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                   JANICE POLANSKY, MS, MSIA

 

                                EDUCATION

 

 

 

M.S. Industrial Administration with Distinction, Carnegie Mellon

        University, May, 1988

M.S. Systems Analysis, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 1975

B.S. Chemistry with Honors, Carnegie Mellon University, May, 1973

 

 

 

Complementary Medicine

  

·        Parasitology with Dr. James Overman, Certified Natural Health Professionals, Pittsburgh, PA, December, 2003

·        Comprehensive Cancer Care IV: Integrating Complementary & Alternative Therapies with James Gordon MD, Jeffrey Bland PhD, Dean Ornish MD, Bernie Siegel MD, Arlington, VA, October, 2001

 

·        Naturopathy Program with Farida Sharan, School of Natural Medicine, May, 2000 to December, 2002

·         Iridology & Natural Medicine with Farida Sharan, School of Natural Medicine Boulder, CO, August, 2001

 

·        Comprehensive Cancer Care II: Integrating Complementary & Alternative Therapies with James Gordon, MD, Nicholas Gonzalez, MD, Keith Block, MD, Bernie Siegel, MD, Jeremy Geffen, MD, Mitchell Gaynor, MD, Daniel Nixon, MD, Jeffrey Bland, PhD, Arlington, VA, June, 1999

 

·        Healers Who Share:  Basic Seminar, Practitioners Seminar with David Slater, Denver, CO, May, 1999

 

 

·        Curing the Incurables with Charlotte Gerson of the Gerson Clinics, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 1998

 

·        Comprehensive Cancer Care I: Integrating Complementary and Alternative Therapies with James Gordon, MD, Robert Atkins, MD, Herbert Benson, MD, Bernie Siegel, MD, Samuel Epstein, MD, William Fair, MD, Arlington, VA, June, 1998

 

·        Speaking from the Soul: Bridging Spirituality, Science, Music and Health Care with Larry Dossey, MD, Barbara Dossey, RN, MS, FAAN, O. Carl Simonton, MD, Lee Berk, DrPH, Barry Bittman, MD, and Janet Ziegler, RN, MN, Meadville, PA, June, 1998

 

·        Complementary Medicine: Usefulness in the Traditional Medical Model with Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD, Pittsburgh, PA, December, 1997

 

·        The Future of American Medicine: Changing Paradigms for Healing with Andrew Weil, MD, State College, PA, October, 1997

 

·        The Causes, Prevention and Treatment of Cancer and Degenerative Diseases with Jacob Swilling, PhD, Tijuana, Mexico, November, 1995

 

 

 

Healing and Detoxification Through Food

 

·        Food Is Elementary with Antonia Demas, Pittsburgh, PA, June, 2003

 

·        Ann Wigmore Institute: Living Foods Lifestyle Total Well-Being Education Certification Program, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, January, 2001

 

·        Body Image and Food Issues: A Workshop for Survivors with Gina Halkias and Kristy Trautmann, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 1997

 

·        Himalayan Institute: Herbs, Cleansing and Fasting with Carrie Angus MD, Stephen Nezezon MD, and Pat Klein RPh, Honesdale, PA, October, 1997

 

·        Vega Center, Oroville, CA:

·         Lungs & Large Intestine: Internal Healing & Cleansing – Fall with Herman Aihara, David Briscoe, October, 1996

·         Be Kind To Your Kidneys: Internal Healing & Cleansing - Winter with Herman Aihara, David Briscoe, January, 1997

·         50 Ways to Love Your Liver: Internal Cleansing & Healing – Spring with Herman Aihara, David Briscoe, March, 1997

·         Anger: The Healing Emotion with Herman & Cornelia Aihara, David Briscoe, Bioenergetic counselors Darlene Cheryl, Elizabeth Schultz, March, 1997

 

·        International Vegetarian Conference, Johnstown, PA, July, 1996

·         Eat Right, Live Longer with Neal Barnard MD

·         Arrest & Reversal of Coronary Artery Disease with Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. MD

 

 

·        Kushi Macrobiotic Summer Conferences: 1994, 1995, 1996

·         The Cholesterol Campaign with William Castelli, MD, August, 1994

·         Reductionist vs. Holistic Nutrition with T. Colin Campbell, MD, August, 1994

·         Tired or Toxic:  A Blueprint for Health with Sherry Rogers, MD, August, 1994

·         The Importance of Enzymes and Bacteria in Our Diet with Marc van Cauwenberghe, MD, August, 1995

·         Diet and Immunity with Tom Monte, August, 1995

 

·        Natural Gourmet Institute for Food and Health, New York, NY, October, 1993-February, 1994

·         Food & Healing Intensive with Anne Marie Colbin, MA, CCP, CHES

·         Principles of Balance with Anne Marie Colbin, MA, CCP, CHES

·         Strengthen and Harmonize Lung (based on Oriental Medicine) with Edward Espe Brown

·         Colds, Cough, Wind and Phlegm (based on Oriental Medicine) with Edward Espe Brown

·         Strengthen and Harmonize Kidney (based on Oriental Medicine) with Edward Espe Brown based on Oriental Medicine

·         Enhancing Immunity (based on Oriental Medicine) with Edward Espe Brown

·         Natural Pastry Arts and Dessert Techniques Intensive with Fran Costigan

·         Friendly Foods with Chef Ron Pickarski, CEC.

·         Soy foods & Sea Vegetables

·         Cooking Under Pressure

·         Basics of Healthy Cooking

·         Soups On!

 

 

 

Macrobiotics

 

·        A Taste Of Health Conference, Costa Atlantica Cruise, March, 2004

·        Strengthening Health Seminar with Denny Waxman, September, 1996

·        Macro Studies, Philadelphia, PA:  Comprehensive Macrobiotic Program, January-March, 1996

·         Universal Law of Nature with Bill Tara

·         Study of Visual Diagnosis with Murray Snyder

·         Natural Healthcare with Denny Waxman

·         Fundamentals of Shiatsu Massage with Patrick Riley

·         Art of Cooking with Christina Pirello

·       Kushi Macrobiotic Summer Conferences: 1994, 1995, 1996

 

 

 

Enzymes

 

·        Loomis Institute of Enzyme Nutrition

·         Fifth Annual Enzyme Nutrition Conference: Therapeutic Application, Physical Examination, Enzyme Nutrition with Howard Loomis, Jr., D.C. and Dennis Frerking, D.C., Tampa, FL, February, 2004

·         Graduate Intensive: Interpretation of Hematology and Serology Results, Stress Evaluation, Physical Examination, and Therapeutic Application with Howard Loomis, Jr., D.C. and Dennis Frerking, D.C., Chicago, IL, October, 2003

·         Stress Evaluation and Related Nutritional Syndromes: Biochemistry & Physiology, 24-Hour Urinalysis, Stress Evaluation, and Therapeutic Application with Howard Loomis, Jr., D.C. and Dennis Frerking, D.C., Chicago, IL, July, 2003

·         Graduate Intensive: Stress Evaluation, Physical Examination, and Therapeutic Application with Howard Loomis, Jr., D.C. and Dennis Frerking, D.C., Philadelphia, PA, May, 2003

·         Practicum and Examination:  Stress Evaluation, Enzyme Nutrition, and Therapeutic Application with Howard Loomis, Jr., D.C. and Dennis Frerking, D.C., Philadelphia, PA, April, 2003

·         Stress Evaluation and Related Nutritional Syndromes: Biochemistry & Physiology, 24-Hour Urinalysis, Stress Evaluation, and Therapeutic Application with Howard Loomis, Jr., D.C. and Dennis Frerking, D.C., Philadelphia, PA, March, 2003

·         Use of Food Enzymes in Clinical Practice: Biochemistry & Physiology, Clinical Evaulation, Enzyme Nutrition, and Therapeutic Application with Howard Loomis, Jr., D.C. and Dennis Frerking, D.C., Philadelphia, PA, January, 2003

·         Food Enzyme Deficiencies:  Hidden Causes of Chronic Complaints, Biochemistry &  Physiology, Diet, Digestion & Detoxification, and Therapeutic Application with Howard Loomis, Jr., D.C. and Dennis Frerking, D.C., Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2002

 

 

 

Herbal Medicine

 

 ·        Herbal Medicine with Tammi Hartung, Canon City, CO, August, 2001

 

·        Essential Herbs, Formulas and Diagnosis with Andrew Gaeddert, Oakland, CA, March, 2001

 

·        Herbs to Strengthen the Immune System with Carole Brown, San Diego, CA, April, 1997

 

·        Herbal Healing with Marie Richards, Beaver PA, October-December, 1997

 

 

 

Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils

 

·        Essential Oils Science and Application: Essential Oil Chemistry, Nutrition and Training in Vita Flex and Raindrop Technique, Secaucus, NJ, November, 2003

 

·        Aromatic Medicine Level I with Raphael J. d’Angelo, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2003

 

·        Young Living Essential Oils Convention with Gary Young, Salt Lake City, UT, July, 2003

 

·        Essential Oils Integrated Aromatic Conference Level II with Gary Young, Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, September, 2002

 

·        Essential Oil Science and Application Level I with Vicki Opfer and Tom Woloshyn, Mount Laurel, NJ, July 2002

 

·        Young Living Essential Oils Convention with Gary Young, Salt Lake City, UT, July, 2002

 

·        Essential Oil Science and Application Level I with Anna Maya Eisvang and Tom Woloshyn, Pittsburgh, PA, April, 2002

 

·        Essential Oils Integrated Aromatic Conference Level I with Gary Young, Salt Lake City, UT, July, 2001

 

·        Young Living Essential Oils Convention with Gary Young, Salt Lake City, UT, July, 2001

 

·        Essential Oils Integrated Aromatic Conference Level II with Gary Young, Salt Lake City, UT, October, 2000

 

·        Young Living Essential Oils Convention with Gary Young, Salt Lake City, UT, July, 2000

 

·        Essential Oils Integrated Aromatic Conference Level I with Gary Young, Dallas, TX, January, 2000

 

·        Essential Oils Integrated Aromatic Conference Level I: Chemistry of Essential Oils with Gary Young, Salt Lake City, UT, July, 2000

 

·        Essential Oils for Stress Relief with Cezanna Malter and Carola Bruckner, San Raphael, CA, May, 2000

 

·        Spiritual Attunement with Essential Oils with Jana LeMay Stallians, Del Mar, CA, April, 2000

 

·        Essential Oils for Animals with Nancy Brandt, DVM, Portland, OR, May, 2000

 

·        Essential Oils Science and Application Conference Level I with Gary Young, Scottsdale, AZ, January, 2000; March, 1999

 

·        Doctors Conference on Essential Oils Science and Therapeutic Application with Gary Young, Scottsdale, AZ, March, 1999

 

 

 

Flower Essences

 

·        Healing the Emotions with Bach Flowers with Dr. Cheryl Townsley, Certified Natural Health Professionals, August, 2003

 

 

 

Sound Therapy & Toning

 

·        Healing with Sound with Mitchell Gaynor, MD, June, 1999

 

·        The Healing Voice with Jill Purce of England, September, 1997

 

 

 

Energy Medicine and High Sensory Perception

 

·        Cellular Rejuvenation I-VI with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, August, 2002

 

·        Living Principles of Love with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, May, 2002

 

·        Body, Mind, Spirit Renewed with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, September, 2001

 

·        Transcendance with Farida Sharan, Boulder, CO, August, 2001

 

·        Cellular Rejuvenation I-VI with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, June, 2001

 

·        Bliss, Grace & Abundance with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, June, 2001

 

·        Soul Development with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, May, 2001

 

·        Desire & Fulfillment with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, April, 2001

 

·        Unfoldment, Expansion & Pleasure with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, March, 2001

 

·        Transcendance with Farida Sharan, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, January, 2001

 

·        Unchanging Verities with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, December, 2000

 

·        Mastery and Sensibility with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, October, 2000

 

·        Art of Healing with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, August & September, 2000

 

 

·        Cellular Rejuvenation & Regeneration I -IV with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, July, 2000

 

·        Principles of Energetics with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, September, October & November, 1999, March, April, May, June, 2000;

 

·        Flower of Life Workshop with Elizabeth Speer, Philadelphia, PA, October, 1999

 

·        Reiki I, II and Master Teacher levels with Karen Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA, 1991, 1992, 1998

 

·        Lighting Your Life with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, July, 1998

 

·        In Essence & Form with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, April, 1998

 

·        Cellular Rejuvenation & Regeneration I & II with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, November, 2000; January, 1998

 

·        For Your Whole Self with Sue Gurnee, Boone, NC, January, 1998

 

·        Thought-Field Therapy & Tapas Acupressure Technique: Power Therapies to Resolve Trauma (Parts I and II) with Sandra Radomski, MS, LSW, ND, October, 1997, May, 1998

 

·        Awakening Your Light Body with Pauline Dishler, Pittsburgh, PA, January-June, 1996

 

·        Therapeutic Touch with Janet Zeigler, Pittsburgh, PA, September, 1995

 

 ·        Natural Chi Movement with Tienko Ting, Pittsburgh, PA, April, 1995

  

·        Shiatsu with Shizuko Yakamoto, Patrick McCarty, David Sergel, Deborah Barr, 1993-1996, with Patrick Riley, October-December, 1997

 

 

 

 

Speaking & Presentation Skills

                                                                                              

·        National Speakers Association Convention: Orlando, FL July, 1996, Philadelphia, PA July, 1998, San Antonio, TX August, 1999

 

·        National Speakers Association Winter Eastern Workshop: Atlanta, GA March, 2002, Chicago, IL February, 2001, Norfolk, VA February, 2000, Norfolk, VA February, 1997

 

·        Pennsylvania Speakers Association Workshops & Meetings, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 1995 - Present

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