Alvy Ray Smith is an American computer scientist, a Co-founder of the Lucasfilm Computer Graphics Division, Pixar, and Altamira Software. Alvy was part of the 1980s and 1990s expansion of computer animation into feature films. He created his first computer graphic in 1965 at New Mexico State and by 1970, earned a PhD in computer science from Stanford University.
Altamira Software was eventually purchased by Microsoft, where Alvy was the first Graphics Fellow. He was also the first Director of Computer Graphics at Lucasfilm. More recently, he is the Author of the book, A Biography of the Pixel.
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Dr. Pierluigi Mancini is one of the most sought-after national and international consultants and speakers on the subject of mental health and addiction. He has over 30 years of experience in culturally and linguistically appropriate behavioral health treatment and prevention. He recently led a project to train clinicians in Latin America who are taking care of the over 4 million displaced Venezuelans suffering from trauma, PTSD, and other conditions.
He is the Chair of the Georgia Behavioral Health Planning and Advisory Council, and has been recently appointed to the Mental Health America National Board of Directors. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Wellstar Hospital, the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse, and the National Association of Mental Health Planning and Advisory Councils.
Dr. Mancini’s public service announcement and documentaries addressing underage drinking, suicide, and prescription drugs have won a combined six Emmy awards. He has been honored with...
Don Miguel Ruiz is a spiritual teacher and the internationally best-selling author of the Toltec Wisdom Series. The Toltec Wisdom Series has sold more than 12 million copies and has been published in 46 different languages. His most famous book from the Toltec Wisdom Series, The Four Agreements, has sold more than seven million copies worldwide, was on The New York Times’ best-seller list for almost a decade, and was titled the 36th best-selling book of the decade.
Over the years, don Miguel has received many unique honors, including a U.S. Air Force Challenge coin engraved with “The Four Agreements,” an Honorary Degree in Cultural and Social Education from the American Cultural Institute of Mexico, and the moniker a “national treasure” in his native country, Mexico. Don Miguel Ruiz is a spiritual teacher and the internationally best-selling author of the Toltec Wisdom Series. The Toltec Wisdom Series has sold more than 12 million copies and has...
Dr. Fab Mancini is a renowned chiropractor, global executive and consultant, and Founder of The Fab Life Academy. Dr. Mancini has been named the #1 Healthy Living Media Expert in America and has served as the President Emeritus of Parker University. He is the author of the best-selling books, The Power of Self-Healing and Chicken Soup for the Chiropractic Soul. Dr. Mancini has won several honors and awards for his dedication to healing and his patients, including Humanitarian of the Year, CEO of the Year, and an induction into the Wellness Revolutionaries Hall of Fame.
Dr. Mancini is a graduate of the Institute for Educational Management in the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University and earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Parker University. With his expertise, he continues to serve his community with one principle: "we all have an opportunity to serve those that are in greater need than we are."
Dr. Mark Dennis is a chiropractic physician at Renew Health, a regenerative medicine clinic. Dr. Dennis began his career in advertising and marketing but quickly switched over to chiropractic medicine after having a close call with surgery for herniated discs in his lower back. After learning about the wonders of chiropractic medicine, he has devoted his life to helping his patients relieve their chronic pain and return balance to their lives.
Dr. Christopher Gaunder, is an orthopedic surgery specialist who is currently serving at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. After graduating with honors from Mercer University Medical School in 2012, Dr. Gaunder has gone on to do fantastic work with procedures to help his patients recover from joint and chronic pain. He has also worked with autologous stem cells and regenerative medicine and is considered one of the top minds in his field.
Dr. Vernon Williams is an author, trained and certified ER Physician, and Owner of The Wellness & Aesthetics Medical Center. Despite being only “29”, Dr. Williams has been practicing medicine and helping patients look and feel younger for over 30 years. His work in the emergency room has also allowed him to work with patients of all ages and ailments.
Dr. Williams belongs to a variety of professional and medical associations, including the Texas Medical Association (TMA) and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS). He graduated from Harvard University with his Bachelor’s Degree before going on to receive his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Helen Powell-Stoddart is the Founder of Pain 2 Wellness Healthcare, a clinic based in Madison, Alabama that focuses on integrative treatment tools for inflammatory conditions. She is a Board-Certified Physician of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine with over 20 years of experience in combining traditional and alternative medicine to foster new habits and help patients regain their health. Her practice has incorporated plant-based medicine to help patients recover to their peak performance.
Dr. Helen Powell-Stoddart completed two residency programs simultaneously in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Internal Medicine at The Johns Hopkins/Mount Sinai Hospital Program, has a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Chemistry, and a Master's degree in Anatomy from Howard University. She later continued her studies at Howard University, School of Medicine, where she graduated at the top of her class.
Dr. Gunwant Mallik is a neurosurgeon from Westerville, Ohio who is affiliated with various hospitals including Mount Carmel West Hospital and Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital. He was the Director of Neuroscience and Neurological Trauma from 2001 to 2006 at Grant Medical Center in Ohio. Dr. Mallik is considered as one of the leaders in the country in Neurosurgery particularly because of the techniques that he uses.
Dr. Mallik graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine with a specialization in neurosurgery in 1987.
Dr. Omar Pizano is an attending physician at CHIPSA Hospital, a member of the CHIPSA Tumor Board in Tijuana, Mexico, and a part of the stem cell program. CHIPSA Hospital is known for its incredible work using integrative and alternative medicine with late-stage cancer patients.
Dr. Pizano has helped countless patients with their battle against cancer and has even created an innovative medical device that aids the treatment of late-stage cancer patients.
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