At Medicine Talk, we provide monthly teleseminars and webinars on alternative health topics such as diet and nutrition, herbal medicine, environmental medicine, homeopathy, and mind body medicine. These teleseminars are taught by professionals in the field of alternative health. We provide you with information you can trust that is based on both scientific evidence and clinical experience.
Eli Camp, ND
As one of the founders and owners of Medicine Talk, Dr. Camp is involved in most aspects of the company. She is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in the state of New Hampshire and has practices based in New Hampshire, Oklahoma and Florida. Her specialty is the use of homeopathic medicine but she also incorporates diet, lifestyle, herbal, environmental and mind-body medicine into her healing practices. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Camp’s passion is spreading awareness of the incredible benefits of Naturopathic Medicine – whether by lobbying for better legislation, public speaking, writing books or through teaching seminars at Medicine Talk. She serves as a mentor for students from various fields of health and strives to integrate the principles of Naturopathic Medicine into her own life. Visit Dr. Camp’s Website: ECampND.com and read her blog: Doctor’s Journey
Jennifer Southard, ND
After graduating from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, Dr. Southard went on to earn her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. Today, she utilizes homeopathy, individualized holistic nutrition and orthomolecular supplementation, botanicals, hydrotherapy, herbal tonics, condition specific meditation techniques, and lifestyle counseling as gentle, safe, and effective therapies to assist the healing process for children and women alike. In addition to being an owner of and Program Director for Medicine Talk, Dr. Southard is co-founder and CFO of a successful consulting practice in Indialantic, FL. She also sits as board member for the Florida Naturopathic Physicians Association. She believes it’s everyone’s born right to have access to health and wellness and makes it her life’s mission to spread this information. Visit Dr. Southard’s Website: New Earth Natural Wellness
In addition to being an owner of and Program Director for Medicine Talk, Holley has a great passion for food, nutrition and natural medicine. She is currently preparing her RD licensure through Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. In addition, she has completed 3 years of classical Homeopathic Medicine training, and has years of experience as a chef, chef instructor and herbalist. Because of her belief in Naturopathic principles, she partnered with Dr. Eli Camp and Medicine Talk and is looking forward to spreading the field of Naturopathic Medicine to the public. Holley is a passionate and dedicated advocate, helping people along their journey to optimal health through education, proper nutrition, homeopathy and plant medicine. Visit Holley’s website: Holistic By Choice
Kelly Hassberger, ND
Dr. Kelly Hassberger, ND, a Program Director for Medicine Talk, is the current owner of Grand Rapids Natural Health in Grand Rapids, MI, where she sees patients and has also developed group cleanse programs and retreats. Kelly graduated from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in July of 2011 and went on to complete a 1-year general medicine residency in Naturopathic Medicine at the SCNM Medical Center. Kelly is the current president of the Michigan Association of Naturopathic Physicians (MANP) and has been working diligently with this association to achieve licensure for Naturopathic Physicians in Michigan. She takes much pride in the relationships she establishes with each and every patient and works to empower everyone she encounters to make those important changes physically, mentally and spiritually that will better the rest of their lives. Visit Dr. Hassberger’s website: Grand Rapids Natural Health
Michael A. Ciolfi, HBPE, BSc, DC, MBA, DBA
As a Director for Medicine Talk, Dr. Michael Ciolfi runs the Chiropractic Doctor Division bringing business tools and resources to practitioners. Dr. Ciolfi graduated from chiropractic school in December 1990. He holds undergraduate degrees in physical and health education (HBPE – 1985) and nutrition (BSc – 1990). He actively practiced in both Canada and the United States from 1991-2005. Since May 2005, Dr. Ciolfi has held the following positions at chiropractic schools: Clinic Director, Department Chair and Director of Education (current position). Michael completed a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree in 2010 and a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree in 2014. From 1991 to 2003, Dr. Ciolfi served as a Light Infantry Army Reserve officer, graduating from Military Command and Staff College in 2002. Dr. Ciolfi’s mission is to enable patient centered care objectives for doctors and patients in order to achieve sustainable health care goals.
Karen M. Rider, M.A.
As our senior writer and contributing editor for the Medicine Talk Pro newsletter service, Karen’s goal is to bring our readers information and resources that support optimal health and well-being. Karen combines her passion for holistic health with education and professional experience in communications, exercise science, health psychology, and research. Her articles have appeared in peer-reviewed publications as well as popular digital and print media. Karen has interviewed many visionary physicians including Mark Hyman, Andrew Weil, Joan Borysenko, Wayne Dyer and Dean Ornish. Always keen to expand her knowledge and understanding of health, Karen has completed training in wellness coaching, nutrition education, mind-body practices, and pastoral counseling. A long-time advocate for integrative approaches to health and healing, Karen and her family know well the life-enhancing benefits brought about by consistent chiropractic and naturopathic medical care. Visit Karen’s Website
Beth is a freelance writer and editor based in Wisconsin. Previous employers include The Writermagazine, Thomson Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Beth has joined the Medicine Talk Professional team as our lead copy editor. She uses her sharp eye to make sure every “i” is dotted and “t” is crossed. She also uses her editorial skills to make sure each newsletter article is intriguing and accurate. Learn more about Beth on her blog where she writes about life as a freelancer at thequittingchronicles.com.
Maja works with the entire Medicine Talk team as our Administrative Manager. She is based in Croatia, Europe with a background in digital marketing and she joined our team to lend us a helping hand, keep us on track and allow us to focus on what we do best – medicine. Although she is currently studying law, she is planning on transferring to managerial and marketing studies. She has a passion for research, exploration and learning, and she makes it her mission to learn something new every day.
Lauren Wright, RN
In addition to doing research for various topics presented through Medicine Talk and managing our social media, Lauren is a Registered Nurse currently earning her Master’s as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and PhD as a Nurse Scientist at the University of South Florida. Because of her passion to better understand and spread the benefits of Naturopathic Medicine, she recently studied Traditional Medicine abroad in India and Thailand while volunteering in local clinics. She aims to further research Naturopathy as well as Ayurveda, Homeopathy, and Reiki in order to gain a cross-cultural competency in diagnosing patients who may be receiving a combination of modern and traditional treatments. Visit Lauren’s Online Portfolio
Medicine Talk Professional
We provide resources for Naturopathic Doctors on our sister site: Medicine Talk Professional. You will find business seminars, presentation packages, continuing education and a patient newsletter service. We are passionate about supporting Naturopathic Doctors and have both free resources and affordable services.
Transform Your Health
This intensive online workshop gives you leading edge information you need to transform your health. Learn how to shop healthy, how to address various health conditions, how to use herbs, supplements, food and homeopathy and how to increase energy and vitality. Learn at your own pace! Coming Fall 2016.
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