Upcoming 2021 Events
Fall Virtual Symposium
DATE: Sept 18th, 2021
Time Speaker Topic
8am – 9am Michael Yuz, MD Spinal MRI
9am – 10am Dr. John Reese, DC Function Medicine in Chiropractic
10am – 11pm Dr. John Reese, DC
11am – 12pm Karen Bailey and Jesse Riggin, DC DE Insurance and Governance Update
1pm – 2pm Bill Moreau, DC Chiropractic in Sports
2pm – 3pm Heather Zwickey, PhD Pandemic and Post-pandemic Immunity
3pm – 4pm Heather Zwickey, PhD
4pm – 5pm Joe Brimhall, DC Future Scope of Chiropractic
Asynchronous Speaker: Mike Lovich, DC
Topic: Function Neurology Sensory Evaluation and COVID 19 effect on CNS
Time: 4 hours
Heather Zwickey earned a Ph.D. in Immunology and Microbiology from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center with a focus on infectious disease and vaccine development. Dr. Zwickey went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship and teach at Yale University School of Medicine where she worked on immunotherapy for cancer. Dr. Zwickey launched the Helfgott Research Institute and established the School of Graduate Studies at the National University of Natural Medicine. She currently co-leads an NIH funded clinical research training program focused on training the next generation of integrative medicine researchers. She teaches at many universities and speaks at conferences world-wide. At Helfgott Research Institute, Dr. Zwickey applies her immunology expertise to natural medicine, with specific interest in the gut-brain axis in neuroinflammation. Dr. Zwickey currently serves as the Director of Communication and Innovation at Thaena, Inc.
Bill Moreau, DC: As the leader of medical services for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), Dr. Bill Moreau worked with Olympic and Paralympic teams where he was responsible for the care of thousands of Team USA athletes, provided by more than 200 clinicians from numerous health care disciplines. During his tenure at USOC, Dr. Moreau served as the Team USA chief medical officer during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, and the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games as well as serving as the medical director for the the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games and the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Over his more than 30-year career, he has also treated collegiate, high school and recreational athletes.
Dr. Moreau is a licensed chiropractic physician and a board-certified Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP). He has presented more than 500 lectures and postgraduate education programs throughout the world. Dr. Moreau is currently president of the ACBSP and is a member of the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine editorial review board.
Joseph Brimhall, DC, has been president of University of Western States since 2003. He is a licensed chiropractic physician with over 22 years of clinical experience prior to becoming president of UWS, and was twice named Utah Chiropractic Physician of the Year. Dr. Brimhall has served on accrediting commissions and organizations at the programmatic, institutional, regional and international levels since 1998. He is the immediate past-chair of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) regional accrediting agency, a position he held from 2013 through 2019. Dr. Brimhall is also former president of the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE), past-president of the Councils on Chiropractic Education International (CCEI), former commissioner and director for the Council on Chiropractic Education Canada (CCEC), founding director and past chair of the Oregon Collaborative for Integrative Medicine (OCIM), and former executive committee member of the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health (ACIH). He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and a member of the executive committee of the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities.
Dr. Rees did his undergraduate study at St. Louis College of Pharmacy and attended Chiropractic College at what was then known as Logan College of Chiropractic and now is known as Logan University. He graduated in December of 1982 and is now enjoying his 33rd year as a chiropractor. He has received extensive post graduate education in a number of areas including 200 post graduate hours in rehabilitation, and 100 post graduate hours in the management of MVA’s (motor vehicle accidents) and temporal mandibular joint (TMJ). He completed a certification program in Functional Medicine and attained the title of CFMP or Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner in 2014. CFMP program is a 200 hour program provided by Functional Medicine University. Functional Medicine University is sponsored by Southern California University of Health Sciences. The program is planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Sequoia Education Systems, Inc.. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.He has over 60 post graduate hours in hormonal issues including menopause, pms, fertility issues, andropause, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, and other hormonal issues. He is a certified First Line Therapy Health Care Provider with Metagenics. He most recently completed over 60 hours of education with Apex Seminars and learned the work of Dr. Datis Kharrazian, author of “Why Isn’t My Brain Working” and “Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? When My Lab Tests Are Normal”.
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Thanks to all who attended!