SPEAKERS

Brenden Cochran, ND

Brenden Cochran, ND

Dr. Cochran strives for innovation and success in clients. He has a passion for education, guidance and outside the box thoughts to create and engage clients to reach peak performance. Dr. Cochran received his Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University. He founded Interactive Health Clinic, with specialty focuses in functional/biological medicine, regenerative medicine, integrative oncology, and healthy aging. He is an expert in his field on regenerative injections and intravenous therapies. He has served as the medical fellow/director of intravenous therapy at the Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center (BIORC), Bastyr University’s cancer research center. Dr. Cochran is well known worldwide as a lecturer with International IV Therapy for Professionals a group that specializes in educating physicians on intravenous nutrient therapy. He is also a lead instructor of Regenerative Therapies (Neural Therapy, Neural Prolotherapy (Perineural Injections), Ozone injections, PRP, and Biological Allograft). He has an active consulting business with inFORMS and H.E.R.O.E.S where he coaches physicians and professionals. As a keynote speaker and content creator, Dr. Cochran is dedicated to empowering doctors to build successful models in outcome-based medicine.

Ron Hunninghake, MD

Ron Hunninghake, MD

Dr. Ron, as patients fondly refer to Ron Hunninghake, MD, is a native Kansan. He served his medical internship at Wichita’s Wesley Medical Center in 1979 and completed his residency at the Smoky Hill Family Practice Program in Salina, Kansas in 1982. Dr. Ron began his career as a small town doc in Minneapolis, Kansas where he first started teaching clinic-based wellness. Later, he joined nearby Salina Family Physicians and was instrumental in founding WellPlan, a comprehensive lifestyle modification program. Seeking even greater involvement in helping patients learn innovative ways to rebuild and maintain their health, he joined the Riordan Clinic in 1989 as its Medical Director. In addition to his full-time practice as a holistic medical doctor at the Riordan Clinic, Dr. Ron has made multiple trips to Japan, Spain, Ecuador, Columbia, New Zealand, Canada and South Korea to lecture on The Riordan IVC Protocol for Cancer. He is currently the elected chairman of the International Schizophrenia Foundation and has been a regular presenter at their Orthomolecular Medicine Today conference that has been held annually in Canada for the past 39 years. Here at the Riordan Clinic, he has presented more than 300 lectures dealing with all facets of nutrition, lifestyle, and optimal health. He has co-authored three books on subjects including inflammation, energy-boosting supplements, and how to stop pre-diabetes.

Sunny Raleigh, DO

Sunny Raleigh, DO

Dr. Sunny Raleigh has been practicing the art of osteopathic manipulative medicine since she earned her degree as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences in 2005. She is also double board certified in family medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine. She attended her internship at Mercy Hospital in Portland, Maine, and completed her family practice and neuromuscular medicine residencies primarily at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford, Maine, through the University of New England. Outside of her medical practice, Dr. Raleigh enjoys raising three little boys with her husband and feeding them organic food that is locally grown. She hopes her boys will learn to ride horses and surf and will grow to love soccer and snowboarding as much as she does.

Michael Traub, ND, DHANP, FABNO

Michael Traub, ND, DHANP, FABNO

Michael Traub ND, DHANP, FABNO is founder and medical director of Lokahi Health Center in Kailua Kona, Hawaii since 1986. He is Past-President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and was awarded the AANP’s Naturopathic Physician of the Year award in 2006. He currently serves as Treasurer of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and an advisory board member for Kamedis, Dermveda, Nutritional Fundamentals for Health, Gaia Herbs, and Nordic Naturals.

Tori Hudson, ND

Tori Hudson, ND

Dr. Tori Hudson, Naturopathic Physician, graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in 1984 and has served the college in several capacities, including: Medical Director, Associate Academic Dean, and Academic Dean. She is currently a clinical professor at The National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM), Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Bastyr University. Dr Hudson has been in practice for more than 33 years, is the medical director of her clinic, “A Woman’s Time” in Portland, Oregon, co-owner and director of product research and education for VITANICA and the program director for the Institute of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine. She is also the founder and co-director of NERC (Naturopathic Education and Research Director), a non-profit organization for accredited naturopathic residencies

Darin Ingels, ND

Darin Ingels, ND

Dr. Ingels is a respected leader in natural medicine with numerous publications, international lectures and more than 28 years experience in the healthcare field. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology from Purdue University and his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ingels completed a residency program at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Ingels worked as a clinical microbiologist/immunologist at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL. He is a Fellow in good standing with the American Academy of Environmental Medicine. Dr. Ingels has been published extensively and is the author of The Natural Pharmacist: Lowering Cholesterol (Prima, 1999) and Natural Treatments for High Cholesterol (Prima, 2000). He is a former medical journalist and contributing author to Healthnotes Newswire, a medical report of the latest journal articles on nutritional and botanical medicine. Dr. Ingels has also written a chapter on allergy desensitization for autistic children in “Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism” (Skyhorse, 2014). He is the author of The Lyme Solution: A 5-Part Plan to Fight the Inflammatory Auto-Immune Response and Beat Lyme Disease (Avery, 2018), which covers an integrative, natural approach to the treatment and management of Lyme disease. Dr. Ingels’ practice focuses on environmental medicine with special emphasis on chronic immune dysfunction, including Lyme disease, autism, allergies, asthma, PANDAS, recurrent or persistent infections and other genetic or acquired immune problems. His practice is comprised of both children and adults. He uses diet, nutrients, herbs, homeopathy and immunotherapy to help his patients achieve better health.

Melinda Silva, MD

Melinda Silva, MD

Dr. Melinda Silva graduated from UCLA with a BS in PsychoBiology and then received her medical degree from UC Davis School of Medicine. She is a Board Certified physician in Family Medicine and completed a Fellowship in Functional and Regenerative Medicine. With Dr. Silva’s expertise and training, she strives to provide the best medical care with a focus on prevention and holistic health care. The goal of her compassion centered practice is to blend allopathic medicine with complementary medicine bridging the two disciplines. After 18 years as a Family Doctor and treating her own perimenopausal symptoms with alternative therapies, Dr. Silva now emphasizes optimal health with body, mind and spiritual rejuvenation. Her professional goal is to improve the quality of life of others by focusing on the root cause of disease instead of just treating symptoms. She has helped to train other doctors in her field, lectured at a national level, featured on national tv on “The Doctors” and served as a medical contributor for Fox 5 News for 6 years and was feaatured in a weekly segment (“Ask the Moms weekly show for 4 years). Dr. Silva specializes in bioidentical hormone therapies, weight loss, and cosmetic medicine. She is able to use hormones to help people with chronic pain, insomnia, fatigue, stress, lack of energy, low libido and mood changes. Dr. Silva acknowledges that lifestyle factors including nutrition, sleep and exercise are crucial for a healthy mind and body. Dr. Silva has received numerous awards and accolades for clinical care, academic excellence, leadership achievement and philanthropic service. Her first book was released in 2014 “Aging Gracefully and Strong” which became an Amazon Best Seller ranking #1 in its category. Dr. Silva has dedicated most of her life to community service. She has volunteered to help abused and neglected children, tutored teens in juvenile prison, provided free medical care to the homeless and organized an outreach program to mentor high school students. From soccer mom to girl scout troop leader, Dr. Silva is enthusiastic to be a role model and make a positive impact on those around her. She married her best friend in medical school in 1993 and they enjoy travel with family, especially adventure destinations and love ethnic food. Dr. Melinda Silva is inspired most by her husband Rafael and their four children who give her endless joy and remind her of what is most important in life.