Our health and well-being are universally important, particularly in light of COVID-19. Join us for an exploration of topics that include boosting immunity, supporting the mental health of your teams in a WFH environment and the pioneering field of science that could change the way we eat and produce food.
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Can human performance — both physical and mental — be optimized by tailoring medical care to each patient’s unique genetic makeup? How can DNA and
Applying more than 40 years of research experience and scientific expertise to human health, the team at Alltech Life Sciences is making exciting strides in
The upheaval of our daily lives was sudden and sweeping. Our homes became makeshift offices and schools, with emotions and stress colliding under one roof.
Mental Health Coach and Consultant, MHC With Sarah
Sarah J. Baxter is the founder of MHC With Sarah, a mental health coaching and consultancy company. She works with organizations around the world of all industries and sizes, tailoring her mental health knowledge and interventions to uniquely fit the audience's needs. Her vision is to spark conversations around mental health in order to fight the stigma, build greater awareness and empower people to become more compassionate, not only toward society, but also with themselves.
Physician, CEO and Founder, Wild Health
Dr. Matthew Dawson is the founder and CEO of Wild Health. He has authored two textbooks that reached number one on the iTunes book charts and has also published more than 30 peer-reviewed studies and over 50 book chapters.
Dawson, who has spoken internationally on various medical topics, has received national awards for education and innovation in medicine. He is passionate about epidemiology, bringing truly personalized medicine to the forefront through the use of genomics, and treating patients as individuals, not statistics.
Dawson enjoys spending his free time outdoors with his wife and four children.
Registered Dietitian/Business Owner, Amy Goodson Nutrition Consulting
Amy Goodson, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D., L.D., is a registered dietitian and certified specialist in sports dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. Goodson has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, Dairy Farmers of America and more. She is a co-author of "Swim, Bike, Run, Eat" and nutrition contributor to retired NFL player Donald Driver’s book, "The 3D Body Revolution." She is a writer for Women’s Running Magazine and is the owner of RD Career Jumpstart, a business designed to help dietetic students, interns and new registered dietitians determine and take the steps necessary to reach their dream career.
With a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in exercise and sports nutrition, Goodson is passionate about marrying the two to provide quality, science-based nutrition information through speaking, media, writing and consulting. She is an ambassador spokesperson for the American Heart Association and the National Dairy Council, speaker for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, partner with Potatoes USA, a speaker and consultant for the Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is a media dietitian for RDTV, where she does food and nutrition TV segments nationwide. Goodson has over 700 media placements in a variety of TV, radio and print outlets.
Chief, Clinical Neuropsychology Service, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Dr. Dan Han, Psy.D., CELM, FANA, is chief of the neuropsychology services clinical section at UK HealthCare and is a professor of neurology, neurosurgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.
Han is a fellow of the American Neurological Association, past president of the International Society of Neurogastronomy, past president of the Lexington Board of Brain Injury Alliance and the current chair of the medical and scientific advisory board for the Association of the United States Army–McMillan Chapter. He is also a nominee for the Blavatnik Award in Life Sciences from The New York Academy of Sciences and was a recipient of the Honor the Fallen Soldier Patriot Coin Medallion by the Association of the United States Army–McMillan Chapter.
He was honored in two categories at the Abraham Flexner Excellence in Medical Education Awards and has received the Kentucky Psychological Association’s Jack Runyon Service Award, the 2019 Psychologist of the Year Award and the International Society of Neurogastronomy’s Founder’s Award.
Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Alltech
Dr. Ronan Power is the vice president and chief scientific officer at Alltech. Since 2002, Power has been based at the Alltech Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition in Nicholasville, Kentucky, USA. He maintains a broad range of research interests related to the application of Alltech products in animal nutrition and human health, with an emphasis on preventing syndromes and diseases associated with mitochondrial dysfunction and gastrointestinal stress.
Power joined Alltech in 1991 as the European director of research, initially based on the campus of the National University of Ireland, Galway, where he was an adjunct professor in the department of biochemistry. During this time, he also directed Alltech’s regulatory affairs division in Europe. In 1998, he re-established Alltech’s European Bioscience Centre at its new headquarters in Dunboyne, County Meath, Ireland, where he maintained an active graduate student program through which many doctoral and master's degree candidates have successfully obtained their degrees.
Power received a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a doctoral degree in biochemistry from the National University of Ireland. Subsequently, he completed his postdoctoral training in cell biology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he studied aspects of steroid hormone action in reproductive physiology and disease.