Omni-Biotic Science & Education Advisory

Our commitment to scientific standards includes collaboration with leading healthcare professionals, quality academic institutions, and industry organizations to provide evidence based insights and premium educational experiences.

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michelle maddux

Michelle Maddux, ND

Dr. Michelle Maddux received her doctorate of naturopathic medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM). She has completed additional training in integrative and functional medicine, laboratory medicine, eating disorders, meditation, yoga, and mindfulness. She is the Founder and CEO of Soaring Phoenix, a consulting firm dedicated to educating on the fundamentals of integrative and functional medicine. Dr Maddux is passionate about changing the paradigm of medicine and believes education is the key to making that happen.
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Andrea Girman, MD, MPH

Dr. Andrea Girman is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, pediatric residency program and Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as the Beth Israel Medical Center Continuum Center for Health and Healing Integrative Medicine Fellowship. An avid proponent of integrative, functional, and lifestyle medicine, health optimization at all stages of life, the healing power of food, and preventive care, Dr. Girman writes and speaks nationally on these issues. She is the former Director of Medical Education for Genova Diagnostics (2008 – 2106), and is co-author of Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Supplements and their Therapeutic Uses (Mosby, 2002).
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David Scheiderer, MD, MBA, DFAPA

Dr David Scheiderer attended medical school at Ohio State University, completed his Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry residency at University of Virginia, and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Scheiderer specializes in Psycho-Neuro-Immunology (PNI) the primary theory of which is that life and its attendant stressors, combined with a unique genetic endowment and early life experiences, cause progressive imbalances among multiple physiological systems including: neurotransmitters, hormones, growth factors, metabolic parameters, and immunity.
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Gerald Simons, PA-C

Jerry graduated from Stony Brook’s Health Science Center with honors in Cardio-Respiratory Sciences. He then went on to graduate from Cornell Medical College’s Physician Assistant Program. Jerry is currently employed at The Morrison Center and East Hampton Urgent Care in New York. He is also a lecturer for Cornell Medical College’s PA Medicine and Physical Diagnosis program, Long Island University, Touro University, and the Montefiore Medical Center Residency program. Jerry is an expert on the topics of the gut microbiome and tick-borne infection.
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Dr. Nicole Cain, ND MA

Dr. Nicole Cain, ND MA is a nationally renowned expert on beating anxiety. She has been quoted as an expert in Forbes, and has published articles for Salon Magazine, Well + Good, the Arizona Republic, PESI, NDNR, SCNM, The Institute for Natural Medicine, Thrive Global, and Women’s Lifestyle Magazine. She is the founder of the Anxiety Breakthrough Program and the Anxiety Apothecary. Dr. Nicole Cain has a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine as well as a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and is currently writing a book about integrative solutions for anxiety. She can be found on Instagram @DrNicoleCain.
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Sammie Mancine, RN, BCHHP

Sammie Mancine is an entrepreneur, board-certified Holistic Health Practitioner, and Registered Nurse. Frustrated and impassioned by the disconnect between nutrition and healing she witnessed while working in hospitals, she founded an eponymous company to help people make that connection at home. She designs personalized programs to improve nutrition and other oft-ignored health determiners like sleep and stress. Applying advanced training in SIBO and knowledge of the microbiome and gut-brain axis, she guides her clients to better health one broccoli floret at a time. Find out more about her here.

Corporate Sponsorships

natural medicine

The INM Residency Consortium (IRC) is a sustainable model for a naturopathic residency program. Success of this model affords the opportunity for a significant increase in additional hands-on, practical training opportunities available to new, licensed naturopathic doctors across the United States. We are proud to support this effort for both individual naturopathic physicians and the profession as a whole.

american association

With a mission to enhance human health and wellness by advancing the profession of naturopathic medicine, AANP’s vision is to discover and experience improved health, optimal wellness, and effective management of disease through the principles and practices of naturopathic medicine. We proudly support the staff and membership of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

functional medicine

IFM believes health and vitality are essential to the human spirit. We work to advance the highest expression of individual health by advocating for access to functional medicine care for all. We proudly support the Institute for Functional Medicine through conference participation, educational sponsorship, and fund raising efforts intended to elevate and expand the practice of functional medicine.