Conference Speakers

Join us at our 2020 Conference in Grapevine to hear fantastic presentations by leaders in holistic medicine.

This is a TENTATIVE list of Speakers. Final list will be posted Spring, 2020.

Paula Jo (P.J.)  Broadfoot, DVM

  • Cancer and Nutraceuticals- Emerging Therapies
  • Promoting Wellness and Longevity Strategies
  • Promoting Longevity- On the Telomere Trail




Todd Cooney, DVM, MS, CVH

  • Natural Immunity vs. Vaccine Immunity
  • Homeopathy and Epidemic Disease
  • Parvo in Dogs: Successful Prevention and Treatment with Homeopathy



Lisa Fox Wright, DVM, CVA, CVFT, GD CVHM

  • The Basics of Iridiology: The Window to the Soul
  • Extrapolating Iridiology: The Animal’s Soul








Ava Frick, DVM, CVC, FAIS

  • Clinical Animal Nutrition can be Profitable
  • Fur Tissue Mineral Analysis- A Testing System
  • Interpretation and Nutritional Balancing with TMA



Janet Gordon Palm, DVM, CVCP

  • Photobiomodulation: De-Myth-stifying Light Devices
  • Frequency Specific LLLT: It “Hertz” So Good!
  • Calming with LLLT: Light Induced Relaxation
  • Successful Treatment of Laminitis, Colic in Horses
  • Cruising the 405: Violet 405nm in Wound Management
  • Lions, Tigers and Bare Eyes- Oh My! LLLT in Exotics




 Trina Hazzah, DVM

  • The Endocannabinoid System (ECS)
  • Phytocannabinoids, terpenes and flavonods
  • Clinical Application: Current Research and Dosing
  • Integrating Cannabinoids into Cancer Therapy (2 part lecture)



Janice Huntingford, DVM, DACVSMR

  • Integrative Treatment of Cognitive Dystfunction (2 part lecture)
  • Rehabilitation for Hospice/Palliative Patients
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation for the Integrative Practitioner




Katie Kangas, DVM, CVA, CVCP

  • Glyphosate Toxicity (2 part lecture)
  • Detoxification with Zeolites/ Clinoptilolite




Lyndsay Klemens, DVM, B.S., CVSMT, CVMRT

  • Affects of Medications on Performance Dogs
  • The TMJ and Hyoid Apparatus





Steve Marsden, DVM, ND, MSOM, LAc, Dipl.C.H.

  • Pathophysiology of Skin Disease (3 part lecture)
  • Interpreting Findings in Skin Disease (2 part lecture)
  • Herbs for Metabolism and Inflammation (2 part lecture)
  • Herbs for Immune Dysregulation (2 part lecture)




Nancy Martin, MS, DVM, CVA

  • Treating Infectious Disease with Herbs
  • The Equine Lymphatic System and TCVM
  • Plant Medicine Powerhouses




Laurie McCauley, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVA, CV

  • LAB- Manual Therapy Lab (2 sessions)
  • Manual Therapy: Make Joints Feel and Mover Better





Jared Mitchell, DVM

  • Essential Oils 101: An Introduction to the Basics
  • Adding Essential Oils to Everyday Practice
  • Essential Oils and Cancer
  • Essential Oils and Seizures




  • How Tissues Heal and How we Can Help
  • Why we Worry about Weight
  • Rehab in Action




Bill Ormston, DVM

  • 10 Reasons Adjusting the Atlas will Help
  • Leg Length as an Indicator of Spinal Health
  • Chiropractic Successes in Food Animals
  • The Science of Animal Chiropractic





Gary Richter, MS, DVM, CVA, CVC, GDVWHM

  • Cannabis History and the Current Legal Landscape
  • The Endocannabinoid System (ECS)
  • Phytocannabinoids
  • Terpenes
  • Cannabis Medicines, Current Research and Dosing




Pedro Luis Rivera, DVM, FACFN, DACVSMR, FCoAC

  • Science of spinal manipulation
  • Neurological Examination For Practitioners Providing Manual Therapies
  •  Cerebellum, biomechanics and performance (2 part lecture)
  • CCL disruption: Is surgery the only option?
  • Somatic disruption with visceral representation
  • What is rehab and what can we do with it?
  • Anatomy: What they didn’t tell you in school.





Barrie Sands, DVM, CVA

  • Stress- Fight or Flight or Is there another way?
  • Heart or Brain- Who is smarter and why do we care?
  • The Mem-Brain, Bystander or Initiator?
  • Human Animal Bonds: How are we affecting each other?





Nancy Scanlan, DVM, MS, CVA

  • Curing Alzheimer’s Disease (2 part lecture)
  • Your DNA Profile- What to do about those Bad SNPs?







Lea Stogdale, BVSc

  • Nutrition in Feline Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Raw Diets: Recommendations for Benefitting Patients, Owners and DVMs
  • Performing Clinical Studies in Holistic Practice





Odette Suter, DVM

  • Biofield, Water and Cell Biology: A Paradigm Shift
  • Biofield, Water and Cell Biology; Application






Susan Wagner, DVM

  • An Integrative Approach to Pain
  • The Energy of Life: Our Quantum Connection
  • Energy Medicine Techniques for Pets & Vets
  • Animals as Mirrors for Dis-ease




Huisheng Zie, BS-Vet Med, MS, PhD

  • KEYNOTE- On Adversity
  • Herbals for Immune- Mediated Diseases: Studies
  • Herbals for Immune Mediated Disease: Applications
  • Black Box Theory- Philosophic base for TCVM
  • Using “Where” and “What” in TCVM Diagnostics
  • How to Improve Acupuncture Results in Horses (2 part lecture)


* Speaker list is tentative and subject to change.