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Meet the Dynamic Speakers:


Lead Trainer

Chris Walling, Psy.D, VP of Education and Outreach for ARPF

Dr. Walling’s work integrates the developmental, biological, and somatic aspects of the lifespan. His career in academic medicine has included the administration of multidisciplinary leadership teams in hematology-oncology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and geriatric psychiatry. He serves as the President of the US Association of Body Psychotherapy, is a certified yoga therapist through the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and a Certified Yoga and Meditation instructor through Yoga Alliance. Dr. Walling’s clinical focus in the behavioral sciences has examined the intersections of neuropsychotherapy, affect regulation, and body psychology. He has trained with some of the leading experts in contemporary psychotherapy.

Keynote Speakers

Lisa L. Barnes, PhD, Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center, speaking about Health Equity

Annie Fenn, M.D.

Dr. Fenn graduated from the Chicago Medical School/Finch University of Health Sciences. During the last six years of practice, she focused primarily on helping patients as the only certified menopausal health expert in the state of Wyoming. She began teaching brain healthy cooking classes in 2015 as part of Brain Works, an 8-week dementia prevention course from the Cognitive Health Institute of St. John’s Medical Center in Jackson, Wyoming. Brain Works participants learn to incorporate healthy habits into their daily routines based on the latest Alzheimer’s prevention research. Besides cooking with brain healthy foods, students learn how to avoid cognitive decline with movement, mindfulness, meditation, brain games and good sleep hygiene. Dr. Fenn teaches Brain Health Kitchen workshops in the US, Mexico and Italy. 

Andrew Newberg, MD, Director of Research on Integrative Health at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, expert in a new medical field called Neurotheology

Karen Koffler, MD, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Miami

Carol Hahn, MSN, RN, RYT, CPT, CDP

Carol Hahn is a Registered Nurse with over 35 years of varied health experience in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home care, and adult day programs. In addition, she has taught in several university nursing programs and worked at the Alzheimer’s Association. Carol is a Registered Yoga Teacher and a Certified Personal Trainer with her own business as a Wellness and Fitness Nurse. Working with people over the age of 50, she uses a holistic approach to improve balance, flexibility, strength, and quality of life. She coaches clients in the community, helping them meet their goals through an integrated and holistic perspective of nursing, yoga, and personal training. Carol has a Master’s of Science degree in Nursing, with a clinical focus in Gerontology. She earned a certificate in Alzheimer’s disease Management and is a Certified Dementia Professional through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.

Additional Faculty is being confirmed.



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