ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metagenics, Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on improving health, will host its second annual Lifestyle Medicine Summit in Chicago on October 4-6, 2013. The Summit will feature 17 distinguished experts who will discuss “What Women Really Want” related to their health and medical care.
“This year’s Lifestyle Medicine Summit will be an unparalleled conference featuring leading experts addressing the most critical and relevant issues related to women’s health,” said Willy Pardinas, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Americas for Metagenics. “Healthcare providers will have access to the latest scientific findings and personalized lifestyle medicine approaches for more successful patient outcomes.”
Speakers at the Summit include respected leaders in modern lifestyle medicine who will share their perspectives on issues critical to improving women’s health. These speakers include:
- Christiane Northrup, MD, visionary pioneer, New York Times bestselling author and prominent authority in the field of women’s health, will share her empowering approach to women’s health and wellness;
- Mark Hyman, MD, family physician, four-time New York Times bestselling author, and international leader in his field, will share information about autoimmune diseases in women;
- Mark Houston, MD, author of more than 200 articles and scientific abstracts in peer reviewed medical journals as well as textbook chapters, books, and films, will discuss critical information about women and heart disease; and
- Jeffrey Bland, PhD, President of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI), and a leader in the nutritional medicine field for more than 25 years, will address personalized lifestyle medicine to best meet health and wellness needs for women.
About the Summit
The Lifestyle Medicine Summit will be held at the Fairmont Millennium Park Hotel in Chicago on October 4-6, 2013. For more details and registration information, visit www.metagenics.com/2013summit or call 800.692.9400 (United States) or 800.268.6200 (Canada). Early bird registration is $349, and registration after June 30, 2013 will be $399. Early registration is recommended as last year’s Lifestyle Medicine Summit sold out, and it is anticipated to sell out again this year.
About Metagenics, Inc.
Metagenics, Inc. (www.metagenics.com) is a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company dedicated to helping people live happier, healthier lives by realizing their genetic potential. Founded in 1983, Metagenics serves more than 75,000 healthcare providers worldwide through premium quality, science-based medical foods, nutritional formulas, and lifestyle therapy programs such as FirstLine Therapy to help their patients achieve a lifetime of good health. Metagenics’ scientific staff—among the largest in the nutrigenomics industry—has published more than 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been awarded more than 50 international or domestic patents. The company’s educational arm, Metagenics Educational Programs, collaborates with renowned medical experts to annually deliver more than 200 events designed to help healthcare professionals stay on the leading edge of lifestyle medicine and incorporate nutrition into their clinical practice.
Metagenics maintains its corporate headquarters in Aliso Viejo, CA; R&D headquarters in Gig Harbor, WA; and operating subsidiaries in Brussels, Belgium and Brisbane, Australia.