2018 Calendar

SPNW 2018 Events Calendar

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Who Should Attend?

We are laying the foundation for tomorrow's health care professionals

These seminars are designed for the health care professionals and students of the healing arts who are seeking to expand their clinical skills: Chiropractors, Medical Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Naturopathic Physicians, Dentists, Veterinarians, Acupuncturists, Herbalist and Licensed Massage Practitioners.



Meet Your Speakers

Jeannette Birnbach, MS, DC, CN, CCN (pictured with her husband George Birnbach, DC) has been working professionally with clinical nutrition since graduating from New York Chiropractic College. She has a Bachelors degree from Penn State University and is a Certified Herbalist. For more information go to www.designedclinicalnutrition.com.

Holly Carling, OMD, LAc, PhD is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist, and Master Herbologist. Her background includes nursing, American and Oriental Herbal Medicine, Iridology, Homeopathy and extensive training in nutritional counseling. For more information go to www.vitalhealthandfitness.com.

Ronda Nelson, PhD, MH, CNC is a holistic nutritionist and master herbalist. She is a longtime member of the American Association of Nutritional Consultants (AANC) and more recently, The National Speakers Association. Ronda specializes in working with female hormone imbalances, children’s issues, digestive disorders, fatigue and repairing the negative effects of stress. For more information go to www.restorationhealth.net.  

Frank Springob, DC is a graduate from Palmer College. He has practiced in Port Angeles, Washington for over 35 years. Using various methods to assess his patient's nutritional needs he has discovered Morphogenic Field Technique (MFT) which utilizes Nutritional Healing and Energetic Healing synergistically to unravel the missing link to cellular health. He strongly believes in the potential of whole food to heal the systems of the body. For more information go to www.morphogenicfieldtechnique.com.

Michael E. Greer, MD offers holistic, herbal, homeopathic and naturopathic solutions for health, incorporating the best of conventional medicine with natural medicine products and philosophies. His prior integrative medicine practice followed a 20-year career as an OB/GYN (board certified in 1984), during which he was frustrated to witness patients gaining unwanted weight while coping with menopause and PMS. For more information go to www.michaelgreermd.com.  

David Hogsed, DOM, AP is in full time practice with his father, James Hogsed, DC. His practice specializes in providing effective nutritional support for endocrine, digestion, musculoskeletal, and immune system health. He has been a clinical consultant and speaker for Standard Process since 2003, providing inspiring nutritional seminars for health care professionals. For more information click here.

Bill Hemmer, DC has a B. S. degree from Millikin University in Biology, and attended Logan College of Chiropractic.  In 1988 he graduated from Logan and began clinical practice. He currently has a practice in Tuscola, IL. his farming community of 4,500 has been home to his family for 15 years. He uses spinal adjustments, whole food nutrition, massage therapy and active rehab to keep Central Illinois a healthy place to live. Visit www.RealLifeWellness.com.

Stuart White is a Chiropractor, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Diplomat of the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition, and a renowned national speaker. For over 19 years, Dr. White has applied nutrtional principles to health issues, and has overseen Whole Health Associates in Houston, TX; one of the most successful holistic health care practices in the United States. www.wholehealthassoc.com.

Annette Schippel, DC Dr. Annette Schippel graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1998. Since opening her clinic in Jacksonville, Illinois, Dr. Schippel has earned countless hours of postgraduate training in pediatrics, sports health, nutrition, and phytotherapy, and has become a respected public health educator in her profession. She has taught over 60 seminars across the United States. For more information, go to schippelchiropractic.com

Michael Gaeta, DAc, MS, CDN is a visionary educator, clinician and writer in the field of natural healthcare. His purpose is to create a world of vital, resilient people who find fulfillment through positive contribution. Michael works with natural health professionals who want to improve their patient care and practice success—through his clinicians’ mentoring program, seminars and webinars, and distance learning programs. Michael has more than 24 years of successful clinical practice. For more information go to www.gaetacommunications.com.


Simon Agger, DCSimon Agger, DC Dr. Simon Agger is a Chiropractor and Clinical Nutritionist. He graduated from Western States Chiropractic College, and in 1998, he took over a 35 year old practice, creating a highly successful chiropractic and nutritional practice in southeast Portland. He has a passion for his work and truly believes that we can get the most out of our bodies if we can just give them the right support. For more information, go to aggerchiro.com

Simon Agger, DCJennifer Franco, CN, ACN owns and operates the Society of Wellness, a nutrition consulting company which implements nutritional systems in doctors’ offices around the country. Jennifer has an educational background in Kinesiology and is a certified clinical nutritionist as well as an AFAA-certified personal trainer. When Jennifer is not in the office, she is educating both the general public and other health care practitioners. For more information, visit here.


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