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 fifth 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.
October 27, 2019 | Washington DC Holistic Health Summit Speakers!
Dr. Theodore Watkins, MD – Dr. Theodore L. Watkins, founder of The Eden Institute, is a dynamic lecturer, writer, television personality, radio host and producer. Recognized as an authority and leading advocate of preventive health, he is convinced after treating thousands of patients whose lives have been devastated by the “Diseases of Lifestyle”, that people need to be taught the principles of a “healthy lifestyle” if they are going to increase their longevity and eliminate a number of preventable diseases. Dr. Watkins is a graduate of Oakwood College and Howard University, College of Medicine. He completed a 5-year residency in Surgery. In 1983, he left surgery and became a proponent and practitioner of Alternative Medicine, emphasizing in his medical practice, the “Whole Person” approach. Dr. Watkins has participated in the White House Conference on “Barriers to Delivering Health Care to the Indigent” and the American Enterprise Institute Conference on “Financing of Health Care to the Indigent”. He has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise Award for his work in low income housing in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Jasmol Sardana, DO -The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting preventive medicine, especially better nutrition, and higher standards in research. Jasmol Sardana, D.O., is a board-certified primary care physician specializing in both internal medicine and lifestyle medicine. She supports patient empowerment, patient education, and shared decision-making to develop a personalized approach to managing acute and chronic medical conditions. Dr. Sardana specializes in the use of lifestyle modifications, including good nutrition (a low-fat, plant-based diet), regular physical activity, adequate sleep, avoidance of substance use, and stress management to treat and prevent chronic diseases. Dr. Sardana received her medical education from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. The osteopathic philosophy of treating the whole person has resonated with her throughout her medical career. She completed her internship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and her residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Hospital. She has an eCornell certificate in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and a certificate as a culinary coach from the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Sardana is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, where she serves as founding chair of the Community Engaged Lifestyle Medicine member interest group.
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.
John Salley, NBA Champion – Most can achieve a goal and be pleasantly satisfied with their results but to continually create new tasks to accomplish and to reinvent your self is the mark of a versatile and motivated individual. It is the definition of father, athlete, actor, entrepreneur, talk show host, philanthropist, wellness advocate, vegan and champion: John Salley. A proud native of Brooklyn, New York, John found a love for basketball at an early age. He accepted a Basketball Scholarship to Georgia Tech to play for legendary head coach Bobby Cremins. From there Salley went on to become a 15-year NBA veteran and was the first NBA player to win four championships with three different teams. During the 80’s, Salley was a member of the Detroit Piston “Bad Boys” squad. Salley went on to Chicago playing with Michael Jordan as part of the Bulls 1996 championship team. In 1999, Phil Jackson invited Salley to come to Los Angeles to provide experience and leadership to the 1999-2000 Lakers’ championship team. After his retirement from the NBA in 2000, Salley explored several opportunities in both television and film. John’s film credits include Bad Boys 1 & 2, Eddie and Jerry Bruckheimer’s Confession of a Shopaholic. John has served as host for numerous award shows and was also the host of The John Salley Block Party on 100.3 The Beat Morning Show in Los Angeles. John recently hosted the Reunion Shows of VH-1’s #1 rated show, Basketball Wives.
Dr. Ruby Lathon, PhD -Dr. Ruby Lathon is a certified holistic nutritionist and inspires with a powerful story of recovering from thyroid cancer through alternative treatment focused on a whole food, plant-based diet. Dr. Lathon was featured in the hit documentary, What the Health and is slated be featured in two upcoming health documentaries. Dr. Lathon 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 is an inspirational and sought-after speaker on motivation, natural health, healing, and plant-based nutrition and served as Nutrition Policy Manager at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, DC. 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. Lathon is host of The Veggie Chest, an online, plant-based cooking show.
Joel Kibble, 10-time Grammy Winning Musician & Member of Take 6 & Author. Joel Kibble is an award-winning musician, author and inspirational speaker who travels the world using his art to help people heal. Joey is real. He says, “truth is oxygen and transparency is freedom.” His career as a musician, singer and song writer is stellar. As a musician, Joey is a member of the award-winning Take 6. The multi-platinum selling group has earned 10 Grammy’s, 10 Dove Awards and a host of other honors. The darling of the jazz world, Take 6 won Jazz Vocal Group of the year 4 years in a row! They travel the world, sing to sold out crowds, and have worked with legends of the industry like Quincy Jones. During his time with Take 6 Joel has written and co-produced several of their most requested songs. His love for writing and performing are part of his soul. Joey graduated from Oakwood University where he studied Organizational Management. Joey is sharing his journey with the love(s) of his life, his wife Tina and his daughter Karly. They live in Nashville, TN.
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–Free giveaways, health fair, book signing, plant-based lunch & samples!
See what people are saying about past health summits.
Recap Video of the 2018 Holistic Health Summit at Catholic University of America.
Recap of Baltimore Holistic Health Summit in Partnership with Morgan State University.
Location & Venue
UDC Student Conference Center Ballroom
Located at the heart of the campus of The University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
FREE garage parking & street parking!
Metro accessible: Red Line, Take the Red Line to Van-Ness-UDC station.
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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. She was featured in the hit documentary, What the Health. 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.
UDC/College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences (CAUSES)
The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is an urban landgrant university that offers associate, baccalaureate, graduate and professional degree programs, as well as community education and certificate programs to learners of all ages. The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) embodies the landgrant tradition of UDC. In addition to offering innovative academic programs in urban architecture and community development, urban sustainability, health education, nursing, and nutrition and dietetics. To learn more visit: www.UDC.edu/causes/causes/about-causes
DMV Black Restaurant Week
DMVBRW brings black restaurant owners, managers, chefs, caterers, thought leaders and financiers together to discuss options for entrepreneurial ventures and continuing education. Because DC is a global city, black restaurants week is inclusive with allied partners. The week not only promotes restaurants, it goes further to recognize existing restaurants and close the gap that exists in knowledge by hosting signature events. Visit www.dmvbrw.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. Visit SaladMaster.com
The Mr. “Rodger” Road Show
The “Mr. Rodger” Roadshow is an item sale business that pushes its roots from back at a time when things were made to last, and if they were broken, then they were repaired, back when Repairing “was” Recycling, unlike today, when it seems that Replacing “is” Recycling. Maybe “Mr. Rodger” has the “Right” Recycle for you. Contact: email@example.com
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