Meet Our Expert & Physician Faculty
Dr. Steven Masley
MD, FAHA, FAAFP, FACN, CNS, CCD
Steven Masley, M.D. is a physician, nutritionist, author, speaker, and award-winning patient educator. He has devoted his medical career to the study of heart disease and aging, and has published significant research on these subjects in leading medical journals. His passion is empowering people to achieve optimal health through comprehensive medical assessments and lifestyle changes.
Dr. Masley has received the award of Fellow from three prestigious organizations: the American Heart Association, the American College of Nutrition, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida, and he teaches programs at Eckerd College and the University of Tampa. In 2010, he received the physician Health Care Hero award by the Tampa Bay Business Journal, plus he has received several awards for his lifestyle related research. Dr. Masley sees patients from across North America at the Masley Optimal Health Center in St Petersburg, FL. Dr. Masley has published numerous scientific articles and several health books, including SMART FAT, The 30 Day Heart Tune-Up, & Ten Years Younger. His work has been featured on the Discovery Channel, the Today Show, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), plus over 250 media interviews. He also completed a chef internship at the Four Seasons Restaurant in Seattle, WA, and he has performed cooking demonstrations at Canyon Ranch, the Pritikin Longevity Center, and for multiple television appearances. As a speaker during his career, Dr. Masley has spoken for over 300 physician continuing medical education (CME) events, and for over 700 public presentations on a variety of topics related to health, aging, and cardiovascular disease.
Celebrity Nutrition & Fitness Expert; CNS, CHFSView My Bio
Celebrity Nutrition & Fitness Expert; CNS, CHFS
Celebrity Nutrition and Fitness Expert JJ Virgin is the four-time NY Times bestselling author of JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook: 150 Low-Sugar Recipes to Help You Lose up to 10 Pounds in Just 2 Weeks, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet: Drop 7 Hidden Sugars, Lose Up to 10 Pounds in Just 2 Weeks, The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days, and The Virgin Diet Cookbook: 150 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Lose Weight and Feel Better Fast.
They have also been bestsellers in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, and numerous other media outlets.
JJ specializes in weight loss resistance related to food intolerance and has helped hundreds of thousands of people finally lose the weight and feel better fast. She shows people how to identify sneaky sugars, crush sugar addiction, and shift from being a sugar burner to a fat burner.
She is also the best-selling author of Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy as well as a prominent TV and print media personality.
She speaks at major integrative medical and consumer conferences having shared the stage with Jack Canfield, Suzanne Somers, John Gray, Dr. Daniel Amen, and Brendon Burchard, and appears regularly in the media, including Public Television, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, the TODAY Show, Dr. Phil and Access Hollywood. JJ frequently blogs for the Huffington Post, Prevention, Dr. Oz’s Sharecare, and numerous other publications.
JJ is creator of the 4X4 Burst Training Workout & co-starred in TLC’s Freaky Eaters.
She has provided nutrition and training programs for a wide variety of famous faces including CEOs, athletes and celebrities including Gene Simmons, Ben Stiller, Taj George, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Nicole Eggert, Tracie Thoms, and “Superman” Brandon Routh.
JJ is a board Certified Nutrition Specialist, board certified in Holistic Nutrition and a Certified Nutrition and Fitness Specialist, has completed 40 graduate and doctoral courses and continues to learn every day to keep her audience up on the latest science.
Dr. Dan Engle
Psychiatrist, Neurologist, MDView My Bio
Dr. Dan Engle
Psychiatrist, Neurologist, MD
Dr. Dan Engle is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, with a clinical practice that combines aspects of regenerative medicine, orthomolecular psychiatry, integrative spirituality and peak performance methods.
He received his medical degree from the University of Texas in San Antonio, his psychiatry residency degree from the University of Colorado in Denver and his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship degree from Oregon Health and Sciences University.
His training in these methods have been expanded through mentorship in the associated medical practices of naturopathic, chiropractic, eastern and ayurvedic healing. He has medically directed clinics centered on live food healing and detoxification, natural medicine protocols for neuro-cognitive rehabilitation from chronic psychiatric medication use, and Andean based healing techniques for recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. He has also lived and studied traditional plant medicine curanderismo among the tribes in the Amazon River basin in Peru.
Currently, he is a Medical Consultant to Onnit Labs in Austin, Texas, the Rejuvenation and Performance Institute in Sedona, Arizona, the Temple of the Way of Light Ayahuasca Center in Peru, Crossroads Ibogaine Recovery Center in Mexico and the True Rest Float Center in Tempe, Arizona.
His programs include Freedom From Meds, a comprehensive and integrative tool kit for successful transition from psychiatric medications, the Concussion Repair Manual, facilitating the return to optimal function after concussion and traumatic brain injury, and Full Spectrum Medicine, utilizing the most effective broad- based, synergistic avenues in leading edge frontier medical research for accelerating personal development towards optimal life performance.
Dr. Anna Cabeca
DO, FACOG, ABAARM, Hormone Therapy ExpertView My Bio
Dr. Anna Cabeca
DO, FACOG, ABAARM, Hormone Therapy Expert
Dr. Anna Cabeca is an Emory University trained and board certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician. In addition, she is board certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and an expert in Functional Medicine and Women’s Health. She specializes in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and natural alternatives, successful menopause and age management medicine.
In addition to her private practice, Dr. Cabeca is a frequent national and international speaker on restorative and women’s health issues. She serves a consultant and trainer for other physicians in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Functional Medicine Principles.
Dr. Cabeca is the co-creator of the Sexy Younger You telesummit and the creator of the highly acclaimed virtual transformational programs: WomensRestorativeHealth.com and SexualCPR.com.
Dr. Cabeca is passionate about supporting women in creating health and hormone balance for themselves as well as many generations to come.
Dr. Michelle May
MD, CSP, Mindful Eating ExpertView My Bio
Dr. Michelle May
MD, CSP, Mindful Eating Expert
Michelle May, M.D., CSP, a physician, mindful eating expert, and recovered yoyo dieter, empowers individuals to eat mindfully, become more physically active, and practice self-care. Dr. May is the founder and CEO of the proven Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Programs and Training (www.AmIHungry.com) that guide participants to take charge of their life and end chronic dieting and overeating without deprivation and guilt.
Michelle is the award-winning author of the Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat book series. She has trained and licensed over 600 Am I Hungry? Coaches, Workshop Facilitators, and Therapists in 25 countries. Am I Hungry? programs are available through corporate wellness programs, health care settings, fitness centers, insurance companies, retreats, and community- based programs. As a physician, author, and inspirational keynote speaker she has been a featured expert on the Discovery Health Channel, Dr. Oz, and Oprah Radio and has been quoted in CNN Health, Fitness, Fox News Radio, Glamour, Health, Oxygen, Parade, Parents, Prevention, Self, Shape, TIME, USA Weekend, US News & World Report, Vim & Vigor, Washington Post, WebMD, Weight Watchers, Woman’s Day, Woman’s World, and many more. Her personal story appears in Chicken Soup for the Dieter’s Soul.
Dr. Stephanie Daniel
DO, Drug-Free Fertility ExpertView My Bio
Dr. Stephanie Daniel
DO, Drug-Free Fertility Expert
Dr. Stephanie Daniel, DO is a practicing physician in the San Francisco Bay Area and founder of Functional Medicine SF. She is focused on empowering patients using tools from ‘root cause resolution medicine’ that offer a personalized approach to health. Dr. Daniel believes in the innate wisdom of the human body; that it has a natural desire and ability to be in equilibrium with itself. By learning how to feed and nourish our mind, body and soul – we are able to live a life of optimal health and vitality.
Dr. Daniel’s particular areas of interest and expertise are in women’s health and fertility. She has developed the Drug-Free Fertility Program for Women: A 5-Step Approach to Natural Conception. She is author of the books Baby’s Brains Are Made of Fat and Low-Stress Food: Eat Your Way to a Low Stress Life. She is a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine and Bay Area Functional Medicine as well as a lead medical consultant for UBiome, a biotech leader in revealing what our gut bacteria says about our health. You can find Dr. Daniel at FunctionalMedicineSF.com
Dr. Vincent Pedre
MD, Certified in Functional Medicine & Medical Acupuncture, Yoga ExpertView My Bio
Dr. Vincent Pedre
MD, Certified in Functional Medicine & Medical Acupuncture, Yoga Expert
Known in the wellness community as “The Bridge,” Vincent Pedre M.D. approaches healing by bridging the strengths of both Eastern and Western methodology. Dr. Pedre is a Board-Certified Internist, also certified in Functional Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, and yoga. His book, Happy Gut®, The Cleansing Program to Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy and Eliminate Pain, featuring his proprietary Gut C.A.R.E.® Program, has been the path to healing and weight loss for thousands. Dr. Pedre’s experience through his own self-healing journey resulted in his unique approach, balancing diagnosis, diet, movement, and mindfulness for ultimate gut health and its relationship to overall health and well-being.
Often on TV for medical topics, Dr. Pedre has appeared on Dr Oz; Good Morning America, Fox News, The Martha Stewart Show, and The Early Show, SiriusXM Doctor Radio, and Healthy Living on ABC News. He has been a writer for the Food and Health blog for Ecomii, a natural health and living website, and now writes a series for MindBodyGreen—one of the most popular health blogs on the web. He is a Clinical Advisor to two health tech start-ups – Fullscript, a supplement prescription platform, and MBody360 – a healthy lifestyle app. You might find Dr. Pedre partnering with top chefs, such as David Bouley at the Bouley Botanical in Tribeca, NY for his “The Chef and The Doctor: Dinner and Lecture Series” or on stage as a featured speaker at Functional Medicine forums.
Dr. Pedre is the Medical Director of Pedre Integrative Health, a private practice based in New York City since 2004, and President of Dr. Pedre Wellness, a growing wellness platform, offering health-enhancing programs, along with informative social media and lifestyle products, such as dietary supplements, books and weight loss programs.
As an Internist, Dr. Pedre received a B.A. in Biology with Distinction, graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Cornell University in 1995. He attained his M.D. under a scholarship awarded for his achievements as an undergraduate from the Miller School of Medicine in 1999. Dr. Pedre completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2002, where he is voluntary faculty and Clinical Instructor in Medicine.
His bestselling book, Happy Gut—The Cleansing Program To Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy and Eliminate Pain, was born out of his work helping countless patients resolve their gut-related health issues. It started with his own personal experience growing up with IBS, from which he developed a system for healing the gut and creating total body wellness. With an emphasis on Functional Medicine, he focuses on root cause resolution. Dr. Pedre’s integrative style emphasizes positive, preventative health and wellness lifestyle choices.
Dr. Brian Mowll
Master Licensed Diabetes Educator, Chiropractic Physician, IFM Certified Functional Medicine ExpertView My Bio
Dr. Brian Mowll
Master Licensed Diabetes Educator, Chiropractic Physician, IFM Certified Functional Medicine Expert
Dr. Brian Mowll is the founder and medical director of SweetLife® Diabetes Health Centers and serves clients worldwide as The Diabetes CoachTM. He is a master licensed diabetes educator (MLDE), CDE, and was one of the first doctors to be certified to practice functional medicine by the prestigious Institute for Functional Medicine.
Since 1998, Dr. Mowll has been helping people with all forms of diabetes properly manage their complex health conditions. Additionally, with type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, his goal is to not just manage, but to reverse these conditions using a natural, personalized lifestyle approach.
Dr. Mowll has spent over 20 years studying and applying clinical nutrition, physical activity, lifestyle management, functional medicine, and diabetes self-management education. He is the host of the popular “Diabetes World Summit”, as well as a prolific writer, blogger, and speaker.
In addition, he has written hundreds of articles about diabetes and natural health, and has been a featured speaker and contributor on diabetes. Dr. Mowll treats clients locally in the greater Philadelphia area and nationally through his acclaimed Diabetes CoachTMprogram.
NP, Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, Adrenal & Thyroid ExpertView My Bio
NP, Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, Adrenal & Thyroid Expert
Marcelle Pick, NP, is passionate about transforming the way women experience healthcare through an integrative approach. She co-founded the world renowned Women to Women Clinic in 1983 with the vision to not only treat illness, but also help support her patients in pro-actively making healthier choices to prevent disease. She has successfully treated thousands of individuals through her unique approach to wellness.
In 2001, Marcelle created MarcellePick.com with a goal to be able to reach, inspire, and educate even more women worldwide – her website offers informative articles on women’s health issues and at-home solutions to some of the most troublesome symptoms they experience today.
Marcelle discovered Functional Medicine early on in her career and was honored to be among the first to be certified as a Functional Medicine Practitioner. In addition she holds a BS in Nursing from the University of New Hampshire School of Nursing, a BA in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire, and her MS in Nursing from Boston College-Harvard Medical School. She is certified as an OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner and a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and is a member of the American Nurses Association and the American Nurse Practitioner Association.
Marcelle is currently an educator with The Institute of Functional Medicine and has served as a Medical Advisor to Healthy Living Magazine, writes a weekly newsletter for MarcellePick.com, and lectures on a variety of topics including weight loss resistance, infertility, stress & illness, and adrenal dysfunction. She is the author of The Core Balance Diet, Is It Me or My Adrenals? and Is It Me or My Hormones?. She has appeared on Dr. Oz, FOX, and ABC and has been featured in Glamour Magazine, ELLE Magazine and Women’s World Magazine. Marcelle’s PBS show, Is It Me or My Hormones? is a favorite among viewers.