PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
 
 
Collaboration Cures attendees are welcome to attend the below schedule or the sessions from the parallel AAOSH meeting. View the Joint Schedule to see all sessions or download the mobile app (coming soon) and build your personal agenda!
CME applies to Joint & ACAM Sessions.

 
Joint Sessions ACAM Int. Med. Academy AAPMD AAMS Exhibit Floor

 
THURSDAY, October 17
3:00pm - 5:00pm Opening Med Talks - Optimal Health Through Our Lifetime
- Ahvie Herskowitz, MD
Christopher Shade, PhD

Jesse A Stoff, MD, HMD, FAAFP
Jeanne Bailey, DDS
Nancy Weiser MBA, INHC
Gregg Johnson, PT
Julia Worrall, RN
Joseph Mercola, DO
  5:00pm - 6:00pm  Keynote Session 1: Heart Rate Variability: The Link Between All Practitioners: Julien Thayer, PhD  
6:00pm - 8:00pm  Joint Welcome Reception on Exhibit Floor (RSVP Required)
FRIDAY, October 18
7:00am - 8:00am  Coffee Break on Exhibit Floor
8:00am - 9:00am  Keynote Session 2The Importance of Collaboration (NON-CME)Steve Anderson
9:00am - 9:55am  Keynote Session 3: Three Simple Steps for Healthier Sleep: Stasha Gominak, MD
10:00am - 10:45am  Coffee on Exhibit Floor
  10:45am - 12:05pm   Registrants can attend any of the following tracks:  
     Track 3: Brain Health (NON-CME)
- Medical Marijuana: Gregory Smith, MD
- Beyond Detox: Integrating Autophagy into detoxification protocols for clearing and rebuilding damaged cells and increasing mitochondrial density: Christopher Shade, PhD

 
     Track 4: Integrative Medicine Academy
  - Whole Person Healing & Interdisciplinary Teamwork: Mark Abramson, DDS
  - Gut Health: Ariel Causey, BS, MSN, RN, FNP-C
 
     Track 1: The Important Role of Hygienists as an Airway Advocate: Doing More for Your Office
 & Patients

- Julia Worrall, RN
- Gina Pritchard, DNP
 
     Track 2: Airway Sleep: The Medical Dental Collaboration
- Crispin Simmons, DDS
- Gregg Johnson, PT
 
     Track 5: AAMS Congress (Academy of Applied Myofunctional Scientists) 
- Nursery Schools Specialized in Pediatric Myofunctional Therapy: The Concept of Feeding & Swallowing from Neonates to
Prevent Oral Disfunction: 
Hidehiro Abe, DDS 
- The critical interdependence of neurodevelopment, pharyngeal morphology and myofunctional health in infancyMichelle Emanuel, OT 
 
12:15pm - 1:15pm  Lunch on Exhibit Floor
  1:15pm - 3:10pm
 Registrants can attend any of the following tracks:  
     Track 8: Hormones and Autoimmunity
- 5 Alpha Reductase in Men & Women: Alan McDaniel, MD
- Autoimmune Encephalitis: Elena Frid, MD
 
     Track 9: Integrative Medicine Academy
- Advanced Laboratory Assessment and Interpretation: Allen "Buddy" Green, MD
- Supplements for Overall Health and Wellness: Allen "Buddy" Green, MD
 
     Track 6: Team Member Collaboration for Optimal Care… A Legal Perspective
Glennine Varga
- Ken Berley, DDS
 
     Track 7: Airway Sleep: The Medical Dental Collaboration...Continued
- Jerald Simmons, MD
- Steve Carstensen, DDS
 
     Track 10: AAMS Congress (Academy of Applied Myofunctional Scientists) 
- Usefulness of Simplified Tongue-tie Score in Decision Making for Surgery:Yasuo Ito, MD, PhD 
- Impaired pharyngeal dilator muscle function in OSA: a non-anatomical phenotype for myofunctional therapy: 
Venkata Koka, MD, FRCSEd, DIU
The effect of tongue-tie on the mechanics of swallow caising aspiration of material into the airway causing aspiration
of material into the airway causing ongoing respiratory illness in pediatrics 0-3 years: A case review
:
 Katrina Rogers, (SLT)
 
3:15pm - 3:45pm  Coffee on Exhibit Floor
3:45pm - 4:50pm  Keynote Session 4: Case Study: Allan Magaziner, DO Jerald Simmons, MD, Neal Speight, MD & Jesse Stoff, MD, HMD
4:50pm - 5:00pm  Special Award  
  5:00pm - 6:00pm  Special Guest Speaker (NON-CME)Stealth Sources of Oxidative Stresses That Will Sabotage
 Health:
 
Joseph Mercola, DO
 
       
  SATURDAY, October 19  
  7:00am - 8:00am  Coffee on Exhibit Floor
8:00am - 9:00am  Keynote Session 5: Airway Sleep and Inflammation: David Gozal, MD, MBA
9:00am - 9:55am  Keynote Session 6: Collaboration to Reverse Cognitive Decline: Charles Whitney, MD
  10:00am-10:45am  Coffee on Exhibit Floor  
  10:45am - 12:20pm
 Registrants can attend any of the following tracks:
 
     Track 13: Repair and Inflammation
An Integrative Harm Reduction Approach to AddictionAndrew Tatarsky, PhD
- Mitochondrial Function: Hazel Szeto, MD, PhD
 
     Track 14: Integrative Medicine Academy
- Hormones: Leigh Erin Connealy, MD
- The Heart Pounding, Spirited Journey of Cancer: Lise Alschuler, ND
 
     Track 11: Raising Healthy Children: Early Childhood Growth & Development
- Brian Hockel, DDS
- Amanda Chastain, MA, CCC-SLP, COM
- Duane Grummons, DDS, MSD
Ben Miraglia, DDS
 
     Track 12: Frenums, Fascia & Physiology
- Soroush Zaghi, MD
- Ron Hruska, MPA, PT
 
     Track 15: AAMS Congress (Academy of Applied Myofunctional Scientists) 
Prescription for Play: The Adverse Effects of Lack of Play on Airway and Oral FunctionsNicole Archambault, EdS, MS, CCC-SLP & Hila Robbins, DMD
- Speech, Feeding, and Sleep Improvements in Young Children After Tongue-Tie Release: Richard Baxter, DMD, MS
 
  12:30pm - 1:45pm  Lunch on Exhibit Floor
  1:45pm - 3:25pm
 Registrants can attend any of the following tracks:  
     Track 18: Updates in Integrative Cancer Care
- Cutting Edge Tools and Techniques in Cancer Care: Leigh Erin Connealy, MD
- Metabolic Drivers of Cancer: Lise Alschuler, ND
 Track 19: Integrative Medicine Academy
- Vibration/Frequency Therapies: Ariel Causey, BS, MSN, RN, FNP-C
- Patient Conversion: The Art of Becoming Extraordinary Through Customer Service and the Patient ExperienceKim Look
- Review/Case Study
 Track 16: Raising Healthy Children: Early Childhood Growth & Development...Continued
- Mark Abramson, DDS
-
Mike Nelson, DDS
 Track 17: Frenums, Fascia & Physiology...Continued
- Sanda Valcu-Pinkerton, RDHAP
- Jeff Hindin, DDS
 Track 20: AAMS Congress (Academy of Applied Myofunctional Scientists)
Rehabilitation of deglutition and nasal breathing by anoetic network, the underpinning principles of myofunctional therapy in practice: Patrick Fellus, MD
- Wellness through the power of the tongue: 
Yue Weng Cheu, BDS
Infant and Toddler Myofunctional Therapy:  A Critical Need for a Novel Curriculum: Panel Discussion #1 -
Michelle Emanuel, Hideharo Abe, Richard Baxter, Katrina Rogers, Patrick Fellus, MD, Yue Weng Cheu, BDS, Arthur Walters, MD, Karen Spruyt, PhD

Research Priorities in Frenulum Surgery: Panel Discussion #2 - Yasuo Ito, Soroush Zhagi, Richard Baxter, Patrick Fellus, MD, Yue Weng Cheu, BDS, Arthur Walters, MD, Karen Spruyt, PhD
 
3:30pm - 4:00pm  Coffee on Exhibit Floor
4:00pm - 5:00pm
 Keynote Session 7: #QualitySleep#TeamSleep#HypoglossalNerveStimulation
  
Kevin Gersten, MD, PhD
  5:00pm - 6:00pm  Keynote Session 8: The Role of Inflammation - Testing & Treating: Pamela Smith, MD, MPH  
  6:00pm - 6:10pm  Q & A | Closing Remarks  
7:00pm - 11:00pm  Joint Final Night Event (RSVP Required, extra fee): Redneck Rivera located at 208 Broadway  

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