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Dr. Hendin is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Arizona and is the chief of the Neurology Service at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Banner Health Services. He is a graduate of the Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his neurology residency at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology where he has served as an examiner for the Board for more than 30 years. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology where he had been honored as a fellow. He has also been extensively involved in clinical research for more than 20 years especially in emerging therapies in MS. He serves on the Board of Directors of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Arizona Chapter. He has been selected by the MS Society as Health Professional of the Year.

 
 
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Jeffrey English, MD. Graduate of Dartmouth Medical School did his post medical training in Internship, Residency and Fellowship at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. He was the Chief Resident in Neurology at the University of Maryland in Dr. English is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with sub-specialty training in neuromuscular disorders. Dr. English is the Director of Clinical Research at the MS Center of Atlanta and the Medical Director, Sports Concussion Institute at Atlanta. He is a paid speaker and consultant for several pharmaceutical companies. He has also been invited as a national speaker on health care economics and the delivery of care to the multiple sclerosis population.

 
 
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Margret Mefford was born in Kassel, Germany and lives her young life dodging bombs and hiding in caves to survive. She meets Americans for the first time in 1945 when they occupy her home town. She eventually meets Bobby Mefford an Army man and married him in 1957. They move to his hometown in Huntsville, Alabama. Margret volunteers at the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives in Athens, Alabama. She co-authored Journey to Freedom with James Ehl.

 
 
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James Ehl along with Margret Mefford wrote Journey to Freedom: Collected Stories of Perseverance and Survival in the Presence of Great Adversity. It is about German ladies of Limestone County in Alabama and their path to get to where they are now. James earned his MBA from Alabama A&M and his AMP from Harvard. He is the holder of two aerospace-related patents. He is the author of numerous papers and presentations. He was awarded the NASA Exceptional Service Medal and also the Outstanding Leadership Medal. He retired from NASA as a Senior Executive and subsequently was a successful aerospace consultant. After retirement he studied the German language at a school in Germany.

 
 
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Tyler Presnell discusses his personal story and the NAIC’S campaign to raise awareness about the importance of safe and respectful driving, especially among teens. As a passenger he suffered life-threatening injuries when he was 14, when a friend lost control of the car. Now he travels the country as an advocate for safe teen driving and why it’s so important to continuing educating teens about the dangers facing them on the road.

 
 
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Leigh Ann Edwards, MPH, RD, is National Program Operations Director for Cooking Matters. She has been with the Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters since 2006 and held various responsibilities including research and development of curricula and shepherding start up programs as they build their infrastructure. She received her Master’s in Public Health from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interpersonal Communications from North Carolina State University. Ms. Edwards received the UNC Gilling School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2008 – 2009 and was inducted into the Theta Chapter of the Delta Omega Society. She was also selected as the 2010 Emerging Leader for the NC Dietetic Association. Before joining the Share Our Strength team, Leigh Ann served as the Manager for Nutrition & Scientific Affairs at N Chapman Associates, Inc.

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Childhood Hunger, College Life, and Iridology
 
 
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Hanne Hojsted was born and raised in Denmark. She studied Advanced Iridology under Dr. Bernard Jensen at the Iridology International College in Los Angeles, and has been practicing since 1989. In 1999, she continued her education as a Naturopathic Doctor in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For four years, she had her own live radio broadcast show on nutrition, and was a weekly guest host for Danny Burden Talk Show. In addition, she has been on various radio talk shows. She has given lectures at the Women’s Health Conference in Heidelberg, Germany, at Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Successful Living Seminars in Vancouver, BC, Canada, as well as individual health consultations. Hanne is also an Author. She wrote the book The Miracle Journey of Love, and is currently working on her second book about Iridology.

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Childhood Hunger, College Life, and Iridology
 
 
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Jon Vroman is an international speaker voted “Campus Speaker of The Year” and best-selling author. His travels the world talking with students about what it takes to Live College Life In The Front Row™. His mission is to encourage individuals to find and develop their unique talents so that they will make the biggest impact within their campus and community. Jon lives in New Jersey with his wife and son. He’s passionate about squeezing the juice out of life by creating extraordinary experiences with incredible people. In 2005, Jon founded the charitable organization Front Row Foundation, which has raised over $1,000,000 to help people braving life-threatening illnesses get front row seats to the concert or sporting event of their dream.

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Childhood Hunger, College Life, and Iridology
 
 
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Dr. Ellen Cutler has acquired great expertise in many fields of health care and is a passionate advocate of natural health and healing. She is the founder of BioSET (Bioenergetic Sensitivity and Enzyme Therapy), a system of healing that incorporates enzyme therapy with nutritional counseling, detoxification, and the identification and clearing of food and other sensitivities. Dr. Cutler has authored a number of books and articles, and has been a frequent guest speaker at numerous venues. She continues her clinical work at the BioSET Clinic in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Cutler's newest book was recently released. Entitled "Clearing the Way to Health and Wellness", the book provides an overview of the BioSET system. In it, she gives a number of case studies documenting the efficacy of the BioSET system in a wide range of health problems. Dr. Cutler also explains how individuals can help themselves with proper diet, supplementation, and desensitization.

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Children’s Dreams and Clearing Sensitivities
 
 
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Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D., is a Visiting Scholar at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. He earned a doctorate in Religion and Psychological Studies from the University of Chicago Divinity School, an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from Stanford University. A former President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams and a Senior Editor of the APA journal Dreaming, he has written and edited several books on dream research. His recent works include Dreaming in the World’s Religions: A Comparative History (New York University Press, 2008), American Dreamers: What Dreams Tell Us about the Political Psychology of Conservatives, Liberals, and Everyone Else (Beacon Press, 2008), and Dreaming in the Classroom: Practices, Methods, and Resources in Dream Education (SUNY Press, 2011). He is the director of the Sleep and Dream Database (SDDb), a digital archive and search engine designed to facilitate empirical dream research.

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Children’s Dreams and Clearing Sensitivities