Events

Ocular Nutrition Society Six Hour COPE Approved Nutrition Science Course

November 16, 2010

San Francisco, CA,


Biosyntrx CEO and Ocular Nutrition Society Founding Board Member and Education Co-Chair, Ellen Troyer, MT MA, will participate in the pre-Academy of Optometry six hour nutrition science COPE approved lectures. Sharee Parker and Jennifer Pace will be in the Biosyntrx booth to answer questions about the Biosyntrx product line.

From Testing to Tasting: An Integrative Approach to Eye Health:

Bill Rafferty, OD, FAAO and Ann Hoscheit, OD, FAAO: Don’t Guess, Test. Dr. Rafferty is an Assistant Professor of Optometry at the Duke University Eye Center and an Adjunct assistant professor of Optometry at the University of Alabama.. Dr. Hoscheit is in private practice in Gastonia, North Carolina. Both Drs, Rafferty and Hoscheit are Board Certified in Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine (FAAFM).

Burton Goldberg, D Hum: How to See Disease Before it Manifests – The Quantum Physics Approach. Burton is the author/publisher of the big gray, Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide, which has sold over 750,000 copies. Burton has spent over 30 years researching every aspect of holistic medicine, including nutritional influence on health. He is frequently referred to as \"The Voice of Alternative Medicine.\"

Stuart Richer, OD, PhD, FAAO: The Role of Cardiac Biomarkers in Ophthalmic Care. Dr. Richer is the Chief of Optometry at DVA Medical Center in Chicago, as well as an Associate Professor of Family and Preventative Medicine at Chicago Medical School. He is the chief investigator of the Lutein, Antioxidant, Supplement Trial (LAST) study.

Kimberly Reed, OD, FAAO: New Perspectives on Free Radicals, Antioxidants and Age Related Eye Disease. Dr. Reed is a Professor of Optometry oat Nova Southeastern University, School of Optometry. Her area of expertise is Pharmacology and Nutrition.

Paul Williams, PhD – \"Exercise & Eye Disease\" Dr. Williams is a very published researcher at Lawrence Livermore Labs in Berkeley, CA. His primary research has been on how subclasses of lipoproteins (the particles that transport nutrients in the blood) are affected by exercise, diet, drugs and other factors. He recently published studies on exercise and eye disease.

Karen MacNeil, MA –> \"The Health Benefits of Good Food and Wine.\" Karen is a sought after lecturer and the author of the New York Times best selling book on wine called \"The Wine Bible:\" now in its 10 printing. Karen’s first book was Whole Foods: The Book of Nutrition & Cuisine. Karen will wrap up this CE day by conducting a wine tasting on three different red wines in keeping with the ONS \"Cabernet, Chocolate and Chatter\" tradition.

This lineup promises to entertain, as well as educate.