In 1991 Dr. Bland initiated the concept of Functional Medicine that emerged out of the inspiration of bringing physicians together to change the future of medicine. In this talk Dr. Bland shares the history of how Functional Medicine came to be and more importantly, the future of Functional Medicine.
Originally aired April 5, 2018
Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACN, FACB, CNS has been an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 30 years. He is founder and president of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute, as well as founder and Chairman Emeritus of The Institute for Functional Medicine, the global leader in Functional Medicine education. Dr. Bland is an iconic figure in the natural products industry and held several key positions at Metagenics prior to his retirement from corporate life in 2012.
A nutritional biochemist and registered clinical laboratory director, Dr. Bland was formerly Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Puget Sound and Director of Nutritional Research at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. Dr. Bland is a respected author of books for both healthcare professionals and consumer audiences. He is also the principal author of over 120 peer-reviewed research publications on nutritional biochemistry.
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