1.5 CE (general) pending / *the live webinar date has passed, members can watch the recorded webinar below*
Webinar Description: Dr. McCann will discuss the scope of the problem of mold and mycotoxins which includes the routes in exposure of mold leading to specific health conditions from allergies to digestive issues to the condition called, Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome – CIRS. She will review the definition and diagnostic criteria for CIRS, covering the biomarkers and work up for this condition and explain the interventions and treatment protocols as outlined by Dr Ritchie Shoemaker and others. She will review the literature on phosphatidyl choline and membrane stabilizing therapies other alternative strategies for managing this debilitating condition and highlight specific patient teaching points.
Speaker Bio: Dr. McCann is on staff at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, California and has been in private practice in Costa Mesa since 2008. She founded Partners in Health at the Spring Center in August 2009.
Dr. McCann received a B.A. in Music from Brown University and a Master’s in Library Science from University at Albany. She went on to receive her Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) and simultaneously earned a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) in Tropical Medicine (TM) at Tulane University in New Orleans. She completed both an Internal Medicine residency at Banner Samaritan Medical Center and a Pediatrics residency at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ.
Dr. McCann practiced medicine at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine where she worked and trained with renowned Andrew Weil, M.D., as one of 35 distinguished fellows in residence throughout the world.
After completion of the Fellowship, Dr. McCann became certified in medical acupuncture through the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, studied environmental medicine and chelation with Dr. Walter Crinnion and biotoxins with Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker. Dr. McCann recently became certified by the Institute of Functional Medicine completing a rigorous program in functional medicine. Dr. McCann also completed a Masters in Spiritual Psychology at the University of Santa Monica in August 2010.
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