PIH Academy Course 4 Speakers

Russell Jaffe,  MD, Ph.D, CCN

Russ Jaffe is Founder and Chairman of PERQUE Integrative Health, LLC (PIH, www.PERQUE.com) a company that offers the world scientifically proven, integrative health solutions to speed the transition from sick care to healthful caring.

Dr. Jaffe has more than 40 years of experience contributing to molecular biology and clinical diagnostics. His focus is on functional, predictive tests and procedures designed to improve the precision of both diagnosis and of treatment outcomes and he has authored nearly 100 articles on the subject. He received his B.S., MD and Ph.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine, completed residency training in clinical chemistry at the National Institutes of Health and remained on the permanent senior staff before pursuing other interests, including starting the Health Studies Collegium think tank.

Dr. Jaffe is board certified in Clinical Pathology and in Chemical Pathology. He is the recipient of the Merck, Sharp & Dohm Excellence in Research Award, the J.D. Lane Award, and the U.S.P.H.S. Meritorious Service Award. Dr Jaffe was honored as an International Scientist of 2003 by the IBC, Oxford, England, UK for his lifetime contributions to clinical medicine, biochemistry, immunology, methodology, and integrative health policy. He is widely published and sought to explain complex subjects to any audience.  Dr. Jaffe is also founder and chairman of ELISA/ACT Biotechnologies, and MAGique BioTherapeutics.

Lyn Patrick, ND

Lyn Patrick ND graduated from Bastyr University in 1984 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine and has been in private practice as a state licensed naturopathic physician in Arizona and Colorado for 35 years.

She is a published author of numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, a past Contributing Editor for the former Medline-indexed Alternative Medicine Review journal, and recently authored a chapter in the newly released textbook Clinical Environmental Medicine (Elsevier 2019). She speaks internationally on environmental medicine, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, endocrine disruption, metal toxicology and other topics. She is currently Faculty for the Metabolic Medicine Institute Fellowship in collaboration with George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

She is also a founding partner and presenter at the Environmental Health Symposium, an annual international environmental medicine conference based in the United States. She is continuing to educate primary care providers through the EMEI (Environmental Medicine Education International) Environmental Medicine Training Course and EMEI Review podcasts.

In her spare time she enjoys biking, hiking and kayaking the mountains, lakes, and rivers of southwestern Colorado.

Susan Brown, Ph.D

Susan E. Brown, Ph.D, is a medical anthropologist, a New York State Certified Nutritionist, and the author of Better Bones, Better Body — the first comprehensive look at natural bone health. She has more than 40 years of experience in clinical nutrition, bone health research, and lay and health professional education. She has consulted widely on socioeconomic, cultural, educational, and health issues.

Dr. Brown has taught in North and South American universities and authored numerous academic and popular articles. For more information, see Dr. Brown’s biography

Robin Rose, DO

Dr. Robin Rose teaches you to proactively manage your health so you can look, feel and measure younger. She uses a range of methods including advanced genomic testing, wearable devices, and medical technology to slow the aging process of your DNA (biological age). Her practice focuses on resetting the health of the gut microbiome. Achieving gut balance restores your brain, hormone, metabolic, and skin health, paving the way to looking younger and feeling more energized than you have in years.

Dr. Robin has been practicing gastroenterology for over 13 years in Fairfield County Connecticut with an emphasis on functional medicine. She is a double board-certified specialist in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. She received her bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Neuroscience from Lehigh University, graduating with honors. She then went on to obtain her master’s degree in Neuropsychology from New York University. She received her medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine graduating with honors and being inducted into the Psi Sigma Alpha Osteopathic National Honors Society. She did her post-graduate training in both Internal Medicine, and Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, and has received board certification in both disciplines. She’s listed as a functional medicine provider with the Institute of Functional Medicine.

Dr. Robin is the author of several peer-reviewed articles published in an array of disciplines including gastroenterology, neuroscience, and hematology. Some of her most noteworthy research was done with Dr. Burton Korelitz, in Inflammatory Bowel Disease with publications in the American Journal of Gastroenterology and Gastroenterology. Her mission is to educate, inspire and teach self-care. She will always go with your gut so you can get your groove back, feel energized, lose weight, and look great! Find out about her mission, practice, and online programming at terrainhealth.org.

Mikhail Kogan, MD

Dr. Kogan currently serves as medical director of the GW Center for Integrative Medicine and associate director of the Geriatrics Fellowship Program. He is the founder and director  of the George Washington University Integrative Geriatrics Fellowship Track and the director of the Integrative Medicine Track program at the George Washington University School of Medicine, as well as serving as part-time faculty member of the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, and the GW Center for Aging, Health and Humanities.

For Dr. Mikhail Kogan, the practice of medicine, much like the rest of his life, has been a journey spanning many miles and many cultures, with valuable new learning and different perspectives accruing from each stage along the way. 

Mark Su, MD, FAAFP

Dr. Su is committed to finding a root cause for each individual’s condition or symptoms, applying functional medicine approaches and negotiating a sequence and combination of interventions best suited to the patient’s personal needs and preferences, including nutrition and other lifestyle modifications.

He is a ReCODE trained practitioner (reversing cognitive decline/dementia) member and associated with the International Society for Environmentally Acquired Illness (ISEAI), International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).