Available Speakers and Topics

The Speaker’s Bureau is a group of AIS Fellows available for speaking engagements. All Fellows are given the option to participate in the Speakers Bureau.

If you are a fellow and are interested in joining the Speakers Bureau, you will be asked to submit a current headshot, list of topics and an updated CV.

Interested in booking a speaker? Fill out our speaker request form.


AIS Fellow Speakers

Cynthia Ackrill, MD

Heidi Hanna, PhD

Daniel Kirsch, PhD

Jeff Marksberry, MD

Dr. Kenneth Pelletier, PhD, MD

Col. Kathy Platoni, PsyD


Speaking Topics

Workplace Stress
Sources, manifestations, health and fiscal effects, designing and evaluating stress management training workplace programs

Stress Management
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES), Meditation, Music Therapy, Laughter Therapy, Progressive Muscular Relaxation, Yoga, Biofeedback, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavioral Modification, Time Urgency, Assertiveness Training, Building Resilience, Sleep, Grief

Stress Assessment and Measurement Techniques

Quantum Physics and Philosphy

Spirituality and Stress

Type A Coronary Prone Behavior
Measurement instruments, structured personal interview, behavioral modification, stress inoculation training

Stress in Different Demographic Groups
Children, teens, the elderly, working women, specific occupations (CEO’s, teachers, police officers, physicians, nurses, emergency service personnel)

Metabolism, obesity, cortisol, fitness, fueling your body for peak performance

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Stress in Service Members

Compassion Fatigue