AONH Annual Conference

“Stopping the Symptom Cycle”

Event Info

AONH Annual Health Care Conference
Nov 2-4, 2017, Thurs. eve through Saturday
Douglasville Conference Center, 6700 Church St.
Douglasville, GA 30134

Free Event – Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm

Niki Gratrix
“The Power of Relationships in Health and Healing”
Niki is an award-winning internationally renowned registered nutritionist, mind-body expert and health writer helping people to optimize energy. In 2005 she co-founded one of the largest mind-body clinics in integrative medicine in the UK with patients in 35 countries where she worked as Director of Nutrition until 2010. She writes regularly for a range of health magazines in both the UK and the US and speaks internationally at health conferences and has appeared on both radio and TV shows.
Investigate the fascinating science behind the cause and effect of relationships on health.
Learn about...
  • Adverse Childhood Events (ACE’s) and the sincerely frightening health consequences they can have on well-being.
  • The latest on social genomics.
  • Relationships and their impact on health including the key role of the patient-practitioner relationship.
  • How to address social relationships in the clinic in practical ways.
To Register:

​The Professional Event: “Stopping the Symptom Cycle”

Nov 3-4, 2017, Friday & Saturday

Who should come?

  • Natural healthcare practitioners.
  • Integrative medical doctors.
  • Chiropractors.
  • Naturopaths.
  • Bio-energetic screeners.

Join us and learn how to remove roadblocks to wellness and restore health balance. Network with other passionate healthcare advocates pick up helpful tips on growing your practice or bettering your own health. Deepen your knowledge and awareness of the latest in natural health care, and its products and technologies, with the top notch program and by visiting the exhibitor’s pavilion.
  • Nov 3, Fri: Registration 9:30 am, Program 10:30 am-5:30 PM
  • Nov 4, Sat:​ ​Program 9:00 am-5:00 PM
This event is the highlight of the year for many natural health care practitioners and advocates. This year a fascinating group of industry professionals will join us to speak on a wide range of topics. Why not join us? Get your creative juices flowing. Learn what you can do to be even more effective. Get recharged and motivated!.

To Register:​ ​Please contact us at to register or call 202-505-AONH.
  • Students: $79
  • AONH Members: $240 Professionals (Charter/Elite) Members, $315 Advocate (formerly Associate) Members
  • Non-AONH Members: $350

Featured Speakers

Niki Gratrix
Niki is an award-winning registered nutritionist, mind-body expert helping people to optimize energy. She writes for a range of health magazines and speaks internationally at health conferences, and on radio and TV shows. Niki will be speaking on “The Power of Relationships in Health and Healing” on Thursday night’s program. She will speak again during the Professional Event on “Bringing the Heart Back into Healthcare: Expanding our Understanding of Root Causes of Complex Illness.” In these presentations she will share fascinating research into how social relationships impact health throughout a lifetime and will present the psychological and energetic aspects, alongside biochemistry, and how to become a more heart centered practitioner.

Jason Prall
“Longevity in the Modern World”
Jason is a very talented Longevity Practitioner, host of “You, Optimized. Radio” and anti-aging documentary film maker.
He will bring his his unique perspective (as a former engineer) on circadian rhythms, mitochondrial function, and anti-aging when he presents “Longevity in the Modern World” during the Professional Event Nov 3-4.
He will also give us the inside scoop on his exciting film making project which is set to uncover the complex mechanisms of chronic disease and aging and the true nature of longevity in our modern world.

Carolyn Gross
“Managing Chaos with Compassion”
Carolyn is the author of three wellness books and has been featured on ABC, NBC, and Lifetime TV. As a cancer center patient advocate, and natural health educator her goal is to inspire people to make informed decisions about their health and the power of mindset. Since stress is the primary onset of many degenerative conditions, she deals with this issue head on in her presentation “Managing Chaos with Compassion”

James Hawver
“Ending the Over Medicating of the Planet: Stopping the Symptom Cycle”
With over 40 years in the natural health care field, talented Naturopath, James Hawver has a thriving clinic and practice in the Atlanta area. He is also the Co-founder of the AONH and a world renowned speaker on natural health.
James will be speaking on “Ending the Over Medicating of the Planet: Stopping the Symptom Cycle” He will show us how to take the fear out of scary health labels and how to “roll our sleeves up” and get to work removing symptom by symptom.

John Easterling
“Practicing with a Purpose”
John’s career has been an eccletic homage to his love for the planet. His degree is in Environmental Studies but that was just a launchpad to treasure hunting, his love for the rainforest, and becoming an expert in mind-body wellness. This makes him the perfect person to speak to the AONH on “Practicing with a Purpose”. Helping us realize how being authentic and passionate is key to developing a successful practice and for our personal development

Reed Sainsbury
“Maximizing Your Immune System Potential”
Reed is an ANMA board certified naturopath in the state of Alabama. He’s owned and operated a very successful healing clinic there for over a decade. He is also author of the highly acclaimed book “Healing Poisoned Medicine”.
He will share his no-nonsense, common sense approach to the subject of “Maximizing Your Immune System Potential.”

Sam Abukittah
Sam is the Founder and President of the AONH organization, General Manager of Standard Enzyme Company and President of EuroMed Global. He’s a tireless advocate for natural health care with great vision.
He will speak to the Professional Event audience, Nov 3-4, on what the vision and scope of the AONH in 2016/2017 and going forward.

Abdel Akhalouf
“Health Care’s Changing Landscape Needs New Natural Health Technologies”
Dr. Akhalouf, PhD, is the AONH Director of Research and Development and the Director of the Bremen Health Clinic. He will chair a very useful discussion on “Health Care’s Changing Landscape Needs New Natural Health Technologies.”
The presentation will discuss what is new and effective in the natural health field and how practitioners can practically use these technologies.

To register: email

Douglasville Hotels: Please reserve well in advance to get the best prices and availability.
Hampton Inn, 770-577-2110
La Quinta, 770-577-3838

Note: We will not be offering ON-LINE Connection. Conference recording will be available for download on the AONH website for a nominal fee after the conference.

2016 Annual AONH Conference

Just some of the fantastic speakers who have graced our stage

  • Dr. Sherry Tenpenny
  • Dr. Rashid Buttar
  • Dr. Sylva Dvorak
  • Dr. Joseph Christiano
  • Drs. James & Dorothy Morre
  • James Hawver, NMD
  • Jeffrey Essen, NMD
  • Dr. Ellie Campbell
  • John Easterling
  • Dr. Joseph Holliday
  • Dr. Gilbert Wergowske
  • Karen Urbanek
  • Rae Luskin
  • Marzena Cybulska
  • Valeri Marshall, N.P.
  • Dr. Suzanne Humpries
  • Liam Scheff
  • Joy Taylor
  • Dr. Leila Zackrison
  • Dr. Jeremy Fritz
  • Dr. Peter Bauth
  • Dr. Abdel Rahman Alkhalouf
  • Dr. David Watts
  • Roger Seip
  • Dr. David Garwood
  • Dr. Ahmad Athamneh
  • Dr. Thomas O'Bryan
  • Dr. Johnnie Strickland
  • Dr. Vijay Ganji
  • Carolyn Gross

Some of the subjects which have been highlighted at past AONH Conferences

  • Resolving hormone issues-pearls and pit falls
  • Business development with a heart
  • Preserving the aging brain
  • The under diagnosis of vitamin deficiency-Implications for primary and specialty care
  • Emotional gems: When usual techniques fail
  • The four pillars of potential living. 1. Anti-oxidation 2. Detoxification 3. Alkalinization 4. Spiritual balance
  • What your hair says about you-nutritional intern-relationships in hair mineral patterns
  • Your skin care; optimizing the potential of your body’s biggest organ
  • Early cancer detection and targeted intervention
  • Cancer protocol advancements and you
  • Smoke, mirrors and the disappearance of polio
  • Autism: The misdiagnosis of our future generations
  • Train your brain for success
  • The ills of our modern diet
  • Our viral world
  • EMF-The silent sabotage on your health
  • Working together to eliminate cancer as an acute health problem
  • Vector dichotomy: the key to effective detoxification and demineralization
  • Understanding essential oils
  • Advanced topics of tick borne diseases
  • This isn’t the future you ordered; Medicine in the 21st century
  • The Neuroscience behind brain balancing
  • Symptoms- Where do we go from here?
  • Vibrant health from vibrant foods
  • Understanding emotion to help our clients live a more health life
  • Leaky gut and gluten allergies
  • Medical parasitology
  • The next generation of healing; A new inventory of chemistry, nutrition, and energetics…The changing dynamics of healing and our vision of future health
  • Put that bread down
  • Dietary influences on chronic and autoimmune disease
  • Addressing energy and metabolism issues
  • The incredible vitamin D
  • Forgiveness and well-being
  • Why chronic disease reoccurs
  • Natural alternatives to cope with addiction issues
  • Treatable and beatable-Healing cancer without surgery