Organizing Committee
OCM Member
Director , Psychiatry
Founder Hawkins Psychiatry, PLLC , USA
Biography :

Dr Germaine B Hawkins is a graduate of the Micheal E. Debakey High School for Health Professions in Houston, Texas. He then attended Texas A&M University, where he received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Biomedical Sciences – finishing with honors at both institutions. He completed his medical studies at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (UNT-HSC/FW) and General Psychiatry Residency at John Peter Smith Hospital, also affiliated with UNT-HSC/FW where he received various honors including Most Outstanding Intern Award in May 2000. Dr. Hawkins has performed lectures internationally – including Salvador, Bahia in Brazil, Wurzburg, Germany and Pristina, Kosovo. Dr Hawkins has operated his own private practice since 2004 and has become well-known and respected by colleagues and fellow clinicians in Tarrant County and the surrounding communities. Dr. Hawkins founded Mind & Body Health Solutions, LLC in 2011 to address the need for holistic comprehensive care treating his patient population. Dr. Hawkins began in December 2013 formulating a signature dietary supplement focusing on brain and central nervous system health. Dr Germaine B Hawkins is also an officer within the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps. He was commissioned in 2000 and currently holds the rank of Major. MAJ Hawkins uses his experience serving soldiers and veterans in his private practice population. PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) is often misdiagnosed in the civilian mental health community due to lack of expertise in comprehensively evaluating patients.

Research Interest :


OCM Member
Director , Nutritional Sciences
University of Wisconsin , USA
Biography :

Dr. Sherry Tanumihardjo manages a progressive research and outreach team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. She has almost three decades of experience with vitamin A and carotenoids. Her multidisciplinary research approach is enhanced by her broad educational background in chemistry (B.S.), biochemistry (M.S.) and nutrition (Ph.D.). She has two main research foci. These include vitamin A assessment methodology and carotenoid bioavailability. These two overlap when investigating provitamin A carotenoids. Tanumihardjo has authored more than 100 research publications, chapters and technical documents and has been an invited speaker nationally and internationally. Her research group works with animal models to answer various questions on issues related to vitamin A toxicity and deficiency. The team takes these research outcomes and applies them to humans. The team has conducted studies in the United States, Indonesia, South Africa, Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Zambia. She has acted as a consultant to many studies throughout the world to assist with study design and appropriate standardization. She is a strong advocate for the promotion of nutritionally enhanced staple foods, vegetables and fruits to enhance overall health and general well-being. Sherry is the Director of the undergraduate Certificate in Global Health and co-teaches Introduction to Global Health, the one global health class that all declaring students must take.

Research Interest :

Vitamin A status assessment and provitamin A carotenoids as sources of vitamin A. Vegetables and fruit intake to enhance health; Global Health

OCM Member
CEO of Nanorx , USA
Biography :

CEO of Nanorx INC has a Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry from Oregon State University(1979) and an M.S in Chemistry(1972) from I.I.T Mumbai, India.He has worked on drug discovery for over 25 years at Columbia University, Max-Planck Institute, Germany, Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis) and Boehringer Ingelheim. He has over 15 US and International patents and another 15 pending patent applications

Research Interest :

Organic Chemistry

Authorization Policy

Target Audience:
Researchers, Nutritionists, Clinical nutritionists, Dieticians, social insurance experts, specialists researchers and understudies working in the field of Vitamins and Minerals. The other area of gatherings of people can be Presidents, CEO's, Delegates and executives from the industrial sectors.

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends:
The Vitamin and Supplement Manufacturing industry has become quickly in the course of recent years, profiting from expanded request from a bigger standard, wellbeing conscious buyer base and an undeniably maturing populace. In the coming years, the industry is expected to profit by similar patterns that have upheld its development before, including expanding wellbeing use and developing enthusiasm for health and sustenance among standard customers. As optional wage keeps on reinforcing, more shoppers will exchange up to premium, all-common and natural items, lifting industry income.

Why Dallas: Dallas is a significant city in the circumstance of Texas that is additionally the biggest urban focus of the fourth most crowded metropolitan zone in the United States. The city legitimate positions ninth in the U.S. what's more, third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's unmistakable quality emerged from its chronicled significance as an inside for the oil and cotton enterprises, and its position along various railroad lines. The greater part of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the region situate; notwithstanding, segments of the city are situated in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall provinces. As indicated by the 2010 United States Census, the city had a populace of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's gauge for the city's populace expanded to 1,300,092 starting at July 1, 2015.
The city is the biggest financial focus of the 12-province Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan range (generally alluded to as DFW), which had a populace of 7,102,796 starting at July 1, 2015, speaking to development in abundance of 676,000 individuals since the 2010 registration. In 2014, the metropolitan economy outperformed Washington, DC to end up distinctly the fifth biggest in the United States, with a 2014 genuine GDP over $504 billion. In that capacity, the metropolitan territory's economy is the tenth biggest on the planet. In 2013, the metropolitan region drove the country with the biggest year-over-year increment in work and progressed to end up distinctly the fourth-biggest business focus in the country (behind New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago) with more than three million non-cultivate employments. As of June 2016, the metropolitan employment tally has expanded to 3,523,400 jobs.The city's economy is fundamentally in light of managing an account, trade, media communications, innovation, vitality, medicinal services and restorative research, and transportation and coordinations. The city is home to the third-biggest convergence of Fortune 500 organizations in the country (behind New York City and Houston). Situated in North Texas, Dallas is the fundamental center of the biggest metropolitan range in the South and the biggest inland metropolitan zone in the United States that does not have any safe connection to the ocean. Dallas and adjacent Fort Worth were created because of the development of significant railroad lines through the zone permitting access to cotton, steers, and later oil in North and East Texas. The development of the Interstate Highway System fortified Dallas' unmistakable quality as a transportation center with four noteworthy interstate roadways merging in the city, and a fifth interstate circle around it. Dallas created as a solid modern and monetary focus, and a noteworthy inland port, because of the union of significant railroad lines, interstate thruways, and the development of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, one of the biggest and busiest air terminals on the planet

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