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3-Day Event: Chicago, IL

May 3 - May 5


Join us in Chicago, IL for our popular Chronic Infection Summit! In this 3-day, in-depth seminar, experts from across the country will discuss the science, diagnostic tools, and support strategies used in managing chronic viruses, Lyme disease, Candida, EBV and more. This event takes on a whole-person approach to managing patient comfort and immune system health, and will educate practitioners on how to tie symptoms and pathologies back to specific infectious agents.

Conference schedule, speakers, and topics include:

Friday, May 3

7:30 am Registration

8:00 am Breakfast

8:00-9:30 am Optional Pre-Conference Session: Introduction to Series Therapy and Developing a Clinical Strategy (Lisa Holt, DACM, L.Ac.)

10:00 am Opening Remarks and Introductions

10:30 am Lyme Disease: History, Diagnosis, and Treatment (Zev Myerowitz, DC, Dipl Ac (NCCAOM), LAc, FICC, DABCA, BCIM)

12:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm Sick and Tired: The Link Between Viruses, Infections, and Chronic Fatigue (Stephen A. Irestone, DC, CTN)

2:30 pm Break

2:45 pm Candida Clear (Shannon White, DC, DABCA) 

4:00 pm Partners in Crime: H. pylori and other Co-Infections (Heather Wisniewski, DC)

5:15 Networking and Testing Demonstrations


8:00 am Breakfast

9:00 am Breaking the Mold: The Wide-Reaching Impact of Mold Exposure and How to Manage It (Jeff Thomas, ND)  

10:30 am Break

10:45 am Diagnosis and Management of Complex BioToxin-Related Illnesses (Roger Billica, MD)

12:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm Managing the Hashimotos Patient with EBV (Gil Kajiki, CFMP, DC)

2:45 pm Break

3:00 pm HPV (Sherry Tackett, WHCNP, L.Ac.)

4:30 pm Networking


8:00 am Breakfast

9:00 am The 16 Crucial Elements in Chronic Infectious Disease (Zev Myerowitz, DC, Dipl Ac (NCCAOM), LAc, FICC, DABCA, BCIM)

10:30 am Break

11:15 am A Series of Case Studies: A Look at the Clinical-Decision Making Process in Complex Patient Scenarios (Merrill Ken Galera, MD)

1:00 pm Dismiss

Conference attendance includes breakfast (Sat and Sun), lunch (Fri and Sat) and educational materials. CE available for additional $50 fee. CE form and payment available at event. 

Registration is full.  If you would like to be on the waiting list, please call 800-827-9529 or email steve@desbio.com.*

Please ensure that your accrediting body will accept credits from Westbrook University. To see a list, visit https://westbrooku.edu/about/endorsements/.
*Attendees must be a licensed and/or certified healthcare professional or clinic staff member to attend a DesBio event. If you have any questions, please contact steve@desbio.com.


May 3
May 5


Hilton Chicago/ Oak Brook Hills Resort
3500 Midwest Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
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Room Rate:
Limited rooms available at $129. Mention DesBio when you call.


Steve McGregor