Michael D. Lewis MD, MPH, MBA, FACPM, FACN
Dr. Lewis is an expert on nutritional interventions for brain health, particularly the prevention, management, and rehabilitation of concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI). He is the President of the Brain Health Education and Research Institute, which he founded in late 2011 upon retiring as a Colonel after a distinguished 31 year career in the U.S. Army. His pioneering work in the military and since has helped thousands of people around the world and regularly featured in the media including CNN’s Sanjay Gupta MD show and numerous radio shows and podcasts. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Lewis is board-certified and a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. He completed post-graduate training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He is currently in private practice in Bethesda, Maryland, and is a consultant to the U.S. Army and Navy as well as several nutrition companies around the world.
Dr. Shunney is in private practice in Santa Cruz, CA where she blends conventional medical diagnosis and treatment with the use of natural therapeutics including dietary and lifestyle counseling, nutritional supplements, herbal medicine, homeopathy, and bio-identical hormones, specializing in women’s health, functional endocrinology, and family medicine. Dr. Shunney graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a BA in psychology. After completing her post-graduate pre-med course work, she attended the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon where she received her Naturopathic Medical Degree in 2001. A dynamic educator, radio personality, and writer, Dr. Shunney is on a mission to empower people to take charge of their health with integrative medicine. Whether speaking to health professionals or laypeople, her engaging style, emphasis on patient-centered care, and passionate belief in the health benefits of joyful eating make her an audience favorite. She has lectured extensively to medical students and physicians, and she participates in teaching venues throughout the community.
In Loving Memory
An internationally renowned lecturer, author, and pediatrician, Dr. Hicks has practiced integrative holistic medicine for over thirty five years. With an innovative approach to chronic disease, Dr. Hicks uses objective laboratory analysis to individualize medical and nutritional support, applying progressive and proven treatments to the physical and emotional well-being of each patient. He is the author of The Medicinal Power of Cannabis, and the contributing author to Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism and Bugs Bowels and Behaviors.