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2021 Autumn CME Program

Total Credits: 23.25 including 23.25 AOA Category 1-A Credit, 23.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™


Welcome to the Michigan Osteopathic Association's Autumn 2021 on demand CME program! 

Thank you for joining us! While we wish we could be meeting in-person, we are looking forward to another great online CME event. 

Once you purchase the program, you will have 30 days from start date to complete program evaluations and claim CME certificate. MOA offers a 30 day extension for $50 and please contact the MOA at (517) 347-1555 x112 to extend the deadline.

Under the "Course Schedule" tab registrants are able to access the CME sessions. 

Click the green “Launch Viewer” button to view each session. 

Speaker Q&A via email,  please allow speakers up to 48 hours to respond.

Contact with any comments or suggestions.

After the completion of each session, simply go back to the "Course Schedule" tab and use the "Launch Viewer" to access the next session. 

MOA will be notified of your completion and CME will be submitted to the AOA.  

The system will track your viewing to confirm the amount of CME you can receive as you watch each session. To complete your evaluations, click on the orange "Certificate" button associated with each session after you are done viewing. Don't forget to evaluate each session and complete the overall program evaluation when you are finished to officially submit your CMEs!  

Statements of Accreditation

AOA Credit - Michigan Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The MOA designates this program for 23.25 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

AMA Credit - Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MSUCOM designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Please visit the MOA Learning Center at for other MOA online CME offerings. 

For technical issues related to the CE21 platform, please call the Toll free number: 877-602-9877

For support issues related to CME, please call the main line of the MOA: 517/347-1555 and leave a voicemail with the following information:

  1. The issue you are experiencing. 
  2. The device you are using (laptop, mobile device, Mac or Windows)
  3. Your email and/or phone number. 

Your issue will receive immediate attention. 


Ryan Barish MD's Profile

Ryan Barish MD Related Seminars and Products

Henry Ford

Dr. Barish has over 20 years of extensive & diverse clinical experience, is Board Certified in both Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine, and has earned a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition. He is a graduate from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed his residency training at Oakwood Hospital where he proudly served as chief resident. Away from the office, Dr. Barish enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, the outdoors, gardening, swimming, and playing with his beloved dog Ruby.

Amanda Brown DC's Profile

Amanda Brown DC Related Seminars and Products

Henry Ford

Dr. Brown is a full-time Senior Staff, Chiropractic Physician for the Henry Ford Medical Group. She is a board-certified and licensed chiropractor with the Henry Ford Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Brown received her Doctorate degree in Chiropractic Medicine from Palmer College of Chiropractic–West. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Science at Grand Valley State University. After graduating from chiropractic college, Dr. Brown was one of the first five chiropractors selected for the Veterans Administration Chiropractic Residency Program through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. After completing the one-year residency in upstate New York, she worked as a Staff Chiropractor in the Comprehensive Pain Clinic at the Minneapolis V.A. Medical Center.

While Dr. Brown practices chiropractic care for the entire family, she is passionate about women’s health. After recognizing a need for quality patient-centered care for women, she became a birth doula and is Webster certified to treat women during pregnancy and postpartum.

Julie Cortright LNHA's Profile

Julie Cortright LNHA Related Seminars and Products

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Julie Cortright is the Health and Welfare Analyst with Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. Julie enjoys opening the lines of communication and facilitating healthcare coordination for the clients she serves. With over 15 years in both hospital and long-term care, Julie has experience in program development, strategic implementation, and collaboration. Julie holds her degree from Ferris State University and professional licensure as a Nursing Home Administrator. Julie currently serves as the Co-Lead for the Michigan Governor’s Challenge Initiative which looks at innovative and community-based ways to end suicide in Service Members, Veterans, and their families. 

Aaron Ellenbogen DO, MPH, FACN's Profile

Aaron Ellenbogen DO, MPH, FACN Related Seminars and Products


Dr. Aaron Ellenbogen, DO is a Neurology Specialist in Farmington Hills, MI and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ellenbogen has more experience with Sleep Disorders and Headache than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Madison Heights Campus and Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills.

Ryan Engle LNHA's Profile

Ryan Engle LNHA Related Seminars and Products

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Ryan Engle is the Partnership Coordinator with the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.  Prior to this role, he served with the Michigan Veteran Homes as the Administrator of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette, and prior to that as the VP of Business Services for the Homes.  Before his work in the veteran space, Ryan worked for General Mills in both supply chain operations and project management.  He is a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served as an infantry officer in Afghanistan, the Republic of Georgia, and other locations.  Ryan is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and holds a certificate in Long-Term Care from Ferris State University. 

Katherine Galluzzi DO, CMD, FACOFP's Profile

Katherine Galluzzi DO, CMD, FACOFP Related Seminars and Products


Dr. Galluzzi is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geriatrics and Director of Comprehensive Care at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; she is the Medical Director of PCOM Clinical Research Center and Medical Director of the Residentialist Group of home care providers in Philadelphia. Board certified in Geriatrics, Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Pain Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care, she is a Certified Medical Director through the American Medical Directors Association.

Dr. Galluzzi is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (local area agency on aging), a member of the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, and is a distinguished fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Physicians (ACOFP). A Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Past President of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society (POFPS), and former President of the Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society, she chaired the AOA Council on Palliative Care Issues.

Dr. Galluzzi received the 2014 Outstanding Female Leader Award from the ACOFP and 1996 Frederick J. Solomon, DO, Award of Merit. In 2018 she received the Grace W. Harrison Award for distinguished service in the field of Long Term Care and was the 2005 recipient of the Barbara Bell, MD, Award for distinguished service in the field of geriatric medicine from the Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society. She has authored several book chapters on pain and geriatric topics and has numerous publications. She is an active member of local and national organizations/committees and is a seasoned national speaker on geriatric topics such as health promotion and disease prevention, screening, dementia, pain and palliative care.

Dr. Galluzzi’s research interests mirror her clinical role: dementia, geriatric function, health promotion/disease prevention and the role of medical cannabis in pain and quality of life.

Mary Goldman DO's Profile

Mary Goldman DO Related Seminars and Products

Employed at Osteopathic Healthcare Associates, office of M. Shane Patteson, DO, Utica, Michigan to perfom Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment. Graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 1980 and Masters in Health Professions Education in 2014, a joint treaching effort between MSUCOM and MSU Education Department. Internship and Family Medicine Residency at Michigan Osteopathic Medical Center, Detroit Michigan in 1981. Osteopathic Manual Medicine Instructor in Department of Education at Ascension Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, Michigan, OMT Clinic at Downtown Flint Campus. Board Examiner American Board of Osteopathic Family Practitioners. 

Peter Gulick DO, FACOI's Profile

Peter Gulick DO, FACOI Related Seminars and Products

I am board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Infectious Diseases and have taken care of HIV patients for over 30 years. I have also taken care of hepatitis C patients for 20 years. I am a professor at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and I have developed courses in HIV and hepatitis. I teach medicine residents as well as ID fellows on HIV and hepatitis C at my clinical sites.

I am currently the Director of HIV/Hepatitis clinics at three sites:

  1. Ingham County Health Department
  2. Central Michigan Department of Community Health
  3. Great Lakes Community Health Clinics

All three sites are FQHC sponsored clinics, and all are funded by Ryan White for HIV Care. I am currently taking care of over 1000 HIV patients and over 500 Hepatitis C and B patients.

I am the Director of the HIV Registry at Michigan State University. The registry has data on over 600 HIV patients and we are currently doing translational research at MSU, which have been NIH sponsored grants.

Heather Heppe MS, OTRL, CDRS, CDI, DBIS's Profile

Heather Heppe MS, OTRL, CDRS, CDI, DBIS Related Seminars and Products

Origami Rehabilitation

Driver Rehabilitation Specialist

Heather joined Origami Rehabilitation in 2018, as a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. With her background in professional driving instruction and rehabilitation, Heather has been instrumental in the success and expansion of Origami’s Driver Rehabilitation service.

Throughout her academic career, Heather was intrigued with Driver Rehabilitation. Her final fieldwork was with a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist where she assessed individuals with physical, cognitive, and/or visual impairments for driving. Once introduced to Driver Rehabilitation this quickly became a passion and is a natural fit because of her own past experience. Heather became a Certified Driving Instructor in 2015 and specializes in vehicle modifications and adaptation recommendations. As a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, she also teaches Special Education Drivers Education to adolescents.  Heather is inspired daily by her interactions with clients and the rehabilitation process.  Her passion is to provide education, training, and recommendations on vehicle modifications to allow individuals with cognitive, visual, and/or physical disabilities safely drive and increase independence.


Heather’s professional certifications include Occupational Therapist Registered, Licensed, Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Certified Teen, Adult, Truck Driving Instructor, Certified CPR Instructor, and Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Special credentials and certifications include Certified Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor, CDL Class A Driver, BLS CPR Certified, Emergency Pediatric Care Certification, and Prehospital Trauma Life Support.

Heather believes in leading with passion in all she does. Heather’s excitement for driver rehabilitation is contagious and her commitment shines through to those she has the honor of serving in her role at Origami Rehabilitation.

Brad Irving DO, FACOOG's Profile

Brad Irving DO, FACOOG Related Seminars and Products

Metro Health

Dr. Brad Irving, DO is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Wyoming, MI and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Irving has more experience with Obstetric Care and Gynecologic Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University medical school in 2004. He is affiliated with Metro Health Hospital.

Joel Kahn MD, FACC's Profile

Joel Kahn MD, FACC Related Seminars and Products

Joel Kahn, MD, FACC of Detroit, Michigan, is a practicing cardiologist, and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine.  He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Michigan Medical School. Known as "America’s Healthy Heart Doc", Dr. Kahn has triple board certification in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology.  He was the first physician in the world to certify in Metabolic Cardiology with A4M/MMI and the University of South Florida. He founded the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity in Bingham Farms, MI.

Dr. Kahn has authored scores of publications in his field including articles, book chapters and monographs. He writes health articles and has five books in publication including Your Whole Heart Solution, Dead Execs Don’t Get Bonuses and The Plant Based Solution. His 6th book, Lipoprotein(a): The Heart’s Silent Killer, is about to be published. He has regular appearances on Dr. Phil, The Doctors Show, Dr. Oz, Larry King Now, Joe Rogan Experience, and with Bassem Yousef. He has been awarded a Health Hero award from Detroit Crain’s Business. He owns GreenSpace & Go, a health restaurant in suburban Detroit. He serves as medical director of the largest plant support group in the USA, 

Dr. Kahn can be found at

Donna Kennedy-Williams MSN, MA-Bioethics, NP-BC, ACHPN's Profile

Donna Kennedy-Williams MSN, MA-Bioethics, NP-BC, ACHPN Related Seminars and Products

Henry Ford

Donna Kennedy-Williams, MSN, MA-Bioethics, NP-BC, ACHPN, serves in the Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, MI.  Donna has been a board-certified nurse practitioner for 18 years with a background in Family Practice and specializing in Geriatric Primary Care. Working with elderly patients, guided her interest to Palliative Medicine and she obtained Advanced Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing. Donna also received her master’s degree in Bioethics and Health Policy and serves as Vice-Chair in the hospital’s Ethics committee. She frequently lectures on Palliative Medicine, Ethics, Advance Care Planning and starting difficult conversations at end-of-life.

Board Certifications

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners - Family


  • Loyola University of Chicago, Advanced Degree, IL, 2021

  • Oakland University, MI, 2003

  • Oakland University, MI, 1997

Dennis Malloy MD, MPH, FACP, Colonel (ret) U.S. Army's Profile

Dennis Malloy MD, MPH, FACP, Colonel (ret) U.S. Army Related Seminars and Products

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, Saginaw

Name:     Dennis J. Malloy                                                     September 2021                                                            


Languages: English and Spanish


New York University

NYC, NY B.A. Philosophy

Graduate Education: 

New York University, MD        

University of Michigan, Master of Public Health

University of Arizona, Graduate Fellowship in Integrative Medicine

Cornell University, Certificate in Wellness 

Harvard University School of Medicine, Certificate Foundation of Clinical Research, (expected grad date 12/21)


Internal Medicine Residency, St Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland

Wayne State University, School of Medicine Affiliated Hospital                                                                              

Chief Resident PGY III                                                 

Chief Resident PGY IV /Junior faculty                        

Military Career

Retired U.S Army 

Rank Colonel     

Susan Maples DDS's Profile

Susan Maples DDS Related Seminars and Products

Susan Maples, DDS

Dr. Susan Maples leads a successful, total health, insurance-independent dental practice in Holt, Michigan. She brings preventive and restorative dental expertise, a passion for mouth-body total health, a master’s degree in business/marketing, and 30+ years of experience in private practice. She is the author of BlabberMouth! 77 Secrets Only Your Mouth Can Tell You To Live a Healthier, Happier, Sexier Life and the developer of the Hands-On Learning Lab™,, and Total Health Academy.  Susan is an entertainer and educator in one.  She enjoys speaking to dental, medical, corporate, and public audiences. 

Amit Masih MD's Profile

Amit Masih MD Related Seminars and Products

Memorial Healthcare, Owosso

Dr. Amit Masih is a neurology specialist at the Institute for Neuroscience at Memorial Healthcare in Owosso, MI.

Memorial Healthcare Institute for Neuroscience, led by Dr. Masih, was the first in the State of Michigan to offer, Vyepti, a migraine IV treatment which reduces the rate of a migraine by as much as 50% within 24 hours with little to no side effects. 

Medical School or Training

  • School of Medicine at St. Matthews University, Grand Cayman, British West Indies


  • Michigan State University – Neurology


  • University of Michigan – Department of Neurology – Headache Medicine

Board Certification

  • Board certified in Neurology and UCNS Certified in Headache Management

Ewa Matuszewski BA's Profile

Ewa Matuszewski BA Related Seminars and Products


Ewa Matuszewski is the CEO and a co-founder of MedNetOne Health Solutions and a champion of innovative primary care and chronic care initiatives, including the Community Care Travel Team, which received the Eagle Award from the Greater Detroit Area Health Council in 2010.  Her areas of expertise include health policy analysis, physician workforce strategies, physician practice environment, primary care team leadership, primary care practice management/governance interface and quality improvement and validation within physician practices.  Ms. Matuszewski is also a practice mentor with the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Practice Enhancement Forum, a guest lecturer at the Doctors’ Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, a member of the Michigan Primary Care Consortium and co-chair of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Physician Group Incentive Program (PGIP) Patient Centered Medical Home Committee. She is also a founding member of the Michigan Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Master Trainers Organization, American Medical Group Association and the Michigan Primary Care Consortium.

Jessica Mellinger MD, MSc's Profile

Jessica Mellinger MD, MSc Related Seminars and Products

U of M Health

Dr. Mellinger is an assistant professor in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and transplant hepatology at Michigan Medicine where her practice focuses on alcohol-related liver disease.  She holds a K23 Career Development Award from the NIAAA and is currently researching novel behavioral interventions for ALD patients.  Dr. Mellinger is a founder of the Michigan Alcohol Improvement Network, a collaborative of clinicians and researchers dedicated to improving how healthcare providers and systems diagnose and treat alcohol use disorder, and is the clinical director and co-founder of the MAIN multidisciplinary ALD clinic.

Lawrence Prokop DO, FAAPM&R, FAOCPMR-D, FAOASM's Profile

Lawrence Prokop DO, FAAPM&R, FAOCPMR-D, FAOASM Related Seminars and Products

MSU Health Care

Dr. Lawrence Prokop, received his first Bachelors of Science degree in Anthropology, Cum Laude from Western Michigan University in 1974, and his second in Biology, with Distinction from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan in 1976. In 1980 he received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and from Michigan State University. Dr. Prokop completed his residency at the The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Northwestern University in Chicago Illinois in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 1984.

Dr. Prokop returned to Michigan State University to work as an Assistant Professor for two years in the area of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and then he accepted a position at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C.. While in Washington D.C. from 1986 to 1992 he was also an attending physician at the Washington Hospital Center, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at The George Washington University, and he was the Medical Director of the Amputee Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Programs from 1990 to 1992. In 1992 he became a surveyor for the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitating Facilities (CARF) and left Washington to open a private practice in Florida. From 1992 to 2003 he worked in his private practice as well as being the Medical Director for the Rehabilitation Transitional Care Unit in Santa Rosa Medical Center in Milton Florida, and the Medical Director for the Rehabilitation Institute of West Florida, West Florida Hospital in Pensacola Florida.

Dr. Prokop is the recipient of several Board Certificates and Honors and has lectured and published extensively on a variety of Medical Rehabilitation topics. He is actively involved on committees and with the professional organizations he belongs to.

Holli Seabury EDd's Profile

Holli Seabury EDd Related Seminars and Products

Delta Dental Foundation

Holli Seabury, EdD, is the Executive Director of the Delta Dental Foundation, which is dedicated to oral health equity and advancing dental science through education and research.

From 2009 to 2019 Dr. Seabury was the CEO of McMillen Health, a non-profit health education center serving over 90,000 annually. She was the lead curriculum developer for the Brush Oral Health Program, which serves over 1.85 million children nationwide through Early Head Start/Head Start and WIC.  Her work has focused on health literacy and developing educational materials for the Medicaid population, especially young families.

Dr. Seabury holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Defiance College. In 2015 she earned a doctorate in curriculum and instruction with a specialty in educational technology from the University of Florida.  She lives in Lansing, Michigan and is married with seven children and three grandchildren.


Brian Smith MD's Profile

Brian Smith MD Related Seminars and Products

MSU Health Care

Staff Profile:
Associate Professor
Director, Medical Education
Department of Psychiatry
West Fee Hall
909 Wilson Road, Suite B107
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-3070
  • Clerkship Director for the Lansing campus of the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine   
  • Teaches residents and medical students
  • Provides outpatient psychotherapy and medication management
  • Interests: Child and adolescent mood disorders, anxiety disorders, autism and ADHD, along with medical student and resident education

Dr. Smith graduated from Cornell University in 1994 with a BA in Biology, and graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine with an MD in 1998.  Dr. Smith then completed a combined general and child/adolescent psychiatric residency at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill in 2003.  

He is board certified in both general and child/adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Smith has extensive clinical experience working with adolescent anxiety and mood disorders and with individuals with developmental disabilities and ADHD, in both university and community mental health settings. He has expertise in medical student education in psychiatry, including completion of the Lilly Teaching Fellowship program, chairing a national committee on membership for the Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP), coordinating a psychopathology course for over 300 2nd year medical students at 3 campuses,  and as part of his role as Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry, he acts as lead clerkship director for over 500 students annually on the psychiatry core clinical rotation. Dr. Smith also writes test questions for the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Recent Scholarly Activity

Smith B.D. Cultural Competence Clinic: An Online, Interactive Simulation for Working Effectively with the Arab American Muslim Patient. Academic Psychiatriy 2011:35;312-316

Smith B.D. Adolescent Self-Injury: Evaluation, Referral, and Treatment. Consultant For Pediatricians 2011:10;190-195.

Summer 2011.  Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP) Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia (Are Medical Students Prepared for the Medical Home?  How They Think About Psychiatric Comorbidity)

Spring 2011.  The Practice of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Adolescents – Parts I, II, and III (Podcasts posted at PediatricsConsultantLive, ConsultantLive, and Psychiatric Times)

David Strobl DO, FNLA's Profile

David Strobl DO, FNLA Related Seminars and Products

Sparrow Hospital, MSUCOM

David J. Strobl, D.O., is the director of the Heart Disease Prevention Program and Lipid Clinic at the Thoracic Cardiovascular Institute and is among the first physicians in the country to achieve certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipid Management. He also specializes in noninvasive diagnostic cardiology. Dr. Strobl received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa and performed an internship and Internal Medicine residency at Flint Osteopathic Hospital in Michigan. His training culminated with a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio.

Dr. Strobl is also currently professor of medicine and chairman of the Section of Cardiology in the Department of Internal Medicine at Michigan State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been awarded numerous academic honors including Outstanding Distinguished Lecturer and the Dedication to Teaching Award. Dr. Strobl was also nationally recognized in 2002 with the Northrup Award as the National Osteopathic Educator of the Year. He is frequently invited to lecture at medical seminars throughout the country and has participated in numerous scientific clinical trials that have influenced the present-day management of cholesterol and triglyceride disorders.

M. Swenor DO, DipABLM's Profile

M. Swenor DO, DipABLM Related Seminars and Products

Dr. M. Elizabeth Swenor has 20 years of clinical practice and is the director of the Lifestyle, Integrative, and Functional Medicine Department at Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI.  Dr. Swenor is board certified in Family Medicine and also board certified in Functional, Regenerative and Metabolic Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine.  She has additional board certifications in Aesthetics Medicine.  Dr. Swenor has achieved certifications in plant-based nutrition through T. Collin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies Plant-Based Nutrition and completed the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) certification training program. 

Dr. Swenor’s medical practice focuses on evidence-based lifestyle and functional medicine approaches to promote and optimize wellness while preventing, treating, or reversing chronic disease.  Her medical practice encompasses all demographics and patient populations from all medical specialties.  Dr. Swenor emphasizes patient education promoting patient empowerment to transform patient health and longevity.  She has a strong commitment to providing personalized, highly service-oriented care.

Her clinical focus areas include all chronic diseases, gut and microbiome health, weight loss management, and plant-based nutrition.  Office visits are conducted in-office, and group medical office visits, as well as telemedicine office visits. 

Dr. Swenor has lectured nationally on Functional, Lifestyle, and Preventive Medicine.  She is an educator and board member of the Michigan based Plant Based Nutrition Support Group (PBNSG).

Dr. Swenor has a master’s degree from Michigan State University in Education and K-12 Administration and formerly for several years was an elementary school teacher.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College.  She completed her medical education at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania and residency in Family Medicine in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  She was the owner and medical director of Swenor Medical and Aesthetics Center in Petoskey, MI prior to joining HFHS.


Gayle Witham LMSW, ACM's Profile

Gayle Witham LMSW, ACM Related Seminars and Products

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, Battle Creek

Gayle Witham LMSW, ACM, CPMBCD is the Community Engagement and Partnership(s)Coordinator for the Battle Creek VA. Prior to this role, she held roles in hospital systems as a Medical Social worker, Manager of Care Management, and Director of Social Services. Gayle’s passion lies in improving the lives of those in their communities through a public health lens. Gayle holds a degree from Grand Valley State University and a Masters degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University.


Barbara Zajdel DO's Profile

Barbara Zajdel DO Related Seminars and Products

After graduating with a Bachelors degree from Michigan State University in 1995, Barbara Zajdel attended the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She completed her Doctor of Osteopathy in 1999 and returned to Michigan for her internship and Family Medicine residency at Garden City Hospital. Upon completion of her Family Medicine training in 2002 she went to the University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas for her Plus One Residency program for NMM-OMM.  She completed her NMM-OMM residency training in 2003 at Mercy General Health Partners in Muskegon, Michigan.  Since then she has been working as an OMM specialist.  Dr. Zajdel earned her Fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy in 2018.   She currently has an office based practice in Farmington Hills, Michigan and is affiliated with Core Well in Farmington Hills.  She had an active inpatient practice from 2005-2018 where she worked with ONMM residents and other house staff teaching them how to incorporate OMT into inpatient care.  Since the COVID pandemic she has given up inpatient care.  In 2009 she became an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and currently teaches 1st and 2nd year medical students in the OMM lab at MSUCOM-DMC.  Dr. Zajdel has been providing Osteopathic oriented lectures and training for house staff and physicians at local hospitals since completing her postgraduate training, serves as a member of the AOBNMM, and the AOA Bureau of Specialists. 

W. Britt Zimmerman DO, FACOS's Profile

W. Britt Zimmerman DO, FACOS Related Seminars and Products

MSU Health Care

W. Britt Zimmerman received his doctorate degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery and urology from the Henry Ford Hospital System.

After he completed a fellowship in trauma reconstruction at Detroit Receiving Hospital, Zimmerman was appointed Chief of Urology at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan in Detroit. His most recent appointment was with the Atlantic Urology and New Hanover Regional Medical Center in North Carolina. Zimmerman has completed intensive research and is published in a peer-reviewed journal on inflatable penile prosthesis and salvage protocol for mechanical failure.

In addition to his work with reconstructive urology, Zimmerman assists with cancer survivorship in men, and spinal cord injuries.

Zimmerman joins our multi-specialty group as a board-certified Urologist. He is adding to our complement of 225 providers performing cutting-edge research, teaching medical and nursing students, and providing exceptional care to the Greater Lansing community.