Presenters


Jen CaffertyJen Cafferty

Founder of the Gluten & Allergen Free Expo

As Founder of the Gluten & Allergen Free Expo and President of Gfreelife.com, Jen Cafferty is a nationally recognized expert on gluten-free living. She is the premier liaison in the gluten-free market helping businesses and consumers connect.

Cafferty founded the Expo in 2008 to introduce Chicago area attendees to some of the leading culinary and health experts in the gluten free field. Now approaching its 6th… more

 


 

Donielle BakerDonielle Baker

Donielle is an amateur herbalist and writes to inspire people to work with their bodies holistically to balance hormones and heal their reproductive system. She has a passion for nourishing nutrition, natural living, and spreading the word on how food truly affects our health. Her blog, Naturally Knocked Up, focuses on fertility, hormone balance, and reproductive health and her book on natural fertility… more

 


 

Carlyn BerghoffCarlyn Berghoff

Carlyn Berghoff, CEO, Berghoff Catering & Restaurant Group, is a multi-faceted businesswoman committed to her work, to her family and to her role in the community. Author: Carlyn Berghoff wrote a best-selling cookbook, The Berghoff Family Cookbook (Andrews McMeel, 2007) and published her second, The Berghoff Café Cookbook: Berghoff Recipes for Simple, Satisfying Food, in September 2009. Her third cookbook is set to come out April 2013 –Cooking for Your Gluten- Free Teen: Everyday Foods the Whole Family Will Love as told… more

 


 

Marla BrodskyMarla Brodsky

Ms. Brodsky graduated from University of Iowa with a degree in Nutritional Science. She received a post graduate internship from University of Vermont and the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont in Burlington. Ms. Brodsky began her career in 1990 at Loyola University Medical Center, where she obtained a Certification in Nutrition Support and worked with critically ill patients on the nutrition support team of the Clinical Nutrition Unit. Working with the Department of Infectious Disease at Loyola, she also became the Nutrition… more

 


 

Amy Hull BrownAmy Hull Brown

Amy Hull Brown, HHP, NC, HC is Founder and Owner of Well Amy, LLC, a multi-faceted company that focuses on giving others easy access to healthy living through food, nutrition and wellness-based services. As a practitioner, Amy works with special needs children, adults with chronic health issues, and individuals with allergies and sensitivities to food and environmental toxins. Her focus on nutritional healing began several years ago after her twin sons were diagnosed with ADHD and Autism. Not finding answers for their… more

 


 

dr-mayer-einsteinMayer Eisenstein

Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, MD, JD, MPH, is a graduate of the University of Illinois Medical School, the Medical College of Wisconsin School of Public Health, and the John Marshall Law School. In his 40 years in medicine, he and his practice have cared for over more than 50,000 children who were minimally or not vaccinated at all. There is virtually no autism, asthma, allergies, respiratory illness, or diabetes in our unvaccinated children, a telltale revelation when compared to national rates. He is the founder and Medical Director of the… more

 


 

Kim KoellerKim Koeller

The author of Let’s Eat Out with Celiac and Food Allergies and Founder of GlutenFree Passport

As President and Founder of GlutenFree Passport®, Kim Koeller is an internationally acclaimed speaker, global consultant and award-winning author of the Let’s Eat Out with Celiac / Coeliac & Food Allergies! series of 30-plus books, mobile apps and ebooks. This series is the three-time winner of the 2012 Best Health Book of the Year… more

 


 

Jen PohlmanJennifer Pohlman

Sip Organic Juice Bar® owner and raw food and detox expert, Jennifer Pohlman has been working to help people find their version of healthy for over a decade. It is her passion to help people evolve into a healthy lifestyle. “I believe that eating a more organic, sustainable diet and including more plant-based and raw foods is the answer to many of today’s health concerns. I have witnessed incredible health transformations in customers who have changed their diets alone. Taking small steps and making simple, day-to-day changes… more

 


 

Kristin Selby GonzalezKristin Selby Gonzalez

Kristin Selby Gonzalez joined Enzymedica in 2008, serving as Director of Autism Education. As the company’s primary link to the autism community, she has advised Enzymedica with respect to company policy and product formulation for children on the spectrum, and counseled directly with parents on the use of Enzymedica’s products. She has given lectures worldwide, educating thousands throughout the years on different strategies to help children on the autism spectrum. Kristin is also a co-host on an Internet radio show where she discusses various topics such as therapies, diets… more

 


 

Alexander ShikhmanAlexander Shikhman

Board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, Dr. Shikhman received his MD Cum Laude from the Russian State Medical University and his Ph.D. in Immunology from the Moscow Medical Academy. He served his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center and completed his clinical fellowship in rheumatology at Scripps Clinic. Subsequently, he became a member of Scripps Clinic Division of Rheumatology and a faculty member in the Department of Arthritis Research at the Scripps Research Institute. Additional training… more

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