Michael F. Roizen, M.D. is Chief Wellness Officer for Cleveland Clinic, the first such position in a major health care institution in the United States. Dr. Roizen has written more than 170 peer-reviewed research papers on wellness as well as more than 200 editorials and review papers. He has coauthored eight New York Times bestsellers, including RealAge: Are You As Young As You Can Be? and YOU: The Owner’s Manual. Dr. Roizen currently coauthors a column syndicated to 134 newspapers and has appeared on many TV shows.
Jeffrey S. Mogil, Ph.D. is the E.P. Taylor Professor of Pain Studies and the Canada Research Chair in the Genetics of Pain (Tier I) at McGill University. Dr. Mogil has made seminal contributions to the field of pain genetics and is the author of most major reviews of the subject, including an edited book, The Genetics of Pain (IASP Press, 2004). Dr. Mogil is the author of over 170 journal articles and book chapters, and has given over 220 invited lectures in the past two decades. He currently serves as a Section Editor (Neurobiology) at the journal Pain, and was the chair of the Scientific Program Committee of the recent 13th World Congress on Pain.
Sheila Patel, M.D. is a board-certified Family Medicine physician and Medical Director of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. Dr. Patel’s special interests include preventive medicine and mind-body medicine, with an emphasis on Ayurveda. Dr. Patel is a Chopra Center−certified Perfect Health instructor as well as a Primordial Sound Meditation teacher at the Chopra Center. She is a regular contributor to the Chopra Center’s popular Healing Wisdom blog and newsletter. Her articles have also been published in several integrative medicine magazines and journals.
Matthew Lange, Ph.D. is Associate Director of Knowledge Engineering at UC Davis and develops wireless and information technologies that enable the creation of personalized foods, medicines, and lifestyle regimens for improving human health, happiness, and other measures of well-being.
Lori Leyden, Ph.D., M.B.A. facilitates healing work with The Grace Process, a spiritual practice for heart-centered living. She holds a doctorate in Health and Human Services with a concentration in psychoneuroimmunology, and a masters degree in Business Administration with a concentration in management. With more than thirty years experience in the fields of psychotherapy, business, and spiritual growth, Dr. Leyden is a uniquely qualified author, workshop leader, business consultant, and humanitarian.
Kathy Marks is the President of Rx for Wealth Network. She comes from over 20 years in the medical industry serving her customers first in the pharmaceutical arena, then in bio/tech and consulting. Kathy’s vision is to bring physicians together to network under a structured business curriculum through online access, small chapter meetings and large conferences. Rx for Wealth Network offers a platform that brings like minded clinicians together to succeed in today’s changing market.
Timothy McGonigle, P.T. is Co-Director at Folsom Physical Therapy & Training Center since 1984. He is a faculty member of the Folsom Physical Therapy Year-Long Course and of the Folsom Manual Therapy Residency Program. He has taught numerous short courses on the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Tim has been published in the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy and also a guest lecturer for UC Davis Division of Pain Medicine since 2001.
Michael J. Moore, P.T. is Founder and Co-Director at Folsom Physical Therapy & Training Center. Michael has organized and presented numerous seminars in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (OMT) and the integration of OMT and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF). In 1981, he began the Folsom Long Term Orthopedic Manual Therapy Course. In 1991 he was awarded provisional instructor status in the Kaltenborn-Evjenth concept of Manual Therapy. Michael is one of the eight founding fellows of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.