Friday, April 6, 2018

Hilton Garden Inn, Okaloosa Island | 8:00am - 1:00pm



Arrival/Registration Open




Hormone Balance and Therapy in Women

M. Mitchell Silver, DO


Mindful Eating

Whitney Temple, RD, CNSC, LDN
Registered Dietician, Twin Cities Hospital


Medication Interactions

Frank Materese, BS Pharm., Pharm.D.
Director of Pharmacy, Twin Cities Hospital


Treatment Options for Heavy or Painful Periods: What’s New and Current?

Diana DeCotis-Smith, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Stephanie Caywood, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology




Turn the Radio Down so I Can See...and Other Mid-Life Observations

Karen Mills
Keynote Speaker




Check back soon for updated agenda information!

*Agenda is tentative and subject to change.

2013 Archive

Goal Getting Success

Susanne Gaddis, PhD and Susan Young

Goal Setting is one thing; Goal Getting quite another! How many times in your life have you set goals that never came to fruition or made plans that ended when you hit obstacles? Goals take you from where you are now to where you want to be, but without a clear vision, it is easy to become stuck, stagnant and bogged down in confusion and mediocrity. When specific strategies are in place to realize this vision, you increase your chances to exponentially grow your success. In this dynamic seminar, Susan Young, MSA and Susanne Gaddis, PhD will help you master the art of goal setting, enjoy the success of goal getting, and live a more purposeful and deliberate life, learn:

  • How to see the "big picture" and decide what matters most in your life
  • Five Golden Rules to set yourself up for success
  • Balancing your Wheel of Life and address the 6 core areas in your life
  • Cutting edge strategies for changing behaviors that are holding you back
  • Common gaps, traps and obstacles that keep you from accomplishing your goals
  • How to write goals so that you're 50% more likely to achieve them
  • Effectively prioritizing goals and tracking your progress

Susanne Gaddis, PhD, CSP and CEO of the Communications Doctor recognizes there is an epidemic of unhealthy interactions in today’s society. The good news is – she shares prescriptions – easy and engaging tips and techniques that help foster a climate for positive, diplomatic and motivational communications. As a Certified Professional Speaker, former communications professor, author and member of the National Speaker’s Association, Susanne Gaddis, PhD, has taught the art of successful communication since 1989.

Among many other corporations and associations, Dr. Gaddis’ clients include NASA, Bayer, EPA, US Army, SAS, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Martin Marietta, United Space Alliance and Microsoft. A recognized interpersonal communications expert, Susanne has appeared on nationally syndicated radio, TV and video programming and has authored articles appearing in: The Journal of Training and Development, The Whole American Nurse, The Healthcare Career Guide, Shape Magazine, The Handbook of Public Relations, Corporate Meeting Planner, Quick and Simple Magazine, and on Microsoft’s Small Business Online and Her work has also been published in 32 state nursing magazines. For additional information on Dr. Gaddis or to subscribe to receive her FREE newsletter, “Communication Booster Shots,” visit: or call (919) 933-3237.

Susan Young, MSA and CEO for has inspired hundreds of thousands with her energetic and enthusiastic attitude, helping them to find passion, clarity and tools to make meaningful life changes. As a professional speaker, performance consultant and trainer for the Costa Leadership Institute at Northwest Florida State College, Susan helps clients from corporations, organizations, and national associations to improve performance, both personally and professionally. Whether it is training for sales, teambuilding, customer service, resilience, change management or strategic goal setting, Susan’s high energy style sparks immediate action to ignite great results.

Visit her web site at or check out her videos on YouTube.