Off the Drugs and Onto the Cupcakes: Dr. Pamela Peeke to Share Her Insights at NCAD 2015

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Vendome Healthcare Announces Dr. Pamela Peeke, internationally recognized expert, physician, scientist, and author in the fields of nutrition, stress, fitness and public health, as Plenary Speaker for its 2015 National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit (BHES), August 1-4 in St. Louis, MO.

On stage or in front of a camera, Dr. Pamela Peeke combines her trademark energy, wit, and humor with the latest scientific data to motivate and educate audiences of all ages to transform themselves for healthy living.

Vendome Healthcare Announces Dr. Pamela Peeke, internationally recognized expert, physician, scientist, and author in the fields of nutrition, stress, fitness and public health, as Plenary Speaker for its 2015 National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit (BHES), August 1-4 in St. Louis, MO.

Founder of The Peeke Performance Center for Healthy Living™, Dr. Pamela Peeke will be delivering a plenary address entitled, Off the Drugs…Onto the Cupcakes: The New Science of Food Addiction, at this year’s National Conference on Addiction Disorders and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit (http://www.ncadcon.com).    

On stage or in front of a camera, Dr. Pamela Peeke combines her trademark energy, wit, and humor with the latest scientific data to motivate and educate audiences of all ages to transform themselves for healthy living. Dr. Peeke is WebMD's lifestyle expert for their 90 million members, where she presents her multimedia lifestyle program, Everyday Fitness with Dr. Pam Peeke. Serving as chief medical correspondent for nutrition and fitness at Discovery Health TV, Dr. Peeke is featured on the award winning National Body Challenge series and is the host of the Could You Survive? series, based upon her national bestselling book Fit to Live.

In her plenary session—taking place Sunday, August 2, 2015, at the historic St. Louis Union Station Hotel—Dr. Peeke will discuss research demonstrating that transfer or cross addictions from drugs and alcohol to processed sugary and fatty food products occurs commonly—often exacerbating relapse and hindering successful recovery. Dr. Peeke will also discuss the science and management of culinary cross addiction and present simple and practical nutrition and lifestyle tools to enhance overall recovery outcomes. NCAD previously announced that singer-songwriter Richie Supa will be a plenary speaker on August 1. For more details, visit http://www.addictionpro.com/ncad-conference/press.

Dominion Diagnostics is the Title Sponsor of this year’s conference. Dominion Diagnostics is also the Thought Leadership Partner for the 2015 Addiction Professional Panel Series, a nationwide series of expert panel events in 27 locations across the country. Visit http://www.addictionpro.com/panelseries for more information.

About The Peeke Performance Center for Healthy Living™
An avid athlete and known as the “doc who walks the talk,” Dr. Peeke is founder of The Peeke Performance Center for Healthy Living™ , where she conducts her Peeke Week Retreats teaching her Peeke Performers how to transform themselves, mentally and physically, for optimal health and wellbeing.

About Vendome Healthcare
Vendome Healthcare produces high-quality publications and premier events for professionals in today’s healthcare industry. From award-winning magazines to renowned conferences, Vendome works toward improving the productivity and efficiency of community members by supplying them with the tools they need to effectively—and profitably—bring their services and products to market. Backed by a team of editorial and marketing experts, Vendome Healthcare serves the needs of customers through a variety of solutions including online, print, face-to-face engagement, and more.

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