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DaVinci®’s Scientific Review Board’s expertise in alternative therapy provides our Research and New Product Development team with valuable clinical input. Their viewpoints, from varied medical disciplines, will further DaVinci®’s goal in developing superior formulas that meet the needs of all Healthcare Practitioners practicing Complementary and Integrative Medicine.

We invite you to read more about these highly accomplished individuals:

ANNALISA BEHLING, N.M.D.

AB headshotDr. AnnAlisa Behling is a licensed and accredited Naturopathic Medical Doctor practicing general family medicine and specializing in natural and complementary medicine with a focus on women’s health and Laser Medicine. She received her BA from Duke University and her Doctorate from National College (NCNM) in Portland, OR. Dr. Behling has been in private practice for 14 years and dedicates her practice to treating each person as an individual considering all the aspects essential to recovery and prevention of disease.

Ramneek Bhogal, D.C., D.A.B.C.I.

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Since graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2002, Dr. Bhogal has been active in both education and private practice. He currently holds the rank of Professor and is the current Chair of Technique at Life Chiropractic College West. His diverse academic and curricular focus revolves around chiropractic technique, pediatrics, and neuromuscular skeletal diagnosis. Dr. Bhogal is extremely active with student leadership organizations and is well recognized for his excellence in educational instruction.

His focus in practice is complex case management with an emphasis on educating the patient about their role in the functional medicine healing process.  He works, in large part, with patients who are frustrated with ‘complex diagnoses’ and empowers them with chiropractic and with placing a powerful emphasis on wellness and lifestyle management.

Jim Fox, D.C.

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Jim Fox graduated from Life College in Marietta, Georgia in 1981 and proceeded to build a successful chiropractic practice in southeast Oklahoma. In 1990, he accepted a position at the Parker Chiropractic
College of Dallas, Texas as Director of the Student Clinic. Two years later, Dr. Fox returned to active private practice in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. During the years that followed, Dr. Fox and his wife, Janine, who is also a chiropractor, developed an Active Integrated Nutrition / Natural Medicine Practice that evolved into the highly successful company, Doctor’s Nutrition.

Mitchell Ghen,D.O., Ph.D., C.N.S.

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Dr. Mitchell Ghen has practiced integrative medicine for more than 27 years.  Dr. Ghen currently is the medical director of Strax Longevity Institute in Florida, which is considered one of the premier models of Aesthetic and Longevity medicine in the USA. He is also the CEO of the AACC (Anti-Aging Clinical Consultants) where as a clinical expert he provides education and teaching to physicians on how to be successful in opening and achieving an anti-aging practice. Dr. Ghen has also taken on the role of Medical Director of ADL (Age Diagnostic Laboratories), a functional testing facility that produces invaluable information for healthcare practitioners about their patients’ hormone, vitamin/mineral, amino acids and stress profiles.

MATTHEW HAND, DO

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Dr Hand graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989. He did his pediatric residency and chief residency at Maine Medical Center. Dr Hand then completed his fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Children’s Hospital in Boston. Subsequently he developed the pediatric nephrology division at the Barbara Bush Children’s hospital at Maine Medical Center. In 2008 he graduated from Dr Andrew Weil’s fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona and created the pediatric integrative medicine division at Maine Medical Center. In 2011 Dr Hand was hired by New Hampshire’s Hospital for Children  at the Elliot Hospital to develop the pediatric nephrology division  and to create a children’s hospital with integrative medicine as its cornerstone.  He has been featured in a number of international television shows including 20/20, the Discovery Channel and the Oprah Winfrey Show.

RON HOFFMAN, M.D., C.N.S.

Hoffman headshotDr. Hoffman is the founder and Medical Director of the Hoffman Center in New York City and host of the popular nationally syndicated radio program Intelligent Medicine. He is also a past president of the American College for Advancement in Medicine, and a pioneer in the complementary and alternative medicine field.

 

 

JAMES B. LAVALLE, R. PH, C.C.N 

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Jim LaValle is an educator, clinician, and industry consultant in the field of integrative health care. He is a licensed pharmacist (University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy), board certified clinical nutritionist (International & American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists, (IAACN), Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (Central States College of Health Sciences), Diplomat in Homeopathic Pharmacy and Medicine (British Institute of Homeopathy) with more than 20 years clinical practice experience in the field of natural and integrative therapeutics and functional metabolism.

Fred Pescatore, M.D., M.P.H., C.C.N

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Fred Pescatore, MD, is a traditionally trained physician practicing nutritional medicine. To pursue his vision of a more personalized
and healthful program, Dr. Pescatore opened Partners in Integrative Medicine. He is the author of several important books, including his newest book, The Hamptons Diet Cookbook, the follow up to his NY Times best seller The Hamptons Diet.  He was the Associate Medical Director at the famed Atkins Center for five years.
He is the President of the AHCC Research Association, President of the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists and is a member of the National Association
of Physician Broadcasters, amongst other organizations. For more information, visit www.hamptonsdiet.com.

JOHN P. THOMAS, M.D.

J.TA general surgeon with an expertise in advanced laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery. He attended University of Texas Health Science Center where he earned his Medical Doctorate in 1993. He completed his residency in general surgery and a post-doctoral fellowship in laparoscopy at Louisiana State University Medical Center. In 2013 he introduced the first Hormone Pellet Therapy in Lubbock, Texas and since performed over 4,000 pellet procedures. He is the Founder and President of Operation Hope; a nonprofit organization; that pays for food, shelter, and education for children internationally as well as in Texas.  Dr. Thomas is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Society. He is happily married to his wife, Keri and also a proud father of his son, Andrew Jonathan Thomas.

 

 

WILLIAM WARNOCK, N.D.

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Bill Warnock graduated from Bastyr College in 1984. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Botany from the University of Washington. He moved to Vermont in 1985 and has been practicing in Shelburne since 1989. He uses homeopathic, anthroposophical, acupuncture, botanic, nutritional and bee venom therapies. Dr. Warnock is a founding member and past president of the Vermont Naturopathic Association and was instrumental in putting a bill
through the Vermont Legislature that provided for state licensing for naturopaths. He is also a member of the Naturopathic Advisory Board
to the Vermont Secretary of State and has recently been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Vermont Blueprint for Health. 

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