Functional Medicine: Past, Present, & Future

featuring Jeff Bland, PhD

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Endocrine Essentials - Episode 2

Published April 26th, 2022

On this week's episode, we're honored to have the Godfather of Functional Medicine himself, Dr. Jeff Bland, with us to explore the evolution of the functional medicine industry. Listen in for an insightful and thought-provoking conversation between Mark Newman and Dr. Bland as they dive into how functional medicine started, where the industry is headed, and how functional testing fits into the equation.

About our speaker

Dr. Jeffrey Bland has spent more than four decades focused on the improvement of human health. He is known worldwide as the God Father of the Functional Medicine movement, which represents his vision for a care model grounded in systems biology and informed by research.
His pioneering work has created the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI), as well as the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the global leader in Functional Medicine education. Since 1991, hundreds of thousands of healthcare practitioners have participated in PLMI and IFM programs, and this collective knowledge has positively impacted the lives of patients all over the world.
Dr. Bland began his career as a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Puget Sound. He has made significant contributions to the founding and accreditation of Bastyr University, the first federally accredited university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in natural medicine in the US. Early on in his career, Dr. Bland was hand-selected by two-time Nobel Laureate, Dr. Linus Pauling, to serve as Director of Nutritional Research at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine.

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