Special guest: Victoria L. Dunckley, M.D, is an award-winning integrative child psychiatrist, author, speaker, and activist. She is a nationally-recognized expert on the impact of screen time on brain health and development, and coined the term “Electronic Screen Syndrome” to describe how electronics can overstimulate and detune a child’s nervous system, causing mood, focus, sleep and behavioral issues.
Host Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes the nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master’s degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. David Perlmutter will be discussing his recent book, GRAIN BRAIN: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain’s Silent Killer
David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. Dr. Perlmutter has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated radio and television programs and serves as medical advisor to the Dr. Oz Show. He is a frequent lecturer at high-profile academic medical institutions, contributes extensively to health publications, and is the author of many books. In his most recent book, Dr. David Perlmutter exposes the dangers of carbs – even “healthy” carbs like whole grains – on the brain, and their role in everything from chronic headaches and insomnia to depression, epilepsy, ADHD, and Alzheimer’s.
Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dana Laake will be discussing the cutting-edge biomedical approach to treating the underlying deficiencies and symptoms of ADHD and autism.
Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist who has provided preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master’s degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland and is the co-author of The Kid Friendly ADHD and Autism Cookbook.
Specialized testing for a wide variety of neuropsychiatric problems, including ADD, anxiety, depression, autism and memory problems with special guest Dr. Elizabeth Stuller, MD. Dr. Stuller has experience in treating adults, adolescents, and geriatric populations in all aspects of psychiatry and addiction medicine. In addition to working at the Amen Clinic, Dr Stuller is principal owner and CEO of Stuller Resettings, LLC, where she works in Baltimore City with EHP Behavioral Services treating Dual Diagnosis patients at the Union Memorial Hospital and White Marsh Locations. She additionally teaches medical residents at Union Memorial Hospital, and volunteers with the City of Baltimore Staying Alive Program on “the block” in inner city Baltimore and also serves on the State of Maryland Physicians Health Committee overseeing case management of impaired physicians. She has additional training in Pain Management, Eating Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Group Psychotherapy.