Dr. Sarah J’s interest in functional medicine began as a student in pharmacy school and has been a passion ever since. Recognizing that most guidelines begin with life style modifications she is excited and open to address how those recommendations can help you change your life and how medications and supplements fit into your unique picture of wellness. With a background in retail pharmacy, insurance claims processing, and education; Dr. Jastram enjoys not only finding and addressing the root causes of health concerns but also helping patients navigate the health care world.
She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and the Leadership Emphasis Area. She sought out additional training through classes in complementary and alternative medicine, Reiki training, and continuing education in Functional Medicine.
Dr. Kate Henry is the Director of Functional Medicine at Sanare Today, a revolutionary clinic that combines natural medicine, therapy, nutrition and coaching to help people thrive. Her study of nutrition, botanicals, and lifestyle medicine allows her to offer unique expertise and cutting edge, root-cause solutions for chronic health issues including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and more.
Lisa Fraley is a Legal Coach®, Attorney, Best-Selling Author and Speaker who has helped hundreds of coaches and entrepreneurs get legally covered through her DIY legal templates, services and online courses. She uniquely aligns legal steps with the chakras because she believes the law protects you practically AND energetically. Lisa “gets” online and holistic entrepreneurs because she’s also a certified Holistic Health Coach through IIN, Life Coach through Coach U, and Master Transformational Method Coach through HCI (formerly HMBA). Lisa is the author of the #1 Best Seller Easy Legal Steps… That are Also Good for Your Soul.
Dani Williamson MSN, FNP owns Integrative Family Medicine and Wild & Well a Wellness Emporium in Franklin, TN. She focuses on gut health, autoimmune thyroid (Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is her passion) diseases, and hormone and adrenal health with her patients. Her approach embodies a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual process to healing. She believes that God designed our bodies to heal themselves, we simply must give our bodies what they need. She completely reversed 24 years of chronic lifestyle diseases by healing her gut and building her immune system. Dani incorporates the art of medicine by balancing traditional and integrative therapies. Dani encourages her patients to step out of the realm of “normal” and reach “optimal” health.
Dani is a sought-after speaker at various conferences and workshops where she leads discussions on gut, adrenal, thyroid, hormone, and brain health. She is on the board of Middle Tennessee chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and believes strongly in addressing issues of adverse childhood trauma and its relation to overall long-term health conditions.
Her first book Wild & Well Dani’s Six Commonsense Steps to Radical Healing was released on November 9, 2021 by Morgan James Publishing. She believes that your health is not rocket science, and healing shouldn’t be either.
Dr. Elroy Vojdani is the founder of Regenera Medical, a boutique Functional Medicine practice in Los Angeles, California. “Dr. V” grew up in the field of Functional Medicine. His father, Dr. Aristo Vojdani, is known in the medical science world as, “The Father of Functional Immunology,” and played an instrumental role in the areas of research and education in the fields of functional and integrative medicine. In fact, his father actually invented some of the blood tests used by many practitioners today!
Upon graduating medical school from the University of Southern California and completing his residency at Keck School of Medicine, Dr. V began his career as an Interventional Radiologist, diagnosing and treating complex, late-stage cancers and other extremely debilitating diseases. While this experience gave him unique insights into how radiology testing is done and interpreted, his desire to stop disease before it reached the point of becoming a chronic illness remained at the core of his desire to practice medicine. Today, he continues in his father’s footsteps – pioneering to find answers to medical conditions that go undiagnosed and untreated.
Dr. Vojdani has co-authored 19 articles in the Scientific literature and continues an integral role in research related to Autoimmune, Neurodegenerative, and Autoinflammatory conditions. He is also the author of his recently published book “When Food Bites Back” which discusses the role of dietary proteins in the autoimmune epidemic.
Dr. Kirsty Washam completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Western Kentucky University and received both her Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Pharmacy from Harding University. She is an internal medicine clinical pharmacist who is passionate about functional medicine stemming from her own experiences with autoimmunity.
Beth Shirley, RPh CCN is a Registered Pharmacist and Certified Clinical Nutritionist who has developed unique expertise as both a pharmacist and certified clinical nutritionist during a distinguished 40+ year career. She has been a pioneer at the cutting edge of the evolution of what has now come to be known as “Integrative Pharmacy” …the junction between traditional pharmacy and the clinical use of nutritional supplementation.
Since 2009, Beth has worked in close collaboration with some of the world’s leading thought leaders in the field of nitric oxide research. Through this, she has developed an in- depth knowledge on the topic and its potential beneficial applications in multiple aspects of patient care. In addition, she has worked closely with the scientific community and cutting-edge companies working on innovative nutritional ingredients and approaches to their use for a variety of life’s challenges.
She is currently the Executive Director of the Berkeley Life Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Vincent M. Pedre is the medical director of Pedre Integrative Health, founder of Dr. Pedre Wellness, and a functional medicine-certified practitioner in private practice in New York City since 2004. He is also certified in yoga and medical acupuncture, as well as the Chief Medical Officer of United Naturals. As Spanish-speaking faculty for The Institute for Functional Medicine, Dr. Pedre has taught the AFMCP in Spanish in Lima, Peru, as well as an introduction to functional medicine in Mexico City. He believes the gut is the gateway to excellent health. As the bestselling author of Happy Gut-The Cleansing Program To Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy and Eliminate Pain, he has helped thousands of people worldwide resolve digestive and gut-related health issues to regain their well-being.
As a board-certified internist with a thriving practice in Manhattan, Dr. Pedre is a sought-after speaker and writer on integrative and functional medicine. He has appeared on the Martha Stewart Show and Sirius XM Radio’s “Doctor Radio” show, and has guest blogged on Ecomii and Yahoo! Green, Yahoo!’s leading wellness blog platform. Dr. Pedre is a frequent author on MindBodyGreen and a major contributor to the MBG Revitalize Event; he has become a Key Opinion Leader in the area of Gastrointestinal Health. As a medical doctor who went through his fair share of GI issues, he helps countless patients find the root cause of their digestive problems and take back their health through nutrition and lifestyle changes.
Marina Buksov (a.k.a. Dr. Marina Book at RawFork.com), is a registered Doctor of Pharmacy, Health Coach, Clinical Herbalist, and lifelong learner of the Healing Arts. She is the creator of Start Your Holistic Herbal Practice course mentoring other healthcare professionals in clinical herbal as well as business skills. Marina also offers educational webinars with Radicle Herbs and is a wellness writer for Jejune Magazine. Marina uses her multidisciplinary background to educate patients about the least invasive and most natural methods for healing the spirit-body-mind. Her truly holistic approach helps women embody the best versions of themselves and lovingly celebrate the skin they’re in. When she is not studying, Marina likes to dance, paint, and tinker with various concoctions (tea blends, meals, DIY projects). She lives with her husband, toddler and two mischievous kitties in NYC.
Dr. Amy Rolfsen is a naturopathic physician, speaker and medical educator with a deep focus on the gut microbiome and gastrointestinal health. Her main passion is education; sharing her clinical expertise, and up-to-date research with fellow medical practitioners. Outside of the office, Dr. Rolfsen can usually be found cooking big meals and exploring with her two children in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest.