Complete Schedule
Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - Saturday

Tuesday - 4-28-98

PreConference One Day Workshops
Each Workshop is a full day
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM & Lunch 12-2 PM

  • Healing Yourself (and Others) with Interactive Imagery
    Martin Rossman, M.D.
  • The Healing Power of Food: Nutrition and Cooking Class
    Jeffrey Woodward and Bethany Hays, M.D.
  • Nutritional Medicine
    Alan Gaby, M.D.
  • The Healing Power of Service
    Patch Adams, M.D.
    Sanford Danzinger, M.D.
    Bowen White, M.D.
  • Treating Chronic Diseases with Relationship & Movement
    Alicia Fortinberry, M.S.
    Robert Murray, Ph.D.

Wednesday - 4-29-98

7:00AM

  • Yoga
    Kari Rollins, D.O.
  • T'ai Chi/Qi Gong
    Mark Hoch, M.D.
  • Mindfulness Meditation
    Amy Saltzman, M.D.

7:30AM
Continental Breakfast and Exhibitors

8:30AM
Keynote and Welcome Address:
The Art, Science and Practice of Holistic Medicine - Robert Ivker, D.O., President, AHMA

9:00AM
Concurrent Sessions

  • Holistic Treatment of Respiratory Disease - Sinusitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma- Robert Ivker, D.O.*; Debra Glasser Green, M.D.; Ann McCombs, D.O.; Benjamin Asher, M.D.
  • Introduction to Alternative Nutritional Therapies - William Manahan, M.D.
  • Laughter, Loss and Love - John Graham-Pole, M.D.
  • Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture - Scott Shannon, M.D.

11:30AM
Exhibits Open

12:00PM LUNCH

1:30PM Keynote
Psychoneuroimmunology: From Biochemistry to Sacred Resonance
Leonard Wisneski, M.D.

2:30PM
Concurrent Sessions

  • The Healing Power of Love - Kenneth Hamilton, M.D.
  • Holistic Treatment of Chronic Pain (including Headache) - Ann McCombs, D.O.*; Ken Peters, M.D.; Martin Rossman, M.D., C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Environmental Medicine - Ken Gerdes, M.D.
  • Clinical Applications of Behavioral Medicine (including Biofeedback) - Robert Anderson, M.D.
  • Holistic Treatment of Pediatric Conditions - ADHD, Otitis Media, Parenting - Mark Hoch, M.D.*; John Graham-Pole, M.D.; Steve Morris, N.D., Scott Shannon, M.D.

4:30PM
Sharing Circles
Organized by Judith Harrison, MD
Student, Resident Activity

6:00PM
Dinner & Exhibitors

Evening Sessions
Open to the Public

7:30PM
Holistic Treatment of Chronic Disease: Twenty Years of Success
C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D.

8:30PM
The Green Pharmacy
James Duke, Ph.D.

Thursday - 4-30-98

7:00AM

  • Yoga
    Kari Rollins, D.O.
  • T'ai Chi/Qi Gong
    Mark Hoch, M.D.
  • Mindfulness Meditation
    Amy Saltzman, M.D.

7:30AM
Continental Breakfast and Exhibitors

8:30AM
Keynote
Effective Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia - Jacob Tietelbaum, M.D.

9:30AM
Concurrent Sessions

  • Holistic Treatment of Neurological Disease - Alzheimers, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, CVA - David Perlmutter, M.D.*, Alan Gaby, M.D., Ann McCombs,D.O.
  • Holistic Treatment of Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia Candidiasis - Nancy Russell, M.D.*; David Edelberg, M.D.; Ralph Golan, M.D., Jacob Tietelbaum, M.D.
  • Medical Intuition - Eric Leskowitz, M.D.; Myron McClellan, M.A., Barbara Green
  • Therapeutic Benefits of Physical Activity/ Exercise - Robert Anderson, M.D., William Goldwag, M.D.
11:30AM
Exhibits Open

12:00PM LUNCH and AHMA MEMBERSHIP MEETING

1:30PM Keynote
Interactive Guided Imagery: Conversations at the Mind/Body Center
Martin Rossman, M.D.

2:30PM
Concurrent Sessions

  • Holistic Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disease - Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Back Pain - Alan Gaby, M.D.*; Mark Hoch, M.D.; Gladys McGarey, M.D., C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Non-Protocol Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Disease - Ann McCombs, M.D.
  • Social Fitness: The Health Risks and Benefits of Relationships - Robert Ivker, D.O. and Harriet Ivker, L.C.S.W.
  • Integrating Holism into Medical Education - Wendy Kohatsu, M.D.; Diana Harris, Andrea Gordon, M.D.

4:30PM
Sharing Circles
Organized by Judith Harrison, MD
Committee Meetings Student, Resident Activity

6:00PM
Dinner & Exhibitors

Evening Sessions
Open to the Public

7:30PM
Creating Health Through Menopause
Christiane Northrup, M.D.

8:30PM
You Can Heal Your Life, Even with AIDS
Louise Hay

9:45PM
Releasing the Trauma of Medical Education: A Healing Ritual
Bethany Hays, M.D.; Ken Hamilton, M.D., John Graham-Pole, M.D.

Friday - 5-1-98

7:00AM

  • Yoga
    Kari Rollins, D.O.
  • T'ai Chi/Qi Gong
    Mark Hoch, M.D.
  • Mindfulness Meditation
    Amy Saltzman, M.D.

7:30AM
Continental Breakfast and Exhibitors

8:30AM
Keynote
Food Is Your Best Medicine in Treating Chronic Disease - Alan Gaby, M.D.

9:30AM
Concurrent Sessions

  • Holistic Health Care for Women - Menopause, HRT, Pregnancy, Infertility - Bethany Hays, M.D.*; Kathleen Fry, M.D.; Leah Morton, M.D.; Chris Northrup, M.D., Alan Warshowsky, M.D.
  • Holistic Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease - Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension - Robert Anderson, M.D.*; Ann McCombs, D.O.; Gail Turner, M.D., Bowen White, M.D.
  • Homeopathy - Jonas Linkner, M.D.
  • Building A Healing Relationship in 15 Minutes - Alicia Fortinberry, M.S. and Robert Murray, Ph.D.

11:30AM
Exhibits Open

12:00PM LUNCH

1:30PM Keynote
Why Normal Isn't Healthy
Bowen White, M.D.

2:30PM
Concurrent Sessions

  • Holistic Treatment of Endocrinological Disease - Diabetes, Hypothyroidism, Adrenal Dysfunction - Leonard Wisneski, M.D.*; Alan Gaby, M.D.; Ralph Golan, M.D.; Ann McCombs, D.O.
  • The Healing Power of Humor - Bowen White, M.D. and Patch Adams, M.D.
  • Herbal Medicine - Steve Morris, N.D.
  • Mind, Spirit and Electromagnetic Fields: A Matrix for Health or Disease - Robin Carter, L.C.S.W., D.C.S.W.

4:30PM
Sharing Circles
Organized by Judith Harrison, MD
Committee Meetings
Student, Resident Activity

5:30PM
Shabbat Ceremony - Susan Schley, M.D.

6:00PM
Dinner & Exhibitors

Evening Sessions
Open to the Public

7:30PM
Love, Medicine and Exceptional Cancer Patients
Bernie Seigel, M.D

8:45PM
Healing Heart Productions (slide show)
Mark Tucker

Saturday - 5-2-98

7:00AM

  • Yoga
    Kari Rollins, D.O.
  • T'ai Chi/Qi Gong
    Mark Hoch, M.D.
  • Mindfulness Meditation
    Amy Saltzman, M.D.

7:30AM
Continental Breakfast and Exhibitors

8:30AM
Keynote
HIV: A Holistic ApproachArlette Pharo, D.O.

9:30AM
Concurrent Sessions

  • Holistic Treatment of Cancer - Steve Morris, N.D.*; Bob Anderson, M.D.; Diane Manahan, R.N.; Ann McCombs, D.O., Bernie Seigel, M.D.
  • Holistic Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disease - Peptic Ulcer, Irritable Bowel, Dysbiosis - John Mizenko, D.O.*; Stephen Feig, D.O.; Ralph Golan, M.D.; Alan Gaby, M.D., Stephen Henke, M.D.
  • Psychoenergetic Therapy - Jordan Weiss, M.D.
  • Practicing Holistic Medicine in A Primary Care Setting - Bill Manahan, M.D.*; Judith Harrison, M.D.; Mark Hoch, M.D.; Ann McCombs, D.O.; Nancy Russell, M.D.
11:30AM
Exhibits Open

12:00PM LUNCH & Exhibitors

1:30PM Keynote
Cycles of Seven in Holistic Healing
Gladys McGarey, M.D.

2:30PM
Concurrent Sessions

  • Holistic Treatment of Psychological Disease - Depression, Anxiety - Scott Shannon, M.D.*; Joel Miller, M.D.; C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D.; Lance Wright, M.D.;Barry Sultanoff, M.D.
  • Sleep Medicine - Stephen Gorman, M.D.
  • Manual Medicine - Ann McCombs, D.O.
  • Who Gets Sick, Who Gets Well, Why and How - Vernon Sylvest, M.D.

4:30PM
Sharing Circles
Organized by Judith Harrison, MD
AHMA Committee Meetings
Student, Resident Activity

6:00PM
Banquet - Honoring Past Presidents

7:30PM
Dramatic Interpretation

8:00PM
Musical Entertainment - Greg Tamblyn

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