About the Speakers, Professional Track

Del Bigtree
Investigative medical journalist, filmmaker, and producer Del Bigtree is one of the preeminent voices of the global vaccine risk-awareness movement. Emmy-winning producer of the daytime talk show The Doctors from 2010-2015, Bigtree produced Vaxxed, a documentary directed by Dr. Andrew Wakefield, the British gastroenterologist who first reported in 1998 that the MMR vaccine might cause autism. Bigtree also is founder of the The Informed Consent Action Network. ICAN’s mission is providing scientifically researched information that allows consumers to make medical decisions from “tangible understanding, not medical coercion.”

Hal S. Blatman, MD
Dr. Blatman is a board certified practitioner of integrative and holistic medicine, and a nationally recognized specialist in treating myofascial pain. During his tenure in general medicine, he recognized western medicine’s difficulty treating and managing chronic and myofascial pain. Consequently, he studied with the late Janet Travell, MD, then recognized as the world’s leading expert in treating myofascial pain disorders. In 1988, Dr. Blatman established Cincinnati’s first clinic specifically dedicated to providing traditional and holistic pain treatment solutions. He is credentialed in pain management, holds an additional board certification in occupational and environmental medicine, and is a past president of the American Holistic Medical Association.

Ty & Charlene Bollinger
Ty and Charlene are highly regarded health freedom advocates, health researchers, documentary film producers, and best-selling authors. After losing several family members to conventional cancer treatments, they set out to learn the truth about cancer and the cancer industry, working together tirelessly to help others to learn the truth that sets them free to live healthy, happy lives. Ty and Charlene’s heartbreak and grief, coupled with their firm belief that chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery were NOT the most effective treatments available for cancer patients, led them on a path of discovery. On their journey, they interviewed cutting-edge scientists, leading alternative doctors, and groundbreaking researchers to learn about alternative cancer treatments. What they uncovered helped to create The Truth About Cancer. Ty and Charlene speak frequently at seminars, expos, conferences, and churches. Together, they host a biweekly internet news program, TTAC Global Health News.

Dawn Ewing, RDH, L-EMT-P, CCT, DNM, PhD
Executive director of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine, Dr. Dawn Ewing is author of Let the Tooth Be Known, now in its fourth edition. She began her career as a dental hygienist, and has worked as an ambulance paramedic, helicopter paramedic, and CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor, in addition to serving two terms on the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners. An integrative doctor of naturopathic medicine, Dr. Ewing currently practices in Houston.

Stasha Gominak, MD
Dr. Gominak grew up and attended college in California, then moved to Houston for medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, where she received an MD in 1983. Her neurology residency was done at the Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She practiced neurology in the San Francisco Bay area from 1991-2004 before moving with her husband to Tyler, Texas. Starting in 2004 she began to dedicate more of her practice to the treatment of sleep and sleep disorders. In 2012 and 2016 she published two pivotal articles about the global struggle with worsening sleep, the possible causes and solutions, related to vitamin D deficiency and the intestinal microbiome. In 2016, she retired from clinical practice to have more time to teach. She currently divides her time between RightSleep® coaching sessions for private individuals and teaching other clinicians the RightSleep® method of sleep repair.

Blanche Grube, DMD, PhD, FIABDM
Dr. Grube is board trained in biological dentistry and has extensive training in homeopathy, nutrition, iridology, colon hydrotherapy, neural therapy and acupuncture. She is a past president of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry & Medicine and holds a second doctorate in Integrative Medicine. She lectures nationwide and abroad, training dental professionals in the Grube-Huggins Protocol and educating both health care professionals and consumers about biological/holistic dentistry.

Antonio Jimenez, MD, ND
Dr. Jimenez is founder and chief medical officer of the Hope4Cancer Treatment Centers in Mexico, Thailand, and Colombia. For more than 25 years, he has dedicated his life to the study, clinical research, and implementation of nontoxic and integrative strategies to treat cancer, chronic infections, and immune disorders. Dr. Jimenez’s 7 Key Principles of Cancer Therapy form the foundation of his comprehensive, integrative protocols that include efficacious and tumor-selective treatments such as Sono-Photo Dynamic Therapy, Photodynamic Therapy Plus, and Sunivera Immunotherapy.

Tom Lewis, PhD
Author and renowned health expert Dr. Lewis has dedicated the past decade to finding a solution to Alzheimer’s disease, and his research over the past several years culminated in two books, YouDoc–Protect Yourself from Chronic Disease and The End of Alzheimer’s–A Differential Diagnosis Toward a Cure. His core finding is that appropriate diet and modifiable environmental factors that support immune health will stave off Alzheimer’s and other inflammatory chronic diseases.

Dr. Felix Liao, DDS, FIABDM
Dr. Liao is the author of Six-Foot Tiger Three-Foot Cage: Take Charge of Your Health by Taking Charge of Your Mouth and Early Sirens: Critical Health Warnings & Holistic Mouth Solutions for Snoring, Teeth Grinding, Jaw Clicking, Chronic Pain, Fatigue, and More. He has taught extensively both in the US and abroad, including for organizations such as the International College of Integrative Medicine, the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Weston A. Price Foundation, the Holistic Moms’ Network, and Take Back Your Health Conference, among others. His upcoming book is Whole Health Dental Care: Connecting Your Mouth with Your Total Health.

Dr. Thomas Lokensgard, DDS, ND

Dr. Axe has named Dr. Lokensgard one of the top 50 Functional and Integrative Medical Doctors, recognizing him as one of the leaders in natural dentistry. He is the author of Functional Dentistry and Integrative Medicine, along with two comprehensive programs, Oral-Rejuvenation Biological Dentistry Program, and the Age-Rejuvenation Naturopathic Medicine Program,and his Age Management Guided Wellness Protocols and Life Enhancement Therapies. With over 30 years of clinical experience, Dr. Lokensgard has been a featured speaker and guest on numerous network and radio shows, lectures, articles and webinars including A Health Awakening with host Scott Laird, ND, The Highwire with Del Bigtree, and Ty and Charlene Bollinger’s The Truth About Cancer: A Global Quest.

Michael D. Margolis, DDS, FIABDM
Using his experience as both a dentist and a doctor of integrative medicine to handle complex dental health cases, Dr. Margolis is a past president of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine and founding member of the Institute of Natural Dentistry. Dr. Margolis is an accomplished and recognized public speaker, lecturing on topics such as how teeth affect the entire health of the human body; the effects of heavy metal dental fillings on patient health; ischemic osteonecrotic lesions (cavitations), and the dental uses of ultrasonic technology.

Alireza Panahpour, DDS

Coming from four generations of dentists and oral surgeons, Dr. Panahpour practices biological integrative dentistry in Santa Monica, CA and is author of The Good Dentist: Save Your Teeth, Save Your Life With Mercury-Free, Systemic Dentistry. He is regularly asked to speak at holistic dental and systemic dental conferences and to naturopathic students worldwide.

Marjan Seywerd, DDS, FIABDM
Dr. Seywerd is a past president of IABDM and practices biological dentistry in Augusta, ME.

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