Lourdes Lorenz, DHA(c), MSN-IH, NEA-BC, AHN-BC

President Elect, AHNA, Consultant for Integrative Health Care

Lourdes Lorenz DHA-abd, MSN-IH, RN, AHN-BC, NEA-BC, earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and is a doctoral candidate in Health Care Administration at the University of Phoenix. She is the current President-Elect for AHNA, she also serves on the AHNCC Advisory Committee and is a member of the American Integrative Holistic Medicine Academy Board Association Leadership Council Steering Team, Membership Committee/Fundraising Committee.

Lourdes is the CEO for the International Integrative Health Institute (IIHI), a consulting service that helps bring hospital administrators, medical professionals, nurses, CAM practitioners and the community together to share information and solutions to patient needs. Before working at the IIHI, she created and implemented an Integrative Health department that provided holistic nursing inpatient and outpatient services at a large Level I Trauma hospital in Asheville. She has been an RN for more than 34 years with extensive experience in critical care and healthcare administration. She is board certified as an Advanced Holistic Nurse, Advanced Nurse Executive, and is a Healing Touch apprentice. She is a national speaker who promotes holistic nursing, Integrative Health, and evidence-based complementary modalities. Lourdes has provided presentations at the national meetings for the American Holistic Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society Congress, American Society of Clinical Hypnotherapy, and at the Healing Touch Worldwide Program. In September 2011, she was appointed to represent the AHNA at the American Nurses Association Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics and co-authored the position paper on The Value of Care Coordination

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Brian Luke Seaward, PhD

Brian Luke Seaward is a renowned and respected international expert in the fields of stress management, mind-body-spirit healing and Corporate Health Promotion. Additionally, he is an award-winning author, photographer, teacher, celebrated film director/producer and much sought after inspirational speaker. His mission, as expressed through his legacy of acclaimed books and public appearances, is to make this a better world in which to live by having each of us reach our highest potential. The wisdom of Brian Luke Seaward can be found quoted in PBS specials, the Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post, college graduation speeches, medical seminars, boardroom meetings, church sermons, and keynote addresses all over the world. He is respected throughout the international community as an accomplished teacher, consultant, motivational speaker, author, visionary, and mentor. Currently, he serves as the executive director of the Paramount Wellness Institute in Boulder, Colorado. Former Good Morning America host, Joan Lunden says, “Dr. Seaward’s words have touched my life profoundly and helped me to find grace and dignity, the patience and compassion needed to navigate my ever-changing course. They have helped me understand that it is the way I choose to see the world that I will create the world I see.” It’s been said several times that Brian Luke Seaward looks like James Taylor, dresses like Indiana Jones, and writes like Mark Twain. In the role of traveler, visionary, mystic, healer and mentor, Dr. Seaward has created a legacy in the field of wellness and health promotion for all to share.


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