SPNW 2015 Events Calendar


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. Click Here


A select number of  SPNW seminars are applied to Logan College of Chiropractic and AAVSB, RACE, for Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington professionals and to NCCAOM. For event details click below on a seminar you would like more information on and email us or you may call us directly at 877-603-SPNW (7769).



Nervous System Health: New Herbal Advances
Thursday, May 7, 2015 4pm-5:15pm PST
Lee Carroll, BSc, BHc (WHM)

Essential Information for Optimal
Brain Function, Part II
Thursday, May 21, 2015 11am-12:15pm PST
With Michael Greer, MD

Mentoring the Mentors
Thursday, May 28, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm CDT
Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm CDT
Thursday, Sep 24, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm CDT
Thursday, Nov 19, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm CST
With Stuart White, DC, DACBN, CCN

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 graduated 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 and utilizes the power of Protomorphology® to uncover the body's dysfunction at the cellular level. For more information go to www.bugsinmybrain.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 and listen to his teleconferences.

Marlene Merritt-Mitchell, DOM, LAc, ACN brings more than 20 years of healthcare wisdom to the table, and has extensive teaching experience. You can find Dr. Merritt’s writings – articles about integrating nutrition into an acupuncture practice – in Acupuncture Today. Dr. Merritt and husband, Will Mitchell, DOM, LAc, ACN, manage a full-time practice, specializing in nutrition, Western testing, applied kinesiology and Oriental medicine/herbology. For more information go to www.merrittwellness.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.

Jay Robbins, DC, DACBN, CCN is a Chiropractor and Certified Clinical Nutritionist. He has been in practice in Southern California for 20 years. Dr. Robbins is a member of the American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Nutrition, and has received his Diplomate through the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. He is a senior faculty member for the International Foundation for Nutrition and Health located in San Diego California.  www.drjrobbins.liveitlifestyle.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, and stay out of the medical system. 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’s teaching is informed by 24 years of successful clinical practice. For more information go to www.gaetacommunications.com.


Gerald Roliz, CNC is a Certified Nutritional Consultant. He holds undergraduate degrees from UC Berkeley in Psychology and Molecular & Cell Biology. He worked in the pharmaceutical industry as an industry sales person for 5 years. In 2010, he opened The Healing Body clinic. After thousand of successful cases, Gerald now lectures to holistic health care professionals on the application of whole food nutrition. Read more at www.thepharmaceuticalmyth.com.

Standard Process Veterinary Technical Support Team: Tom Cameron, DVM and Sue Howell, DVM.   For more information go to www.standardprocess.com.


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