Livestreamed AzNMA Workshop on June 16: Predictive Biomarkers Promote Successful Practices, with Dr Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD


June 16, 2018 - June 16, 2018

2140 E Broadway

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Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association Seminar

Predictive Biomarkers Promote Successful Practices
Presented by Dr. Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD

Saturday, June 16, 2018
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Tempe, Arizona

CME Hours (Tentative)
4.0 Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this workshop, the attendees will be able:

  1. To know what predictive biomarkers actually mean and which ones
  2. To understand the difference between known tests and functional predictive tests  and therefore the associated epigenetic risks
  3. To know what meaningful ( least risk –most gain) goal values to look for rather than normal  lab values
  4. To understand the connection between the biomarker tests and the clinical principles relating to autoimmune, chronic, degenerative and inflammatory conditions.
  5. To learn how the 8 predictive biomarkers discussed here relate to other currently used markers and why choosing the right kind of biomarkers can improve quality of clinical care.
  6. To provide more personalized care, improve clinical outcome in patients and increase practice success.

Schedule of Events

8:30 AM Registration & Coffee
9:00 AM Workshop Begins
11:30 AM Box Lunch Provided
12:00 PM Workshop Resumes
1:30 PM  Workshop Ends


AzNMA Webinar – March 28, 2018 – Will We Ever Find A Cure for the Common Cold or Flu? A Naturopathic Approach to Colds & Flu’s, with Dr. Thomas Kruzel, ND


March 28, 2018 - March 28, 2018

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AzNMA Webinar

Will We Ever Find A Cure for the Common Cold or Flu? A Naturopathic Approach to Colds & Flu’s, with Dr. Thomas Kruzel, ND
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm -- Arizona Time (MST)

CMEs: 1.5 Pharmacy

In this session the reasons that people get colds and influenza will be discussed as well as a variety of naturopathic therapies and nature cure approaches for treatment and prevention will be covered. These include homeopathy, hydrotherapy, botanical and specific medicines, diet and nutrition as well as neutraceuticals and IV therapy. Case examples will be given.

Presenter Bio:

Thomas A. Kruzel N.D. is a Naturopathic Physician in private practice at the Rockwood Natural Medicine Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. He received a BA in Biology from the California State University at Northridge, and his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine degree from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Kruzel is also a board certified Medical Technologist. He completed 2 years of Family Practice Medicine residency at the Portland Naturopathic Clinic where he was chief resident prior to entering private practice. He also completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine through the Oregon Geriatric Education Center and the Portland VA Medical Center.

He has been an Associate Professor of Medicine at National College of Naturopathic Medicine where he has taught Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Clinical Urology. He is the author of the Homeopathic Emergency Guide A Quick Reference Handbook to Effective Homeopathic Care published by North Atlantic Books and Haug Publishers Germany, and has published numerous articles in The Journal of Naturopathic Medicine as well as other publications. He also is the author of the Natural Medicine Pediatric Home Health Advisor. He has been a member of the Alternative Medicine Review Editorial Review Board since 1997 and editor of the Clinical Medicine section of the Foundations Medical Textbook. He is also the past president of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and was selected as Physician of the Year by the AANP in 2000 and Physician of the Year by the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association in 2003.

Webinar Registration Rates
$55 - AzNMA Physician Member
$35 - AzNMA Student Member
$75 - Non-Member

Registration Instructions:
1) Upon completion of your online payment at you will receive TWO emails: your payment receipt and confirmation of registration with a Go to Webinar registration Link.
YOU must click the Go to Webinar link in the second email to complete your registration and receive the link from Go to Webinar to actually access the webinar.
2) The presenter's PowerPoint slides (as a PDF) will be emailed to you one day prior to the webinar.

Cancellation/Refund Policy for Webinar:
To receive full refund on webinar registration fee, you must email a request for refund to the AzNMA Executive Director at least 7 days prior to webinar date. Email: [email protected]
NO Refunds or Credits are granted for "No-Shows" to the webinar.

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