2016 Health Summit

The 2016 Fran Drescher Health Summit takes place on October 26, 2016 at the beautiful Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The summit is an intense, educational day that will transform attendees from patients into medical consumers. We will shake you up and blow your mind with the latest information on topics including Traditional vs. Alternative Medicine, GMOs, Mental Health, Men’s Health, Detoxing Your Home, Current Environmental Issues, and much more. We promise you won’t leave without saying WOW!

The Summit Program

Holistic Health. Marilu Henner and her husband Michael Brown on how lifestyle change helped him beat cancer. Sheila Patel, Medical Director of the Chopra Center discusses how she combines the best of conventional medicine with the wisdom of Ayurveda. Also Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Lilly Padilla discusses eating to preserve balanced micro biome and immunity.

Fighting Cancer Through Traditional & Alternative Medicine, including City of Hope’s Dr. Cary Presant and renowned alternative cancer therapy oncologist and hematologist Dr. Antonio Jimenez of Hope4Cancer.

Breast Cancer. Dr. Kristi Funk on the link between race and breast cancer. Also, Dr. Ian Taras, renowned gynecologist, on what it means to be a male carrier of the BRCA gene.

Mental Health & Addiction. Mackenzie Phillips shares her journey of redemption and peace.

Cosmetic Safety. Stacy Malkan, founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, on smartly using the power of the purse to demand manufacturers make safer products for our families.

Men’s Health. Former American Gladiator Dan “Nitro” Clark breaks the illusion of the correct way for men to stay healthy as they age.

Detox Your Home. The home is the most toxic place we spend the most time in, and the one we have the most control over. Fran Drescher discusses how to identify and eliminate toxins you come into contact with in your daily life.

Other topics include Pediatric Oncology, Dental Health, Heart Health, Systems Biology, Risks and Prevention for Children, Mental Health, and Environmental Impact.

Honorary Committee

Gloria Allred • Christina Applegate • Tichina Arnold • Ed Begley, Jr. • Cindy Crawford • Donna Dixon • Mariel Hemingway • Cyndi Lauper • Rosie O’Donnell • Brooke Shields

Thank You to Our Sponsors


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