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In honor of Heidi, who left this realm in January of 2020, we have created the ‘BRMI Heidi Sullivan Award."

It is difficult to describe Heidi to those who did not know her. She possessed every possible skill that we needed to launch BRMI.

She could edit, write, translate (she could speak several languages). As a lawyer she guided us. As a website developer she created our website, As a videographer, she filmed much of our content.

As talented as Heidi was, she was even a greater person. She was brilliant and humble, she was sophisticated and down to earth, she was highly educated yet kept the complex simple, she embodied a smile and a way that could smooth out the wrinkles of the universe.

She is missed by everyone who had the privilege to know her. 
Because of her incredible range and creativity, we have modified the award.

At our last conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, Heidi was remembered in stories and in our hearts. There was such a wonderful sense of community in which we felt she was there with us. 

After the conference, many people who had met for the first time, began to share ideas and collaborate. There was discussion of doing studies, filming, etc. It made us think that sometimes even a small amount of money might help these ideas turn into something larger. 

The guidelines are below and should help inform what we have in mind. 


Award General Guidelines:

1.) Attend our conference and create a collaboration with someone else, or a group. (Not everyone who is part of the collaboration need to  attended the conference, just the person submitting the project proposal.)

2.) Create a proposal for a project related to Bioregulatory Medicine in which to produce a tangible result. (This could be a study, a short film, etc.) Let your imagination be your guide!

3.) List estimated expenses and time to complete (The maximum expense should be $2,000. The latest the project should be completed by July 31, 2023.)

4.) Submit form by December 10, 2022.

5.) BRMI will have an allocated budget of $2,000 which we will award to one or more submissions.  The winners will be chosen by the creativity and the value of the proposal. Any leftover money will remain part of the BRMI operating fund. 

6.) Advisors to BRMI may be a part of a proposed group, yet may not be the primary person who submits the application. 

7.) The recipient/recipients will be chosen by the sole discretion of BRMI. 

8.) The announcement of the recipient/recipients will be made by February 1, 2024.

9.) The product(s) of the proposal(s) will be highlighted at the following conference, where the process begins again. 

10.) The product(s) of the proposal(s) will be highlighted on the BRMI website without any restrictions to BRMI. However, any intellectual property that is created as a result of the collaboration is owned by the group.

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The 2021
Heidi Sullivan Award Recipients


an Kennedy is a clinical nutritionist who over the past two decades studied in the fields of energetic therapies, Chinese medicine and European biological medicine. Ian has studied with and has been influenced by some of the most groundbreaking practitioners in holistic medicine and Biological Medicine such as Dr. Thomas Rau, Dr. Byron Braid, Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, Dr. James Odell, Dr. Devi Nambudripad and Dr. Dick Versendaal. Ian has a background in emergency medicine through the US Army as a former combat medic. Ian’s past in health and fitness also includes over 17 years as a martial arts instructor and owner/operator of a fitness facility.

Ian’s focus today with clients at True Wellness is vibrational rebalancing, nutrition, homeopathy and the emotional connection to health and wellness. Ian particularly enjoys working with children who are dealing with “learning disabilities” since he was plagued with some of the same issues throughout his schooling. He likes to help children discover their learning abilities while addressing any underlying issues that are present.

Ian continues to study and consult with prominent practitioners both here in the United States and in Europe. His multi-disciplined approach and unique way of expanding the client’s understanding of the “how” and “why” of illness sets him apart from other practitioners. Ian is the founder of and True Wellness of PA.

Dr. Cox has been working with complex and difficult conditions for many years and feels blessed to be able to help lead people to freedom from chronic illness. Dr. Cox believes that healthcare is at its best when it involves educating and encouraging patients to know the healing that is possible according to the abundance of God’s design. He has found that true health comes from transforming the dynamic forces of the human body, mind, and spirit.


Dr. Cox co-founded and practices at the Institute for Restorative Health in Derby, Kansas where he incorporates functional medicine and energy medicine alongside bioregulatory medicine.  Dr. Cox is certified in bioregulatory medicine through Dr. Thomas Rau of the Paracelsus Clinic.  He also received his certification in functional medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine. He understands that healthcare must be personalized and looks forward to partnering with each of his patients to help them understand their own healing potential. 

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