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BHRT Symposium - Las Vegas 2017

Course Description Top

In this exclusive 3 1/2-day seminar, you will be able to analyze the medical evidence on BHRT, listen to experts that are actively practicing this specialty and get the information needed to merge BHRT safely into your practice. The traditional medical view of aging is a process with inevitable complications such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, dementia and the general steady decline of quality of life.

   2017 - 03 - Las Vegas BHRT Symposium   


Learning Objectives Top

  • Review Hormone Replacement for Women
  • Identify the clinical signs and symptoms of Hypothyroidism
  • Review Insulin Resistance and the prevention of Type II Diabetes
  • Assess laboratory tests: Blood, Saliva and Urine
  • Discuss cortisol levels effect on balanced hormones
  • Evaluate cortisol levels and circadian rhythm
  • Evaluate Andropause, Testosterone Treatment and monitoring
  • Identify adequate HRT and improving sexual function
  • Understand the effects of growth hormone deficiency
  • Discuss the benefits of HRT and the Cardiovascular system
  • Evaluate HRT with neuro-psychopathology in traumatic brain injury
  • Understand nutritional depletions caused by medications and how hormones are affected

Schedule Top

Wednesday Evening, March 1, 2017

6:00pm

Registration

6:30pm

Welcome Reception sponsored by University Compounding Pharmacy

NON CME

7:30pm

The Science Behind Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT): No HRT vs. Synthetic Hormones vs. Bioidentical Hormones in Both Men and Women

Filomena Trindade, MD

1 hr

8:30pm

Hormone Myths vs. Medical Evidence

Ron Rothenberg, MD

1 hr

9:30pm

Close of Session

Thursday, March 2, 2017:

7:00am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30am

Introduction to BHRT – What You Must Know About Women’s Hormones and Other Sex Hormones

Pamela Smith, MD, MPH

1 hr

8:30am

What You Need to Know About Male Hormones

Pamela Smith, MD, MPH

1.5 hr

10:00am

Break

10:30am

Testosterone Deficiency in Men Treatment, Controversies and Current Studies

Ron Rothenberg, MD

1 hr

11:30am

Thyroid Optimization The Paradigm Shift, Treatment Controversies, Current Studies

Ron Rothenberg, MD

1 hr

12:30pm

Lunch

2:00pm

Melatonin and Sleep

Ron Rothenberg, MD

.5 hr

2:30pm

How to Identify Quality Compounders and Navigate New FDA Regulations. Commonly Prescribed Compounds for the BHRT Practitioner

Rick Rhoads, PharmD

.5 hr

3:00pm

New and Innovative Compounded Formulas for Skin and Hair

Rick Rhoads, PharmD

.5 hr

3:30pm

Break

4:00pm

Lab Tests Used in BHRT – Controversies and Practical Model

Kris Hart-Pack, MS, FNP, RNC

1 hr

5:00pm

Optimizing Hormone Replacement – How to Prescribe Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Ron Rothenberg, MD

1 hr

6:00pm

Close of Session

Friday, March 3, 2017:

7:00am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30am

Estrogen, Progesterone and Testosterone Therapies in Women, Peri-Menopause and Menopause

Jennifer Landa, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

1.5 hr

9:00am

Estrogen Dominance Cases Studies with BHRT

Jennifer Landa, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

1 hr

10:00am

Break

10:30am

Improving Sexual Function in Female and Male Patients: Bio-Identical Hormone Optimization

Jennifer Landa, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

1.5 hr

12:00pm

Estrogen Dominance Cases Studies with BHRT

Jennifer Landa, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

.5 hr

12:30pm

Lunch

2:00pm

Estrogen Dominance Cases Studies with BHRT

Jennifer Landa, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

.5 hr

2:30pm

PMS/PCOS: New Treatment Modalities

Filomena Trindade, MD

1 hr

3:30pm

Break

4:00pm

Hair Loss

Pamela W. Smith, MD, MPH, MS

1 hr

5:00pm

Nutritional Depletions Caused by Medications and How They May Affect Hormonal Function

Pamela W. Smith, MD, MPH, MS

1 hr

6:00pm

Close of Session

Saturday, March 4, 2017:

6:30am

Continental Breakfast

7:00am

Hormones and The Heart

Pamela W. Smith, MD, MPH, MS

1 hr

8:00am

The Science Behind BHRT: BHRT Protocols

Filomena Trindade, MD

1 hr

9:00am

Break

9:30am

Integrative Management of Hormones: A Clinical Systems Biology Approach

Andrew Heyman, MD

2 hr

11:30am

Do Hormones Cause Breast, Cervical or Prostate Cancer?

Jennifer Landa, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

.5 hr

12:00pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Do Hormones Cause Breast, Cervical or Prostate Cancer?

Jennifer Landa, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

1 hr

2:30pm

Common Female Problems Used to Treat BHRT

Jennifer Landa, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

1 hr

3:30pm

Break

4:00pm

Case Studies in BHRT

Filomena Trindade, MD

1 hr

5:00pm

Questions and Answers

Filomena Trindade, MD

.5 hr

5:30pm

Close of Session


Speakers Top

Pamela Smith, MD, MPH, MSPamela Smith, MD, MPH, MS

Pamela W. Smith, MD, MPH, MS, spent her first twenty years of practice as an emergency room physician with the Detroit Medical Center and then the next eighteen years as an Anti-Aging/Functional Medicine specialist.  She is a diplomat of the Board of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Physicians and is an internationally known speaker and author on the subject of Metabolic, Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine. She also holds a Master’s in Public Health Degree along with a Master’s Degree in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine. She has been featured on CNN, PBS, and many other television networks, has been interviewed in numerous consumer magazines, and has hosted two of her own radio shows. She is a regular contributor for Fox News Radio. Dr. Smith is currently the Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine and the founder of The Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine. Dr. Smith is also the co-director of the Master’s Program in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida. She is the author of the best-selling books, “HRT: The Answers,” “Vitamins Hype or Hope,” “Demystifying Weight Loss,” “What You Must Know About Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & More,” “What You Must Know about Women’s Hormones, “Why You Can’t Lose Weight.,” and “What You Must Know About Memory Loss and How You Can Stop It.” Her newest book: “What You Must Know About Thyroid Disorders,” has just been released.


Jennifer Landa, MD, FAARFM, ABAARMJennifer Landa, MD, FMNM, ABAARM

Jennifer Landa, MD, Ob/Gyn specializes in helping women and men balance their hormones, restore their energy, and replenish their sex lives. At the heart of her practice is the belief that maintaining one’s health is hard work and she encourages her patients to make lifestyle changes that will result in increased health.

Dr. Landa’s focused, energetic, and straightforward style comes across well when she speaks in front of groups and on camera. She lectures nationally on preventive medicine and has appeared on national and local television. Dr. Landa just completed her first book with co-author Virginia Hopkins. Their book, The Sex Drive Solution for Women, is a no-nonsense approach to many of the sex drive issues that Dr. Landa addresses with her patients every day.


Rick Rhoads, PharmDRick Rhoads, PharmD

Rick Rhoads, PharmD, received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Arizona. He is a clinical and patent care pharmacist with advanced experience in sterile and non-sterile compounding. Dr. Rhoads frequently is involved in new formula development for urological and functional medicine compounds. He is a frequent speaker in cosmeceutical science relating to signs of aging and menopause on the skin.


Ron Rothenberg, MDRon Rothenberg, MD

Ron Rothenberg, MD, is Clinical Professor and Course Director of Preventative and Family Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He is the author of Forever Ageless and has recently been featured in the University of California MD television series.


Kris Hart-Pack, NP, RN, FNPKris Hart, NP, RN-C, FNP

Kris Hart, NP, RN-C, FNP, Is the Associate Medical Director for California HealthSpan Institute in Encinitas, CA. Ms. Hart has a Master's Degree in Nursing with Family Practice Nurse Practitioner certification from UCLA. She currently is working in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine and Preventive/Regenerative Medicine. She has completed the Certification and Fellowship program in Preventive/Regenerative/ Functional medicine as an allied health professional. Ms. Hart's background in family practice, critical care and emergency medicine and natural hormone optimization is extensive.


Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, FAARFM, ABAARMFilomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABAARM, ABFM, FMNM

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH, ABAARM, ABFM, FMNM is a teacher, author, and international speaker in functional medicine. She is a graduate of the fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine and teaches in the Fellowship (a Master’s program through the Morsani School of Medicine, University of South Florida). In addition, she is faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). After obtaining her BA degree in Biology she went on to finish a Master’s in Public Health in the area of environmental health and epidemiology before starting medical school. She graduated first in her class in family practice from the University of California Davis School of Medicine and did her residency training in family practice at the U.C. San Francisco/Santa Rosa Program. She has been in clinical practice for over 20 years. Before starting her own private practice in 2004 in functional medicine she was the medical director of a non-profit organization that catered to the underserved. Her work has been published in Townsend Letter, Guide to Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine, Saúde Actual, and the Border Health Journal among others. She is currently very active in developing teaching programs in Functional Medicine in the USA, Latin America and Europe. Keep up with her activities at www.drtrindade.com.


Andrew Heyman, MD MHSAAndrew Heyman, MD MHSA

Andrew Heyman, MD MHSA, is an internationally recognized expert in Integrative Medicine. He is currently the Program Director of Integrative and Metabolic Medicine at The George Washington University. Prior to assuming this role, he spent 16 years at the University of Michigan, serving to build one of the largest and most successful academic-based Integrative Medicine programs in the United States.

In 1990, he received formal training in Five-element Shiatsu and Traditional Chinese Medicine, during which time he developed an interest in increasing access of natural therapies to underserved populations while partnering with the University of Pennsylvania. He continued this work with Jim Gordon, MD at the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington DC exploring the intersection between public health, at risk groups, and alternative therapies.

Dr. Heyman eventually went on to receive a Masters in Health Services Administration at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and upon graduation, became the administrator for the University of Michigan Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Center where he was responsible for administering a $7 million NIH grant to research alternative therapies for cardiovascular diseases. The center was one of the first in the country to place alternative therapies and their scientific examination in an academic context.

Dr. Heyman has held several leadership positions in the field of Integrative Medicine. He was the national clinical working group co-chair of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine for 4 years, a collaboration of 57 North American universities involved in Integrative Medicine. He is the online editor for the Journal of Men's Health in the section of Integrative Medicine, and he also holds the position of Editor-In-Chief of the Internet Journal of Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine. His research interests include the Stress response and NeuroEndocrinology, Cardiometabolic Disease, Men's Health and clinical outcomes research methodologies.

Dr. Heyman remains clinically active as well, as the owner of a four-physician integrative medicine practice in Northern Virginia at the Virginia Center for Health and Wellness. He is also the President of Integrative Health Resources, a small group of clinical experts that consults to physicians, health systems and public health professionals seeking to develop wellness, lifestyle and nutrition programs. Finally, Dr. Heyman has been featured on the Discovery Channel, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, Natural Health Magazine and appeared in many other TV and print venues and is a widely sought after, and celebrated speaker around the world on many Integrative Medicine topics. His teaching approach is described as deeply rooted in scientific evidence, grounded in the clinical reality of expert patient care, and readily accessible to both the new learner and seasoned practitioner alike.