Wednesday, December 19, 2018

All About Alumni: The Road To Wellness: My Path to Becoming a Nutritionist with Victor Cozzetto

What can becoming a Nutritionist entail? What are some real-world experiences? Hawthorn 2018 WTNC program graduate Victor Cozzetto joins us to share his personal story!

Please join us for Hawthorn’s All About Alumni presentation The Road to Wellness: My Path to Becoming a Nutritionist with Victor Cozzetto, Wednesday January 2, 2019 at 12 PM Pacific.

As we learn about Victor’s road to wellness, we will hear how and why he blends the old and the new in healing. He explains why traditional nutrition is the foundation for his holistic approach, and how 21st century science continues to reveal the wisdom of our ancestors. From Quantum Physics to Eastern Traditions, see how his decades long journey finally led him to become a nutritionist with a holistic approach.

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Victor Cozzetto is a Computer Scientist and nutritionist; having graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Wise Traditions Nutrition certificate program at Hawthorn University. He started pursuing a wellness career when he found that mainstream education and the medical establishment disagreed with his own research and beliefs. He is passionate about the teachings and efforts of the Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) and is grateful to Hawthorn for providing formal education on the work of Dr. Price and holistic and ancestral knowledge. Victor has lived and worked overseas with his own IT business for over twenty years, and now focuses on coaching and mentoring for wellness with global partners through his Vitagenics website. He has won various technical awards, including the U.S. Air Force award for the "Best Technician in the World" for the combined fields of Computers, Communications, and Electronics, and he now uses his IT skills to support his wellness efforts. He currently spends his time living between Japan, Costa Rica, and the U.S.

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.

Victor Cozzetto
WTNC Program Graduate 2018

HAPPINESS: Applying the Science and Holism of Happiness to Transform Your Clinical Practice

One cannot underestimate the power of happiness when it comes to transforming your clinical practice; happiness within the client as well as practitioner is key for clinical and personal growth.

Dr. Lise Alschuler joins us for Happiness: Applying the Science and Holism of Happiness to Transform Your Clinical Practice, WEDNESDAY February 6, 2019 at 4 PM Pacific.

RSVP: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3872264844326204163

Dr. Alschuler’s presentation will explore the criticality of happiness to both patient and practitioner and to the transformative evolution of clinical practice. Using understandings derived from positive psychology and neurobiology, the determinates and components of happiness will be explored. Through a unique application of positive psychology techniques, the presentation will provide strategies for creating happiness in ourselves and in our clients, and, as a result, transforming our clinical practices. These strategies will be reinforced with case examples and stories of happiness.

Please note: While Hawthorn’s Holistic Health and Nutrition webinars are usually on a Tuesday, this presentation is on a Wednesday. This webinar will be 90 minutes plus Q&A.

Lise Alschuler is a naturopathic doctor with board certification in naturopathic oncology and has been practicing since 1994. She graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate degree in Medical Anthropology and received a doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University. Dr. Alschuler is past-President and Board member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and a founding board member and immediate Past-President of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Alschuler works as an independent consultant in the area of practitioner and consumer health education. She has been an invited speaker to more than 100 scientific/medical conferences, published 16 peer-reviewed articles, been a co-investigator on 5 research studies, written 6 chapters for medical textbooks, and has co-authored two books, Definitive Guide to Cancer, now in its 3rd edition, and Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer. The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) recognized Dr. Alschuler in 2014 as Physician of the Year. She also received an honorary degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and the Joseph Pizzorno Founders award from Bastyr University in the same year. She was honored with the AANP President’s award in 2016 and received the Impact award from the National Association of Nutrition Professionals in 2017.

Dr. Alschuler is the Executive Director of TAP Integrative, a nonprofit educational resource for integrative practitioners. Dr. Alschuler is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Arizona School of Medicine where she is on the faculty of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.  Dr. Alschuler is the co-founder of Five To Thrive, LLC., which has developed the iTHRIVE Plan SaaS mobile web application that creates customized wellness plans for cancer survivors. She maintains a naturopathic oncology practice out of Naturopathic Specialists in Scottsdale AZ. Dr. Alschuler also co-hosts a radio show, Five To Thrive Live! on the Cancer Support Network about living more healthfully in the face of cancer. Previously, she was the department head of naturopathic medicine at Midwestern Regional Medical Center – Cancer Treatment Centers of America. She was also the clinic medical director and botanical medicine chair at Bastyr, as well she was on the faculty of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. 

Dr. Alschuler envisions a world where all individuals with disease are offered personalized integrative care and are empowered to live exuberant and meaningful lives. She calls Tucson, AZ home. Learn more at http://www.drlise.net.

If you have a question for Dr. Alschuler on this topic, email it to paulab@hawthornuniversity.org.

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.

Dr. Lise Alschuler

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Review DepKETOSIS - Individuality and Troubleshooting the Ketogenic Diet with Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath

Get ready to start keto in the most comprehensive manner, and if you are already on the keto diet, this will provide the information needed to take keto to the next level. Whether you are new to keto, or a keto pro, this presentation will provide a benefit! Please join us as we welcome back Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath, for DepKETOSIS - Individuality and Troubleshooting the Ketogenic Diet. The recording of Glen's presentation can now be reviewed HERE.

This presentation reveals the benefits, risks and types of the Ketogenic diet, how to reach ketosis, the role of enzymes and the importance of addressing mindset for keto success. With over 18 years of nutritional experience Glen helps us understand the need to individualize a keto plan as well as the common troubleshooting points that occur for so many.

Glen Depke is a Traditional Naturopath, with advanced training in Holistic Iridology, the Kalish method, emotional freedom technique, Metabolic Typing, traditional Chinese assessments, and German drainage therapy. Glen has become known as a master in adrenal insufficiency, gluten intolerance, customized nutrition and functional healing.” He has worked alongside some of the most prominent healers of our time, most notably, Dr. Joseph Mercola and the staff at the Center for Natural Health, where he held the positions of chief nutritionist, and wellness director and developed their system of nutritional typing. His intention is to empower individuals to reach their health and wellness goals by addressing their individual needs while attending to physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual blocks that hinder them from this goal.

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.

Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath
Depke Wellness

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Review Brain Health for Leaders with Wendy Turner-Larsen, MA, MS, MA, PCC

Brain nutrition plays a large part in how well we conduct our lives everyday. MHNE 2013 graduate Wendy Turner-Larsen’s training at Hawthorn gave her the confidence and credibility to speak and teach about nutrition and brain health.  Her passion is to help organizations integrate health and wellness into business and leadership training, as personal wellness is foundational to leadership and organizational success. Please join us for Hawthorn’s All About Alumni presentation Brain Health for Leaders with Wendy Turner-Larsen. The recording of Wendy's presentation is now available for review HERE.

Wendy shares about her multi-disciplinary approach to assist leadership coaching clients and organizations, how and why she became interested in nutrition and more specifically, brain nutrition. She describes her own journey of ill health and how brain nutrition supported her on her way to wellness.

Wendy Turner-Larsen is a graduate of Hawthorn’s Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education program in 2013. As a psychologist, Wendy had a thriving private practice in Canada, providing a holistic approach to emotional, mental and psychological health to her clients. She then discovered brain nutrition and the impressive results provided for her clients through this method. She now works as a Leadership/Executive Coach and corporate training consultant, utilizing her holistic philosophy including brain health and nutrition to help leaders and organizations become healthier, more robust and thereby more productive and successful. Wendy earned an MA in Counseling/Psychology, an MA in Adult Education (leadership) and an MHNE. She is a registered nutritionist, a certified hypnotherapist, certified through the NNTI program (NeuroNutrient Training Institute) and a certified professional coach with credentialing through ICF (the International Coach Federation).

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.

Wendy Turner-Larsen, MA, MS, MA, PCC
Hawthorn MHNE Program Graduate, 2013

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Review Microbial Mischief: The Microbiome-Autoimmune Connection with Tom Fabian, PhD

How does our microbiome affect our autoimmune system? Recent research has implicated the microbiome as a potentially major contributing factor in the development of various autoimmune conditions. Increased intestinal permeability (a.k.a. “leaky gut”) and gut inflammation have also been linked to autoimmunity. Please join us as we welcome Tom Fabian, PhD, CNTP for Microbial Mischief: The Microbiome-Autoimmune Connection. Tom Fabian's webinar recording is now available to review HERE.

In this presentation, we explore how these important factors are inter-related, and how they can be assessed with the latest gut and microbiome testing methodology. With this information in hand, we will discuss how a microbiome-centered approach may be implemented to optimize nutritional support for individuals dealing with autoimmune conditions.

Tom Fabian, PhD, CNTP, is a functional nutrition practitioner, educator and speaker, and he currently serves as a consultant for Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory. He is a former research scientist with in-depth expertise in the role of the microbiome in health, disease and aging. He has developed online educational programs for practitioners seeking in-depth education in the microbiome and related topics. He also has extensive experience in the areas of aging and healthspan optimization, both through his previous research experience as well as his more recent experience as a functional health practitioner.

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.

Tom Fabian, PhD, CNTP
Consultant, Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Review All About Alumni: Three Years to Build a Business: My Story and Process Two Years In with Amy White

In formulating a career, passion is step one, education is step two, and building a business is step three. Yet the educational knowledge fueled by passion alone will not instantly form you a thriving business. Two years into her career, Hawthorn graduate Amy White joins us to share her story of learning the ins and outs of building her business’ infrastructure.

Hawthorn welcomes MSHN 2016 graduate Amy White for the All About Alumni presentation Three Years to Build a Business: My Story and Process Two Years In. Amy's webinar presentation is now available for review HERE.

Amy discusses how she uses social media to grow her reach, how she defined an ideal client and niche, how to build an on-line group program, how to use Facebook ads to target the perfect client, how to shift mindset with focused intention, awareness and positive energy, and…how she continues her education; gaining additional certification and becoming Board Certified all while continuing to learn and grow not only her business but also herself!

Amy White is a board certified holistic nutritionist and functional nutrition and lifestyle practitioner. She is a 2016 graduate of the Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition degree program at Hawthorn University. Amy is an advocate and teacher of living a low-carb life. She helps women learn to use fat for fuel so they kick their sugar habit, increase their energy, lose weight and enjoy the fun and freedom that comes with age.

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.

Amy White
Hawthorn University MSHN Graduate 2016

Friday, October 26, 2018

Review Interpreting Blood Chemistry Lab Values Part Two: Why Functional Ranges Matter with Georgette Schwartz

Hawthorn University welcomes back presenter Georgette Schwartz for Part Two of Interpreting Blood Chemistry Lab Values: Why Functional Ranges Matter. This webinar focuses on case studies and supportive protocols as we continue to discuss blood chemistry lab tests from a functional perspective.  Georgette's webinar is now available for review HERE.

Georgette reviews specific markers from commonly run labs to understand when and why a test is ordered, to identify certain patterns, how to analyze the results, and provide supportive guidelines toward health.  

Georgette Schwartz, BCHN, MSHN, CGP, CMC, has been a nutrition and fitness educator and specialist focusing on complete mental and physical well-being for over 20 years. What started as a passionate interest has turned into a dream career for Georgette, who serves as the Director of Nutrition at Integrative Acupuncture. Through her own experience of avoiding a hysterectomy with dietary & lifestyle changes, Georgette became inspired to help others, and is a devoted and thorough student and practitioner of the healing arts. Georgette holds her Masters of Science in Holistic Nutrition from Hawthorn University, and is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition. Her thesis was on the Role of the Ketogenic Diet in the Fight against Cancer. She achieved her Bachelors of Business Administration from the prestigious American University in Washington D.C., and is a licensed fitness trainer through the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Georgette is a Certified Metabolic Balance Coach, a Certified Healthcare Practitioner in Metagenics® First Line Therapy®, a Certified GAPS Practitioner, a Wahl’s Warrior, and a Certified Gluten Practitioner.

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.

Georgette Schwartz