The Importance of Lifestyle Genetics in Healthy Aging: Relevance of Genetics from Preconception Across the Lifespan

This presentation provides the information you have been looking for in understanding how to use nutrigenomics as a guiding tool in the development of personalized lifestyle medicine intervention programs. The two faculty for this course are both acknowledged experts in genomic-focused health care and the clinical application of genetic analysis in the development of science-based clinical applications of this technology. This program will provide important news-to-use in the application of genetic analysis to complex patient problems

Hourly Schedule

July 30 - Tuesday

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Speakers:
Jeff Bland, PhD
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Speakers:
Denise Furness, PhD
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Speakers:
Leslie P. Stone, Family Medicine/Obstetrics IFMCP
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Panel Discussion with all Faculty
Jeff Bland, PhD
Jeff Bland, PhD
Functional Medicine Founder and Pioneer
Dr. Jeffrey Bland is a personable and highly respected thought leader who has spent more than four decades focused on the improvement of human health. He is known worldwide as the founder of the Functional Medicine movement, which represents his vision for a care model that is grounded in systems biology and informed by research that he has a unique ability to synthesize. His pioneering work has created the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI), as well as the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the global leader in Functional Medicine education. Since 1991, hundreds of thousands of healthcare practitioners have participated in PLMI and IFM programs, and this collective knowledge has positively impacted the lives of patients all over the world.
Denise Furness, PhD
Denise Furness, PhD
Molecular Geneticist, Functional Medicine Practitioner
Dr Denise Furness, PhD is a molecular geneticist and functional medicine practitioner. She is a pioneer in the field of nutrigenomics and epigenetics (precision medicine) with 20 years' experience. Denise began her career as a research scientist focusing on folate nutrigenomics, methylation, and DNA damage. She has published her work in peer reviewed journals and won numerous awards for her research and conference presentations. In 2012 she founded Your Genes and Nutrition and began applying her knowledge in clinical practice. Denise has a special interest in fertility, thyroid and autoimmunity (after recovering from autoimmune thyroid disease herself), as well as healthy ageing. She is currently running a biological ageing study, aimed at improving mental health and naturally slowing the ageing process.
Leslie P. Stone, Family Medicine/Obstetrics IFMCP
Leslie P. Stone, Family Medicine/Obstetrics IFMCP
Co-founder Growbaby Health
Leslie P. Stone, MD, IFM-CP, board certified in family practice, with a fellowship in surgical obstetrics. She is an International lecturer on developmental programming of disease and application of individualized functional medicine care during pregnancy. Her passion is helping parents capture the miraculous during pregnancy by changing habits, their lives and empowering life in and out of the womb. She has been delivering babies since 1982 and has delivered over 5000 children. She is owner of Ashland Comprehensive Family Medicine Stone Medical in Ashland, Oregon where she continues to practice. Her undergraduate degree was from Washington State University in Physiological Psychiatry was followed by her MD from University of Washington Seattle, Internship in OB/GYN Oregon Health Sciences University, Residency at UCLA in Family Medicine, Surgical Obstetric Fellowship at UCLA Ventura and further Certification in Functional Medicine. She was the key author of the study, "Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears to Lower Incidence of Common Maternal and Neonatal Complications" printed in - Global Advances in Health and Medicine. Dr. Stone co-founded GrowBaby, LLC with Emily Rydbom BCHN.

Date

Jul 30 2024

Time

PST
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

Virtual Free LIVE
Virtual Registration

Speakers

  • Leslie P. Stone, Family Medicine/Obstetrics IFMCP
    Leslie P. Stone, Family Medicine/Obstetrics IFMCP
    Co-founder Growbaby Health

    Leslie P. Stone, MD, IFM-CP, board certified in family practice, with a fellowship in surgical obstetrics. She is an International lecturer on developmental programming of disease and application of individualized functional medicine care during pregnancy. Her passion is helping parents capture the miraculous during pregnancy by changing habits, their lives and empowering life in and out of the womb. She has been delivering babies since 1982 and has delivered over 5000 children. She is owner of Ashland Comprehensive Family Medicine Stone Medical in Ashland, Oregon where she continues to practice. Her undergraduate degree was from Washington State University in Physiological Psychiatry was followed by her MD from University of Washington Seattle, Internship in OB/GYN Oregon Health Sciences University, Residency at UCLA in Family Medicine, Surgical Obstetric Fellowship at UCLA Ventura and further Certification in Functional Medicine. She was the key author of the study, “Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears to Lower Incidence of Common Maternal and Neonatal Complications” printed in – Global Advances in Health and Medicine. Dr. Stone co-founded GrowBaby, LLC with Emily Rydbom BCHN.

  • Jeff Bland, PhD
    Jeff Bland, PhD
    Functional Medicine Founder and Pioneer

    Dr. Jeffrey Bland is a personable and highly respected thought leader who has spent more than four decades focused on the improvement of human health.

    He is known worldwide as the founder of the Functional Medicine movement, which represents his vision for a care model that is grounded in systems biology and informed by research that he has a unique ability to synthesize. His pioneering work has created the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI), as well as the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the global leader in Functional Medicine education. Since 1991, hundreds of thousands of healthcare practitioners have participated in PLMI and IFM programs, and this collective knowledge has positively impacted the lives of patients all over the world.

  • Denise Furness, PhD
    Denise Furness, PhD
    Molecular Geneticist, Functional Medicine Practitioner

    Dr Denise Furness, PhD is a molecular geneticist and functional medicine practitioner. She is a pioneer in the field of nutrigenomics and epigenetics (precision medicine) with 20 years’ experience.

    Denise began her career as a research scientist focusing on folate nutrigenomics, methylation, and DNA damage. She has published her work in peer reviewed journals and won numerous awards for her research and conference presentations.
    In 2012 she founded Your Genes and Nutrition and began applying her knowledge in clinical practice. Denise has a special interest in fertility, thyroid and autoimmunity (after recovering from autoimmune thyroid disease herself), as well as healthy ageing. She is currently running a biological ageing study, aimed at improving mental health and naturally slowing the ageing process.

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