Shauna K. Young, Ph.D., CTN, CBS, OSJ

Shauna K. Young, Ph.D., CTN, CBS, OSJ

Shauna K. Young Shauna Young is the owner and Medical Director of the Assertive Wellness Research Center of Durango, CO, which first opened its doors in 2001. Since its humble beginnings, her center has now to date had the distinct pleasure of seeing thousands of clients who have had the confidence to travel from every U.S. State and even several foreign countries based almost exclusively on referrals from other practitioners and clients who have been pleased with the consultation, products and help.

Shauna completed her initial education and obtained her degree as a Naturopath under a regimented correspondence curriculum through the Herbal Healer Academy, a school duly certified by the American Naturopathic Medical Association. From 2001 through 2014 she actively practiced as a Traditional Naturopath within the disciplines of her certification with the American Naturopathic Certification Board (ANCB) and as a Certified Biofeedback Specialist with the Natural Therapies Certification Board (NTCB).

In 2005, after four years of clinical observations and experience, Shauna began specific research regarding her theorized negative effects of excess and stored manganese on the human neurological and sensory input systems and its possible symptomatic connections to Autism and other neurological, learning and behavioral disorders in both children and adults. The unique success of this clinical research, originally referred to as “The Popeye Protocol” and currently as the “Spectrum Balance® Protocol”, led to her receiving her first speaking engagements and Distinguished Awards of Excellence in both 2006 and 2007 from the internationally-recognized Global Foundation for Integrative Medicine.

Shauna holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Sciences and based on the merits of her research, theories and doctoral thesis on Manganism as it relates to Autism, was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Natural Sciences from the University of Natural Medicine in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In February of 2008 she was also knighted into the international Sovereign Medical Order of the Knights Hospitaller in recognition of the unique impact of her work with Autism and for positively advancing the field of natural medicine in general. The mission of the Knights Hospitaller is to promote higher levels of international health and to establish, equip, staff and maintain humanitarian and medical treatment centers worldwide.

She serves as the Chief Medical Advisor for the No Harm Foundation (www.noharmfoundation.org), a Colorado not-for-profit organization formed with the primary goal of releasing this vastly important information with the intent of ushering in a new paradigm in research and provide real help for countless suffering children and adults. This is expected to serve as a lighting rod issue to promote meaningful positive change in how the role and importance of natural medicine and proper nutritional practices are perceived by the public, government and medical communities of the world.

Over the decade Shauna has been an international lecturer on many aspects of natural medicine, nutrition, the “Spectrum Balance® Protocol”, Autism Spectrum Disorders and many other health related topics. She authored her very well received & reviewed first book “If Naturopaths Are Quacks, Then I Guess I’m a Duck”, a both informative and humorous look at life as a Naturopath practicing in the United States today, and she is currently completing her second book ”Erasing Autism“, which will be the first writing that will specifically highlight and chronicle her research and numerous case summaries that exemplify her diverse and uniquely successful work with Autism Spectrum Disorders and many other conditions.

http://drshaunayoung.com

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Jaanuu Medical Apparel

Jaanuu Medical Apparel

Jaanuu One saved lives. The other saved financial models for a living. Some say a perfect team, others say just a sister/brother combo with a dream.

Founded by Pediatrician to the stars, Dr. Neela Sethi Young and private equity investor (and younger brother) Shaan Sethi, Jaanuu was formed in 2013 to reinvent the medical apparel category (and Dr. Neela’s wardrobe) with contemporary, runway-inspired fashion. The company was named Jaanuu for its Hindi meaning of “sweetheart”, a term of endearment used in many cultures for someone you love, often a child.

Since the early days of brother/sister strategy sessions, we have formed a brilliant team of designers, production gurus, software developers and many more who have trained at, invested in or worked with the finest of companies including Lululemon, Bisou Bisou, Skechers, American Eagle Outfitters, Quiksilver and DSW.

We like to call ourselves a wrecking crew of fresh talent challenging the traditional norms while remaining grounded with a pay-it-forward model captured through our RUNWAY 2 REMEDY social initiative.

https://www.jaanuu.com/

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Tomas Philipson – Daniel Levin Professor of Public Policy at The University of Chicago

Tomas Philipson – Daniel Levin Professor of Public Policy at The University of Chicago

beck1 Tomas J. Philipson is the Daniel Levin Professor of Public Policy Studies in the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy at The University of Chicago. He is an associate member of the Department of Economics and a former senior lecturer at the Law School. His research focuses on health economics, and he teaches Masters and PhD courses in microeconomics and health economics at the University.

Philipson was born and raised in Sweden where he obtained his undergraduate degree in mathematics at Uppsala University. He received his MA and PhD in economics from the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania. He was a visiting faculty member at Yale University in the academic year 1994-95 and a visiting fellow at the World Bank in the winter of 2003.

Philipson has served in several public sector positions. He served in the second Bush Administration as the senior economic advisor to the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during 2003-04 and subsequently as the senior economic advisor to the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2004-05. He served as a senior health care advisor to Senator John McCain during his 2008 campaign for President of the United States. In December of 2010, he was appointed by the Speaker of the US House of Representatives to the Key Indicator Commission created by the recent health care reform.

Philipson is the recipient of numerous international and national research awards. He has twice (in 2000 and 2006) been the recipient of the highest honor of his field: the Kenneth Arrow Award of the International Health Economics Association (for best paper in the field of health economics). In addition, he was awarded the Garfield Award by Research America in 2007 (for best paper in the field of health economics), The Prêmio Haralambos Simeonidisand from the Brazilian Economic Association in 2006 (for best paper in any field), and the Distinguished Economic Research Award from the Milken Institute in 2003 (for best paper in any field of economics). Philipson has been awarded numerous grants and awards from both public and private agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the John M. Olin Foundation, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Philipson is a founding editor of the journal Forums for Health Economics & Policy of Berkeley Electronic Press and has been on the editorial board of the journal Health Economics and The European Journal of Health Economics. His research has been published widely in all leading academic journals of economics such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Health Economics, Health Affairs, and Econometrica.

Philipson is a fellow, board member, or associate of a number of other organizations outside the University, including the National Bureau of Economic Research, the American Enterprise Institute, the Manhattan Institute (where he is chairman of Project FDA), the Heartland Institute, the Milken Institute, the RAND Corporation, and the USC Shaeffer Center for Health Economics and Policy. At the University of Chicago, he is affiliated with the John M. Olin Program of Law & Economics, the George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, the Northwestern/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research, the Population Research Center, and the National Opinion Research Center (NORC). He was a member of the University-wide Council on Research in 2000-02 and is currently a member of the Advisory Committee to the University’s Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (UCTech).

Philipson has done executive consulting for both private corporations, including many U.S. Fortune 100 companies, as well as government organizations domestically and internationally. This has included work for the President’s Council on Science and Technology, the National Academy of Sciences, and the UK National Health Service. It has also included work for multi-lateral organizations such as the World Bank, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the OECD. He is the co-founder of Precision Heath Economics LLC, on the honorary board of directors of the internet-based consulting firm the Round Table Group, on the board of directors of MedErr Inc, on the board of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, on the council of advisors for the Gerson-Lehrman Group, and a consultant for Compass-Lexecon, Bates White, and Analysis Group.

Philipson’s research is frequently disseminated through the popular press. He is a monthly op-ed contributor for Forbes magazine and frequently appears in numerous popular media outlets such as CNN, CBS, FOX News, Bloomberg TV, National Public Radio, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Business Week, The Economist, Washington Post, Investor’s Business Daily, and USA Today. He is a frequent keynote speaker at many domestic-and international health care events and conferences. Philipson has been selected for inclusion in The International Who’s Who in The World.

Philipson is a dual citizen of the United States and Sweden and before leaving Sweden served in its army and played volleyball at the national team level.

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Dr. Judith Beck Ph.D.

Dr. Judith Beck Ph.D. – President of Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy

beck1 Judith S. Beck, Ph.D., is the President of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in suburban Philadelphia and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1982.

Dr. Beck is internationally renowned in the field of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She wrote the basic textbook, Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond (2nd edition), which has been translated into 20 languages, and has authored several other books and numerous articles and chapters on various applications of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She has presented hundreds of workshops in the United States and abroad and is a past president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

Dr. Beck is involved in many different professional activities. She and her father, Aaron T. Beck, M.D., established the non-profit Beck Institute in 1994. She directs the three major functions of the Beck Institute: education, clinical care, and research. She divides her time between supervision, clinical work, administration, research, program development, and writing. She is a consultant for several National Institute of Mental Health research studies and teaches Cognitive Therapy worldwide.

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Dr. Joe Colella, M.D. – Robotic and Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Joe Colella, M.D. – Robotic and Bariatric Surgeon

joe1 Joseph J. Colella, M.D., F.A.C.S., is an internationally recognized robotic and bariatric surgeon, having performed more than 4,000 bariatric surgical procedures. He is currently the Director of Robotic Surgery at Magee Women’s Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. He is a founding member on the Board of the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, an international association of the world’s premier robotic surgeons. Dr. Colella has published numerous professional articles on topics including anorexia nervosa, traumatic vascular injuries, infertility, and bariatric surgery and nutrition.

Dr. Colella is one of the few weight loss surgeons in the world with his surgical training and experience. In addition to bariatric weight loss procedures, he has performed more than 1,000 vascular operations, 2,500 abdominal operations involving the liver, pancreas, spleen, intestines, gallbladder, and major blood vessels, and over 700 oncologic-related operations. This training and experience give him a unique perspective on human anatomy, physiology, and disease processes. His unique specialties are the management of the extreme, super-obese patient (body mass index greater than 60) and the management of the most complicated of all weight loss patients: those who have failed previous bariatric surgeries.

Dr. Colella is a member of the following organizations:

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, Founding Board Member
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

Dr. Colella has lectured nationally on topics ranging from traumatic vascular injuries to robotics in surgery, and this past Fall gave the opening address on “Standardization of Outcomes in Surgery: Why Robotics, Why Now?” at the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA) annual meeting in Chicago.

http://www.drjoecolella.com/

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Alexander Loyd, Ph.D., N.D.

Alexander Loyd – Ph.D., N.D.

lloyd-large - Copy Alexander Loyd, Ph.D., N.D., holds doctorates in psychology and naturopathic medicine and has been a psychological counselor for more than twenty-five years. His private practice has become one of the largest of its kind in the world, with clients in all fifty states and more than 150 countries. He is the author of the international bestseller The Healing Code.

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LoveSpoon Candles

LoveSpoon Candles

expert_lovespoon LoveSpoon Candles is A High Quality, Handmade Soy Candles Company, that believes in bringing happiness to our customers through our candles, while at the same time giving back to others in need. Our Company will give a generous amount to a chosen charity at the end of each year.

Our Company name was derived from a Welsh LoveSpoon. In Wales, a LoveSpoon is a wooden spoon decoratively carved that was traditionally presented as the best wedding gift which ultimately symbolized romantic intent. The spoon is normally decorated with symbols of love, and was intended to reflect the skill of the carver. Due to the intricate designs, LoveSpoons are no longer used as functioning spoons and are now decorative craft items that serve as wonderful housewarming gifts, wedding gifts, or gifts for women.

Additionally, our Candles are 100% soy and have wood or eco-wicks which are made of cotton. Soy Candles are known to be clean burning without the release of chemicals like traditional paraffin waxes. At LoveSpoon Candles you can choose from our Cornerstone Collection which encompass our decorative tins with wood wicks that burn with a crackling sound. Or, you can select our elegant colored glass jar with a cotton eco-wick from our Monogram Series.

We invite you, to “Indulge Your Senses.”

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Dave Kerpen – ENTREPRENEUR’s Top 10 Up and Coming Leaders

Dave Kerpen – ENTREPRENEUR’s Top 10 Up and Coming Leaders

expert-dave-kerpen-large Dave Kerpen is the cofounder and Chairman of Likeable Media, an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing firm and the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, a software platform for small businesses. Dave and his wife Carrie lead 2 teams of over 75 people in working with brands, organizations, governments, and small businesses to better leverage social media to become more transparent, responsive, engaged, and likeable. Likeable Media was named to both the 2011 and 2012 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the United States and to both the 2012 and 2013 Crain’s Best Places to Work in New York (#6 in 2013!)

Dave is a frequent keynote speaker at venues around the world and a contributing writer for LinkedIn, Mashable, Inc, Fast Company, The Huffington Post, Forbes, and The Washington Post. His work has been featured on CNBC’s “On the Money,” ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, BBC World News, and the New York Times, among others.

Dave is proud of his Likeable business accomplishments but prouder of his other joint venture with Carrie: Charlotte and Kate, their two daughters at home in Port Washington, New York.

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David Zulberg – Leading Maimonides Medical Expert

David Zulberg – Leading Maimonides Medical Expert

expert_david-zulberg David holds a master’s degree in business from Columbia University in NYC. He is an ACE certified Fitness specialist, a certified Health Coach, and studied herbal medicine at the American College of Healthcare Sciences. Zulberg is founder and president of Bio Herbal Tech, a dynamic organization providing propriety herbal formulations. Each formula is based on Maimonides’ medical works and other ancient texts, translated by prominent linguists, and includes the most current herbal medicine research. Research scientists have tested and confirmed the quality of the formulations. All Bio Herbal Tech products are GMP certified, vegetarian, made in USA, and Star K Kosher Certified.

David Zulberg spent seven years studying in Israel and is considered one of the foremost experts in Maimonides’ medical works. Zulberg is author of the best-selling The Life Transforming Diet, published by Feldheim, which is currently in its sixth printing, has been translated into other languages, and has motivated thousands of readers to succeed.

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Paula DiPerna – Strategic environmental and philanthropic policy advisor

Paula DiPerna – Strategic environmental and philanthropic policy advisor

expert_paula_diperna Paula DiPerna is a strategic environmental and philanthropic policy advisor, and writer. She served formerly as President of the International division of the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), with special responsibility for China, India, Korea and other emerging markets. DiPerna also served formerly as President of the Joyce Foundation, a major U.S. philanthropy with public policy emphasis known for its innovative approaches; as Executive Vice President for Recruitment and Public Policy of CCX, and as Vice President for International Affairs for the Cousteau Society, whose principal was oceans pioneer Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

Currently, DiPerna is a Strategic Advisor for North America for the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), and also serves on the Advisory Board of the NTR Foundation, an environmental and leadership development foundation with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, as well as Global Kids, based in New York City. She is a monthly columnist for www.forbes.com and Womens Advisor Forum, an online newsletter for executive women.

While at CCX, DiPerna led the development and expansion of CCX membership among emitters of greenhouse gases (ghgs), which eventually became the largest baseline of capped emissions of any nation in the world. She also led domestic and international policy efforts. DiPerna has extensive experience in China, where she helped establish the Tianjin Climate Exchange (TCX) with CCX Chairman, financial innovator Dr. Richard L. Sandor, and also served on the founding Board of Directors. (CCX, itself founded by Dr. Sandor, operated a legally binding cap-and-trade emissions trading program from 2003-2010, and was the world’s first and North America’s only integrated greenhouse gas emissions reduction and trading system for all six greenhouse gases, with affiliates worldwide. In 2010, CCX and its affiliates including the European Climate Exchange (ECX) were acquired by ICE, the largest commodities exchange in the world.)

As President of the Joyce Foundation, Ms. DiPerna oversaw all grant making and policy, representing roughly $40 million in annual philanthropy.

As Vice-President for International Affairs at the Cousteau Society, Ms. DiPerna was responsible for national and international environmental policy, interacting with the U.S. Congress, Heads of State, the U.N., etc. At the Cousteau Society, from 1979 to1997, Ms. DiPerna also wrote and co- produced a dozen Cousteau documentary films and travelled extensively around the world, including having lived for a year in the Amazon regions of Brazil, Colombia and Peru.

Ms. DiPerna has served as a consultant to the World Bank, the Global Environment Facility and LEAD-International, among other organizations. In 2001, Ms. DiPerna founded the Jobs and Environment Initiative, which quantifies jobs creation benefits of environmental activities in the U.S.

DiPerna was an Eisenhower Fellow in 1998, an international program for emerging leaders.

DiPerna is a widely published author. She has written numerous newspaper and magazine articles on a variety of subjects, a novel and several non-fiction books. “Cluster Mystery: Epidemic and the Children of Woburn, Mass.” (1985) became a touchstone of environmental epidemiology.

DiPerna is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Women’s Executive Forum. She is a frequent panelist and conference speaker and is based in New York City.

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