Henning Saupe, MD, PhD
Henning Saupe, MD, PhD, was born in 1964 in Germany. He studied medicine at Ulm University and received his medical license in 1992. In 1995 he received his doctorate in medicine. He is a board registered physician in both Germany and Sweden. As a founder and leading physician of the Arcadia Clinic in Bad Emstal, Germany, he provides holistic cancer treatments for patients with cancerous diseases of all stages.
Dr. Saupe lectures frequently about complementary cancer treatments in Europe and was a keynote speaker at the Annie Appleseed CAM conference in West Palm Beach, Florida in March 2019.
Ann Fonfa was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 1993, but due to severe Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, had to refuse chemotherapy, radiation and hormonal treatments. She had many surgeries and chose a holistic approach to cancer. She created all-volunteer nonprofit Annie Appleseed Project, to show the evidence-base behind the many natural therapies she did use. The nonprofit is very active on Facebook and Twitter .
Ann has attended several hundred scientific, medical, research and advocacy meetings since 1995. She speaks out, speaks up and speaks about the issues people with any type of cancer really care about. She’s raised questions about the environment, drug approvals, LGBTQIA issues, research methodologies, axillary node dissection and much more.
Ann served on many panels and is Florida Field Coordinator and Board member for the National Breast Cancer, a member of the Society for Integrative Oncology, was on Susan G. Komen for the Cure LGBT National Advisory Council, etc. Ann is a 2004 graduate of Food as Medicine and (2005) CancerGuides. She is the Consumer advocate on the Adverse Effects Methods Group of the Cochrane Collaboration, and a member of CUE – Consumers United for Evidence-based Healthcare. She also reviews for Gateway for Cancer Research and the CBCRP.
Michael Diamond MS, DC
Dr. Michael Diamond is the founder of Diamond Integrative Health of Patchogue NY. He was born in Brooklyn and received his BS degree in Athletic Training from Brooklyn College in 1984, his MS degree in Exercise Physiology from Western Illinois University in 1985, and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in 1990.
Dr. Diamond has practiced Alternative/Complementary health care since 1991 in Patchogue, New York City and the Hamptons. He is a Diplomate, Fellow and Board Certified in Integrative Medicine from the American Association of Integrative Medicine, certified as a Holistic Health Counselor from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and is a graduate of Functional Medicine University.
Michael Finkelstein, M.D.
Dr. Finkelstein is the founder and executive director of The Slow Medicine Foundation and is the founder and medical director of SunRaven: The Home of Slow Medicine, a holistic wellness center located on a farm in Bedford, N.Y. Dr. Finkelstein received his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine. Dr. Finkelstein is certified in both Internal Medicine and Integrative-Holistic Medicine and is the recipient of numerous distinctions, including being accepted as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. While teaching residents at Lenox Hill Hospital, where he was the Assistant Director of Medicine, he received the honor of “Attending of the Year” and the John O. Vieta, M.D. Award for Academic Excellence and Personal Achievement.
Over the past three decades, Dr. Finkelstein has distinguished himself not only as a doctor in private practice, but formerly as the Medical Director of Northern Westchester Hospital, he introduced Integrative Medicine to the entire community where he lives. Drawing from his diverse medical expertise, Dr. Finkelstein offers both a micro and macro point of view on today’s healthcare needs and challenges, and he provides a tried-and-true solution for healing individual patients and the medical system as a whole. Dr. Finkelstein’s book, Slow Medicine: Hope and Healing for Chronic Illness, published in 2015 and endorsed by Drs. Andrew Weil and Mehmet Oz, tells his story and shares his insight and wisdom.
John Malanca (via Zoom)
John Malanca is the founder of the United Patients Group and is proud to be the host, Co-creator and advocate for The Sacred Plant Company: Healing Secrets Exposed docuseries in addition to co-leading and co-creating The Sacred Plant: Healing Secrets Explained webinar series with his late wife, Corinne.
John also hosts The Sacred Plant’s MasterClass series on Pain, Cancer, Brain and Sleep Issues.
Mr. Malanca’s background consists of 30 + years of Sales, Advertising, Marketing and Branding. John has thrived in the advertising world and brought his international expertise to his work in the healthcare field. During this time, John also took on the role of Senior Advisor and sits on the board for the Cash Hyde Foundation, a Pediatric Cancer Organization.