CHRISTINE MARIE ECKEL, Ph.D., is The Anatomy Professor. She is an author, educator, photographer, and artist.
In 2015, Dr. Eckel presented a TEDx talk about the value of human body donors in health sciences education. She is currently working on a book entitled, Bodies I have Known: Adventures in the Human Anatomy Laboratory, which is an extension of this TEDx talk. Throughout the book, Dr. Eckel educates the public about the human body as told through the stories of the hundreds of body donors who gave their bodies after death for the purposes of education and research.
Dr. Eckel has received several teaching honors, including an Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor award from U.C. Berkeley, a Teaching Excellence award from SLCC, and the Atlas Club award for Outstanding Teaching at WVSOM. She was awarded the Frank L. Christensen Endowed Fellowship from the University of Utah and was named the Betty Cook Karrh Endowed P.E.O. Scholar for 2004–2005.
Dr. Eckel currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS). Her research is in the field of teaching innovation and educational outcomes research.
Dr. Gundry is the Director of The International Heart and Lung Institute in Palm Springs, California, and the Founder/Director of The Center for Restorative Medicine in Palm Springs and Santa Barbara.
But he is destined to be known by everyday people outside his field as the author of the life-changing book Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution: Turn Off the Genes That Are Killing You and Your Waistline and Drop the Weight for Good.
Quite a mouthful, it is fast becoming the new Bible for smart eating and its secrets extend far beyond what people believe is the obvious.
Dr Todd Nelson, D.Sc., Naturopath. He and his team have had the privilege of providing thousands of individuals and families the very best holistic health care programs for the past 35 years.
His approach is truly holistic, integrating all the essential ingredients into a personalized program for creating optimal health; Diet, professional-grade dietary supplements, detoxification, fitness, herbs, and stress reduction are all key factors for producing successful outcomes.
His job is to empower you with the best tools possible, to teach you the options you have, and to coach and support you in implementing these new choices into your daily habits. Nothing less will prevent illness, overcome health problems, and sustain a high level of functional every day.
Dr. Neal Barnard, is an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and founder of Barnard Medical Center.
Dr. Barnard is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the 2016 recipient of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s Trailblazer Award, and has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Barnard has authored more than 70 scientific publications as well as 18 books, including the New York Times best-sellers Power Foods for the Brain, 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart, and the USA Today best-seller Dr. Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes.
As president of the Physicians Committee, Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research. He hosts four PBS television programs on nutrition and health and is frequently called on by news programs to discuss issues related to nutrition and research.
Dr. Paul A. Byrne is a Board Certified Neonatologist and Pediatrician. He is the Founder of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. He is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at University of Toledo, College of Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Fellowship of Catholic Scholars.
Dr. Byrne is past-President of the Catholic Medical Association (USA), formerly Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at St. Louis University in St. Louis, MO and Creighton University in Omaha, NE. He is author and producer of the film "Continuum of Life" and author of the books "Life, Life Support and Death," "Beyond Brain Death," and "Is 'Brain Death' True Death?"
Dr. Byrne has presented testimony on "life issues" to nine state legislatures beginning in 1967. He opposed Dr. Kevorkian on the television program "Cross-Fire." He has been interviewed on Good Morning America, public television in Japan and participated in the British Broadcasting Corporation Documentary "Are the Donors Really Dead?”
Dr. William Pawluk, MD, is a formerly Board-Certified family physician with a practice near Baltimore, Maryland. He has had academic appointments at a number of universities, including Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland.
He has had training in acupuncture, homeopathy, and bodywork and is considered the foremost authority on the use of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field therapy in North America.