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The Re-Engineer Your Life Holistic Health Summit is a transformational conference that provides effective prevention and healing strategies for achieving total wellness. This summit offers expert information on naturally caring for the body and a holistic approach to combating illness.
Doctors, nutritionists, chefs, motivational speakers, and other health practitioners will conduct workshops for healing and preventing male and female reproductive issues, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Additional workshops cover holistic dentistry, thyroid balancing, and plant-based nutrition & food preparation.
The summit delves into the critical areas, including holistic nutrition and healing,
balanced emotional health, the role of meditation in healing and the power of transformational thinking. Summit highlights include the Summit Wellness Fair, keynote addresses, free morning yoga class, FREE giveaways and samples, and thoughtfully prepared plant-based continental breakfast and luncheon. The summit emphasizes an environmentally conscious and sustainable lifestyle through a plant-based diet.
Now in its fourth year, the summit meets the needs of lay people interested in improving personal health as well as healthcare professionals interested in learning more about holistic healing modalities and connecting with other healthcare practitioners and businesses.
January 2018 Washington DC Holistic Health Summit Speakers!
Dondre’ Whitfield, Actor & Speaker. (OWN “Queen Sugar”)
Bershan Shaw, Media Personality, Speaker & Author (OWN, “Love and the City”). Transformational coach, motivational speaker, Author, Founder of URAWARRIOR.COM and two time breast cancer survivor, Bershan has dedicated her life to helping others discover their inner warrior during life’s most difficult journeys. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007, and it returning stage 4 in 2009, Bershan beat the odds with stage four breast cancer and Bershan is now seven years cancer free. Bershan believes that beauty rises up from the ashes of pain and suffering, and wants to help others see possibility when all they see is pain and defeat. Her one on one coaching with business executives, leaders , entrepreneurs and men and women have given her the most satisfaction because everyday she sees how she has changed someone’s life. She has written a book, “URAWARRIOR 365 Ways to Challenge You to a Better Life” to assist others on their journey toward healing and health. Bershan is in very high demand and has shared her messages with countless audiences worldwide through leadership conferences, businesses, institutions, wellness conferences, empowerment stages and more. She has spoken worldwide in places like Poland, Ghana, Rome, London and more to help leaders, women, CEO’s and everyday people “Find their inner Warrior to Step into their Greatness.” Bershan was also part of the “Love and the City” cast, a docu-series on the OWN network.
Dr. Ruby Lathon, PhD; Director, Roadmap to Holistic Health. Dr. Ruby Lathon is a certified holistic nutritionist and advocate for plant-based nutrition. Dr. Ruby inspires with a powerful story of recovering from thyroid cancer through alternative treatment focused on a whole foods, plant-based diet. Dr. Ruby worked as a researcher and an award winning engineer, and now teaches others how to re-engineer their health and live disease free. Dr. Lathon, a graduate of the University of Alabama, served as Nutrition Policy Manager at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, where she developed and led a national grassroots campaign to advocate legislation for more healthful, plant-based meal options in the National School Lunch Program. Dr. Lathon is host of The Veggie Chest, an online, plant-based cooking show and is featured in the new documentary, What the Health. Through her organization, Roadmap to Holistic Health, Dr. Lathon hosts health conferences, workshops and vegan cooking classes and provides customized nutritional consultations and coaching programs.
Dr, James F. Loomis, MD; Medical Director, Barnard Medical Center. James F. Loomis Jr., M.D., M.B.A., received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and graduated with honors. He subsequently completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Barnes Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, MO. In addition, Dr. Loomis received an M.B.A. from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. He is board certified in internal medicine and has also completed the certification program in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. Dr. Loomis is the medical director at the Barnard Medical Center in Washington DC. He has served as team internist for the St. Louis Rams football team and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, as well as tour physician for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Before coming to the Barnard Medical Center, he practiced internal medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, where he was also the director of prevention and wellness. He is on the clinical faculty of the department of internal medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Loomis also serves on the board of directors of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Loomis enjoys reading and teaching plant-based cooking classes. He also enjoys running, biking, and swimming, and has completed numerous half marathons, marathons, and triathlons.
Dr. Terry Victor, DDS; The DC Dentist (Holistic Dentist). Dr. Victor graduated from Howard University School of Dentistry in 1998. The following year he completed a General Practice Resident at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Victor is also a graduate of the prestigious Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education (FACE). He is an accredited member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) and also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). Dr. Victor created one of the first Holistic, Biological and Eco-Friendly Dental Offices on the East Coast. He is aware of the importance of eating healthy and the effects it has on oral hygiene. As a Holistic and Biological Dentist he is dedicated to the improvement of the overall health of each of his patients, working alongside their medical doctors providing them with the best patient care possible. The Eco-Friendly Dentistry refers to all aspects of the office being built with sustainable material. On a daily basis Dr. Victor works to create a safe and healthy environment for our patients, our staff and the planet.
Dr. Baruch; Author, Speaker & Health Literacy Expert, ELife Restaurant Group Dr. Baruch Yehudah is a widely sought after television and radio personality with well over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, restaurateur, public speaker, published author, and health advocate. He is CEO and owner of Elife Media, a TV and radio broadcasting channel that promotes holistic solutions to human and civil rights, history, current events, business, sports, politics, nutrition, and spirituality – in addition to broadcasting live music such as soul, jazz, and gospel. Celebrating over 23 years as CEO and founder of Everlasting Life Restaurant & Lounge, Dr. Baruch also owns Evolve Vegan Restaurant, E-Life on Wheels, and Vegaritos. Dr. Baruch has been featured on the nationally syndicated Michael Baisden Show, which reaches an audience of over 8 million, daily. Often called on to lecture both nationally and abroad, Dr. Baruch’s current client base spans the globe. His aim is to empower others by introducing concepts that initiate personal change from the inside out. Through entertainment, educational workshops, interactive lectures and seminars, Dr. Baruch teaches that in order to live well, one must address the multiple factors that take away from our health, such as poor diet, stress, lack of exercise, and negative lifestyle choices.
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–Free giveaways, health fair, samples & book signings!
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Location & Venue
Edward Pryzbyla Conference Center
Located at the heart of the campus of The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20064
Metro accessible: Red Line, Brookland/CUA Metro Station. Exit left when leaving the station.
Get driving directions and a map HERE.
For driving directions, please call the Pryzbyla Information Desk at: 202-319-5200. Directional signs will be posted.
Summit Registration for January 27, 2018 – Washington, DC – Registration Closed
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Roadmap to Holistic Health
Roadmap to Holistic Health, LLC was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Washington, DC. Through the leadership of Dr. Ruby Lathon, Ph.D., Roadmap to Holistic Health specializes in health and wellness consultations, whole foods nutrition education, cooking instruction, seminars and workshops. Roadmap to Holistic Health works with individual and groups to deliver scalable and customized programs to meet the needs of the audience.
Dr. Lathon is a certified holistic nutritionist and expert and an advocate for the life-saving benefits of plant-based nutrition. Dr. Lathon motivates and inspires with her powerful story of overcoming thyroid cancer through a plant-based diet. Dr. Ruby’s personal life experience uniquely qualifies her and Roadmap to Holistic Health as experts in the area of a lifestyle centered on a whole foods, plant-based diet as an approach to overall health and wellness. To learn more, visit www.RubyLathon.com.
Healthy Kitchen Jewels by SaladMaster
Saladmaster has been a pioneer in working with “Food For” Life Organization” and many others organizations in teaching families how to prepare meals in a healthier manner. How to use foods and the right equipment to help prevent, arrest and even reverse chronic and dietary diseases. SaladMaster.com
Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva, Inc.
Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses have become a major health concern in many areas of the United States and around the world. LDAD provides valuable insight into diagnosing and treating tick-borne diseases and associated health concerns using an integrative medical approach.
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Roadmap to Holistic Health
1629 K Street, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
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