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Comparison of the Food Microbiology Testing Markets in the US and EU with Thomas Weschler, MBASince our founding in 1996, Strategic Consulting has become the leading knowledge resource for strategy and tactics in industrial diagnostics.With over 50 years of combined experience in business management, we have walked in your shoes, faced the same challenges, and been successful.Our pragmatic, action-oriented approach to corporate strategy, business development, and market research is built on cri
This week, Dr. Elvira will speak with Dr, Richard Lane, who is currently a professor, and the Director of the Masters of Public Health Program at Liberty University. They will discuss the state of public health education and provide suggestions for those thinkning of a career in Public Health.
Dr. Lane became part of the Liberty University community in 1989 after completing seven years of military service as a flight surgeon.
Since coming to Liberty, he has provided medical care for the students and faculty, and taught courses ranging from personal health, to microbiology, to missions medicine, and far more. His current university role is as the director of the MPH program. This opportunity comes after nearly 23 years as the campus physician and is the culmination of a life-long vision to train others to serve Christ in the field of public health. During his time at Liberty, he has engaged in a number of missions related endeavors that have taken him to over fifty nations around the world. Dr. Lane currently serves as the Lead Medical Trainer for the CrossRoads Global Team with Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ); an executive board member of Freedom 4/24, a ministry against sex trafficking; and as a medical consultant for World Help, a locally based Christian relief and humanitarian organization. In the past year Dr. Lane has played a role in a university partnership with Samaritan’s Purse to train teams for disaster assistance through HEART (Humanitarian Emergency Advanced Response Training). Dr. Lane is currently working to create an online health training certificate through Liberty University Online using a bilingual Spanish/English format to provide educational opportunities for Hispanic youth wishing an affordable option for continuing education at the college level.
Lisa Sahakian, Producer & Host of INlightenUP! Radio International Yoga Therapist, ALSP, Acting Executive Director Waste Not Want Not Food redistribution program for women and children in Los Angeles living in domestic violence shelters.
Lisa is an Entrepreneur, Activist, Philanthropist, Humanitarian, Visionary and true renaissance woman. She remains as passionate about holisitic health & wellness as she was at age 8 when she read her first self-help book and began teaching fitness classes at age 16. She holds a B.S. in Health Education, with minors in Food Science Dietetics and Microbiology. Lisa remains a student of life, always inquiring and open to new ideas and philosophies.
She continues to celebrate her passion for business as an entrepreneur with her company Holistic Health & Wellness offering her unique experiences of both eastern and western health philosophies. Lisa's teachings support a life-style based on authentic living, non-attachment and unconditional love where living in the moment through the awareness of breath can carry us through this life with great authenticity, joy and bliss from within, always, in all ways. For information or collaboration please contact: email@example.com
Sex and Love Today we meet with Art Noble, author of The Sacred Female and The Alchemy of Erotic Love... for Guys (in progress)
Art Noble is an author, speaker and former radio host on WomensRadioNetwork. He brings information on our Sexuality to millions all over the world.
In addition to his unique sexual experiences, far beyond modern sexual science, Art researched sexual science, microbiology, ancient sexual history and many fields pertaining to our sexuality. All this gives him a broader view of human sexuality than most. He offers a comprehensive, non-threatening program revolving around love.
We will discuss topics such as:
the history and science of female ejaculation the history and politics of sexual repression orgasmic childbirth love and transcendent sex lovemaking as a way of awakening and empowering ourselves and so much more!
Consider making "sex" and "love" a part of the same thought and act.
Jerry Pollock, PhD, author of Little Book of God; Merging Science with God
Jerry Pollock has a PhD in Biophysics from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. He spent four years at New York University Medical Center as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology. He was a professor of Oral Biology and Pathology in the School of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook for almost 30 years.
Little Book of God merges his scientific background with his spiritual beliefs, concluding that God is the Master Scientist and we, the human race, are God's experiment. The concepts in Little Book of God are uniquely bold, provocative, and original. Little Book of God will speak to those who have an interest, curiosity or burning desire to learn a unique perspective on the Essence of God.
For more information about Jerry, visit: www.jerrypollock.com
For more information about the Little Book of God, visit: www.littlebookofgod.org
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Mary Ellen Sanders is an internationally recognized consultant in the area of probiotic microbiology. She helps food and supplement companies develop new probiotic products, provides technical support for enhancing existing probiotic product lines and offers perspective on paths to scientific substantiation of probiotic product label claims. She is also very active in communication efforts on probiotics, with numerous written, oral and video pieces. She has published on efficacy substantiation, microbiology and regulatory issues pertaining to probiotics, coordinated or collaborated on clinical studies to validate probiotic efficacy, served on GRAS determination panels, participated in the working group convened by the FAO/WHO that developed guidelines for probiotics, and served on the World Gastroenterology Organization Guidelines Committee preparing guidelines for the use of probiotics and prebiotics for gastroenterologists. She also served on the Product Integrity Working Group of the NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and as a Science Communicator for the Institute for Food Technologists. Dr. Sanders has volunteer appointments as a visiting Research Scientist at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver. She also participated in an NIH project titled “Federal Regulation of Probiotics: An Analysis of the Existing Regulatory Framework and Recommendations for Alternative Frameworks,” being coordinated at the University of Maryland School of Law, and has served on the scientific organizing committees for several probiotic conferences, including ones organized by New York Academy of Sciences and FASEB.
Accuracy of Food Testing: A Concern with Christopher C. Snabes, B.S., M.S., CFS, Food Technical Specialist, the American Proficiency Institute.
Christopher C. Snabes, B.S., M.S., CFS is a Food Technical Specialist at the American Proficiency Institute (API). Mr. Snabes is among the first in the nation to earn the Certified Food Scientist credential – CFS – from the Institute of Food Technologists. This credential recognizes his knowledge and applied skills in food science. Mr. Snabes has been an adjunct professor at North Central Michigan College, and has worked in the private sector to improve the quality and efficiency of the food laboratory. Mr. Snabes is here today as the lead author of the API study, Pathogen Detection in Food Microbiology Laboratories: An Analysis of Proficiency Test Performance.
Agenda: 1) Introduction. 2) What are food testing laboratories? 3) What do they test? 4) What is proficiency testing? 5) A report by the American Proficiency Institute (API) expresses concern about accuracy. 6) About 40,000 food laboratory proficiency tests conducted over the last 14 years. 7) Reporting: False negatives/False positives 8) Conclusion.
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Julie Beischel, PhD, author of Among Mediums: A Scientist's Quest for Answers, is the co-founder and Director of Research at the Windbridge Institute. She holds a PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology with a minor in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Arizona. She is a full member of the Society for Scientific Exploration and the Parapsychological Association, and serves on the scientific advisory boards of the Rhine Research Center and the Forever Family Foundation. Her research includes examinations of the accuracy and specificity of the information that mediums report, as well as their experiences, psychology, and physiology, and the potential social applications of mediumship readings.
Cannabis Times Radio is proud to have on Genifer Murray. She received her bachelor of science in microbiology from Colorado State University. After college she entered a successful career in sales and marketing and in 2010 Genifer created Colorado’s longest running medical marijuana testing laboratory. Driven by Genifer’s skills and her passion for cannabis science, CannLabs has grown into the premier marijuana analytics firm in Colorado.
As CannLabs grew and the science became second nature, Genifer found herself becoming more motivated by patient needs. Advocating for science, Genifer has adopted medical marijuana rights as a personal cause. Genifer’s expertise allows her to provide education to clients and patients on accurate dosing and proper activation. Genifer has been invaluable in the development of a credible and safe industry in Colorado. She serves on the governor’s taskforce for the implementation of Amendment 64 advising the taskforce on cannabis testing, labeling, and health and safety issues. Educating clients and patients on accurate dosing and proper activation, she has helped to create a credible and safe industry for the future.
Second guest:Peter Wong who has been a news reporter for almost 40 years, first in California and since 1979 in Oregon. He worked in Roseburg for 10 years and Medford/Ashland for 11 years,both in the southern part of the state. While at newspapers in both areas, he reported on the Oregon Legislature, and did so directly from the state capital in Salem in sessions between 1989 and 1999.(Oregon’s lawmakers used to meet every other year before they went to annual sessions two years ago).
He has been the Capitol Bureau reporter for the Statesman Journal in Salem,Oregon,since 2000.
He has followed Oregon legal developments in marijuana, including legislation,ballot measures and court cases.
The Use of Pathatrix Technologies in Food Testing with Melanie Patterson. Melanie is the Food Safety Consultant for Life Technologies in Europe. Her role is to understand market requirements and apply her microbiology background to identify what solutions Life Technologies can provide to better meet customer testing needs. She works closely with the commercial teams, product management and R&D. She has worked for Life Technologies for 5 years. She enjoys the frequent customer interaction and attending industry forums and events. Her background includes a BSc in microbiology and 13 years working in the food safety industry. She has worked in a contract laboratory both at the bench and helping customers with troubleshooting. She also has experience working as a support specialist across Europe. Agenda: 1. Introduction. 2. What is the goal of food testing for human pathogens? 3. Which bacterial pathogens cause the most harm? 4. What are some of the methods to detect those pathogens? 5. How does the Pathatrix technology address those challenges? 6. What is re-circulating immuno-magnetic separation (RIMS) technology? 7. How does a high volume wash enable the efficient removal of sample matrices, non-specific microorganisms and PCR inhibitors? 8. What are the advantages of Pathatrix? 9. Are there any alternatives to Pathatrix? 10. Conclusion
Melanie Patterson Senior Product Applications Specialist for Food & Safety Life Technologies http://lifetechnologies.com/foodsafety firstname.lastname@example.org +800-500-6885
Dr. Patricia Evans has provided quality chiropractic and wellness care in her community for over 12 years. She completed her undergraduate training at Howard University in Washington, D.C. and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry. She graduated cum laude. Also, she received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. She graduated cum laude.
At her practice, Healing Hands Chiropractic and Wellness Center, the mission is to educate patients about the benefits of chiropractic care, to educate patients about the maintenance of health and the prevention of disease, to educate and care for families with the goal being optimum health, and to treat patients without the use of drugs or surgeries.