P2P Webinar Schedule
June 20, 2017
The Economic Benefits of Offering IV Therapy in Your Practice
Join Power2Practice and Dr. Mitch Ghen for an hour-long webinar about IV nutrient therapy.
In this webinar, Dr. Mitch Ghen will discuss:
– Demographics and market size for parenteral medicine
– Consistently growing trends in anti-aging
– IV therapy basics: How and why
– What the most popular treatments are
– Injections vs. IV therapy, or both?
– Q & A
Have questions? Bring them to the webinar! Dr. Ghen’s presentation will be brief and he is prepared for an extended Q&A portion.
About the Presenter:
Mitchell Ghen, DO, PhD, has 33 years of experience in anti-aging, holistic and integrative medicine. Along with his work in nutritional medicine, “Dr. Mitch” has a remarkable amount of experience as an expert clinician and researcher in the field of stem cell transplantation. In addition to being a physician, Dr. Mitch holds a Master’s Degree in Biomechanical Trauma and has a PhD in nutrition and psychoneuroimmunology. He is an international lecturer on oral and IV nutrition and stem cell transplantation and is recognized as one of the premier teachers at conferences and seminars on integrative medicine.
His private practice is in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Mitch’s vast academic knowledge, coupled with his entertaining delivery, makes him one of the most sought after personalities in his field. Currently, he is the Medical Director for several natural medicine companies and a consultant for physicians worldwide, teaching them how to implement integrative medicine into their practices. He is the co-author of four textbooks, including the “Advanced Guide to Longevity Medicine,” “The Ghen and Raine’s Guide to Compounding Pharmaceuticals,” “The Anti-Aging Physicians’ Handbook for Compounding Pharmaceuticals,” and “The Essentials and Science of IV Parenteral Medicine.”
July 18th 2017
Innovations in the Treatment of Pain
Join Power2Practice and Sahar Swidan, PHARM.D., R.Ph., ABAAHP, FAARFM, for an hour-long webinar focused on innovations in pain management.
Covered topics include:
– Literature review on integrative treatments in pain management
– Underlying physiologic processes in a functional medicine approach, along with case studies
– Neuroendocrine-immune dysregulation caused by opioids and chronic pain
– Physiological changes found in the fibromyalgia patient; along with new and innovative treatment approaches
– Neuromodulatory effects of endogenous hormones
Have questions? Bring them to the webinar! We will have a Q&A session at the end of the presentation.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Swidan obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Michigan and completed a 3-year research fellowship in Bio-Pharmaceutics at the University of Michigan. Previously, she was the Director of Pharmacy at the Chelsea Community Hospital and the clinical pharmacist for the inpatient head and chronic pain service. Currently, she is the President and CEO of Pharmacy Solutions in Ann Arbor, MI, which is a unique, personal and educational specialty pharmacy. She is also the Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy, and is a board certified and advanced fellow in anti-aging and regenerative medicine.
Dr. Swidan is an internationally-known speaker in the areas of pain management and BHRT, and has authored several books, articles and patient education material in the area of pain management and functional medicine. Currently, Dr. Swidan is completing a Master’s program in Cardio-Metabolic and Functional Medicine.
August 15th, 2017
Nutz and Boltz of BHT – Male Case Studies
Join Power2Practice and Dr. Paul Savage for an hour-long webinar on the nuts and bolts of bioidentical hormone therapy, along with relevant case studies.
Have questions? Bring them to the webinar! Dr. Savage’s presentation will be brief and he is prepared for an extended Q&A portion.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Savage founded Power2Practice in 2011 and currently serves as our Chief Medical Officer. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in Emergency Medicine and later earned his board certification in Integrative Medicine at George Washington University.
Since 2004, Dr. Savage has practiced integrative medicine exclusively and is considered by many as one of the world’s foremost authorities in the area of integrative metabolic medicine (IMM), including bioidentical hormone therapy. Dr. Savage is currently Founder and President of Chicago Integrative Care where he practices medicine. He continues to lecture worldwide and frequently provides expert insights on hormone therapy to major news media.
September 19th, 2017
Immune Support Essentials
This exciting presentation is designed to help the practicing physicians better understand the interactions between steroid hormones and the immune system. The content will combine Dr. Wilson’s PhD in cellular immunology with 35 years of clinical experience to present an accessible, “how to get started now” approach to the subject.
Covered topics will include:
• How adrenal hormones affect immunity
• How different aspects of immunity, in turn, affect adrenal hormones
• How high and low cortisol and other steroid hormone levels modify Th1/Th2 function and outcomes in infections and autoimmunity
• Clinical presentations of Th1 vs Th2 dominant patients
• Clinical outcomes of hormone/immune interactions in low and high hormone states
• Laboratory tests to monitor key hormone and immune functions
• Clinical interventions to alter and rebalance hormone and immune dysfunction
About the Presenter:
Dr. Wilson received his Ph.D. in Human Nutrition from the University of Arizona, with minors in Immunology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and research in Cellular Immunology. His doctorates in Chiropractic Medicine and Naturopathic Medicine are from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and the Ontario College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM).
As one of the 14 founding members of CCNM, now the largest Naturopathic College in the world, Dr. Wilson has long been on the forefront of alternative medicine. For over twenty-five years, he was in private practice in Canada and the United States. In 1998, Dr. Wilson coined the term ‘adrenal fatigue’ to identify below optimal adrenal function resulting from stress and distinguish it from Addison’s disease.
With a researcher’s grasp of science and a clinician’s understanding of its human impact, Dr. Wilson has helped many physicians understand the physiology behind and treatment of various health conditions. He is acknowledged as an expert on alternative medicine, especially in the area of stress and adrenal function. Dr. Wilson is a respected and sought after lecturer and consultant in the medical and alternative healthcare communities in the United States and abroad.
October 17, 2017
Implementing a Successful Body Composition Program Into Your Practice
Join Power2Practice and Dr. Walker for an hour-long webinar on body composition.
In this webinar you’ll learn about:
- The latest trends related to body composition
- Current research
- How to measure body composition
- Nutritional diet programs research
- How to implement a successful body composition program into your practice
Have questions body composition? Bring them to the webinar! Dr. Walker’s presentation is brief and he is prepared for an extended Q&A portion.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Richard F. Walker has broad experience in the theoretical and practical aspects of aging research derived from key positions in academia and industry. He has a BS in Pharmacy from Rutgers University, an MS in Biochemistry from New Mexico State University, and a PhD in Endocrine Physiology from Rutgers University. His postdoctoral training in neuroendocrinology and neuropharmacology was received at the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center and the University of California, Berkeley.
Dr. Walker has held academic positions at Clemson University, Sanders-Brown Research Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Medical College of Pennslyvania and the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Consistent with a productive record of research as evidenced by extensive peer-reviewed publications, many federal, state and local grants, including those from the NIH (NIA)N, SF and DoD, as well as accomplishments in teaching and service, hew as twice award tenure.
Dr. Walker also held admin positions as Director of Research Compliance and Director of the Clinical Alliance for Research, Education, and Service. While in the pharmaceutical industry, he held a director position in research and development at SmithKline Beecham, Inc., and he currently consults for a number of companies through his own corporation.
Dr. Walker also successfully prepared investigational new drug applications (INDs) to the FDA for studying hormone replacement in aging subjects and with his colleague Dr. Barry Bercu, as well as organizing and co-chairing international symposia on clinical interventions in aging. Consistent with his goal to promote evidence-based approaches to healthy aging, Dr. Walker coordinated the development of the Society of Applied Research in Aging (SARA).
November, 15 2017
IV Nutrient Therapy for the Physician Office 101: Why, What and How to Use this Incredible Modality
Join Power2Practice and Dr. Paul Anderson for a discussion on IV nutrient therapy, including:
• What are the most common nutrient IV additives and their indications?
• Antioxidant boosters
• Custom rehydration
• How do I implement this modality in my practice?
• Logistics regarding space and equipment required
• Formulas available in your EMR
• Basic patient management