CMHC Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

Deanna Minich, PhD

Seattle, Washington

Deanna Minich, PhD

Functional Medicine

About

Dr. Minich is a nutrition researcher, educator, and functional medicine-trained clinician with a unique approach to nutrition that combines physiology and psychology. She has served on the Institute of Functional Medicine’s Nutrition Advisory Board and curriculum committee, in addition to being a faculty member, teaching nutrition for the Advanced Practice Module for Environmental Health. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Nutrition Association. In conjunction with her academic degrees and extensive teaching experience at the university level, she is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and a Certified Nutrition Specialist.

Education and Training

  • Master Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1995
  • PhD in Medical Sciences - Nutrition, University of Groningen, The Netherland, 1999

Professional Highlights

Dr. Minich has over twenty years of experience working in both the food and dietary supplement industries, is the Vice President of Scientific Affairs for Organic India, serves as advisor to various food, academic and health organizations, and has more than forty published scientific articles in journals such as Nutrients, Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, and Nutrition Reviews. She teaches for the graduate program (MS) in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine at the University of Western States. She is the author of six books on nutrition, wellness, and psychology, and is passionate in helping others to live well using therapeutic lifestyle changes. Visit her at: www.deannaminich.com

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