Thursday, August 31, 2017

All About Alumni: Holistic Health Journey - From Family to Patients with Dr. Melissa Peters

We are all interested in “creating a silver lining amidst the clouds”. That’s the heart of the story Dr. Melissa Peters weaves of transitioning from her Hawthorn University studies to private practice, and how a dream job offer that ultimately was not led her to creatively developing her own niche in gut/brain, sports nutrition and epigenetics.

Join Melissa Peters as she presents Holistic Health Journey: From Family to Patients, live and online Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 at 12 PM Pacific.

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Melissa will discuss her continued education, how she established accounts with supplement and labs testing services, her genomics work, and how she does it all while staying out of the limelight!

Dr. Melissa Peters is a Certified Holistic Nutrition Practitioner. She is a member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals & the American Holistic Health Association. She focuses on increasing “gut-brain” function as well as power, strength and endurance among individuals  and athletes. 

Dr. Peters has created individualized athletic optimization programs and detoxification protocols for environmental toxins, bowel function, weight loss, stress reduction, memory improvement, and overall gut-brain health programs. She works with a broad range of clients, including children and adults. Her practice focuses on supporting optimal health through individual biochemical needs based on nutrient and metabolic testing. She offers individual as well as group consultations and seminars.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Melissa Peters
MHNE Graduate 2013

Monday, August 28, 2017

5 Key Legal Steps to Protect Your Holistic Business with Lisa Fraley, JD, CHHC, AADP

As a holistic nutrition professional, it is important to protect yourself and your business. Learn the ins and outs of applicable law with Lisa Fraley, a Holistic Lawyer who will share her five easy legal steps to keeping your income, website and content safe, to secure your finances, keep away copycats and protect your programs, products and courses. 

Join Lisa Fraley for 5 Key Legal Steps to Protect Your Holistic Business, live on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 4 PM Pacific.

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In this webinar, you'll learn effective (and inexpensive) ways to get legal coverage, one step at a time, so you can focus on changing the world and improving others' health, one client at a time.

Lisa Fraley, JD, CHHC, AADP, is an Attorney, Legal Coach®, Speaker, and #1 Best Selling Author of Easy Legal Steps...That are Also Good for Your Soul. With her unique blend of coaching, legal expertise, and spirituality, Lisa has supported thousands of heart-centered entrepreneurs and small business owners to protect themselves, their businesses and their brands.

Lisa earned her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University, B.A. with honors from Miami University (Ohio), and became certified as a Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, Life Coach through Coach U, and Fitness Instructor through ACE. She is also a Transformational Coaching Method Master Coach through HCI/Holistic MBA, accredited by the AADP, and the former President of the Junior League of Portland, Maine.

Disclaimer: Webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Lisa Fraley, JD, CHHC, AADP

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Toxins and Detoxification: Application of Nutrition and Lifestyle with Dr. Deanna Minich

Detoxification is a popular subject, and it is important to know the context of its practices as they relate to health and disease, and also their general view and acceptance in the medical arena today. Dr. Deanna Minich, a health educator and author with more than twenty years of experience in nutrition, mind-body health, and functional medicine, joins us to help us understand the many facets of detoxification. Join Dr. Minich for Toxins and Detoxification: Application of Nutrition and Lifestyle, now available for review: http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/Webinar-Archives/.

Dr. Deanna Minich’s presentation will also help us to:
Identify biochemical and genetic pathways involved in detoxification processes: ARE gene upregulation biotransformative enzyme induction or inhibition, and heavy metal metabolism.
Understand the role of nutrition, nutrient actives, and botanicals in modulating detoxification processes.

Dr. Minich holds Master’s and Doctorate degrees in nutrition and has lectured extensively throughout the world on health topics, teaching patients and health professionals about health. She is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, a Certified Nutrition Specialist, and a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner. Her passion is bringing forth a colorful whole-self approach to nourishment called Whole Detox and bridging the gaps between science, soul, and art in medicine.

Disclaimer: Webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.


Dr. Deanna Minich