Celia Padron, MD, FAAP
is a pediatric gastroenterologist in private practice in Cherry Hill, New Jersey since 1990. Dr. Padron holds the position of division Head of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Virtua Health in Voorhees, New Jersey. Prior to this she was the Division Head of Pediatric Gastroenterology at UMDNJ-Cooper Hospital at Camden, New Jersey.
She did her training in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at UMDNJ in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Dr. Padron is licensed and board certified in New Jersey, North Carolina and Florida. She specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal system in patients from birth to 21 years.
Dr. Padron has received many awards recognitions throughout her career and she is consistently cited as one of the South Jersey Top Docs and Best Pediatricians in America. She wrote a chapter entitled Nutrition Assessment of the Young Child
in the book Practical Nutrition: A Quick Reference for the Health Care Practitioner
, Aspen Publication, 1989.
Dr. Padron has participated in many research studies including the leaky gut syndrome of autistic children and the use of biologic drugs on inflammatory bowel diseases. Her special interests are growth and nutrition in children and the effect of children's diet on diseases of the gut including irritable bowel syndrome, failure to thrive, gastroesophageal reflux, unexplained abdominal pain, constipation and loose stools. She is currently studying eosinophilic (allergic) disorders of the gastrointestinal system caused by food sensitivities. Dianne Lazer, MA, CCC-SLP/COM, Lic.
is a speech-language pathologist in private practice in Cherry Hill, NJ. For over 15 years she has specialized in pediatric speech, language and feeding disorders. Prior to working with pediatric patients, she worked with adults and geriatrics and co-authored a book in 2000 entitled Adding Value to Long Term Care: An Administrative Guide to Improving Staff Performance, Patient Experience and Financial Health.
She is licensed to practice speech therapy in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and received the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in 1982. She is also certified by the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) to provide myofunctional therapy services in her speech therapy practice.
The scope of her therapy practice includes pateints from 0-3 years old with feeding and swallowing difficulties and who are not developing oral motor imitation or babbling skills, and children in preschool, elementary and middle school with communication and swallowing disorders. Rose Payne, CHHC
is the founder/director of High Level Wellness, a holistic health and nutrition center in Cherry Hill, NJ. She is an AADP certified Holistic Health Counselor and educator with a private practice that offers assistance countrywide. She is honored to share faculty status at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition along with Andrew Weil, MD, Walter Willet, MD (Framingham Study/Harvard University), Marion Nestle (NYU), Deepak Chopra and many other world leaders in the field of nutrition. Her passion is helping clients transform their lives through the power and energy of food. Her sense of humor combines with a kindhearted, intelligent and practical approach to guiding people to vital healthy lives.
Rose is also the original author of the Food & Mood
column for Cuizine Magazine
and The High Level Wellness Cookbook: Everyday Recipes for Everyday People.