Detox Summit

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alejandro-junger Alejandro Junger, MD ● The Many Approaches to Detox and Coming Clean

Founder of the Clean Program, Dr. Junger became a patient, due to drastic lifestyle changes, of the system he was practicing was such a shock, that it started his journey in search of an alternative solution to his health problems. His findings were the Clean Program, where Dr. Junger describes how he became aware of the toxicity of our planet. Clean is a manual for readers to learn how to turn on and work with their own detoxification systems to restore and maintain optimal health.

jj-virgin JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS, Author, Fitness Expert ● The Virgin Diet: Lose Weight and Feel Better Fast When You Drop Toxic Foods

Internationally recognized as an expert in overcoming weight loss resistance, JJ has helped thousands attain fast fat loss by addressing food allergies, sensitivities and other food intolerances.  She works with high performance athletes, CEOs and celebrities such as Gene Simmons, Ben Stiller and Brandon Routh! JJ was the nutrition expert for the top-rated Dr. Phil Show and co-hosted TLC’s Freaky Eaters.  She is a best-selling author of several books. JJ is a board certified nutrition specialist and a Certified Nutrition and Fitness Specialist.


David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM ● Toxicity and Brain Function

David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of Grain Brain. Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition who received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. He has contributed extensively to the world medical literature and is the author of 7 books. Dr. Perlmutter serves as Medical Director for the Dr. Oz Show.

mark-hyman Mark Hyman, MD ● Metabolic Disturbances and Detox

Mark Hyman, MD, believes that we all deserve a life of vitality—and that we have the potential to create it for ourselves. Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician, a seven-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field. He is also the founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center, chairman of the board of the Institute for Functional Medicine, a medical editor of The Huffington Post, and a regular medical contributor on Katie Couric’s TV show, Katie.

kelly-brogan Kelly Brogan, MD ● Toxicity and Impact in Women and Children’s Health

Dr. Brogan is boarded in Psychiatry/Psychosomatic Medicine/Reproductive Psychiatry and Integrative Holistic Medicine, and practices Functional Medicine, a root-cause approach to illness as a manifestation of multiple-interrelated systems.  She is one of the nation’s only physicians with perinatal psychiatric training who takes a holistic evidence-based approach in the care of patients with a focus on environmental medicine and nutrition. She is also a mom of two, and an active supporter of women’s birth experience, rights to birth empowerment, and limiting of unnecessary interventions.

aristo-vojdani Aristo Vojdani, PhD, M.Sc. C.L.S. ● Cutting-Edge Diagnostics for Toxicity

Aristo Vojdani is presently a professor of neuroimmunology at the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies.  His on-going research, spanning a 45-year career, focuses on the role of environmental triggers, such as toxic chemicals, infections, dietary proteins and peptides, in complex diseases. Professor Vojdani’s research and focus on predictive antibodies has resulted in the development of numerous antibody arrays for the detection of many autoimmune disorders. An owner of 15 US patents for laboratory assessments, Professor Vojdani has published more than 140 articles in magazines and scientific journals.

rainbeau-mars Rainbeau Mars, Author, Actor, Health, Fitness and Beauty Expert ● The Full-Spectrum of a SuperStar Cleanse

Rainbeau Mars is an actor, author, and health, fitness, and beauty expert sought out by actors, models, and business moguls. Her new book, The 21 Day SuperStar Cleanse, releases this spring. She served as the Global Yoga Ambassador for Adidas and stars in her own yoga series. In addition to being a devoted yogi and active health advocate, born under a double rainbow, Rainbeau is the daughter of master medical herbalist and author, Brigitte Mars.

jeffrey-bland Jeffrey Bland, PhD, Father of Functional Medicine, Author ● The Biochemistry and History of Detoxification

Dr. Bland is known as the “Father of Functional Medicine”, a medical approach that focuses on the personalized prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. He has been a University biochemistry professor, a research Director at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, the co-founder of the Institute for Functional Medicine in 1991, and the founder/President of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute. He has authored more than 100 scientific publications and 10 books for the health professional and health consumer.

david-wolfe David Wolfe, MS ● Nature’s Solution to Toxicity is FoodWith a Master’s Degree in nutrition, and a background in science and mechanical engineering, David “Avocado” Wolfe is considered one of the world’s top authorities on natural health, beauty nutrition, herbalism, chocolate, organic superfoods, superherbs, and living spring water. As an innovative environmentalist, David Wolfe is also the President and Founder of The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to plant 18 billion fruit trees on planet Earth. A highly sought after health and personal success speaker, David has given over 2700 live lecture events.
amy-myers Amy Myers, MD ● Thyroid Dysfunction, Autoimmunity, and Toxins

Dr. Amy Myers is a practicing physician and renowned leader in Functional Medicine. She has created multiple interactive books and courses to guide readers through her revolutionary approach to health. Her blog serves as a beacon of hope to the many sufferers of chronic disease; and her food-based program has helped thousands of people around the world discover and treat their own food sensitivities. Dr. Myers offers a unique Functional Medicine approach to autoimmune disease.

aviva-romm Aviva Romm, MD ● Toxic Shock: How to Minimize the Risk of Living in a Chemical Stew

Aviva Romm, MD is a Board Certified Family Physician, certified professional midwife, herbalist, and the proprietress of Herbal Medicine for Women. An internationally respected authority on botanical and functional medicine for women and children, with 30 years of clinical experience, she is the author of 7 books on natural medicine. Aviva is on fire about creating a better world for all of us.

char-sundus Char Sundust, Healer and Speaker in the Native American Tradition, Founder, Sundust Oracle Institute  Living in Harmony with Nature as the Ultimate Detox

Char Sundust is a teacher, healer, and inspirational speaker. Having her roots in a rich, spiritual background, she is grateful for the wisdom and learning passed down to her from her Apache, Mexican, English, Irish, and Iroquois ancestors. As all healing begins with the soul, Char has built a healing practice integrating spirituality into various forms of healing modalities. Additionally, Char is a certified NLP practitioner. Char is the resident spiritual advisor and mentor at Bastyr University.

frank-lipman Frank Lipman, MD ● Building a Better Microbiome: Gut Bacteria and DetoxDr. Frank Lipman is an internationally recognized expert in the field of integrative medicine. He is the founder and director of the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in New York City. He offers patients a customized blend of Western medicine with acupuncture, nutritional counseling, vitamins and herbs, relaxation techniques, physical therapy and bodywork.  Dr. Lipman also developed a line of supplements and is an author of several books.
gary-gordon Garry Gordon, MD, DO, MD(H) ● Survive and Thrive in a Toxic World

Dr. Garry Gordon is an internationally recognized expert on anti-aging, chelation therapy and detoxification.  Co-author of “Detox with Oral Chelation” and “The Omega 3 Miracle”, he is dedicated and passionate about educating doctors and patients of the harmful and devastating effects of environmental toxins, emphasizing the multi-factorial aspects present in ALL chronic illnesses. He lectures extensively on energy medicine modalities. He restored himself to optimal health in spite of suffering from serious illnesses including genetic heart disease.

jeffrey-smith Jeffrey Smith, Author, Filmmaker, Executive Director ● GMOs as Food Toxins

The leading consumer advocate promoting healthier non-GMO choices, Jeffrey Smith’s meticulous research documents how biotech companies continue to mislead legislators and safety officials.  Mr. Smith’s documentary “Genetic Roulette, The Gable of Our Lives” was awarded 2012 movie of the year.  He has authored several books on the GMO health dangers. He has lectured in 37 countries, founded the Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT) and has started to push genetically engineered ingredients out of the US market.

joe-pizzorno Joseph Pizzorno, ND ● A Naturopathic and Functional Medicine Approach to Detoxification

The world’s leading authority on science based natural medicine, physician, educator, researcher and founding president of Bastyr University.  He has been appointed to the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy and to the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee.  He has co-authored 7 books, Founded SaluGenecists, Inc. and has been recognized as one of the 25 “Pioneers in Holistic Medicine”.

joel-kahn Joel Kahn, MD ● Get Heart Smart Before Your Ticker Gets Sicker

Dr. Kahn has an active clinical practice and is the first physician to be certified by University of South Florida in Metabolic Cardiology and a founding member of the International Society of Functional and Metabolic Cardiovascular Medicine.  He has authored over 150 medical papers and The Holistic Heart Book as well as a health columnist for Reader’s Digest Holistic Heart section.

kara-fitzgerald Kara Fitzgerald, ND ● Labs to Assess Toxin Load

Dr. Fitzgerald is a lead author and co-editor with J. Alexander Bralley, Ph.D. of The Metametrix Institute’s Case Studies in Integrative and Functional Medicine, a contributing author to Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine and the Institute for Functional Medicine’s updated Textbook for Functional Medicine. Dr. Fitzgerald lectures globally on functional medicine, most recently in India, Hong Kong and South Africa. She is on faculty and at the Institute for Functional Medicine and maintains a private practice in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

elson-haas Elson Haas, MD ●

Elson M. Haas, MD is a practicing physician of Integrated Family Medicine for 40 years, and is the Founder/Director of Preventive Medical Center of Marin in San Rafael, CA since 1984 ( He is also the author of many books in the areas of health, nutrition, and detoxification, including Staying Healthy With the Seasons, Staying Healthy With Nutrition, and The Detox Diet. He is currently working on several new books as well health education programs for children and families, such as The Anatomix Comix™ project. See more about Dr. Haas and his work at

kristi-hughes Kristi Hughes, ND ● Sequencing a Detox for Best Results

Dr. Hughes is a patient advocate, health care educator, and a naturopathic physician with almost two decades of experience of integrative patient care. As an International expert in Lifestyle, Integrative, and Functional Medicine, Dr Kristi Hughes also serves as an Associate Director of Medical Education for the Institute for Functional Medicine and the Director of Medical Education for Functional Medicine South Africa, is a co-creator and instructor for the FirstLine Therapy Certification program.

lise-alshuler Lise Alschuler, ND, Board Certification in Naturopathic Oncology ● Cancer Processes and Detoxification: Focus on Glutathione

Dr. Lise Alschuler is a naturopathic doctor with board certification in naturopathic oncology and has been a practicing since 1994. Dr. Alschuler works as an independent consultant in the area of practitioner and consumer health education. Dr. Alschuler is the co-author of The Definitive Guide to Cancer: An Integrative Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Healing, and The Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer: A Five-Step Integrative Plan to Reduce the Risk of Recurrence and Build Lifelong Health.  She co-created the Five To Thrive Plan, and co-hosts a radio show, Five To Thrive Live!

marci-shimoff Marci Shimoff, Best-selling Author ● Detoxing and Happiness: How to Raise Your Current Happiness Level

Marci Shimoff is a #1 New York Times best-selling author, celebrated transformational teacher, and expert on happiness, success, and unconditional love.  She’s also the woman’s face of the biggest self-help book phenomenon in history, as co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul series. With total book sales of more than 15 million copies worldwide in 33 languages, Marci is one of the bestselling female nonfiction authors of all time.  She’s also a featured teacher in the film and book sensation The Secret.

martha-herbert Martha Herbert, MD, PhD. ● Autism and Detox

Dr. Martha Herbert is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, a Pediatric Neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and an affiliate of the Harvard-MIT-MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, where she is director of the TRANSCEND Research Program (Treatment Research and Neuroscience Evaluation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders). Her background in pediatric neurology, evolutionary biology and history of science has oriented her toward systems biology, brain connectivity and dynamism, and brain-body interrelationships.

mary-ellen-chalmers MaryEllen S. Chalmers, DMD ● Functional Dentistry: A New Approach to Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Oral Inflammation and Toxicity

Dr. Chalmers is a dentist in Santa Rosa, CA, practicing Integrative and Functional Dentistry, which incorporates Functional Medicine principles and practices with the art and science of Dentistry. Dr. Chalmers has the distinction of being the first dentist certified as a Frequency Specific Microcurrent practitioner. She has been working since 2006 to develop the dental protocols and applications for this technology.

michael-stone Michael Stone, MD, MS ● Everyday Thoughts about Methylation and Health

Michael Stone MD, MS, is a Family Physician who practices in Ashland Oregon in a functional medicine practice with two nutritionists and 4 other primary care clinicians. Along with his spouse Leslie Stone, M.D., the dynamic setting focuses on many aspects of life and health starting with preconception, through pregnancy, childhood and the elder years.  Michael has been with the institute for functional medicine as adjunct faculty for a decade and has been integral in helping develop programs in nutrition evaluation and treatment, the functional medicine matrix, and teaching and lecturing nationally and internationally.

sayer-ji Sayer Ji, Author, Founder of GreenMedInfo ● Transcending the Detox/Retox Cycle through Radical Nourishment

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the most widely referenced, evidence-based natural health resource of its kind, GreenMedInfo.  Sayer is an author, educator, advisory board member of the National Health Federation, Steering Committee Member of the Global GMO Free Coalition (GGFC), and the founder of the world’s most widely referenced, evidence-based natural health resource of its kind.

soram-khalsas Soram Khalsa, MD ● The Environment is Toxic and It’s Making Us Toxic: Epigenetic Influences

Board certified in Internal Medicine, Soram Khalsa, M.D. is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is the author of “The Vitamin D Revolution: How the Power of this Amazing Vitamin Can Change Your Life.” Dr. Khalsa is the recipient of the prestigious Daniel J. Wallace Founder’s Award for his work with Systemic Lupus. Dr. Khalsa is a founding member of the American Holistic Medical Association and a founding member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

terry-whals Terry Wahls, MD ● Dietary Approaches for Autoimmune Toxicity

Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she teaches internal medicine residents, sees patients in a traumatic brain injury clinic and conducts clinical trials.   She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years.  Dr. Wahls restored her health using now pedals her bike to work each day. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol:  How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine and teaches the public and medical community about the healing power of intensive nutrition.

thomas-moore Thomas Moore, PhD  Detoxing the Soul

Dr. Thomas Moore is the author of the classic bestseller Care of the Soul, a number one New York Times bestseller, and nineteen other books. He has been a monk, a musician, a university professor, and, for over thirty years, a psychotherapist practicing archetypal therapy with a spiritual dimension. His books appear in over twenty-five languages and he lectures in many parts of the world. For fifteen years he has taught psychiatrists and has worked closely with medical schools, hospices, and hospitals.

tom-obryan Tom O’Bryan, DC ● Gluten as a Toxin

Dr. Tom O’Bryan is an internationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in the complications of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease as they occur inside and outside of the intestines.  He recently hosted the paradigm-shifting ‘A Grain of Truth’-the Gluten Summit, bringing together 29 of the world’s experts on Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity.


liana-werner-gray Liana Werner-Gray ● Author of The Earth Diet

Liana Werner-Gray is a sought-after speaker and advocate for natural healing using a healthy diet and lifestyle.She is the author of the best selling book The Earth Diet published by Hay House, a recipe book that has helped thousands of people drop excess weight, and improve and in some cases even entirely heal conditions such as cancer, diabetes, addictions, depression, acne, heart disease, obesity and more.

donovan-green Donovan Green ● Dr. Oz’s Personal Trainer & Health Counselor

Donovan has been in the fitness industry for over 15 years. He holds a certification from ACE (American Council on Exercise) and is certified as a health counselor by Integrative Nutrition. He says growing up in the Bronx played a very important role in his life. His tough, yet loving approach to fitness is derived from being a Bronx native who had no choice but to grow tough skin in order to survive the harsh environment and experiences as a young boy.







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