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We Want to "Share the Love" with our members !!

bring a Non-member guest to the February meeting

at the half-price rate of only $15.00 



Join us for our February program and learn about an exciting

new movement in medicine that extends into corporate wellness programming.  A benefit for you

and your entire organization.


Functional Medicine: The New Paradigm to Reverse Chronic disease and Achieve Optimal Health 


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The Avalon Manor, Merrillville, IN

Registration at 11:00 AM

Lunch at 11:30 AM

Presentation promptly at 12:00 Noon

(If you have any dietary restrictions/requirements please let Barbara Black, CMP, know ( We'll do our best to accommodate you.



Our speaker will be


Pamela Johnson, BS, CFMP, HHP, AADP, RYT, PTFC

Pamela Johnson is a wellness educator, a board-certified holistic health practitioner and certified functional medicine practitioner. As Working Well’s Employer Health Solutions Manager/ Wellness Champion and Program Developer of the Functional Medicine Clinic in Valparaiso, Pam creates corporate programs that target the root cause of chronic conditions, provides wellness strategic planning and sees patients at the Working Well Clinic in Valparaiso.

Her extensive research and training in holistic health, behavior modification, exercise physiology and yoga is complemented by study in bio-pharmacology in the areas of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension. This broad base of experience enables her to create programs that meet the needs of a diverse workforce, especially those who would like to reduce the need for medications.

At Franciscan Working Well, she has developed a series of unique holistic wellness education packages supported by a custom portal/mobile app and delivered with passionate presentations. Her training includes postgraduate study at Functional Medicine University, the Integrative Institute of Nutrition, Illinois Benedictine College / Exercise Physiology, specialization in Cardiac Rehabilitation; an undergraduate degree in Communications from Southern Illinois University; Lifestyle Medicine Curriculum from Harvard University Institute of Integrative Medicine; Professional development through Landmark Education; Completion of certification programs through Yoga Alliance, American College of Sports Medicine, Stott Pilates, Neuromuscular Integrative Activity Technique (NIA) and she is a certified personal trainer and fitness counselor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. 


Learning objectives:

  1. What is functional medicine? 
  2. Learn the essential components needed to integrate Functional Medicine principles into your existing program, new program or to enhance the lives of those you touch.
  3. Learn the structure and design of the Lifestyle Intervention Program that bridges wellness education with disease management.
  4. Understand how a simple change in wellness program content can greatly reduce the cost of prescriptions medications and health care costs.

Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 1 Specified Credit Hours


Our thanks to this month's sponsor

Franciscan Working Well

ALL the Tools to keep your employees HEALTHY


Call for more information 866-552-WELL (9355)