An INtense Passion + Nutrition Intuition + A whole lot of School= Lacey

-BA, Religious studies with an emphasis on monotheistic faiths 2004 UC Davis

-BS, Exercise Biology with an emphasis on  exercise nutrition 2004 UC Davis

-DPT, doctor of physical therapy, 2009 George Washington U

-Personal Fitness trainer 2000-present

-Internship in neurology acute inpatient care, Johns Hopkins 2008

-Internship in neurology rehabilitation inpatient and outpatient, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehab. Center 2009

-Extensive Continuing Education in exercise applications for rehabilitation, including pediatric development, Pilates and yoga 2009 - 2013

-Functional Medicine Specialist: courses completed with the Institute for Functional Medicine taken between 2013 and 2015

1. Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice: comprehensive overview of the Functional Medicine Matrix Model provides a basis for the application of our patient-centered, systems biology approach to understanding and treating the underlying causes of chronic disease.

2. Gastrointestinal advanced practice module: Restoring Gastrointestinal Equilibrium: Practical Applications for Understanding, Assessing, and Treating Gut Dysfunction

3. Detox advanced practice module: Understanding Biotransformation and Recognizing Toxicity: Evaluation and Treatment in the Functional Medicine Model

4. Immune advance practice module: The Many Faces of Immune Dysregulation and Chronic Inflammation: Infections, Allergens, and Autoimmune Disorders

5. Hormone advanced practice module: Re-establishing Hormonal Balance in the Hypothalamic, Pituitary, Adrenal, Thyroid, and Gonadal Axis

6. Cardiometabolic advanced practice module: Transforming the Assessment, Prevention, and Management of Chronic Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disorders

7. Energy advanced practice module: Evidence and Emerging Clinical Solutions for Managing Pain, Fatigue, and Cognitive Dysfunction

8. Functional Medicine: a systems Approach to Reversing the Epidemic of Chronic Disease

9. Methylation Strategies in the Clinical Management of Depression and Cardiovascular disease

10. Introduction to Functional Nutrition: Clinical Solutions for Addressing the Underlying Causes of Disease

11. The "Omics" Revolution: Nature versus Nurture, Annual IFM conference