Experts from across America will be speaking on the most pressing issues faced in the areas of optimal health, lifestyle diseases and America’s future.

Dr. George E. Guthrie MD, MPH, CDCES, CNS, Lifestyle Medicine Specialist

Dr. George Guthrie received his MD degree from Loma Linda University in 1981. After completing his Family Practice Residency at Hinsdale Hospital near Chicago he joined a multi-specialty medical group on the island of Guam. The high incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in his patients led to a growing interest in the effective lifestyle treatment of the disease.

Currently, Dr. Guthrie works with the Florida Hospital Family Practice residency where he focuses on guiding residents in general and lifestyle medicine. He has authored three books for lay audiences, Eat Plants, Feel Whole, and its companion Cookbook and Journal. He was also instrumental in the development of the film, PlantWise with its supporting web services. These are all focused on helping people reverse their chronic diseases and live healthier.

Dr. Guthrie is a founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, a professional organization focused on educating and empowering physicians to treat the lifestyle causes of disease rather than just providing pills. The organization has over 4000 members and is the fastest-growing specialty in the United States today. Dr. Guthrie is a past president and is still actively involved.

Dr Lyndi Schwartz MD, FACP, Kettering Professor of Medicine

Dr. Schwartz graduated from LLU SOM in 1982 and completed her residency in IM there in 1985. Her career has encompassed both private practice and academic medicine. Most of her career has been in academics. She has been the Program Director of the Internal Medicine residency at Kettering Health for about 9 years and prior to that, she was Associate Program director. She is Vice-Chair of Medicine at Wright State University School of Medicine and is the Eugene Kettering Professor of Medicine. She also has a faculty appointment at Loma Linda School of Medicine. Her engaging lecture style and practical approach to health have captivated audiences around the world.

Dr. Eric Nelson, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Asst. Professor of Surgery at UTC

Dr. Nelson grew up in Greeneville, TN to physician parents who instilled a love for all things medical. He completed his BS in music at SAU in 2002, his MD degree at LLU in 2006, and then completed a surgery residency at UC Davis in Sacramento, CA, finishing in 2012. He then moved back to TN, completing a Colon and Rectal Surgery fellowship at UTC in 2013, and now is an Asst Professor of Surgery at UTC.

During his time in Loma Linda, he was very involved in health outreach. With his wife (who deserves most of the credit), he started the first medical student-led lifestyle change program, eventually leading to the formation of a new residency, the "Lifestyle Medicine Residency" at LLU. During his time in Sacramento, he continued lecturing on lifestyle to area churches and clubs. During a research year, he published on lifestyle effects on prostate cancer. His current interests include surgical education, church planting, and spending time with his wife Rachel, and kids Amy (11), and Michael (9).

Dr. Eric Walsh, MD, MPH, DrPH, Physician and Health Care Administrator

Dr. Walsh was born in Hartford CT He is a graduate of the University of Miami school of medicine, Loma Linda University school of public health where he received his master's and a doctorate in public health. His most important educational experience was his time at Oakwood University. He has served 2 US presidents (George W Bush and Barak Obama) as an advisor on HIV/AIDS. Dr. Walsh has served at several churches as an associate Pastor. He is now a practicing physician and health care administrator. He travels the globe speaking on many subjects. His wife Jacqueline is his partner in ministry and his best friend.

Dr. Kimberly Azelton, MD, MPH, DipABLMe, Family & Lifestyle Medicine Physician

Double-boarded in family and lifestyle medicine physician whose passion is uniting scientifically sound healthcare, education and spiritual care. She completed her medical training at Loma Linda University with residency in family medicine and fellowship in Health Services Management at Beacon Health System. She completed a Masters in Public Affairs (MPA) with research in digital health coaching utilizing lifestyle medicine prescriptions.

Pr Phil Mills, Host Light UnShackled, Bible Educator, Church Pastor

He currently serves the Greater Lansing community as the Lansing Seventh-Day Adventist Pastor. He has a deep interest in history, Bible prophecy, and explaining how the Bible gives hope for today. Three years ago, he helped produce a series on the history of the church called, Light UnShackled (available on YouTube). He is passionate about providing health education, counseling with couples and families, and providing spiritual care to all walks of life in his 14 years serving Michigan. He provides leadership for Nature’s Banquet (culinary starter kits and neighborhood cooking parties), Hydrotherapy Hub, CROSSTrainers as well as the Lansing Family and Lifestyle Clinic.

Pr Mills is married to the love of his life, Lindey Mills and they have one daughter, Chloe who brings much laughter and joy to their lives.

Vicki Griffin, MS - Human Nutrition, MPA, Director of Lifestyle Matters

The Director of Lifestyle Matters and the Director of Health Ministries for the Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. She has produced several lifestyle programs including The Balanced Living PPT series; The Living Free—Quit Nicotine seminar; Living Free—Finding Freedom from Habits that Hurt; Brain-Body Connections; and numerous books. She is the Editor of Balance magazine and Balanced Living tracts. Vicki lectures and travels worldwide sharing the lifestyle links to better mental, physical, and spiritual health. Visit for more information and free resources.

Ronda Smith, RN, Lifestyle Nurse, & Health Educator

Rich and Ronda Smith, RN have many years of health education experience in both the community as well as residential lifestyle disease reversal programs. Rich is a Massage Therapist and Exercise Coach and has seen hundreds improve at NEWSTART, Black Hills, and Oakhaven Health Centers. Ronda is a Registered Nurse and has been the nursing director at multiple health centers. At these health centers they have both taught and used hydrotherapy - the use of water in all its forms as a modality for colds, COVID, and other common ailments. They have shared their experience, training, and passion with many audiences worldwide, and have produced a Hydrotherapy Training Course.

Chad & Fadia Kreuzer, Wellness Advocates & Health Communicators

Chad and Fadia Kreuzer work with Anchor Point Films producing documentary films and seminars on overcoming habits, the gut-brain connection, and overcoming the media trap naturally. They have taught in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and throughout North America, and have traveled full time for the past twenty years. They have a YouTube channel called: Health and Homestead.

Dr Roger Seheult MD, MedCram co-founder, quadruple board-certified

Dr. Seheult is currently an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine, and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Medicine and Allied Health at Loma Linda University.

Roger is quadruple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine

Roger's current practice is in Banning, California where he is a critical care physician, pulmonologist, and sleep physician at Beaver Medical Group. He was formerly the Director for Intensive Care Services at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital. He lectures routinely across the country at conferences and for medical, PA, and RT societies.

In addition to being a preceptor for PA and medical students, Dr. Seheult was the Medical Director for the Physician Assistant Sciences Program at Loma Linda University, the Medical Director for a sleep lab, and the Medical Director for the Crafton Hills College Respiratory Care Program.

Dr. Seheult is also the co-founder of, an online medical and health-related education company. His online YouTube channel has over 1 million subscriptions.

His passion is "demystifying" medical concepts.

Jeremy Hall, M.A. LLP

Jeremy Hall has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Masters's degree in Community Counseling with an emphasis in adult therapies.  He is a Limited Licensed Psychologist in the State of Michigan and has spent extensive time working with interpersonal challenges across the spectrum of youth and adults both as a campus Chaplain and as an educational administrator.  Jeremy is blessed to be married to his lovely wife Donna for 24 years and they have four children ages 20, 17, 13, and 8.  During his master's degree program Jeremy worked as a Graduate Assistant specifically with the T.A.B. (Transforming Acting out Behavior) project collating data and presenting information on the program. He and a co-student also presented on the topic with their professor at the 2000 American Counseling Association Convention. Jeremy also worked at the Berrien County Juvenile Center with the “Positive Peer Culture Program.”

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8th, 2022

The inspiration and funding for Crossroads Health Conference has come from Lansing
Family & Lifestyle Medicine and Lansing Seventh-day Adventist Church. We believe that
everyone can enjoy better quality of life through lifestyle changes.
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