Date: Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
Time: 8pm EST (5pm PST)
Learn how to assess overall gastrointestinal health with comprehensive molecular evaluation of the GI microbiome, digestive function, and gut inflammation and mucosal immunity. Diagnostic Solutions Lab offers the first FDA approved platform for the thorough evaluation of GI pathogens using molecular/PCR based techniques. In addition to the assessment of bacteria, protozoal, and viral pathogens, the lab also employs this technology to assess opportunistic and beneficial organisms. This is the true diagnostic solution for evaluating gut health.
This educational webinar is designed to enlighten the clinician with:
Dr. David M. Brady has 22 years of experience as an integrative clinical practitioner and over 18 years in health sciences academia. He is a practicing naturopathic physician licensed in Connecticut and Vermont and a board certified clinical nutritionist. Dr. Brady also received his initial clinical training as a chiropractic physician. He currently serves as the Vice Provost for the Division of Health Sciences, Director of the Human Nutrition Institute, and is an associate professor of clinical sciences at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. He maintains a private practice, Whole Body Medicine, in Trumbull, CT.
Dr. Brady is also the Chief Medical Officer for Designs for Health, Inc., is an expert consultant to the nutritional supplement and clinical laboratory industries, and is an internationally sought-after presenter on nutritional, naturopathic and integrative medicine. He has appeared on the plenary speaking panel of some of the largest and most prestigious conferences in the field including IFM, ACAM, A4M, IHS, AANP, NWANP, IAACN, ICC-CIM, ACA-CON, and many more. Dr. Brady has published a multitude of peer-reviewed scientific papers and textbooks related to chronic pain, autoimmunity and functional gastroenterology, and is a featured contributing author in the medical textbooks Advancing Medicine with Food and Nutrients-2nd Ed. (Kohlstadt I, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2012), Integrative Gastroenterology (Mullin G, Oxford Press, Weil Integrative Medicine Library, New York, NY, 2011) and Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine -2nd Ed. (Bralley JA, Lord RS, Metametrix Institute. Duluth, GA. 2008).
Tony Hoffman started his career in the integrative laboratory industry over 20 years ago, first as a laboratory technician in microbiology, then moving into technical support, sales, and finally business development. Tony was at the forefront of the planning, management, and launch of four successful stool analysis laboratories, with ownership in two of them, prior to founding Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory. His experience spans every aspect of laboratory operations, from the laboratory bench to the CEO’s desk.
Tony has lectured and supported physicians around the world in understanding the utility and interpretation of stool testing. He is an expert in the ecology of the gastrointestinal microbiome, as measured by both traditional culture techniques and next-generation DNA analysis. This broad base and depth of knowledge has given Tony a very unique perspective into the needs of clinicians and has guided him in the development of cutting-edge test profiles, a unique business model and successful business operations at Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory.