Speaker Bios (Kansas City)
Richard Amerling, MD
Dr. Amerling is a native New Yorker. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School and received a BS from the City College of New York.
He then took leave and earned his medical degree at the Catholic University of Louvain in Brussels, Belgium.
Dr. Amerling completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, and began a Nephrology Fellowship at New York Hospital, Queens in Flushing, N.Y. He completed a Nephrology Fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
From 1990-2016, Dr. Amerling was on staff at the Beth Israel Medical Center (now Mount Sinai Beth Israel). There he developed the peritoneal dialysis program, and a program for continuous renal replacement therapy in the ICU setting. He served as Director of Outpatient Dialysis from 1995-2012.
Dr. Amerling is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He is Past-President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. He is on the editorial board of Blood Purification.
Dr. Amerling is an invited presenter at numerous medical conferences, both nationally and internationally. As author or co-author, Dr. Amerling’s work has been published as chapters in textbooks and also in peer-reviewed medical journals, including the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. He has published many op-Eds on health care economics and politics. Dr. Amerling wrote the Physician’s Declaration of Independence.
In October 2016, Dr. Amerling accepted a position as Professor at St. George’s University School of Medicine and taught there until July 2021. He is currently Associate Medical Director of America’s Frontline Doctors.
Richard M Fleming, PhD, MD, JD
Dr. Fleming currently is Director and Chair of The Camelot Foundation, and he works at Fleming Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Management. Dr. Fleming completed graduate studies in psychology and a Doctorate in Physics at the University of Iowa. He received his medical degree and completed his residency through the University of Iowa and Creighton University respectively. He went on to complete a Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Texas at Houston.
Dr. Fleming has held teaching positions at all levels of medical training and also served as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physics at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. He has been appointed to numerous positions in hospitals and has served in many medical and non-medical organizations and has served on several boards. Dr. Fleming has been an honorary Lecturer and Keynote speaker at many events ranging from topics on Inflammation and Coronary Artery Disease to Bioenergetics Medicine.
Dr. Fleming has been a guest on TV, radio, internet podcasts, and other social media programs and events speaking on SARS-CoV-2 related topics including ethical issues, gain of function studies, treatments and vaccines, and inflammation and SARS-CoV-2.
Deborah Chisholm, MD
Deborah Chisholm, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician who has earned a reputation as "a doctor who thinks outside the box." She graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in 2004 and completed residency training at Broadlawns Medical Center in Iowa in 2007. For nearly 7 years, she has owned and operated CHISHOLM Center For Health, a direct patient care (DPC) model primary care clinic in rural Illinois.
Dr. Chisholm has long recognized that a personalized approach for addressing various health challenges often yields better outcomes for the person she is treating. She defines success as helping individuals live in such a way that their health rarely interferes with their purpose in life.
Early in the covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Chisholm recognized that this personalized approach in medical care could change outcomes for her patients, and she has employed various early treatment strategies successfully in her community.
Heather Gessling, MD
Dr. Gessling graduated from Oklahoma Christian University with a B.S. in Biochemistry and went on to medical school and residency at the University of Missouri-Columbia.She is Board Certified in Family Medicine. She lives in Columbia, Missouri with her husband and 3 children and extended family. Dr. Gessling was Chief of Staff at her hospital in Moberly, MO through the covid pandemic with thousands of patients under her care. By implementing preventative measures and early treatment, she was able to keep her patients healthy throughout the year. When her hospital required that she take the covid-19 vaccine or undergo regular covid testing, in spite of having had covid and recovered, she declined and was terminated from her position. She has now started her own clinic where she could treat patients as she sees fit.
Dr. Gessling worked with Dr. Robert Malone, Dr. Peter McCullough, Dr. Ryan Cole, Dr. Richard Urso, Dr. Pierre Kory, Dr. Bryan Tyson, Dr.. Mark Mcdonald and Dr. John Littell to author the Physician's Declaration, an International Alliance of Physicians and Medical Scientists. She has been featured on the War Room with Dr. Malone and Dr. Ryan Cole, and continues to be a voice of truth and an advocate of early, effective treatments for covid-19. Keeping families healthy, happy, and productive is her main goal. Her new clinic in Macon,, MO utilizes the Direct Primary care model in order to care for her patients without the constraints of insurance companies, enabling her to provide accessible care that is comprehensive and excellent. Her website is www.gesslingfamilywellness.com.
Dana H. Granberg-Nill, MD FAAFP
Dr. Dana H. Granberg-Nill is a board-certified family physician that has been in private practice in the Kansas City, Missouri area for over 20 years. She completed her medical training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and residency in Family Medicine at Baptist Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. She achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2011 and served on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians from 2011 through 2014.
When the medical landscape in the wake of COVID made it increasingly difficult to openly practice medicine consistent with her observations, analysis, research, and beliefs, she resigned from her practice. Dr. Granberg-Nill is committed to medical freedom which embraces an open dialogue, data integrity, recognizing conflicts of interests in the business of medicine and importantly, informed consent. She has joined other like-minded leaders in her community, often speaking in public health forums and at school board meetings in highlighting the impact that health and government policies have on children, society, and American values. Dr. Granberg-Nill is currently working as an Associate Medical Director at America’s Frontline Doctors and is soon to open a DPC (Direct Primary Care) style clinic that embraces faith, freedom, and fitness through the practice of medicine.
Karladine Graves, DO
Dr. Karladine Graves is a Kansas City native, board-certified family medicine doctor. She has been practicing medicine for over 40 years and has successfully treated thousands of COVID patients offering proper treatments that focus on the real science behind CoV-SARS-2. In 2020, she provided medical advice and information on the coronavirus to the White House.
For the last 20 months, Dr. Graves has been exposing the medical tyranny that has CDC, Fauci and Bill Gates have been forcing onto the American people. Coming out of retirement last year, she has dedicated her life to fighting for medical freedom and bringing the truth to light about the COVID injections in order to save lives. Dr. Graves is a woman of faith and uses this in her approach to patient care and has been a vocal supporter of medical freedoms for both physicians and patients as she pushes for access to early care options for COVID patients, information regarding the science and concerns with COVID vaccination and the difficulty that health care providers, scientists and others have in educating their community.
Mollie James, MD
Dr James is board certified in general surgery and critical care, with an added certification in functional medicine. She was a trauma surgeon for the first six years of her career, then retired her scalpel for the ICU. She ran a functional medicine clinic in Des Moines before relocating to St Louis in 2016.
She was a frontline ICU volunteer for COVID in NYC back in April, 2020 and has been traveling there monthy (thru last month) in between her duties in local ST Louis ICU’s. After being terminated from her positions for not complying with the vaccine mandate—she is now focused on providing covid care thru her virtual concierge practice, the James Clinic.
Jana Schmidt ND, CNHP, MH
Naturopathic Doctor, Certified Natural Health Practitioner, Master Herbologist
Dr Jana Schmidt is a Christian, wife, and mother of 3. She is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, an ordained Minister, Master Herbalist, natural product developer and Fertility Specialist. Dr. Schmidt is dedicated to helping people achieve optimal health through happy, productive, and holistic avenues. She has been practicing for over 25 years and has joined America's Frontline Doctors.
Ryan Cole, MD
Dr. Ryan Cole, CEO and Medical Director of Cold Diagnostics, serves clinicians throughout Idaho and the nation with expert pathology diagnoses and patient centered care. Dr. Cole completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Mayo Clinic, where he was chief fellow during his surgical pathology fellowship, followed by a year as chief fellow at the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology in New York City, under the direction of world renowned dermatopathologist, the late A. Bernard Ackerman. Dr. Cole’s philosophy is that the patient comes first in every diagnosis, and that the clinician needs definitive answers in order to best treat their patients.
Having seen over half a million pathology cases in his practice, Dr. Cole is uniquely suited to provide answers quickly and accurately. He is licensed in 12 states and serves patients from Maine to California. Cole Diagnostics, one of the largest independent laboratories in Idaho, was founded in 2004 and has grown from a boutique dermatopathology practice to a full service Anatomic and Clinical pathology laboratory with an extensive menu of testing capabilities, including molecular testing, microbiology, clinical laboratory blood testing, and cytology, in addition to outpatient surgical biopsies. He has helped perform and diagnose over 100,000 Covid tests this past year.
When Dr. Cole is not behind the microscope, or pipetting Covid PCR specimens, he enjoys creating one of a kind functional works of gallery art such as tables, bowls and pens using reclaimed Idaho urban timber and working on his organic farm near Boise. He is the proud father of six beautiful daughters.
Richard Urso, MD
Richard Urso is a medical doctor and scientist who graduated AOA with highest Honors from the University of Texas, School of Medicine. He continued with 5 years of postgraduate training and research and is the sole inventor of an FDA approved wound healing drug. He’s gone on to repurpose many other medications for usage in scarring, wound healing, inflammation, and viral infection. He’s the former Chief of Orbital Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He’s been involved in Covid-19 since March 2020 discussing pandemic response and he has treated over 1100 Covid patients. He’s been in the White House, in Congress and the Senate and worked with members of the FDA, the CDC and the NIH. He’s been actively involved in his state, with both the Governor’s office and the Texas Senate.
Even coming from a well-known family (grandson of evangelist Billy Graham; son of Danny & Anne Graham Lotz), Jonathan is certainly no stranger to pain and suffering. Though he didn’t think it would ever happen to him, Jonathan experienced athletic disappointment, cancer, divorce, unemployment and Covid. Jonathan tells how God has brought him through challenge after challenge. You’ll be infused with hope as he shares his story of how God has changed his life through the Power of the Cross of Jesus Christ.
Jonathan desires to: Encourage the Leader; Equip the Laymen; and Evangelize the Lost. He preaches regularly throughout the United States leading revivals for churches, speaking at retreats, leading educational tours to Washington DC, engages communities for Here's Hope projects, provides leadership training, leads chapel services, officiates weddings, performs pre-marriage counseling, provides pulpit supply, conducts evangelism training, does marketplace ministry and much more.