Natural Medicine Conference Program
5th ICNM 2018 – Where the Best Natural Medicine education meets the World
Official languages: English & French
Simultaneous translations provided for all lectures.
The Scientific Committee is actively working to present an outstanding program in line with our commitment to innovation, expertise and quality.
Earn CE Credits – ICNM is an approved CE provider of education and your attendance of the ICNM congress is counted towards CE credits.
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Opening note - Tom GREENFIELD, ND, DO, MRN, MlfH, UNITED KINGDON
General Council and Register of Naturopaths GCRNUNITED KINGDOM
The mind and the microbiome - Dr David W.LESCHEID, B.Sc., ND, PhD, GERMANY
Dr David W.LESCHEID, B.Sc., ND, PhD
Naturopathic Doctor, Ph.D. in Molecular Biology/Protein ChemistryUniversity of Victoria Canada, Freelance medical writer, Medicoscientific Manager IABRM Germany, Member CANDGERMANY
Metabolic endotoxemia - Dr Benjamin BROWN, ND, UNITED KINGDOM
Dr Benjamin BROWN, ND
Lecturer and Advisory Board of BCNH –UK College of Nutrition and Health, Technical Director, Viridian Nutrition, Member Royal Society of Medicine, The Institute of Functional Medicine, Author, Contributing Editor, CAM MagazineUNITED KINGDOM
Mindfulness revolution: Naturopathic impact on HPA axis dysfunction - Dr Bradley BONGIOVANNI, ND, UNITED STATES
Dr Bradley BONGIOVANNI, ND
Naturopathic Doctor, Founder Wholistic Medicine Specialists Atlanta. Lecturer Nutritional Psychiatry Harvard, Researcher, Member AANPUSA
Sugar, diet and the addictive response: is sugar addictive and how can healthcare professionals help sugar “addicts?” - Dr Constance SCHARFF, PhD, UNITED STATES
Dr Constance SCHARFF, PhD
Senior Addiction Research Fellow and Director of Addiction Research Cliffside Malibu, Author, Lecturer, International SpeakerUSA
Refreshment break – Poster & Expo - Sentosa Hall
Research/Poster Presentation, Networking and Exhibition
Early herbal remedies and formulas for today’s Naturopathic Practice - Dr Sussanna CZERANKO, ND, CANADA
Dr Sussanna CZERANKO, ND
Naturopathic Doctor, 22 years Traditional Naturopathic Practice, National University of Natural Medicine’s Faculty Member Rare Books curator Author 12 Books, Contributing Editor NDNR, Founder Manitou Health Centre CanadaCANADA
Intermittent fasting –Therapeutic tool or latest fad? - Dr Marc BUBBS, ND, CANADA
Dr Marc BUBBS, ND
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Sports Nutrition Lead Canada Basketball, Author, Lecturer, International Speaker, Member OANDCANADA
Accessing and treating the internal ecosystem - Dr Mark DAVIS, ND, UNITED STATES
Dr Mark DAVIS, ND
Naturopathic Doctor, Honors in research from National University of Natural Medicine, Private Practice supporting gastroenterological health, Founder North American FMT donorbank for IBD patients, Writer, LecturerUSA
Chronic Disease - Dr Ryan BRADLEY, ND, MPH, UNITED STATES
Dr Ryan BRADLEY, ND, MPH
Naturopathic Doctor, Assistant Director Helfgott Research Institute, Associate Professor School of Research and Graduate Studies National University of Natural MedicineUSA
Traditional plant medicine for the digestive system - Dr Cornelia TITZMANN, ND, HEILPRAKTIKER, HOMEOPATH, GERMANY
Dr Cornelia TITZMANN, ND
Heilpraktiker, Herbalist, Homeopath for 30 years, Head Institute Phytotherapy Berlin for 20 years, Instructor Humboldt University Berlin, Member AFP, FDH, ResearcherGERMANY
Low testosterone levels in men & restorative natural solutions - Dr John A ROBINSON, NMD, UNITED STATES
Dr John A ROBINSON, NMD
Naturopathic Medical Doctor, Chief Medical Officer and Owner The Hormone Zone, Founding Member and Founding President The Naturopathic Society, Author, LecturerUSA
Prevention of diseases - Dr Michelle QAQUNDAH, ND, FABNO, ITALYDr Michelle QAQUNDAH, ND, FABNO, ITALY
Dr Michelle QAQUNDAH, ND FABNO
Naturopathic Doctor, Fellow American Board of Naturopathic Oncology, Federazione Nazionale Naturopati Heilpraktiker, Past Director Naturopathic Medicine Department at Cancer Treatment Centers of America Hospital, Founder of Mediterranean Diet for Cancer and PreventionITALY
Transgenerational trauma: Beyond the imprints of disease - Dr Leah HOLLON, ND, MPH, UNITED STATES
Dr Leah HOLLON, ND, MPH
Naturopathic Doctor Richmond Natural Medicine, Professor, Lecturer ASCP, VAANP, MNDA, AANP, UNC, Creighton, VA Tech, EVMS, & VCOM, Editor AJPE, Author, Past President VAANP, Board Member OANPUSA
Refreshment break, Posters & Expo – Sentosa Hall
Research/Poster Presentation, Networking and Exhibition
Probiotics: evidence-based overview - Dr Jeremy APPLETON, ND, UNITED STATES
Dr Jeremy APPLETON, NDUSA (Lecture presented by partner-SFI)
Incorporating the chemistry of essential oils in the healing process - Michael SCHOLES, Expert Aromatherapist, Professor, Master Herbalist, UNITED KINGDOM
Michael SCHOLES, Aromatherapist
Certified Aromatherapist, 35 years private practice, Professor, International LecturerUNITED KINGDOM
Four temperaments or the four Humors by Hippocrates: A global approach for better patient care - Dominick LÉAUD-ZACHOVAL, ND, FRANCE
Dominick LÉAUD-ZACHOVAL, ND
Professor Speaker, 25 years Private Practice, Co-founder Aesculape Naturopathy School, President FÉNA, French Federation of Naturopathic SchoolsFRANCE
Neurodegenerative conditions - the use of mycology - Prof Wilfried LEGEIN, BELGIUM
Prof. Wilfried LEGEIN
Founder & former President of the Belgian Association of Chinese Medicine, Founder & former Director of the University College of Chinese Medicine, specialist Knotty Diseases, 40 years Clinical Practice Naturopathic & Chinese MedicineBELGIUM (Lecture presented by partner – Mycology Research Laboratories Ltd)
Cancer and natural therapies - Dr HUBER, NMD, UNITED STATES
Dr Colleen HUBER, NMD
Naturopathic Oncologist (FNORI), President Naturopathic Cancer Society, Secretary ANRI / NORI / INCRI, Medical Director Nature Works Best Cancer ClinicUSA
Cancer control and prevention - Dr Nalini CHILKOV, LAc, OMD, UNITED STATES
Dr Nalini CHILKOV, L.Ac., O.M.D.
American Institute of Integrative Oncology Research and Education, Founder Integrative Cancer AnswersUSA
Auriculomedicine - Dr Roger BATCHELOR, DAOM, UNITED STATES
Dr Roger BATCHELOR, DAOM
Associate Professor, Clinical Supervisor Acupuncture Department, Chair Classical Chinese Medicine Program National University of Natural Medicine, International SpeakerUSA
Evidence in Naturopathic Medicine: An integrative model - Phillip COTTINGHAM, ND, NEW ZEALAND
Phillip COTTINGHAM, ND
Naturopath, PG Dip HSc. BHSc Complementary Medicine, Grad Dip Herbal Medicine, Dip HOM Dip Mass, Body Therapist, 35 years in professional practice, Co-founder & Principal Wellpark College of Natural Medicine New Zealand, Researcher, Teacher, Author, LecturerNEW ZEALAND
Polycystic ovary syndrome - Dr Susan ARENTS, PhD, AdvDipNat, AUSTRALIA - Dr Susan ARENTS, PhD, AdvDipNat, AUSTRALIA
Dr Susan ARENTZ, PhD BHSc (Hons) AdvDipNat
Naturopath, BHSc(Hons) Adv Dip Naturopathy, Lecturer and Clinical Research, Adjunct Fellow, Dean’s Unit National Institute of Complementary Medicine Western Sydney University, Lecturer Endeavour College of Natural Health, Clinical Practice Alana Healthcarefor WomenAUSTRALIA
Aromatherapy in a global care treatment - Fencienne SAINT GIRONS, ND, SWITZERLAND
Fencienne SAINT GIRONS, ND
Naturopath, Acupuncturist, Aromatherapist, Professor and Director Ecole Suisse de Thérapratique, President Association de Synergie Thérapeutique, AuthorSWITZERLAND
Anthroposophic medicine - Karen MCELROY, ND, AUSTRALIA
Karen McELROY, ND
Naturopath, Nutritionist, Medical Herbalist, BHSci (Nat), BA, CYT, Member NHAA, AAMA, International SpeakerAUSTRALIA
Treatments in Chronic Diseases - Dr Ameet AGGARWAL, ND, KENYA
Dr Ameet AGGARWAL, ND
Naturopathic Doctor & Psychotherapist, Foundation for Integrated Medicine in Africa, Lecturer Naturopathic College in Italy, Supervisor of ND students and doctors volunteering in Kenya on charity mobile clinics, Teacher CCNM, Author, Coach Unicef, GIZKENYA
Refreshment break – Sentosa Hall
Research/Poster Presentation, Networking and Exhibition
Detoxification - Violet WASSON, ND, AUSTRALIA
Violet WASSON, ND
Naturopath, BHlthSc (ComplMed), Dip Nut, Dip Bot Med, Cert IV RM, Lecturer in Bachelor of Health Sciences (Naturopathy, WHM & Nutrition) Private practice for 13 years, WHM & Nutrition) Writer, Member ANTAAUSTRALIA
Natural therapeutic approach to the neuro-psychic premenstrual dysphoric disorder - Laurence S FUHRMANN, ND, FRANCE
Laurence S. FUHRMANN, ND
Naturopath, Herbalist, Aromatherapist DIU, Institute Integrative Nutrition, Health Coach certified, Functional Medicine certified, Member IESV IEDM OMNES, Teacher LPEVFRANCE
Preventing burnout - Matthew HICKS, ND Cand, UNITED STATES
Matthew HICKS, ND Candidate
Master of Science Integrative Medical Research, ND cand. Served as officer for student government at NUNM, Sports medicine club, Naturopathic Medical Student AssociationUSA
Naturopathy in senior healthcare - Despina KAMPER, MHSc, AUSTRALIA
Despina KAMPER, MHSc
University lecturer in Health Science & NutritionWestern Sydney University,Clinical practice 15 years specializingin mental health, Nutritional consultant to various publications,Australian Natural Therapists Association ANTAAUSTRALIA
5th ICNM 2018 program available soon – 4th ICNM 2017 program – view here!
Theme: Global patient care – Restoring health naturally
International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine ICNM Scientific Committee and the Executive Organizing Committee is working together to present an exceptional program in line with our commitment to innovation, expertise and excellence. The goal of the International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine ICNM is to provide an environment where you are able to learn new ways to enhance your practice and apply that knowledge immediately.
Top Speakers ICNM17
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Top Research Presenters - Posters ICNM17
Dr Anu AGGARWAL, ND
FABIANA DE ALMEIDA ANDRADE, ND
ALAN S.M. ASSIS, ND
DR ERIC BLAKE, ND
Robyn Carruthers, MHSc
Toinon DEHOUCK, ND
Dr DANIELLE DE NATRIS, ND, MHN
Dr Manfred FW DOEPP
SHARON ERDRICH, ND
ANA PAULA FERREIRA, ND
Morwenna GIVEN, BA, MA
Dr Daniele GOULD, PHD
Prof. Paula C. Ischkanian, PhD
DESPINA KAMPER, MHSC
Dr Surya B. Karki, Prof, ND
Dr Karin LENGER, ND
Teresa C. Pereira-Maia, ND
Dr Nina Mikirova, PhD
JORGE J.NEIRA, PhD
Nicolas JB PINELLI, PhD
Dr Marcia PRENGUBER, ND
Guillermo RUIZ, ND cand
ARAIK SINANYAN, B.S.
Joanna THOMSON, ND
Christopher M. Trull, ND, MRN
Dr Gabriela P. VOLPE, ND
Jennifer Warters, BSc, MA
Dr Nasha Winters, ND
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Specialized Fields - Specific Subjects
Over the course of the congress, advanced academic sessions will be included along keynotes & lectures presented by prominent Professors from research centers and universities. Natural Medicine topics will include: chronic diseases, treatments related to pain management, digestive system, the nervous system, cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis & arthritis, oral diseases, allergies, hormones….and special dedicated sessions on nutrition, aromatherapy, herbal medicine, homeopathy, holistic treatments, ayurveda, natural supplements, mind body spirit….. The goal of the International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine ICNM is to provide an environment where you are able to learn new ways to enhance your practice and apply that knowledge immediately.
The Immune System
The Digestive System
The Nervous System
Mind, Body & Spirit
Public Health Nutrition
Meditation & Yoga
Call for Poster is Open
Theme: Global Patient Care - Restoring Health Naturally
International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine ICNM Scientific Committee invites ND’s to submit an Abstract to present at ICNM18 International Annual Conference to be held 6-8 July 2018 at Millennium Hotel London, UK.
Key Dates30 SEPT 2017 – Deadline for Oral Submission CLOSED
30 NOV 2017 – Deadline for Research Presenters / Poster Submission
Research Presenters / Poster Area is in our view the heart of a modern congress. It will be accessible throughout the 3 day event. Delegates enjoy guided commentary to selected posters.
The Scientific Committee welcomes for a wide variety of timely, relevant topics which address the current and future needs of healthcare professionals in many jurisdictions. Significant learning objectives must be submitted in point or bullet form.
The Scientific Committee will review abstracts and select based on the following criteria:
- Learning objectives
- Relevance to the theme
- Significance and originality of material
- Documented speaker qualifications and experience
All submitters will receive notification approximately 2 weeks after the submission deadline.
All materials must be free from any commercial bias and be the presenter’s original material complete with appropriate sources and relevant disclosures. Abstracts should report significant learning objectives, clinical references and results.
Compensations for ORAL Presenters includes full 3 day access badge + entry to all social functions.
RESEARCH / POSTER Presenters are offered a preferred registration fee.
ORAL & RESEARCH / POSTER Presenters are responsible for their travel expenses.
ORAL & RESEARCH / POSTER Presenters have priority access to the Millennium Gloucester Hotel **** negotiated rate.
Abstract Submission Form is to be filled out in English only.
NOTE: Submission Form must contain Learning Objectives & References. Oral presentation time is 30 minutes. 15 slides maximum.
- All the following must be included in your submission. Incomplete abstracts will not be reviewed.
- One page Abstract Submission, Word format. Only submit 1 Abstract.
- Contact Information.
Presenter’(s) full name / title / academic credentials/ affiliation.
Address: City, Province/State, Country, Email address.
- CV – BIO
- Title of the Presentation
- Abstract description (maximum 400 words)
Presentation overview. Your abstract should clearly outline how your session will advance naturopathic knowledge and practice.
- Learning Objectives, Treatment Solutions, 2 Case Studies & References.
- Contact Information.