Meet our speakers

Kerry Bone

Professor Kerry Bone is the co-founder and innovation driver at MediHerb, where he serves as Director of Research and Development. In 2016 MediHerb was awarded the American Botanical Council’s (ABC’s) Varro E. Tyler Award for excellence in Phytomedicinal Research. As part of his educational role, Kerry is Principal of the Australian College of Phytotherapy and also Adjunct Professor at New York Chiropractic College, providing input into their postgraduate applied nutrition program. He also founded the successful Masters of Health Science (Herbal Medicine) course at the University of New England in 2004, and served there as Associate Professor from 2004 to 2012.Kerry is co-author of more than 30 scientific papers on herbal research, including original research and systematic reviews. 

Joanne Boyd

Joanne is an Australian trained naturopathic clinician and medical herbalist. She has been working in various areas of the complementary medicine industry for over 20 years including lecturing at several colleges in Australia teaching herbal medicine and naturopathic clinical skills. Joanne has 20 years’ experience with MediHerb® and has provided education and support for healthcare professionals in Australia, the USA, Canada and the UK. Joanne knows from her own hands-on experience how the MediHerb® products work in practice and delivers seminars/workshops that are both informative and clinically relevant.

Berris Burgoyne  

Dr. Burgoyne is a renowned naturopathic clinician with 25 years' experience. She is a senior member of the MediHerb team as a clinical support consultant, technical writer and educator. What sets Berris apart as a speaker and educator is her ability to take very complex technical data and transform it into practical clinical information that is easy to understand and apply. This, coupled with her extensive clinical experience, makes her an authoritative and dynamic presenter.

Matthew Cucolo

Dr. Matthew Cucolo is a practicing chiropractor and nutritional consultant who utilizes therapeutic nutrition with holistic therapies to best treat his patients. He is a graduate of the Southern California University of Health Sciences and has continued his training through multiple post-graduate seminar techniques. Dr. Cucolo is the co-founder of the Meridian Autonomic Testing technique. He creates dynamic nutrition lectures that connect with his target audience to make the complex understandable and practical. He is a certified Applied Kinesiologist and is pending certification in an Acupuncture program. He is versed in Neuro-Emotional Technique, Sacral-Occipital Technique and a Shamballa Reiki Master. Dr. Cucolo teaches innovation and guidance to those health care practitioners looking to promote their practices. He is a practicing chiropractor with a thriving practice in the Central Connecticut area.

Nicole Fodel

Dr. Fodel was born and raised in the Cotswold area of Charlotte, NC and is delighted to be serving her home town. She attended High Point University where she pursued dual Baccalaureate degrees in both Biology and Chemistry and graduated magna cum laude with “All University Honors”. Within the first year of her Chiropractic training, Dr. Fodel is known for her genuine bedside manner and first-rate communication skills to best work with her patients to achieve their common goal of optimal health.

Jennifer Franco

Jennifer Franco owns and operates the Society of Wellness, a nutrition consulting company which implements functional nutritional systems in doctors’ offices around the countryAs a functional nutritionist, Jennifer conducts Functional Nutrition Assessments with clients in her Southern California offices, as well as virtually across the country. Jennifer has an educational background in Kinesiology and is certified in Clinical Nutrition, Applied Clinical Nutrition, as well as an AFAA certified personal trainer. When Jennifer is not in the office seeing clients, she is passionate about educating both the general public and other health care practitioners through teaching seminars, lectures, workshops, writing articles for journals and speaking on national radio programs.

Michael Gaeta

Dr. Gaeta 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. He holds licenses in acupuncture, dietetics-nutrition, massage therapy and is a doctor of acupuncture in Rhode Island. Dr. Gaeta's teaching is informed by 24 years of successful clinical practice.

Emily Glasser

Emily Glasser, L.A.C., ACN, has years of training in both functional medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine, which has shaped her unique approach to helping her patients achieve their optimal wellness potential. Drawing from an extensive health and wellness toolkit, she uses nutrition, whole food supplementation, herbal medicine, acupuncture, and therapeutic bodywork to develop individualized treatment plans. She holds a Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and is licensed in the state of California as an Acupuncturist and Herbalist and is also an Applied Clinical Nutritionist. 

David Hogsed

D.O.M., A.P.
David Hogsed, D.O.M., A.P., is in full time practice with his father, James Hogsed, D.C., at the Natural Healthcare Professionals clinic in Fort Myers, Florida. His practice specializes in providing effective nutritional support for endocrine, digestion, musculoskeletal, and immune system health. David has taught post-graduate programs through Texas Chiropractic College, Logan Chiropractic College, the University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine, Palmer Chiropractic College, Life University, and Northwestern Chiropractic College. He has served as a clinical consultant and seminar speaker for Standard Process since 2003 and is currently a post-graduate faculty member of Texas Chiropractic College. These inspiring nutrition seminars focus on giving health care professionals the tools they need to successfully integrate nutrition into practice. 

Lowell Keppel

Dr. Lowell Keppel has been in private practice for over 25 years and has successfully integrated nutritional and herbal therapeutics into his holistic approach. He operates a cash practice with a focus on patient education, including demonstrations, lectures, reading lists and one-on-one counseling. Dr. Keppel has developed a nutritional examination system that has proven effective in obtaining clinical information and communication with patients during the consultation. He shares this methodology with other health care practitioners in full-day seminars. 

Jean K. Lawrence

Dr. Lawrence is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Master Herbalist, Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, Doctor of Naturopathy, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, holds a PhD in Natural Medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. She has a passion to help people find the root cause of their health issues rather than address symptoms. Her functional medicine practice in Toccoa, GA focuses on immune issues, brain health, and hormones. Dr. Lawrence’s expertise includes blood work (ordering and interpreting), saliva testing, hair analysis, immune testing, and focusing on absorption of nutrients to improve health outcomes. Dr. Lawrence’s goal is to teach other practitioners how to help patients resolve their toughest health challenges. Dr. Lawrence loves the challenge of chronic and difficult cases. Her speaking focus is on making a presentation not only informative, but enjoyable.  

Shannon Roznay

Dr. Shannon Roznay is a Doctor of Chiropractic and specializes in using Nutrition Response Testing to help people improve every area of health. She loves to teach women, men and children of all ages how to improve their health through better diet and natural whole food supplements as well as chiropractic adjustments. "I’ve always wanted to help people, and I’ve found that by listening to what my patients tell me and applying proven nutritional and chiropractic principles, I can help them more than they’ve ever imagined. Dr. Roznay has now achieved her purpose of helping people get healthy using nutrition as an alternative to drugs and surgery. In addition to helping patients at Thrive! she travels across the U.S. teaching other healthcare providers how to use Nutrition Response Testing to help their patients gain whole new levels of health. Her goal is to create a more effective, non-drug health care paradigm for the whole country — starting with you.

Annette Schippel

Dr. Annette Kutz Schippel graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1998. In 2002, Dr. Annette began studying Restorative EndocrinologyTM and worked as an associate of Dr. Janet Lang's from 2006 until May 2011. She also completed two years of study under Angela Hywood, ND; completing the Tonic Australia teleconference series that specialized in women's health issues, and the general application of phytotherapy and whole food nutrition as they relate to other health issues. She is currently working on completing the Australian College of Phytotherapy course by Associate Professor, Kerry Bone, co-founder of Medi Herb. She attended the 2nd annual conference for Integrative Medicine for Mental Health as part of her ongoing education. She continues to do research and look for ways to improve as a clinician and public speaker.

Robert Scott

Dr. Bob Scott is a naturopathic physician and nutritionist practicing in the states of Maine and New Hampshire. Dr. Scott is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport with a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine and Masters in both Human Nutrition and Acupuncture. His clinical focus is nutritional endocrinology, with an emphasis on adrenal, and thyroid hormonal balance, as well as gut health and detoxification. He has served the Standard Process community as a clinical consultant since 2007 and provides educational seminars, teleconferences, and webinars throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. Scott has had the rare privilege of being invited to MediHerb for intensive training on two occasions and now speaks directly for MediHerb. Dr. Scott is also a clinical presenter for Whole Food Nutrition program and will soon be Applied Clinical Nutrition (ACN) certified and a graduate of the advanced Nutritional Response Testing program. 

Stuart White

Dr. Stuart White has extensive training in Contact Reflex Analysis (CRA) and has extensive training and individual tutoring with Standard Process Laboratories for over twenty-years. He is a Diplomat of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition and a Certified Clinical Nutritionist. He has thirty six years’ experience treating in excess of 39,000 patients. Upon graduating chiropractic school he opened Whole Health Associates, which eventually became one of the largest nutrition practices in the country. His philosophy is that by simply strengthening weakened systems, glands and organs it is possible to increase the life expression of a person. 

Amanda Williams

B.Bus, Adv Dip Nat, Dip Bot Med, MANTA, Naturopath and Medical Herbalist

An internationally experienced integrative naturopath and medical herbalist, Amanda has over 20 years’ clinical practice. Amanda’s passion for the art and science of herbal therapy, holistic clinical nutrition, lifestyle programs and empowerment coaching synergize into dynamic programs individually tailored for each patient. Specializing in integrative endocrinology for women, Amanda has dedicated her clinical practice to discovering and addressing the underlying cause of ill health to deliver long term sustainable health solutions. Amanda has been under tutelage of Professor Kerry Bone, renowned herbal clinician for two decades. A popular speaker who is able to convey the technical complexity of herbal and clinical therapy for ease of implementation at your own practice. She has presented seminars to health professionals in the United States, Canada, UK, South Africa and Australia since 2001.