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GLOBAL EXPERTS IN REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
Keynote Speaker
Hawaii State Senator Dr Josh Green

Manaʻo Lōkahi Award Winner

Speaker Bio

Adeeb Al-Zoubi

Clinical Assistant Professor of Regenerative Medicine at The University of Illinois

Adeeb M. Al-Zoubi, Ph.D., Stem Cell Scientist, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL, USA and  Founder and president, Stem Cells Arabia, Amman, Jordan. Research Interests: - Developing safe and…

Bob Mangat

"The Automated Entrepreneur" How To Boost Sales, Maximize Profits and CRUSH The Competition.

#1 Amazon Best Selling Author, speaker, serial entrepreneur, proud husband and father with over 15 years of hands-on experience architecting ADVANCED medical practice marketing and growth systems. #1 Amazon Best Selling Author for "The…

Bradley J. Willcox MD, MSc, FACP

Professor and Director of Research at the Department of Geriatric Medicine

Bradley J. Willcox MD, MSc, FACP (Internal Medicine and Geriatrics), is Professor and Director of Research at the Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, at the Kuakini…

David Harshfield Jr, MD, MS

Ultrasound, MSK, Interventional Radiology and Cellular Medicine

Dr. David L. Harshfield, Jr., M.D, M.S.   I am a Diagnostic Radiologist, certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR), skilled in all aspects of diagnostic radiology to include Standard and Functional MRI,…

Dr Ricardo Custudio

For over thirty-five years, Dr. Custodio has dedicated his career to providing health care for the poor and underserved in Hawaii.  As a medical director he helped found and implement a community-based managed care…

Dr. Himanshu Bansal

Consultant Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research

Actively involved in clinical research with autologous bone marrow or adipose tissue derived mononuclear, Mesenchymal and Very small embryonic like stem cells. Dr Bansal and his team have pioneered several new protocols for treatment…

Dr. Kalani Brady

Dr. Kalani Brady traces his roots to the Keli‘ikanaka‘oleaipolani family from Kaua‘i. After spending his early childhood in various areas of the country as a military dependent, Kalani was raised in Hawai‘i, graduating from St.…

Dwight Lin, MD Diplomate

American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Medical Director, Regenerative Medicine & Rehabilitation of Honolulu

Dr. Dwight Lin is a graduate of Cornell University (1990, B.A. in Neurobiology & Behavior) and Hahnemann University School of Medicine (M.D., 1995.)  He completed his residency and specialty training at Harvard Medical School…

Gilbert M. Rishton, Ph.D.

Medicinal Chemist and Drug Therapy Developer

Gilbert M. Rishton, Ph.D. has led drug discovery programs in the pharmaceutical industry for over fifteen years, primarily at Amgen. He was the founding medicinal chemist at Amgen’s Thousand Oaks site, and was repsonsible…

Hawaii State Senator Josh Green

Keynote Speaker

Josh Green was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his undergraduate degree at Swarthmore College and later went on to attend Penn State University, where he received his medical degree in 1997.…

Ira D. Zunin, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.

Medical Director Manakai O Malama Integrative Health Care Group

Dr. Zunin lectures internationally on health and wellness with a focus on integrative and cutting edge biomedicine. Since 2011 he has written a regular column, “The Wealth of Health” in the Honolulu Star Advertiser.…

James H. Pietsch

James H. Pietsch joined the law school after first having served on active duty in the US Army Medical Service Corps and the Judge Advocate General’s Corps and subsequently serving as the directing attorney…

Jon Ruckle, MD

Japanese Bridging Expert

Jon Ruckle, MD has over 30 years of medical/clinical experience, over which time he has served as the Investigator for more than 350 clinical studies, including over 50 Japanese bridging studies, for drugs in…

Karl M Nobert

Karl M. Nobert is an accomplished attorney with expertise in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s regulation of prescription and over-the-counter drug products, food, biologics, medical devices and veterinary products. Mr. Nobert possesses a…

Kevin Davison, N.D., LAc

KEVIN DAVISON N.D., LAc received his doctorate in naturopathic medicine in 1986 from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and his post-doctoral acupuncture degree from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and Beijing College…

Lucia Fields

Lucia Fields currently serves as Managing Director of FutureHealth Alliance, LLC, and Fields Texas Limited, LLC.Ms. Fields also serves as Co-Founder and Board Member of Origenetics, a company dedicated to revolutionizing the delivery of…

Mark Ritchie

Mark Ritchie has held positions in a Hawaii life science start-up, a major Silicon Valley computer technology company in addition to economic development positions in several global trade and inward investment organizations. Mark has…

Morgan Pile, CES, GBDS

Medical Tourism and Risk Management

Medical Tourism and Risk Management Morgan graduated from Stetson University with a Bachelor in Finance as a merit scholar and has over fifteen years of experience consulting in the employer benefits industry. Morgan is…

MSc. José Manuel Baena

3D Bioprinting Pioneer

MSc. José Manuel Baena, research associate "Advanced therapies: differentiation, regeneration and cancer" IBIMER,CIBM, Universidad de Granada. Founder of BRECA Health Care, pioneer in 3D printed custom made implants for orthopedic surgery, and REGEMAT 3D,…

Nathan S. Bryan, Ph.D

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston

Dr. Nathan S. Bryan is an Adjunct Professor within the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Bryan earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry…

Rick Fried

L. Richard Fried, Jr. is one of the founding members of the law firm Cronin, Fried, Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks and has practiced law for over forty years. Mr. Fried has a national reputation…

Sherry Menor-McNamara

President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii

Sherry Menor-McNamara is the President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii; becoming the youngest and first female leader and the first Japanese-Filipino of the organization’s 165-year history. She previously worked for the…

Timothy J. King PhD

VP of Research, drug efficacy

Former Staff Scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) in Seattle, Washington, Dr. King has over 22 years of combined academic and private sector scientific research experience including utilizing cell culture and…

Vadim L Zorin

PJSC Human Stem Cells Institute, Russia

Vadim L Zorin is Head of the Department of Regenerative Medicine at the PJSC Human Stem Cells Institute (Moscow, Russia). He is the CEO of Vitacel LLC (Moscow, Russia) and is Skolkovo Innovation Center…