MEDICAL ACADEMY OF PEDIATRIC AND SPECIAL NEEDS
FALL 2021 FUNCTIONAL & TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE CONFERENCE

We cordially welcome you and look forward to your active participation to adopt new information on various treatment options and cutting-edge medical research.

The MAPS Academy is excited to announce the Plenary Session for the Fall 2021 Conference will be focusing entirely on Allergies. In addition to the ACM courses targeted to Immunology, Neurology, MAPS in Clinical Practice, the role of MAPS in clinical practice and our special session on Genetics.

Schedule

THURSDAY, September 30, 2021
  • Foundation of MAPS
  • Neurology
  • Advanced Clinical Concepts
FRIDAY, October 01, 2021
  • Plenary:Innovations in Pediatrics
SATURDAY, October 02, 2021
  • MAPS in Clinical Practice
  • GI and Nutrition
  • Environmental Medicine
  • Special Session: Genetics

THURSDAY - September 30th, 2021

Foundations of MAPS Track

TIME LECTURE SPEAKER
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM Introduction to the Day Shannon Bohan, Executive Director of MAPS
08:15 AM – 09:30 AM Biomedical Basis of the Integrative Approach Maria Gahry, DNP, RN, FNP, FMAPS
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Foundations of Nutrition in Pediatric Chronic Disease Vicki Kobliner, MS, RDN
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Assessment in Integrative Pediatrics Michael Elice, MD, FAAP, FMAPS
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Clinical Implementation of the Integrative Approach Tracy Fritz, MD, FFAFP, FMAPS
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM Foundations of Biomedical Thinking James Neuenschwander, MD, FMAPS
04:00 PM – 05:00 PM Case Presentations & Roundtable Discussion Gahry, Kobliner, Elice, Fritz
THURSDAY - September 30th, 2021

Neurology

TIME LECTURE SPEAKER
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM Introduction to the Day Moderator
08:15 AM – 09:30 AM Normal Neurology Jason Sonners, DC, DIBAK, DCBCN, FMAPS
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Neuroinflammation Michael Elice, MD, FAAP, FMAPS
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Neurotransmitters Anju Usman-Singh, MD, FAAFP, ABIHM, Hom-C FMAPS
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Reversible Causes of Autism and Seizures Dan Rossignol, MD, FMAPS
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM Reversible Causes of Autism and Seizures Dan Rossignol, MD, FMAPS
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Roundtable Discussion Speakers
THURSDAY - September 30th, 2021

Advanced Clinical Concepts

TIME LECTURE SPEAKER
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM Introduction to the Day Moderator
08:15 AM – 09:30 AM Use of Neurolipid and IGL Testing in Managing Complex Pediatric Conditons Krishna Donparthi, MD
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Biomedical Approaches to Speech Apraxia Anju Usman-Singh, MD, FAAFP, ABIHM, Hom-C FMAPS
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lessons Learned from COVID: How Do They Relate to Chronic Immune Activation Syndromes James Neuenschwander, MD, FMAPS
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM VEXXED: Clinical Perspective in Prevention and Treatment Michelle Perro, MD
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Biomedical Management of Mitochondrial Dysfunction Dan Rossignol, MD, FMAPS
04:30 PM - 05:00 PM Roundtable Discussion Speakers
FRIDAY - October 1st, 2021

Plenary Session: Innovations in Integrative Pediatrics

TIME LECTURE SPEAKER
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM Introduction to the Day Moderator
08:15 AM – 09:30 AM Using Neurofeedback with a Focus on Brain Connectivity to Improve Outcomes with ASD, ADHD and other Behavioral Disorders TBD
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Using the Mind-Eye Connection to Enhance Sensory Integration and Motor Output in Autism Deborah Zelinsky, O.D.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Spelling to Communicate Elizabeth Vosseller, MA, SLP
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Brain SPECT Scans in Pediatric Conditions Daniel Amen, MD
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Methyl B-12 in the Management of Autism James Neubrander, MD, FMAPS
04:30 PM – 05:00 PM TBD James Neuenschwander, MD, FMAPS
SATURDAY - October 2nd, 2021

Special Session: Genetics

TIME LECTURE SPEAKER
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM Introduction to the Day Moderator
08:15 AM – 09:30 AM Whole Genome Sequencing As A First-Line Genetic Test in Autism and Intellectual Disbliity Care Alex Kaplun, PhD
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Making Genomics Useful in Clinical Practice Sharon Hausman-Cohen, MD
10:45 AM – 11:30 PM Inflmmation in ASD and PANS: Looking with a Genomic Lens Sharon Hausman-Cohen, MD
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Gemomics for ADHD and Other Neurobehaviroal Issues Aunna Herbst, DO
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Genomics as a Clinical Support Tool: Successful Proof of Concept for Improving ASD Outcomes Heather Way, PhD
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Use of Genomics to Optimize Psychatric Medictions James Neuenschwander, MD, FMAPS
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Roundtable Discussion Speakers
SATURDAY - October 2nd, 2021

GI and Nutrition

TIME LECTURE SPEAKER
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM Introducation to the Day Moderator
08:15 AM – 09:30 AM The Biochemical Basis of the Integrative Approach Catalin Buda, MD, FACEP
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM The Nutritonl Physical Vicki Kobliner, MS, RSD
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lab Assessment of GI & Nutritional Issues Michael Elice, MD, FAAP, FMAPS
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Clinical Implementation Darin Ingels, ND, FAAEM, FMAPS
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM Probiotics Darin Ingels, ND, FAAEM, FMAPS
04:30 PM - 05:00 PM Cases and Roundtable Buda, Kobliner, Ingels
SATURDAY - October 2nd, 2021

Environmental Medicine

TIME LECTURE SPEAKER
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM Introducation to the Day Moderator
08:15 AM – 08:45 AM Normal and Abnormal Detox and Environmental Toxins David Dornfeld, DO, FMAPS
08:45 AM – 09:30 AM Mycotoxins Jason Sonners, DC, DIBAK, DCBCN, FMAPS
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Metabolic Effects of Toxins Dan Rossignol, MD, FMAPS
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Endocrine Effects of Toxins James Neuenschwander, MD, FMAPS
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Pediatric Detox Concepts and Strategies David Dornfeld, DO, FMAPS
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Cases and Roundtable Dornfeld, Sonners, Rossignol
SATURDAY - October 2nd, 2021

MAPS In Clinical Practice

TIME LECTURE SPEAKER
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM Introduction to the Day Moderator
08:15 AM – 09:30 AM Case Presentations James Neuenschwander, MD, FMAPS
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Case Presentations Tracy Fritz, MD, FMAPS
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Case Presentations Darin Ingels, ND, FAAEM, FMAPS
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch Break
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Case Presentations Michael Elice, MD, FAAP, FMAPS
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM Case Presentations Maria Gahry, DNP, RN, FNP, FMAPS Anju Usman-Singh, MD, FAAFP, ABIHM, Hom-C FMAPS

Registration

Registration is Closed.

venue

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley - Scottsdale