fbpx 2022 Conference: FUNctional & Thriving! - Advancing the Practice of Integrative Care in the Carolinas
FUNctional & Thriving! June 10-11, 2022, Raleigh, NC Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle. With keynote clown Patch Adams.
FUNctional & Thriving! June 10-11, 2022, Raleigh, NC Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle. With keynote clown Patch Adams.

Meet the Speakers



New Member Ticket

Simply add your new membership when you register.


Non-Member Ticket


NCIMS Member Ticket

Members can bring staff at reduced rates.


Student Ticket

NCIMS 2022 Conference Schedule

Friday, June 10, 2022

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Mark Rosenberg MD FACEP

Advances in Integrative Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment

10:00 am – 10:30 am


10:30 am – 11:30 am

Kourtney Sanfelice PharmD, CFMS

Research Implications of CBD: How Cannabinoids Reduce Opioid Use for Chronic Pain Patients

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Kevin LaBar, PhD

Neuroscience of Emotional Regulation

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Beth Shirley RPh CCN

EMF & the “Ni- Train” (NO, Nitrate, Nitrite) Pathway

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cheri Granillo, MSN, FNP

What Do The Plants Say? Functional Nutrition Applications of Plant Medicine Research

6:00 pm – 9:00pm

Cirque Casino Night &
FUNctional Awards Dinner!

Join us as we recognize leaders of integrative medicine.

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Saturday, June 11, 2022

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Emily Ho PhD Linus Pauling Institute

A to Zinc Immunity & Cancer Fighting: A Research Update from the Linus Pauling Institute

10:30 am – 12:00pm

Steve Noseworthy, DC DACNB* DCCN

The New Immunology of Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism (and other chronic illness)

1:00pm – 1:30 pm

Optional 30 minute Qigong Class

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Annual Meeting

Come learn more about NCIMS from its volunteer board & committee members

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Connect the Dots: Cardiovascular Disease, Inflammation & Hormones

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Mary Anne Tierney, RN, MPH

Wireless Wisdom for Restorative Sleep: How to Create a Low-EMF Sleep Sanctuary


Closing Remarks

About the Event

Come one, come all! With the latest insights from research from Plants for Human Health Institute, Duke University, and the legendary Linus Pauling Institute, the clinical wisdom you get is sure to elevate your practice to incredible heights! Presenters will share the newest information on EMF & NO, integrative cancer treatments, cardiovascular disease, the neuroscience of emotional regulation and memory, immunology for Hashimoto’s & other chronic Illness, and the update on CBD research and treatments. This conference is for professionals in functional and integrative medicine and is pending up to 12 CMEs and Chiropractic CEs. 

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. All other professionals will receive CEU certificate based on attended hours. 

New this year! Integrative Medicine IMPACT Awards Celebration

You will not want to miss the fun of our cirque-themed casino night and awards celebration! The festivities include a fun-filled awards dinner, featuring world-renowned physician and clown, Dr. Patch Adams. We’ll also announce the winners of the IMPACT awards! Wear your most fun cocktail attire (or add a silly accessory!) to show you are FUNctional & Thriving with our honorees, who have made the biggest contributions to the profession of integrative/functional medicine.  After dinner, enjoy our cirque-inspired entertainment and casino night fundraiser as we kick off our scholarship fund for medical students interested in functional medicine!


Guests may create reservations at Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle (201 Harrison Oaks Blvd, Cary NC)
online or by phone. Please note: ROOM BLOCK AS OF 5/24 IS FULL. Attendees may request our rate by emailing Jordan Holley by clicking link below.

Reference code SWC for $154 group rate.
Email must include your full name, arrival and departure dates and reference our event.

Awards Celebration

Integrative Medicine Impact Awards Celebration

Learn about our IMPACT Award nominees & attend the dinner where we’ll announce our winners!

Gold Sponsor

ZRT Laboratory


Apex Energetics
Biotics Research Corporation
Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory
Doctors Supplement Store
Naturepedic Organic Mattresses
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Rupa Health logo


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BTI: Breast Thermography International (logo)
Cellcore Biosciences
Ecological Formulas logo
Elevate MD logo
Genova Diagnostics logo
A Healthy Home logo
Life Extension, The Science of a Healthier Life (logo)
Microbiome Labs
Purely Wrapped in Organic Bliss (logo)
SafeTech, Sharing Why & How to Use Technology Safely
Standard Process: Whole Food Nutrient Solutions (logo)
Synergist Nutrition logo
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