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September 17–21, 2014 Wednesday–Sunday 4 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Food As Medicine: A Feast of Science and Wisdom

James S. Gordon, Kathie Madonna Swift, John Bagnulo, Joel Evans, Cynthia Geyer, Mark Hyman, Diane Imrie, Mary Beth Augustine, Aviva Romm, Stefanie Sacks, Marti Wolfson, and Jeremy Rock Smith
James S. Gordon

James S. Gordon, MD, founder and director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), former chair of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and author of Unstuck: Your Seven-Stage Guide to the…
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Kathie Madonna Swift

Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, is an inspiring educator, innovator, and practitioner in the field of integrative and holistic nutrition. A pioneer in the “Food As Medicine” culinary nutrition movement, she is author…
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John Bagnulo

John Bagnulo, MPH, PhD, has worked as a registered dietitian, sports nutritionist, and assistant professor for the past 18 years. He is a core faculty member of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and teaches programs…
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Joel Evans

Joel Evans, MD, a board-certified OB/GYN, is the founder and director of the Center for Women’s Health, where he practices integrative obstetrics and gynecology. He is also the Chief Medical Officer of, a start-up…
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Cynthia Geyer

Cynthia Geyer, MD, is medical director at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Massachusetts. She also serves on the adjunct faculty of the Cleveland Clinic and is associate director of the Neighborhood Health Center/Berkshire Medical Center.
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Mark Hyman

Mark Hyman, MD, has dedicated his career to identifying and addressing the root causes of chronic illness through a groundbreaking, whole-systems approach known as functional medicine. A family physician and New York Times best-selling author,…
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Diane Imrie

Diane Imrie, MBA, RD, is director of nutrition services at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont. Her recent accomplishments include the implementation of new retail services, room service for patients, and a nationally recognized…
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Mary Beth Augustine

Mary Beth Augustine, RDN, CDN, is senior integrative nutritionist and director of the Integrative Nutrition Internship at Beth Israel Center for Health & Healing. She served as integrative medicine nutritionist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer…
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Aviva Romm

Aviva Romm, MD, is the mother of four grown children, a Yale-trained physician specializing in integrative medicine for women and children, a midwife, herbalist, award-winning author, and the creator/owner of WomanWise online courses, dedicated to…
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Stefanie Sacks

Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN, is a culinary nutritionist, author, radio show host, educator, speaker, and consultant. She works with individuals and groups in transition to a healthier way of eating. A certified nutrition specialist…
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Marti Wolfson

Marti Wolfson is a culinary nutrition educator with more than a decade of experience in hands-on food education and mind-body medicine. She is the founder of MW Culinary Wellness, LLC, which offers hands-on cooking classes,…
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Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and began his career in classical French cuisine, working in fine restaurants in the United States and abroad. In 2005, Jeremy’s love…
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Program Details

For health-care professionals and interested individuals.

Created by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Food As Medicine is an acclaimed professional training program in medical nutrition therapy. Medical doctor James S. Gordon teams up with nationally renowned faculty for this intensive that provides the foundation you need to integrate nutrition effectively into your practice—and your life.

Topics include

  • Core imbalances, the root of disease, and the opportunity to heal
  • Nutrition in practice: case studies and clinical pearls
  • Macronutrients, micronutrients, and phytonutrients
  • A holistic approach to digestive healing
  • Laboratory assessment
  • Detoxification of mind, body, and spirit
  • Evolution of the human diet
  • Women’s health and prenatal care
  • Dietary supplements
  • Mindful eating and the art of self-care.

Return home informed about the most recent research and prepared to confidently and compassionately guide your patients toward sound, practical nutrition.

Program Schedule

CME Credits

This program qualifies for CMEs through the Center for Mind-Body Medicine. An additional fee of $85 for CMEs will be collected at the registration table before the conference. Please bring a check made out to the Center for Mind-Body Medicine if you are planning to request CMEs. Please contact with questions.

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 21.5 credits for Registered Dietitians (RD), $30 additional charge
  • 20.5 credits for Nurses (NURS), $30 additional charge
  • 21.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 21.5 credits for Social Workers (SW), $30 additional charge