Our Distinguished Speakers

Emily Moore, ND, L.Ac., FABNO, contributes to the integrative treatment of patients using natural therapies to promote wellness, increase efficacy and reduce side effects of conventional cancer treatments. Dr. Moore is manager of the Integrative Care Department at the Goshen Center for Cancer Care, where she coordinates programs involving naturopathic physicians, dietitians and mind-body counselors. She also takes a special interest in cancer survivorship. Dr. Moore graduated from Bastyr University in Seattle with a doctorate degree in naturopathic medicine and a master’s degree in acupuncture. Following a two-year residency at the Goshen Center for Cancer Care, she became board-certified in naturopathic oncology. As a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) in the state of Indiana, Dr. Moore brings this modality to patients at the Center for Cancer Care. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recognizes its efficacy in treating a number of health conditions. Patients find acupuncture to be useful in treating cancer-related health issues, as well as a number of conditions, including arthritis, neuropathy, hot flashes, insomnia and digestive complaints.

Talk Description: Aging Gracefully

Rachel Bennett, ND, MPH is a graduate of Indiana University and Bastyr University. She has a strong passion for preventative medicine and wants to spread her inspiration to others. Her Biology, Public Health, and Naturopathic Medicine degrees support her passion to understand the complex needs of those struggling with chronic disease. Rachel is poised with over 15 years of research experience and continues to provide support in the clinical research arena.

Talk Description: Stress Management through Nourishment
Learn how to support your whole self. We will explore new ways of looking at stress management and how to nourish ourselves in our hectic lives. Dr. Rachel Bennett will discuss how you can implement a balanced way of handling your daily struggles.


BreAnna M. Guan, NDBreAnna M. Guan, ND

Dr. Guan is passionate about helping people achieve outstanding health and is committed to transforming healthcare so that disease is no longer the majority and the focus is shifted towards enhancing and creating health for all people and the planet. Her wellness based practice is located Renwick Village, in Bloomington, Indiana. Dr. Guan has a special love for working with women through their life cycles from menstruation to menopause and all that’s in between.

Dr. Katelin Parkinson, NDKatelin Parkinson, ND

Dr. Katelin Parkinson, ND practices in Indianapolis, Indiana. She has a special passion for women’s health and has pursued additional training as a fertility awareness based method educator. She is passionate about proactive, preventative wellness and believes that integrative healthcare is the future. It is important to her that the women she works with feel involved, educated, and empowered with regards to their health and wellness goals. She utilizes a multitude of naturopathic modalities in her wellness practice, helping women with a variety of health concerns including hormonal imbalances, menstrual disorders, thyroid concerns, digestive health, stress management, mental health, sleep issues, fertility and pregnancy care. In addition, she teaches women to chart their menstrual cycles to monitor their reproductive health and fertility.

Deb Lightstone, NDDeb Lightstone, ND

Prior to attending Naturopathic College, Dr. Deborah Lightstone obtained an Honors degree in Nutritional Sciences from the department of Human Biology and Nutrition at the University of Guelph, Ontario. She attended the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and did her internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic and the Parkdale Community Health Center in Toronto, Ontario. She obtained her license to practice Naturopathic Medicine from the Province of Ontario.

Dr. Lightstone is passionate about food and nutrition, the importance of educating and empowering patients about health and wellness and encouraging patients to take an active role in their own health care. She has been practicing in the West Lafayette/Lafayette area since 2004.

Amy Tweedle, NDAmy Tweedle, ND

Dr. Amy Tweedle ND graduated from The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, Canada. She owned and operated a clinic, called Naturopathic Roots in Brantford Ontario before relocating to Noblesville Indiana. She is currently licensed by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts.

Dr. Amy continues to be a lifelong learner and teacher. Her commitment is to constantly evaluate new theories, research and approaches in medicine while still respecting the power of traditional natural healing. She is eager to show people how naturopathic medicine can improve their health and wellness. Her favorite modalities include nutrition, herbal medicine and homeopathic drainage. She has additional training in Bowen technique. Dr. Amy is currently a member of The Institute for Functional Medicine.