About Me.

I believe in a holistic approach to health and fitness, in which mind and body are viewed as one, in order to achieve optimal levels of wellness.

I advocate a holistic & alternative approach to integrative medicine, emphasis is placed on treating the whole person and taking an individualized approach, incorporating: Mental/emotional health, integrative psychiatry, functional medicine & alternative therapies, dietary supplements & herbs.

Education

Certifications

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2019-2021

University of Natural Medicine

PhD,  Integrative Medicine

2011-2013

University of Bridgeport

MS,  Clinical Nutrition

2007-2011

Monmouth University

BA,  Spanish / Minor, Communications

2009

Universidad de Cádiz

Study Exchange

School of Natural Healing [Family Herbalist]

Herbal Academy [Intermediate]

Holistic Lifestyle Coach [C.H.E.K. Institute]

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practioner [FDN]

NASM CPT

Member of the National Center for Homeopathy

Crossfit Level 1 Certification

USA Weighlifting Sports Performance Coach

Specilizations

Holistic, Naturopathic & Alternative Medicines

Nutraceutical, Herbal & Dietary Supplements

Skills

• Scientific & Technical Writing
• Public Speaking
• Research & Development

• Clinical Research
• Product Innovation

• Business & Brand Development


• Content Creation


• Herbal & Wellness Education
• Nutritional Counseling
• Wellness & Lifestyle Coaching

Work

Feb. 2019-present

Vitality Works

Global Educator

Responsible for product formulations, research and development and scientific and regulatory affairs for premium private label natural limited to technical sheets, research summaries, training materials, audio and visual training, as well as monthly webinars, public speaking events and trade shows. Provide product, herbal and wellness education, market comps, training materials and sales support to key customers. [Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA]

Oct. 2016-Jan. 2019

Nexgen Pharma

Director of Training & Education

Provide product education and sales support to key customers. Assist in the creation and maintenance of company educational tools and services, including but not limited to technical sheets, research summaries, training materials, audio and visual training. Personalize training for specific chains/ customers. Update and maintain product materials, as necessary. Determine appropriate method to deliver training (including, but not limited to: on-site, webinar, other tele-training forums). Deliver product educational training's to customers and Sales force. [Irvine, California, USA]

Dec. 2015-Sep. 2016

Shredz Supplements

Wellness Director

Create lifestyle, education, wellness, fitness and nutrition content. Oversee educational training and program design. Work in collaboration with the diet and marketing team to develop, implement and refine engagement and health and wellness approaches to promote health and well-being outcomes. Coach and supervise staff of contributing writers and health coaches. Conduct community board meetings, plan community out-reach events, act as primary liaison between employees and head of departments. Coordinate photo and video shoots, including managing the creative direction.

[Jersey City, New Jersey, USA]

Mar. 2015-Nov. 2015

The Vitamin Shoppe

Senior Digital Content Writer

Lead digital nutrition, fitness and wellness content development and be the subject matter expert for writing product information that adheres to regulations while being engaging and on-brand. Write rich educational content for web, mobile e-mail and video. Lead content direction and provide solutions to support SEO group. Work with teams to support new content for the website including video scripting.  [Secaucas, New Jersey, USA]

Jun. 2014-Nov. 2015

Natural Grocers

Clinical Nutritionist/Health Coach

Provide on-going support through science based nutrition education/training to the store employees, the customers and the community as a whole, being the stores primary source of nutrition information; conducting employee education classes, one-on-one nutritional health coaching sessions, and actively seeking community outreach opportunities.  [Monument, Colorado, USA]

Nov. 2013-May. 2014

Mike Duffy's Personal Training

Department Head

Conduct nutrition seminars, create weekly blogs and healthy lifestyle videos. Work with individual clients to develop lifestyle changes, create meal plans and discover alternative supplementation protocols. [Oakhurst, New Jersey, USA]