapies protecting professional and non-professional athletes from the adverse affects of anabolic steroid use. He has distinguished himself in the field of Age Management Medicine by developing new treatment protocols for Testosterone, and Thyroid optimization, which have influenced the way physicians all over the world treat their patients. His patients also derive the benefits of his substantial experience in treating Adrenal Fatigue, and is one of few physicians who address the dreaded Post Finasteride Syndrome (PFS). Commanding a substantial Internet following, Dr. Crisler founded the first Internet Forum on TRT moderated by a physician, and has answered more medical questions pro bono than any doctor in the history of the Internet. Dr. Crisler is a strong advocate for TRT, which he describes as “the most significant advancement in men’s health in history.” His ethical standards led to a feature article in Playboy magazine in April 2007, called “Dr T to the Rescue” (“Dr T” standing for testosterone, is Dr. John’s nickname). Dr. Crisler has proudly become a mainstay at medical conferences in our field, for whom he has lectured, co-hosted and moderated across the country and around the world. His paper, “Testosterone Replacement Therapy: A Recipe for Success” after becoming the most highly read in the history of the field of Endocrinology, has now been expanded into a very popular book. Dr. John enjoys training fellow physicians, as well as the public, and is known as an informative, dynamic and highly entertaining speaker.

C.B. Daniel, M.D.
CEO & CMO, Cenegenics, Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Daniel graduated from Rhodes College and completed his medical degree at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He practiced general internal medicine for 35 years and was one of the founding partners of two multi-specialty medical practices. He was also the medical director of a long term care hospital for 10 years. He has extensive experience in and has done numerous lectures on hospital DRG coding and physician documentation. In 2007, Dr. Daniel completed his certification and fellowship in age management medicine through the Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation. After several years of affiliation with the Cenegenics Medical Institute, Dr. Daniel moved his age management medical practice from Memphis, TN to Scottsdale, AZ in October of 2011 and opened the Cenegenics Phoenix Medical Institute in partnership with Cenegenics. He continues to enjoy the practice of age management medicine that allows him to get his patients the results that they are not able to get in traditional internal medicine.

Derrick M. DeSilva, Jr., M.D.
Chairman, AMMG Conference Planning Committee
Senior Attending Staff, Dept. of Medicine, Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy, NJ
Teaching Faculty, JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ

Dr. DeSilva is a practicing Internist and part of the Senior Attending Staff at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, NJ. He is also on the teaching faculty at JFK Medical Center in Edison, NJ. He has lectured on various topics in medicine, nationally and internationally. Past president of the American Nutraceutical Association and in 2010 was the recipient of the Alan P. Mintz, M.D. Award for Clinical Excellence in Age Management Medicine. He has received the Best Doctor Award by Castle Connolly for the past 15 consecutive years. Dr. DeSilva has authored and published "Coping with Lyme Disease" and "Ask the Doctor." He has hosted his own radio talk show, "Ask the Doctor” for the past 25 years which airs on WCTC Radio in New Jersey (1450 AM), and is the medical correspondent for Cablevision (News12 New Jersey) and host of "12 to Your Health." He has also attained national television exposure by hosting medical segments on CNN and appearing as a guest on numerous national television programs, including ABC Night Line. Dr. DeSilva has been instrumental in the formulation of over 200 different natural products. He is currently Chair of the AMMG Conference Planning Committee.

Disclosure: Unpaid Consultant: C.S. Supplements.

Kyrin Dunston, M.D., FACOG
President & Medical Director, True Balance MD, Savannah, GA

Kyrin Dunston, M.D., FACOG is the board certified medical director of True Balance MD, a comprehensive natural weight loss and functional medicine practice, a certified Life Mastery Consultant, the author of the break-through book Cracking the Bikini Code and an informative and inspirational seminar leader for lay people and professionals across the nation. A graduate of Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, Dr. Dunston received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, and performed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical Center of Delaware in Newark, DE. She is also working toward her Masters in Medical Sciences, Metabolic & Nutritional Medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Earl H. Eye, M.D., FACCP
President, Cenegenics, Jacksonville, FL

Dr. Earl Eye graduated magna cum laude from West Virginia University and completed his training at the University of Florida-Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Eye is board certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, and Pulmonary Medicine, and is AMA certified in Age Management Medicine. He has particular expertise in hormone optimization, nutraceuticals and proper dietary habits. Disillusioned with constantly treating younger, critically-ill patients in the ICU, whose problems could have been prevented, Dr. Eye transitioned from traditional medicine to proactive medicine in 2000. In 2001 he opened a health and wellness practice which focused on correcting nutritional imbalances in his patients. In 2005, Dr. Eye joined the Cenegenics family as an affiliate, and in 2010 became a Cenegenics partner. He is currently the President of Cenegenics Jacksonville and is committed to helping patients maintain health and live well, longer. Additionally, Dr. Eye is an institute physician for Cenegenics’ corporate headquarters in Las Vegas.

Mark L. Gordon, M.D.
Medical Director, Millennium-TBI & The Millennium Health Centers, Encino, CA; CBS Studios;
USC, Keck School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Medical Director of Education, Access Medical Laboratories, Jupiter, FL
Member, AMMG Conference Planning Committee
Life Member, AMMG

Originally residency trained and board certified in Family Medicine (1984), Dr. Mark L. Gordon continued his medical education in Clinical Orthopedics (1990), Cosmetic Dermatology (1993), and Sports Medicine (1995) prior to culminating in Interventional Endocrinology (1997) – a term which he coined in 2003. In 2005, Dr. Gordon received his exempt Pharmacist license from the State of California. After 15 years as a general consultant to the Medial Board of California, he was enlisted as a consultant in Endocrinology, Internal Medicine and Alternative medicine in 2015. Dr. Gordon has been a strong advocate of preventive medicine through the optimization of neuroactive and neurosteroids. He was instrumental in increasing the recognition of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) as a cause of hormonal deficiency in the hallmarked presentation on ESPN's Outside the Lines (2007). His first book, The Clinical Application of Interventional Endocrinology (2008), is recognized by his peers as a dissertation on the standards of care and assessment for Hormone Replacement Medicine. His academic standards and medical knowledge had been recognized by USC, where he holds the position as Voluntary Associate Clinical Professor (1998) in the USC Keck School of Medicine. As medical director of CBS Studios (2001), he has participated in studio projects in addition to outside projects with HBO, CBS, ESPN, CNN, FOX, and a number of international programs. In 2004, Dr. Gordon recognized the association between TBI, hormonal imbalances and neurobehavioral conditions. Since then he has focused intensely on this association lecturing to both national and international organizations. In 2015, he was invited to give his TBI – A Hormone Dysfunctional Syndrome at UCLA under the late Dr. Stephen L. Coles. Dr. Gordon is Medical Director of Millennium Health Centers, Inc. — Medicine for the 21st century, in Encino CA. In 2010 he became the Medical Director of Education for Access Medical Laboratories of Jupiter, FL, helping to promote the newest technologies in laboratory science. In 2015, Dr. Gordon released his newest book, Traumatic Brain Injury – A Clinical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment, presenting the science and his experience treating all precipitating causes of traumatic brain injury in both military, veteran, sports, and civilian populations. Presently, Dr. Gordon has joined with charitable organizations Warrior Angels Foundation and Task Force Dagger to provide services to members of the armed forces both active and veterans.

Robert J. Hariri, M.D., Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pathology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Founder and Executive Chairman, MYOS Corporation, Cedar Knolls, NJ
Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman, Human Longevity, Inc., San Diego, CA
Founder and Chairman, Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, Summit, NJ

Dr. Hariri is considered a visionary serial entrepreneur in biomedicine and aerospace. The Chairman, Founder andformer Chief Executive Officer of one of the world's largest human cellular therapeutics companies, Dr. Hariri has pioneered the use of stem cells and biomaterials to treat a range of life threatening diseases. His activities and experience includes academic neurosurgeon at Cornell, executive, military and defense scientist, surgeon and aviator and aerospace innovator. Dr. Hariri has over 90 issued and pending patents, has authored over 100 published chapters,articles and abstracts and is most recognized for his discovery of pluripotent stem cells from the placenta and as a member of the team which discovered TNF (tumor necrosis factor). Dr. Hariri was recipient of the Thomas Alva EdisonAward in 2007 and 2011, and has received numerous other honors for his manycontributions to biomedicine and aviation. Dr. Hariri co-founded Human Longevity, Inc. with Drs. Craig Venter and Peter Diamandis. A jet-rated commercial pilot with many thousands of hours of flight time in over 60 different military and civilian aircraft, Dr. Hariri is a founder and board member of the Rocket Racing League, an extreme aerospace corporation and Jet-A,an FAA certified international heavy jet charter airline. Dr. Hariri serves on numerous Boards of Directors including Myos Corporation and Provista Diagnostics and is a member of the Board of Visitors of the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Science and Technology Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, as well as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Archon XPRIZE for Genomics, which is awarded by the XPrize Foundation. Dr. Hariri is also a Trustee of the J. Craig Venter Institute and Vice Chairman of the Board of the Liberty Science Center, and has been appointed Commissioner of Cancer Research by NJ Governor Christie. Dr. Hariri received his undergraduate training at Columbia College and Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and was awarded his M.D.and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Hariri received his surgical training at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center anddirected the Aitken Neurosurgery Laboratory and the Center for Trauma Research.

John Jaquish, Ph.D.
Chief Science & Technology Officer, Performance Health Systems, LLC, Northbrook, IL

John Jaquish is the Chief Science & Technology Officer of Performance Health Systems, LLC ("PHS"), manufacturer and worldwide distributor of bioDensity™ and Power Plate® branded advanced technology solutions for health, wellness, exercise, and rehabilitation. John is the inventor of both the bioDensity™ system and its Application Service Provider network functionality and is fast becoming one of the world's leading experts in "whole body vibration" research and application. After completing many years of research on osteogenic and neurological function/response, John developed the initial prototype of bioDensity. Then, as part of his doctoral dissertation in biomedical engineering research from Rushmore University, he conducted four years of testing with human subjects focused on user comfort, biomechanics, and optimal bone and muscular stimulation for individuals—from high performance athletes to de-conditioned, compromised, and elderly populations. The results of this study are now published in Osteoporosis International (ISSN: 0937-941X). John's background in software development enabled him to create a server network to capture and analyze all usage from bioDensity™ systems around the world, collecting the largest known and fastest growing database of physical loading data. He has been granted seven patents for bioDensity™ and its global network system by the US Patent and Trademark Office, as well as 236 corresponding international patents in 46 countries. As Chief Science & Technology Officer of PHS, John leads a team of researchers and educators who oversee and coordinate research being performed worldwide using both Power Plate® and bioDensity™. John is a frequent speaker on the topics of osteogenic loading and whole body vibration and the author of the book Osteogenic Loading and a number of papers on scientific topics related to bioDensity™ and Power Plate®.

David S. Klein, M.D., FACA, FACPM
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL
Founder and Director, Stages of Life Medical Institute, Longwood, FL

David S. Klein was born in Washington, DC, and was raised in Chevy Chase, MD. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Maryland with degrees in Chemistry and Psychology. Medical School was completed at the University of Maryland at Baltimore, followed by Internship in General Surgery at the University of North Carolina and Residency in Anesthesiology at Duke University, Durham, NC. Dr. Klein has been practicing medicine since 1983, concentrating in Pain Medicine, Minimally Invasive Medicine and Surgery, and Neuroendocrinology. Earning Board Certification in Anesthesiology, Dr. Klein was elected Fellow in the American College of Anesthesiology, and he was elected Fellow in the American College of Pain Medicine. He is currently an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida, School of Medicine. Dr. Klein has focused his private practice on treating patients with hormone imbalance issues, nutritional deficiency related medical problems as well as pain related issues and impairment. With a highly complex, CLIA licensed laboratory in-house, he has been able to provide rapid turnaround analysis efficiently and cost-effectively. Lecturing extensively nationally as well as internationally, Dr. Klein has authored many articles on topics relating to pain, injury and nutritionally modulated illness. His radio show, “Pain Free Living,” received top ratings during the 6 years it was on the air. Currently practicing in Longwood, Florida, Dr. Klein practices entirely in the office setting.

Edwin N. Lee, M.D., FACE
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL
Founder, Institute for Hormonal Balance
Member, AMMG Conference Planning Committee

Dr. Edwin Lee is an endocrinologist,author and international speaker. Dr. Lee founded the Institute for HormonalBalance, Orlando, FL in 2008, is board certified in Internal Medicine,Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and has completed special training inRegenerative and Functional Medicine. Currently, he is the assistant professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Central Florida College ofMedicine. In addition to writing his award winning books, "YourAmazing Heart," "Your Awesome Brain," "Feel Good Look Younger: Reversing Tiredness Through Hormonal Balance," and "YourBest Investment: Secrets to a Healthy Body and Mind," Dr. Lee has published many articles on internal medicine and endocrinology. He was also an author in the fourth edition of Textbook of Critical Care. His passion is healthy living and he practices what he preaches. He enjoys participating in open water swimming, cycling, hiking and Aquabike competition. Dr. Edwin Lee resides in Orlando, FL with his wife and 2 teenage boys.

Jeffry S. Life, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinic Physician, Apeiron, Charleston, WV
Board Certified, Family Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Family Practitioners
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. Life is the 2007 recipient of the first AMMG Alan P. Mintz, M.D. Award for Clinical Excellence in Age Management Medicine. He was the former Chief Medical Officer at Cenegenics Medical Institute and ended his association with Cenegenics on March 1, 2014. Dr. Life is board-certified in family medicine and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Iowa, Dr. Life completed his residency in family medicine and internal medicine at West Virginia University. He also attained a Ph.D. in environmental sciences and health at The University of Michigan. During his career he was a full-time family physician and a part-time Assistant Professor at Marywood University in Pennsylvania, teaching graduate courses in nutritional science and exercise physiology. In 1998, after reaching a lifetime high in body weight, percentage of body fat and level of deconditioning, Dr. Life entered the EAS National Body-for-LIFE Challenge, at age 60. He won the contest and became a Grand Champion and has continued to live a lifestyle promoting health and fitness. His book, The Life Plan, was released in 2011 and became a New York Times Best Seller. His second book, Mastering The Life Plan, was released in March of 2013 and his third book, The Life Plan Diet, was released in 2014. Men’s Fitness magazine selected him among movie stars and athletes in their 20s and 30s as one of the 25 fittest guys in 2012 when he was 72 years old. He has appeared on Inside Edition, The Dr. Phil Show, The Doctors, Anderson Cooper’s AC 360, The Steve Harvey Show and several others that can be viewed on his website. He is passionate about preventing heart attacks and strokes and is a speaker for The Bale/Doneen Method for the Prevention of Heart Attacks and Strokes.

Jeffry Life has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Luis Martinez, M.D., MPH
President, Regenera Global, Ponce, Puerto Rico
President, XanoGene Clinic, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Dr. Luis Martínez Rivera is a Regenerative and Cell Therapy specialist, clinical researcher and biomedical consultant. He earned his medical degree at The Ponce School of Medicine and completed his residency training at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania. He also completed an Advanced Training Course in Stem Cells in Cancer at the Ponce Health Sciences University/Magee Research Institute consortium. He is board certified in Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Martinez holds a Masters of Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology and is fellowship trained in Biosecurity. He is the president of XanoGene Clinic, which specializes in Regenerative and Age Management Medicine. He also founded and presides over Regenera Global, a multinational corporation specializing in biotech product development, research, and clinical consulting. Dr. Martinez has advised and helped set up various clinics and laboratories in Latin America within the Regenerative Medicine space. He also serves on the advisory board for various biotech companies and professional societies. He is actively involved in educating and training physicians in multiple aspects of Regenerative and Age Management Medicine.

Steven C. Masley, M.D., FAHA, FACN, FAAFP, CNS
President, Masley Optimal Health Center, St. Petersburg, FL
CEO, Heart Tune-Up, LLC
Medical Director, Ten Years Younger Program™
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Special Program Instructor, Eckerd College and the University of Tampa

Steven Masley, M.D. is a physician, nutritionist, trained chef, and has created leading health programs on public television. He is also a Fellow with three prestigious organizations: American Heart Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American College of Nutrition. He has devoted his medical career to the study of heart disease, nutrition, and aging, and has published numerous articles on these subjects in leading medical journals. His passion is empowering people to achieve optimal health through comprehensive medical assessments and lifestyle changes. He is the president of the Masley Optimal Health Center in St. Petersburg, FL and sees patients from across North America at his clinic. Dr. Masley is also a clinical assistant professor at the University of South Florida. Dr. Masley has published several health books, including Ten Years Younger, The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up, and most recently, Smart Fat. His work has been featured on the Discovery Channel, the Today Show, and in more than 350 media interviews. Plus, millions of viewers have watched his top-rated public television programs on PBS: 30 Days to a Younger Heart and Smart Fats to OutSmart Aging.

Disclosure: Author of Several Published Books, Website Ownership: President of Company.

Kathy C. Maupin, M.D., FACOG
Owner & President, BioBalance Health, St. Louis, MO

Kathy C. Maupin, M.D. has practiced obstetrics & gynecology for more than 30 years. In 2003, she created BioBalance Health to help women and men deal with symptoms of aging and menopause through personal care and replacement of bioidentical testosterone and estradiol pellets. In 2009 Dr. Maupin elected to devote 100% of her time to BioBalance Health, and now takes care of thousands of women throughout the world with her hormone pellet therapy. Dr. Maupin is a Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been active in a variety of professional organizations including an officer in the Missouri State Medical Association as well as the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, and President of the St. Louis Gynecological Society, American Medical Association. She is the author of the Women's Healthcare Initiative, which became law in Missouri in 2000. This law protects women's rights to receive care from OB/GYNs without referral from a primary care physician, guarantees the right of a woman to receive a yearly mammogram, a bone density test, and to receive plastic surgery reconstruction of the breast after breast cancer surgery, and unrestricted coverage for birth control pills, all paid through insurance. She is also the founder of the St. Louis political action committee Physicians for Sound Healthcare Policy, and is active in numerous charitable organizations including Young Life and Green Tree Community Church. Dr. Maupin's first book, "The Secret Female Hormone" was published by Hay House in 2014.

Shahab Mokhtare, M.D.
Partner, Cenegenics, Las Vegas, NV

After attaining a Bachelor of Science from the University of California-Irvine, Dr. Shahab Mokhtare earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine, one of the largest medical educators in the world. He went on to complete a family medicine practice at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, followed by training and certification in age management medicine via the global leaders in the field, Cenegenics Medical Institute. Early in his career, Dr. Mokhtare realized his passion for preventive medicine and patient care—seeing age management medicine as a perfect fit. He became a Cenegenics physician in 2010 and made physician partner at the Cenegenics Vegas center a year later. Committed to walking the talk, Dr. Mokhtare is an avid Crossfit athlete who follows a Paleolithic nutritional diet. His goal is to guide patients to a new level of health and fitness, helping them stave off age-related disease.

Abraham Morgentaler, M.D., FACS
Director, Men’s Health Boston, Boston, MA
Associate Clinical Professor of Urology, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Dr. Morgentaler, the Director of Men’s Health Boston, is an Associate Clinical Professor of Urology at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Morgentaler lectures nationally and internationally to teach physicians the latest information in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting men’s sexual and reproductive health. His areas of interest include hypogonadism (low testosterone), sexual dysfunction, male infertility, prostate disorders, vasectomy and microsurgical vasectomy reversal. Dr. Morgentaler is a regular contributor to television and radio shows addressing male issues, and has appeared on NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, CNN with Anderson Cooper, and The Connection on NPR. Dr. Morgentaler and his clinical work with testosterone were featured in The New Yorker, and his comments have been published in journals such as Newsweek and US News and World Report. He is the author of The Viagra Myth: The Surprising Impact on Love and Relationships, Male Body: A Physician's Guide to What Every Man Should Know About His Sexual Health, and Testosterone for Life: Recharge Your Vitality, Sex Drive, Muscle Mass, and Overall Health.

Rebecca R. Murray, APRN, FNP-BC, CDE
Endocrine Nurse Practitioner, Institute for Hormonal Balance, Orlando, FL
Medical Director, Ward-Murray HealthCare Consulting, Groton, CT
Scientific Advisory Board, Designs for Health

Rebecca Murray is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Functional Medicine and Endocrinology. After graduating from Columbia University, she spent the first 12 years of her career in Critical Care Medicine, overseeing the care of patients with debilitating medical conditions that most often could have been prevented. In 2001, she joined and eventually became the Medical Director for CT Holistic & Integrative Medicine in Groton, CT, where she specialized in the prevention and treatment of Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes, Autoimmune Diseases, and Risk Reduction of Hormonally-Related cancers. In 2016, she joined Dr. Edwin Lee, a renowned Functional Medicine Endocrinologist, at the Institute for Hormonal Balance in Orlando, FL, where she focuses her practice as an Endocrine Nurse Practitioner on the optimization of hormones across the lifespan, including hormonal imbalances that contribute to infertility, early pregnancy loss, and premature births. She follows her passion for sharing the “constantly evolving” knowledge of functional medicine by lecturing both nationally and internationally on the topics of Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, Obesity, Adrenal and Thyroid Dysfunction, and Hormonal Imbalances that decrease one’s quality of life.

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Sangeeta Pati, M.D., FACOG
Medical Director, SaJune Institute for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine, Orlando, FL
Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diplomat, Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine

Sangeeta Pati practiced obstetrics-gynecology in the Washington, D.C. and New York area for 13 years before opening an integrative medical center in Orlando, FL. She graduated at the top of her medical class at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, and completed her residency at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. She has worked extensively internationally as Medical Director for a 350-employee non-profit organization, Engenderhealth, on maternal mortality reduction programs funded by the Gates Foundation. Dr. Pati is multilingual and is renowned in her field, having authored numerous scientific articles and being the highest demanded speaker for media interviews and domestic and international workshops on a regular basis. Dr. Pati's special interest and strength has been in helping health care providers learn how to put together and integrate into real practice the vast amount of information in the restorative medicine field. She is the director of a fully pre-booked Clinical Preceptor Program, which trains doctors and health practitioners in restoring optimal body function through protocols for hormonal balance, nutrition and detoxification. She is on the Board of Advisors for MDPrescriptives Supplement Company where she helps develop clinically effective supplement protocols and integrate them into research protocols. She also runs an on-line platform (Peacock Forum) for integrative health practitioners to communicate problem cases. SaJune Institute for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine offers integrated, evidence-based medical therapies, combining conventional, natural and complimentary modalities (i.e. acupuncture, chiropractic care, massage, homeopathy, oriental medicine, far infra-red therapy and microcurrent). The restorative model used at SaJune aims to restore optimal function to the body through 1) bio-identical hormone restoration, 2) nutritional restoration 3) detoxification 4) mind balance and 5) body balance. SaJune has strong special programs in weight loss, superfoods, plant-based nutrition, IV chelation, integrative cancer therapies, vascular disease reversal and organic skin care. 20% of patients seeking her medical care are from out of the state of Florida. 10% of her patients are medical doctors and nurses. Her medical care has been written about in the fictional book "Feeling Funkabulous" by Ivy Gilbert and "Aging Backwards" by Jackie Silver.

Neal Rouzier, M.D.
Director, The Preventive Medicine Clinics of the Desert, Palm Springs, CA

Neal Rouzier, M.D. is still a practicing board certified emergency physician and former assistant director of a large trauma center in Southern California. After completing residencies in family practice and emergency medicine at UCLA, he has practiced emergency medicine for over 30 years. In addition, Dr. Rouzier is the medical director of the Preventive Medicine Clinic of Palm Springs that specializes in hormone replacement for both men and women. He is the author of the popular book on hormone replacement entitled “How to Achieve Healthy Aging for Men & Women” which introduces BHRT. Dr. Rouzier teaches the most popular and successful courses in the U.S. on bioidentical hormone replacement and preventive medicine that focus on the research and EBM supporting hormone replacement. Dr. Rouzier teaches all the complexities of BHRT as well as the nuts and bolts of prescribing, monitoring, adjusting, and all there is to know about hormones. His basic, advanced, and complex age management courses are accompanied by 300-page workbooks referencing the medical literature that provide the basis and science behind this new paradigm in preventive medicine. Dr. Rouzier lectures at various medical academies in the U.S. and abroad and uniquely critiques the medical literature to provide the audience with insight into treatments that are not understood by most practitioners. His unique and passionate teaching style has been enjoyed by attendees to AMMG conferences since their inception.

David J. Scheiderer, M.D., MBA, DFAPA
Private Practice, Psychiatry
Former Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Virginia School of Medicine

David J. Scheiderer, M.D., MBA, DFAPA, is the Director of Education at Integrative Psychiatry, Inc. in Sarasota, FL and the President of Tiberius Enterprises, Inc. in Roanoke, VA. An accomplished clinician, educator, and lecturer, Dr. Dave has established himself as a key opinion leader in the fields both of conventional mainstream psychiatry as well as functional medicine. As such, he is one of the most highly sought speakers in the nation on the topics of mental health and healthy aging. Dr. Dave also serves on numerous advisory boards and currently provides professional and technical expertise to several international corporations. In addition to his busy lecturing and consulting schedule, Dr. Dave maintains a private practice of integrative psychiatry in Sarasota.

Erika Schwartz, M.D.
Member, Board of Trustees and Managers, SUNY-Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
President, Evolved Science

Erika T. Schwartz, M.D. is a leading national expert in the field of bioidentical hormone therapies, wellness and true disease prevention, an international speaker and a highly sought after TV personality. A cum laude graduate, AOA honor society member, from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Dr. Schwartz trained at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY in Internal Medicine and Critical Care. Upon completion of her postgraduate training, at the age of 28, she became the first woman and youngest doctor to be named Director of Emergency Medicine at Westchester County Medical Center - New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. Since the beginning of her distinguished career, Dr. Schwartz has been committed to empowering patients and teaching physician’s compassion alongside with scientific and clinical information. She has lectured at Harvard, and authored the seminal article on the use of hormones in wellness and disease prevention in the prestigious peer reviewed publication Medical Clinics. Over the past 30 years, Dr. Schwartz has authored four best-selling books, has testified before Congress, hosted her own PBS pledge special on bioidentical hormones, is an Extra Lifechanger, was bylined in the Wall Street Journal and appeared on various news programs including CBS News, Larry King Live, CNN and MSNBC as well as The View, Oprah Satellite Radio, with Dr. Oz and many others.

Ernst R. Schwarz, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center at UCLA

Ernst R. Schwarz, M.D., Ph.D., FESC, FACC, FSCAI, is the Founder and Chairman of DSMI, Professor of Medicine and attending cardiologist at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, CMO of HeartStem and Medical Director of Pacific Heart Medical Group. Dr. Schwarz is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology/Cardiovascular Diseases, and Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a trained specialist in Interventional Cardiology, Age-Management Medicine and Sexual Medicine. Dr. Schwarz has an international reputation in the academic and clinical fields of cardiovascular medicine. He has published more than 150 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters and books on cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Schwarz works as a consulting cardiologist in several hospitals in the greater Los Angeles and San Diego areas, and he resides in Beverly Hills.

George C. Shapiro, M.D., FACC
Adjunct Assistant Professor Clinical Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Founding Partner, Cenegenics, New York City
Member, AMMG Conference Planning Committee

Dr. Shapiro has been a practicing physician for 28 years, specializing in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Age Management Medicine. His career in medicine began in 1988 when he graduated from New York Medical College. An internship and residency then followed at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, after which Dr. Shapiro completed a fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1994, focusing on Cardiovascular Disease Management, including Congestive Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation. Dr. Shapiro was the recipient of the 10th Annual Alan P. Mintz, M.D. Award for Clinical Excellence in Age Management Medicine, as he has become known nationwide as an expert in age management medicine, and leads one of the most prominent age management practices in the country as president of Cenegenics New York City. Always challenged by the need for innovative medicine, Dr. Shapiro has patented medical devices as well as explored and innovated new medical protocols. He has long been known as one of New York’s foremost cardiologists, specializing in regenerative medicine and improving longevity, including the genomics of cardiovascular disease and congestive heart failure. Affiliated with New York Presbyterian Hospital and an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor in Clinical Medicine at New York Medical College, Dr. Shapiro is active in 13 medical societies, has been a speaker for the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) for many years, and is a long-standing member of the AMMG Conference Planning Committee. Dr. Shapiro was named a 2017 Top Doctor in New York City.

Pankaj Vij, M.D., FACP
Medical Director, Kaiser Medical Weight Management Program, Pleasanton, CA

A physician with passion for nutrition and fitness, interested in slowing down the aging process and optimizing human performance, Dr. Vij received Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. Dr. Vij was House Officer in Clinical Pathology at AIIMS, and subsequently performed an Internal Medicine residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI. Now researching ways to enhance health span, not just life span by following a low glycemic, anti-inflammatory diet, regular physical activity, meditation and sleep; (adding music and humor for good measure). Bringing evidence based integration to health and wellness. Integrating the latest science and technology with age old wisdom to achieve balance in psycho-neuro-endocrine systems which are intimately inter-connected. Strong interest in mind body medicine, stress management and mindfulness as ways to quell the fire within and turn the body clock backwards.

George W. Yu, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Urological Surgery, Department of Urology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC
Research Associate, Aegis Medical and Research Associates, Annapolis, MD

George Yu has been a urological cancer and reconstructive surgeon for over 35 years. He finished his general surgery training at Peter Bent Brigham Harvard and his urological training at Johns Hopkins. He has been Clinical Professor of urological surgery at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. since 1981. His past experience with androgen ablation as treatment for patients with metastatic prostate cancer gave him an understanding of how low testosterone levels leads can lead to diabetes. The use of female sex hormone replacement prior to exenterative and reconstructive surgery on women with pelvic cancers gave him an understanding of the effect of human identical progesterone not only on body tissues but more so on brain functions and sleep. Dr. Yu's extensive experience with Caloric Restriction and its effect on cancer atrophy extended his focus on insulin hormone and glucose metabolism. His association with Peter Pederson and Young Ko of Johns Hopkins Medical Center has brought together a powerful metabolic approach combining Caloric Restriction with sequential ATP blocking agents such as 3 Bromo Pyruvate as a metabolic approach to cancer treatment.

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