IV THERAPY ACADEMY FACULTY
MSN, BSN, CNP
Katherine (KC) has been a Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) for nearly 10 years. She has been working in the medical field for over 25 years. KC has also gained extensive military medical experience in the Army Nurse Corps where she spent 6 years on active duty. KC is the owner-operator of two practices, the first, an Integrative Wellness Family Practice, and the second, a thriving Infusion Clinic. Both are located in Albuquerque, NM.
KC's two private practices focus on optimizing patients’ health and well-being. KC is a leading provider of IV Nutritional Infusion Therapy. She has studied, developed, and implemented the IV Nutritional Therapy Services of her Infusion Clinic and has taught providers from around the country about the safe administration of IV Therapy.
Enthused by the success of her IV Therapy clinic, KC wants to share her knowledge with other clinicians interested in learning about this innovative therapy. Not only will this course provide you with the nuts and bolts of infusion therapy, KC will be able to provide insights and real-world tips on the challenges of starting a private practice as well as offering IV Therapy as a service.
MBA, MSA, APRN, CRNA
Jason Duprat has been a certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) for over 7 years and has been working in the medical field for over 12 years. After nearly 10 years in the Navy Reserves Nurse Corps, he retired as a Lieutenant Commander in 2021. Jason has a Bachelor of Science in Management, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Science in Anesthesiology, and a Master in Business Administration.
With his background as a serial entrepreneur, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, and Infusion Clinic founder, Jason has extensive experience with all aspects of the IV Nutritional Therapy business.
Jason has developed a passion for helping healthcare professionals achieve professional and financial freedom through entrepreneurship. He is the founder of the Ketamine Academy, Co-Founder of the IV Therapy Academy, and host of the Healthcare Entrepreneur Academy podcast. In his spare time, he enjoys weight training, spending time on the water with his family, and helping his church LIVE stream their Sunday service.
Dr. Anita was born and raised in Basel, Switzerland. She graduated from the University of Basel Medical School in 1991. In 1993, she introduced the HGH treatment in adults and subsequently co-founded A4M that greatly benefits all doctors who are involved with anti-aging medicine. In 1995, she became the CEO of Baxamed Corp. in Switzerland where integrative therapies were offered such as fetal cell therapy, chelation treatments, and hormone replacement therapy including HGH. She developed the Plaquex protocol with her father that same year with the goal of saving her mother’s life.
After she left Switzerland in 2007, Dr. Baxas became an independent consultant to doctors and clinics for alternative therapies and anti-aging medicine in Florida. She is also a medical advisor of two pharmacies licensed to compound Plaquex for the United States and Canada. She became the President of the Baxamed Corp. in Miami, Florida, the founder of Flow of Health Center for reconnective healing, orthomolecular medicine, heavy metal detox and hormone analysis, and was appointed as Ambassador of APROMENATBOL (a Bolivian Association for Natural Medicine).
She is now focusing on teaching and lecturing doctors and patients about Plaquex treatments around the world and has already authored several books since 2000. She is also a certified Reconnective Healing Practitioner and Munay-Ki practitioner. In her spare time, she enjoys Martial Arts, meditation and travel.
Dorothy Merritt has been practicing in Galveston County since 1987 when she completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor in Houston. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and also was board certified in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine from 2000-2007 during which time she also worked for Galveston Hospice. She has been active in public health initiatives and served on numerous boards and committees. She was a principal investigator in the national TACT (Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy) and is a site for TACT 2.
She actively educates Physician Assistant students in their final year of training and is an adjunct faculty member of George Washington University in DC, an associate professor at UTMB, and a PA preceptor for Lincoln Memorial University. Dr. Merritt actively lectures for ACAM on lead toxicity and is a member of multiple medical societies. She is credentialed at local hospitals but uses an Inpatient specialist to hospitalize her patients.
Her outpatient practice consists of adult medicine with an integrative flavor combining genetics, environmental medicine, lead treatments, nutritional therapies, and has a clinic full of high-tech machines for diagnosis and treatment. She has a large chelation practice and is now certified to provide BioTe hormonal pellets.
She is married to Rob Merritt, has two grown daughters and a grandson. She is an avid reader, loves backgammon and enjoys traveling.
Brittany is an Online Certified Marketing Professional (OMCP®) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing from Old Dominion University.
A ten-year veteran of the digital marketing field, she has worked with both local and global organizations to scale their businesses.
She now uses her marketing expertise to provide clients with coaching and consulting services that assist them in growing their companies.