Conference Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Cathy Breedon, PhD, RD, CSP, FADA
Dr. Cathy Breedon is a Clinical Nutrition Specialist with MeritCare Medical Center in Fargo, ND and a professor at University of North Dakota School of Medicine.

Linda Gourneau, MD

Dr Gourneau is the Founder and Director of Natural Journey, Center for
Integrative and Complementary Medicine, and is Board Certified in Family

Steven Santilli, MD, PhD, MBA

Dr. Steven Santilli is a vascular surgeon with the University of
Minnesota and the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.

{photo} David Collins, PA-C
David Collins is a physician assistant at Mystic Clinic with the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. For the past 3 years, he has provided primary and urgent care to Mystic Lake Casino employees and dependents. And prior to 2007, he worked as a PA-C in urgent care at St. Francis Medical Center.
{photo} Jane Carlson-Korb
Since 2010, Jane Carlson-Korb has been a nurse practitioner at Mystic Clinic with the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. She provides primary and urgent care to Mystic Lake Casino employees and dependents.
{photo} Janet McKush, DC, c.Acu
Dr. Janet McKush is a chiropractor with the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Health Department. She has certification and licensure in Chiropractic Acupuncture (c.Acu), is certified in Craniosacral Therapy and is a certified Applied Kinesiologist.
{photo} Antony Stately, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Antony Stately (Ojibwe/Oneida) is the Director of Mental Health, Chemical Health and Employee Assistance Programs at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. He has provided clinical services to American Indian children and adults for over 15 years and has taught in numerous clinical, graduate programs in California and Washington.
{photo} Lori Watso
Lori Watso is a Program Assistant with the SMSC Wellness Center. Her work focuses on healthy food choice activities such as spearheading the new Mdewakanton Wozupi (Garden) and being part of the planning for the future SMSC natural foods store to open fall 2010.
{photo} Bill Weiers, Pharmacist
Bill Weiers is the Pharmacy Manager at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Pharmacy and has worked as a pharmacist in the Fairview Health System and SMSC Health Department for over 18 years. The SMSC pharmacy serves SMSC community members, employees and Scott County Native Americans.
{photo} Lupus Foundation
The Lupus Foundation of American, Inc. (LFA) is the foremost national, nonprofit, voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus and providing support, services and hope to all people affected by lupus.
{photo} PAD Coalition
PAD Coalition is a non-profit organization that focuses on ensuring that the detection and treatment of P.A.D. becomes, and remains, a major priority on our national public health agenda. Established in 2004, the Coalition is a collaborative network of organizations, government agencies, and corporations committed to creating the most important national program to improve vascular disease awareness and education.
{photo} National Marrow Donor Program
The National Marrow Donor Program and Be the Match Foundation are nonprofit organizations dedicated to creating an opportunity for all patients to receive the bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant they need, when they need it. Be the Match registry is the world’s largest and most diverse registry of volunteer marrow donors and donated cord blood units.