Friday, October 28, 2016

Watch the Latest All About Alumni Webinar!

Hawthorn University All About Alumni Graduate Webinar Series welcomes graduate Erin Chamerlik (MHNE 2012) for her presentation of Building a Platform to Expand Your Influence and Adapt in a Changing Environment, now available for review in Hawthorn's All About Alumni Webinar Archives:

You are now a graduate, or know that the moment is coming soon; what do you do now to get noticed?  What if you have moved to a new area and are now dealing with “red state” holistic health practice restrictions? These are common and important questions, and Hawthorn alumni, Erin Chamerlik, will be lending her expertise to help answer them.  Erin is a Hawthorn success story as she currently operates her own successful holistic business, Get Better Wellness.

Erin Chamerlik, MS, MT (ASCP) holds a Masters of Science Degree in Health and Nutrition Education from Hawthorn University. She earned her undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin and completed a Medical Technology internship at Rockford Memorial Hospital, working in the field of hematology and chemistry.  

Erin is the founder of Get Better Wellness, Inc., a holistic nutrition education company in Nashville, TN. She is passionate about helping people Get Better through a systematic approach to healthy living involving nutrition, supplementation, essential oils and lifestyle choices. 

Erin delivers nutrition education through individual and group classes, consultations and coaching. She specializes in community education, using a straight-talking humorous style to help people sort through the confusing messages regarding nutrition to reach their optimal health and wellness goals. Erin calls herself "The Real Food Revivalist" and uses many avenues to bring the Real Food message to people everywhere.

Her website, is a great resource for articles, success stories, class or coaching information. Additionally, Erin records a regular podcast to iTunes called the Erin Chamerlik Show.

Erin Chamerlik, MS, MT (ASCP)
Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education Graduate 2012

Thursday, October 27, 2016

When the Root Cause is Mold with Dr. Ann Shippy, MD

Toxic mold can wreak havoc on your life, creating annoying to debilitating symptoms.  Dr. Ann Shippy will reveal the health dangers involved in household mold, how to get well, and how to identify if mold is the root cause of your symptoms. 
Hawthorn University welcomes Dr. Ann Shippy for her presentation When the Root Cause is Mold on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST.

In this webinar Dr. Shippy will be discussing:

What is Toxic Mold and how it makes you sick
How to identify if you have mold toxins in your body
Steps to identify if you have toxic mold in your home and what to do if you do
Treatment protocol for getting mold out of your body

Dr. Ann Shippy creates extraordinary wellness using cutting-edge science, testing tools, and the latest genetic research to determine and treat root causes–not just the symptoms–of illness. When Dr. Shippy became frustrated that traditional medicine wasn’t able to solve her own health ailments, she left her 10-year career as an IBM engineer to adapt her skill-set to the world of medicine. Over the last 10+ years in medicine, Dr. Shippy has gained a considerable reputation for successfully diagnosing and treating patients, especially patients affected by mold.

Dr. Shippy’s interests and areas of expertise include infertility and pregnancy, autoimmunity, neurology, gastrointestinal disorders, detoxification, behavioral health and mold toxicity. Dr. Shippy is focused on increasing awareness and educating health care providers on mold related illnesses. She is currently writing a book, collecting data, developing teaching material for health care providers and launching a nonprofit to fund research in this area.

Pre-webinar news and announcements start 10 minutes early at 3:50 PM PST / 6:50 PM EST.

Dr. Ann Shippy, MD

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Ancestral Psychiatry with Dr. Kelly Brogan, MD

How can we best understand our depression and anxiety from a holistic standpoint?  What are nutritional factors and non-medication interventions for the treatment of depressive and anxiety symptoms?  
We look to answer these questions and more when Hawthorn University welcomes Dr. Kelly Brogan for her presentation Ancestral Psychiatry.

The recording of Dr. Brogan's presentation is now available to watch here:

In this webinar participants will explore literature undermining safety and efficacy claims surrounding antidepressants with a focus on long-term outcomes and relapse risk.  They will gain familiarity with physiologic imbalances, modifiable through diet and lifestyle interventions that can manifest as depression and anxiety such as thyroid imbalance, dysglycemia, or food intolerance.  The theory and application of cytokine models of depression, and the relevance of the gut/brain axis will be discussed.  Participants will also learn about the evidence to support considerations of nutritional factors and non-medication interventions for the treatment of depressive and anxiety symptoms.

Kelly Brogan, M.D. is a Manhattan-based holistic women’s health psychiatrist, author of the book, A Mind of Your Own and co-editor of the landmark textbook, Integrative Therapies for Depression.  She completed her psychiatric training and fellowship at NYU Medical Center after graduating from Cornell University Medical College, and has a B.S. from MIT in Systems Neuroscience.  She is board certified in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and integrative holistic medicine, and is specialized in a root-cause resolution approach to psychiatric syndromes and symptoms.  She is on the board of GreenMedInfo, Functional Medicine University, Pathways to Family Wellness, NYS Perinatal Association, Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation, Mindd Foundation, the peer-reviewed, indexed journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, and the Nicholas Gonzalez Foundation.  She is Medical Director for Fearless Parent and a founding member of Health Freedom Action.  She is a mother of two.

Dr. Kelly Brogan, MD