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Our NEXT Health Summit features 20 + Pioneers in Integrative Health sharing from their unique area of expertise what the future of health looks like, how to start NOW with groundbreaking practices that will revolutionize your total wellbeing, and is expertly curated by RISE co-founders Dee Eastman & Sean Foy to help YOU create a roadmap for success!Register Now
Meet our Summit Medical Experts
We are grateful for this expert panel of integrative doctors providing an inside look into the future of what is NEXT in health. View their specialty and the title of their upcoming summit talk below!
Dr. Mark Hyman
Reclaim Your Health and Thrive
Dr. Mark Hyman is leading a health revolution—one revolved around using food as medicine to support longevity, energy, mental clarity, happiness, and so much more. Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in the field of Functional Medicine. He is the founder and director of The UltraWellness Center, the Head of Strategy and Innovation of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, a fourteen-time New York Times bestselling author, and Board President for Clinical Affairs for The Institute for Functional Medicine. He is the host of one of the leading health podcasts, The Doctor’s Farmacy. Dr. Hyman is a regular medical contributor on several television shows and networks, including CBS This Morning, Today, Good Morning America, The View, and CNN. He is also an advisor and guest co-host on The Dr. Oz Show.
Dr. Daniel Amen
You’re Brain is Always Listening
Dr. Amen is a 12-time NY Times bestselling author, with books such as Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, Healing ADD, Memory Rescue, Feel Better Fast and Make It Last and The Daniel Plan written with Pastor Rick Warren. Dr. Amen is the founder of Amen Clinics, which has 8 locations across the United States. Amen Clinics has the world’s largest database of brain scans related to behavior, totaling more than 160,000 SPECT scans on patients from 150 countries. Dr. Amen has also hosted 15 national public television shows about the brain, which have aired over 120,000 times across North America.
Dr. Caroline Leaf
5 Steps: Reduce Anxiety & Stress
Dr. Caroline Leaf is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist with a Masters and PhD in Communication Pathology and a BSc Logopaedics, specializing in cognitive and metacognitive neuropsychology. Dr. Leaf is also the bestselling author of Switch on Your Brain, Think Learn Succeed, Think and Eat Yourself Smart, and many more. She teaches at academic, medical and neuroscience conferences, churches, and to various audiences around the world. Dr. Leaf is also involved in the global ECHO movement, which trains physicians worldwide on the mind-brain-body connection, mental health and how to avoid physician burnout.
Dr. Will Cole
Secrets of Intuitive Fasting
Dr. Will Cole is a leading functional medicine expert who consults people around the world via webcam and locally in Pittsburgh. Named one of the top 50 functional-medicine and integrative doctors in the nation, Dr.Cole specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing a functional medicine approach for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, and brain problems. He is the bestselling author of Ketotarian, The Inflammation Spectrum, and the New York Times Bestseller “Intuitive Fasting” in which he shows how to use the powerful benefits of flexible intermittent fasting to gain metabolic flexibility and find food peace.
Dr. William Sears
Secrets to Aging Well
William Sears, M.D., has been advising busy parents on how to raise healthier families for over 40 years, and now turns his attention to the specialty of lifestyle medicine. He has served as a voluntary professor at the University of Toronto, University of South Carolina, University of Southern California School of Medicine, and University of California: Irvine. A father of 8 children, he and his wife Martha have written more than 45 books on parenting, nutrition, and healthy aging. He serves as a consultant for TV, magazines, radio and other media, and is the co-founder of AskDrSears.com and the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute, which has certified over 11,000 Health Coaches around the world. Dr. Sears and his contribution to family health were featured on the cover of TIME Magazine in May 2012.
Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy
Solving the Puzzle
Leigh Erin Connealy, M.D., is the Medical Director of the Cancer Center For Healing and the Center For New Medicine in Irvine, CA. Dr. Connealy's multidisciplinary treatment protocols, a team of healthcare professionals, and taking the best of all sciences approach to health and healing have made the Centers the largest most technologically advanced integrative/functional medicine clinics in North America, visited by more than 67,000 patients from all over the world. Author of “The Cancer Revolution” and “Be Perfectly Healthy” and a sought- after speaker on numerous TV and radio shows, webinars, and podcasts, Dr. Connealy has been named one of the Top Functional & amp; Integrative Doctors in the United States.
Dr. Joel Kahn
Power of Plants to Heal the Heart
A practicing cardiologist, and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Michigan Medical School. Known as "America’s Healthy Heart Doc", Dr. Kahn has triple board certification in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology. He was the first physician in the world to certify in Metabolic Cardiology with A4M/MMI and the University of South Florida. He founded the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity in Bingham Farms, MI. He has regular appearances on Dr. Phil, The Doctors Show, Dr. Oz, Larry King Now, Joe Rogan Experience, and with Bassem Yousef. He has been awarded a Health Hero award from Detroit Crain’s Business.
Meet our Summit Lifestyle Experts
The "how" behind your lifestyle can be a tricky area to perfect. This panel of lifestyle experts excels in making that daily practice passion-filled, on purpose and full of power!
Founder, Hope for Mental Health Initiative
Spiritual Power to Face Pain & Move Forward
Kay Warren cofounded Saddleback Church with her husband, Rick Warren, in Lake Forest, California in 1980. After the death of her son, Matthew, who lived with serious mental illness for most of his life, she founded Saddleback’s Hope for Mental Health Initiative as a way to support individuals and family members of loved ones with mental illness and suicidal ideation. The Initiative also trains others in the faith community how to launch or expand existing mental health ministries. Kay is a board member of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention and is active in mental health/suicide prevention efforts in Orange County, CA. Kay is the author of Sacred Privilege: Your Life and Ministry as a Pastor's Wife, Choose Joy: Because Happiness Isn't Enough, Say Yes to God: A Call to Courageous Surrender, and coauthor of Foundations, a popular systematic theology course used by churches worldwide.
Executive VP of Life Guides
Simple Steps to Building a Stronger Community in the World Around You
Ryan Picarella has worked with communities and organizations around the world to ignite social movements while improving the lives of all people. Widely known for his thought leadership, Ryan has worked with Fortune 500 companies, been a keynote speaker at global conferences and currently serves as executive vice president, growth and partnerships at LifeGuides and as a senior fellow with WE in the Nation focusing on well-being and equity around the world. Ryan has a Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northern Arizona University.
Founding Pastor of Fellowship Church
Find Rest, Peace & Faith in the Chaos
Albert is the founding pastor of Fellowship Church—one of the fastest-growing multiethnic churches in the United States. He began in ministry pastoring just a few families at Sweet Home Church in Mississippi before serving the historic Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena, California. As a dynamic communicator, Albert is passionate about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ both to the local church and the global community. Blending the power of storytelling with a good sense of humor, Albert enjoys illustrating God’s amazing grace and love in church, academic, and conference settings. Albert serves on the Board of Trustees at Azusa Pacific University, the Museum for the Bible in Washington, D.C. and Global Church Planting Organization, Stadia. He was recently published in Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and in 2018 launched the Albert Tate Podcast.
Bestselling Author & VP of Amen Clinics
Steps to Cultivating Courage & Beyond
Tana Amen, RN is a New York Times bestselling-author, health and fitness expert, Vice-President of Amen Clinics—the world’s leader in brain health, mentor, motivational speaker, and former neurosurgical ICU trauma nurse. By providing science-based guidance along with her authentic, no-holds-barred approach, Tana has won the hearts of millions with her simple, yet effective, strategies to help people win the fight for a strong mind, body, and spirit.
Founder & Director, The Lenses Group
Discover the Keys to Soul Care from the Inside Out
Founder and Executive Director of The Lenses Group/thelensesgroup.org Vice President, Athletes In Action – Field Ministry Executive Director, Urban Project – International, Los Angeles, Brasil BA ‘88 - Cal State Fullerton, Business – International (Football Team Member) MS ‘12 - University of Southern California – Public Policy (MA studies) Talbot Theological Seminary and Institute of Biblical Studies– Theology.
Author & Founder of Experience Life Magazine
How to be Healthy in an Unhealthy World
Pilar is an award-winning health journalist, pioneering social explorer, and author of a new book, The Healthy Deviant: A Rule-Breaker’s Guide to Being Healthy in an Unhealthy World. Best known for her work as founding editor of Experience Life magazine, which today reaches more than three million people with each issue, Pilar has also served as top health editor for The Huffington Post, and as visiting faculty for the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Today, Pilar co-hosts a top-rated podcast called The Living Experiment and teaches online courses through her digital learning platform, Healthy Deviant Academy. She guest lectures at universities, leads workshops at top retreat centers, and consults for organizations committing to transforming health and happiness at work and around the globe.
Pastor & Coach
The keys to enduring Spiritual Strength
This humble and vibrant man describes himself as “Friend, Husband, Father, Pastor, Public Speaker, Iron Man, and Iron Dad.” Jay Hewitt is a pastor at Yorba Linda Friends Church in Southern California and, yes, an Iron Man who competed in—and finished—the race despite his 2018 diagnosis of terminal Stage 4 Brain Cancer. He wanted to inspire his five-year-old daughter and teach her about resilience, but his audience is far greater and there will soon be a documentary highlighting his heroic journey. A graduate of Hope International University, Jay also has a masters of theology and ethics from Azusa Pacific University
Author, Chef & Healing Foods Expert
5 Keys to Healing through Food & Live Demo
Jenny Ross is the internationally recognized chef, author, educator, and force behind Jenny Ross Living Foods. She has been an early pioneer of the r aw movement, coaching clients about the healing power of living foods, while motivating them to adopt a more vibrant, healthy lifestyle. She has a degree in holistic nutrition, certificates as a health and life coach and currently serves as a consulting chef on some of the best plant based projects in the country and as executive chef for Tribest.
Chief Science Officer at Wisdom Labs
Mindfulness and Compassion: What's in it for me?
Parneet Pal is the Chief Science Officer at Wisdom Labs, a San Francisco-based company solving for stress, burnout, and loneliness in the workplace. A Harvard-trained physician, she focuses on the intersection of lifestyle medicine, behavior change and technology and building wiser workplaces using the science of mindfulness, resilience and compassion. An international speaker, educator and science communicator, her work focuses on optimizing personal health and its impact on business leadership and planetary wellbeing. She strongly believes we can create a compassionate society where health is the default. She has written for the Harvard Business Review, is a TEDMED scholar and has been featured on the cover of Mindful magazine.
Director of Wellbeing & Joy of Practice, Ascension
The Transformative Meaning of Purpose
Derek received his bachelor’s degree from Knox College and his master’s from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. Prior to his work at Ascension, Derek directed the National Wellness Institute, including the National Wellness Conference. Recently, Derek won the United Soccer Coaches Association High School Coach of Significance award for developing assets in youth through his implementation of the Coaching Boys into Men Program with the Stevens Point High School soccer team, where he is the head coach. With over 20 years of experience in wellness, Derek has worked with some of the best minds in the field. His passion lies in the evolving nature of wellness and its interaction with the human experience.
Founder & CEO, Habits at Work
Creating Habits that Make a Difference
Andrew is a Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and part of the Kellogg Sales Institute Executive Education Team. He grew up in South Africa, later qualified as the youngest actuary at the time, and built one of that country’s largest healthcare consulting businesses. He has lived, worked and run businesses on six continents, and has been a salesperson for 25 years. Since 2007 he has been based in Chicago, where he founded “Habits at Work”. He and his team help leaders and revenue responsible teams master conversation skills and activate the 12 high-impact habits that build deep and lasting relationships with customers and move business forward.
Author, Speaker & CEO of Motion Infusion
Born to Move, Told To Sit-Tools to get On the Move
Laura Putnam, is the author of the #1 Amazon Hot New Release in HR & Personnel Management “Workplace Wellness That Works” she is also the CEO and founder of Motion Infusion, a leading well-being and learning provider. Her work has been covered by MSNBC, The New York Times, FOX News, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, and NPR. In addition, she teaches at Stanford University, is the recipient of the American Heart Association's "2020 Impact" award as well as the National Wellness Institute’s “Circle of Leadership” award. A graduate of Brown University and Stanford University.
Author & Founder of EatCleaner.com
Proven Strategies of Eating to Thrive
Mareya Ibrahim, The Fit Foodie, nationally recognized food expert, founder of eatcleaner.com and author of the #1 new release, “Eat Like you Give a Fork: The Real Dish on Eating to Thrive" Mareya is a chef, holistic nutrition coach, author and award-winning entrepreneur and inventor. She is the founder of Grow Green Industries, INC. and the creator of the Eat Cleaner line of food wash and wipes. Mareya is the author of "The Clean Eating Handbook," a signature chef to the NY Times bestseller “The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life” by Rick Warren, Dr. Daniel Amen and Dr. Mark Hyman.
Health Promotion Specialist & Life Coach
I’m Still Standing: Building Resilience in a Chaotic World
Rachel is on a mission to humanize the workplace by igniting resilience, connection, engagement and compassion in organizations, associations and their leaders and teams. Recognized as the #1 Health Promotion Professional in the U.S. in 2015, a 40 Under 40 Game Changer in 2019, and one of The Daily Record’s Leading Women of 2020, Rachel is a national thought leader in the field of wellbeing and employee engagement.
Founder & CEO of Advance Your Reach
Connect to your purpose & share your story
Pete Vargas Founder and CEO of Advance Your Reach Responsible for he and his team booking over 25,000 stages worldwide, Pete has been educating speakers about how to book stages for over a decade. He has helped speakers, entrepreneurs, nonprofits and small business owners land speaking engagements and leverage the stage to grow their businesses. Pete believes that speaking is the most powerful marketing tool you have and the best way to build your business. Speaking provides a starting point for customers and partners to want to become more involved with your business and get behind the impact you’re making.
Chef, Author, Health and Nutrition Coach
How can healthy be delicious? Practical kitchen skills to master.
Sally is a professionally trained chef, recipe developer, author, speaker, and certified health and nutrition coach. She is a signature chef to the NY Times million copy bestseller “The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life” developing recipes for The Daniel Plan Cookbook and Five Essentials video series, and for Dr. Mark Hyman’s NY Tines bestselling book, Eat Fat Get Thin.
Come Join our Virtual Summit
Connect like never before with like-minded people and expert coaches as we welcome today's leading educators in total wellness in over 20 live sessions. Bring your friends and together we can RISE into new frontiers in mental health, physical and spiritual well-being. In one week you can radically change your perspective and opportunity for health. Join us, registration is free and you can participate from the comfort of your living room!
Praise for RISE:
RISE has given me the tools, resources, encouragement, and confidence in my ability to achieve my goals of improving my overall health, losing weight, increasing my energy, and reducing stress. The Rise team and program has given me so much more than I expected. - Greg
What does a day at the NEXT Health Summit look like?
The Days: September 27-October 3 we are live daily from 11am-12pm and again at 4pm PT featuring 3 speakers daily plus 3 bonus live demo's sharing THE BEST in today's leading edge health information in physical, mental and spiritual wellness!
The Goal: To help YOU connect to the BEST in personal total wellness through real deal, science backed proven information from the TOP experts in each field. How will we be doing this? The answer: virtual tech, community and coaching!
The Coaching: You won't just receive amazing information, you'll ALSO begin to realize REAL TRANSFORMATION by practicing simple steps after each expert session, with the help of your hosts and coaches, Dee Eastman and Sean Foy. Dee and Sean will break down each session and provide simple steps, that we all can do to bring to life the NEXT HEALTH principles shared by each expert.
Simply click the links on the daily page to be transported into the virtual summit where we will be gathering with like-minded friends from around the globe to experience what is NEXT in YOUR health!
NEXT HEALTH SUMMIT
Meet your Summit Hosts
Dee’s passion and joy come from bringing out the best in others and
creating clear pathways to transform wellness, build resilience and optimize well-being in body, mind and soul.
With 30 years of experience in wellness and behavior change, she’s had the honor to work alongside world renowned experts in her field.
For the past decade she’s directed The Daniel Plan, an international healthy lifestyle program that has grown to reach millions, spanning 140 countries.
Sean Foy, MA, is an internationally renowned authority on fitness, weight management and healthy living. Foy is the author and creator of the proven metabolic makeover book, “The Burst Workout” and coauthor of the New York Times #1 bestseller, “The Daniel Plan”.
As an award winning author, exercise physiologist, behavioral coach and speaker, Sean has earned the reputation as “America’s Fast Fitness Expert.” Sean employs an upbeat, positive and sensible approach to making fitness for body, mind and spirit happen!