Benjamin I Brown, ND, is a science writer and speaker specializing in nutrition and functional medicine. He an author and contributes regularly to industry magazines and scientific journals. Ben is founder and director of the Nutritional Medicine Institute, contributing editor of Integrative Healthcare and Applied Nutrition, consultant and director of clinical education for Pure Encapsulations UK and Ireland, and on the advisory board and lecturer at BCNH College of Nutrition and Health. Ben guest lectures at the Institute of Optimum Nutrition (ION) and the Centre for Nutrition Education & Lifestyle Management (CNELM). He hosts Positive Health Podcast. Learn more at scientificwellness.com
Izabella Wentz, Pharm.D., FASCP+, is a nationally acclaimed thyroid specialist and licensed pharmacist who has dedicated her career to helping practitioners and patients understand and properly address thyroid function, particularly in the >90% of cases involving an immunological component. Dr. Wentz is the author of a New York Times best-selling patient guide on thyroid support and is dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about improving assessment, lifestyle interventions and functional medicine approaches to optimize thyroid function and overall health.
Denise Furness, Ph.D.+, is passionate about helping practitioners and patients navigate the new and evolving world of nutrigenomics and personalized medicine. She began her career as a research scientist focusing on folate nutrigenomics, methylation, and DNA damage in relation to pregnancy health. Her research has since expanded to vitamin D, inflammatory and metabolic-related genes, and biomarkers. She is a published author and has won numerous awards for her research and conference presentations. In 2012, she founded Your Genes and Nutrition, applying her knowledge to private practice and working alongside some of Australia’s most prominent integrative medical doctors.
Nathan Morris, M.D.+, is the Chief Medical Officer of Atrium Innovations Pro Brands. He resides in Monument, CO where he has a multidisciplinary functional medicine practice, Good Medicine, which focuses on making the complex simple.
Dr. Morris is certified by the Institute for Functional Medicine and has practiced root cause medicine for well over a decade. He is actively involved in the evolution of Pure Genomics, which he envisioned and co-created with Kelly Heim, Ph.D. He is also a partner with MBN Systems, which supports the implementation of systems based medical training in medical schools and residencies. He also co-hosts the podcast, “Good Medicine on the Go” where he explores personalization, technology, and practice implementation strategies.
Dr. Morris is excited about the future of medicine as he helps create the future of personalization and its evolution as it empowers patients to understand their uniqueness and strengths.
James Greenblatt, M.D.+, integrates both medical and complementary therapies to support mental health and well-being. In addition to serving as the chief medical officer and vice president of medical services at Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham, Massachusetts, Dr. Greenblatt is a clinical faculty member at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Greenblatt also helped co-develop the PureSYNAPSE™.
Penny Kendall-Reed, N.D.+, is a naturopathic doctor in Toronto. After graduating from McGill University with a BSc. in Neurobiology, she earned a degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she received the Dr. Allen Tyler Award for Most Outstanding Clinician. In 2013, she was voted Naturopath of the Year by her peers and colleagues. Dr. Kendall-Reed is the co-author of five national best-selling books and practices at the Urban Wellness Clinic in Toronto.