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Meet Functional Nutrition Instructor, Sarah Molbert

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on March 10, 2020

Sarah Molbert, MScN, is an adjunct faculty member at Portland Community College. She is originally from the southern part of Louisiana and moved to Portland four years ago to pursue a Master of Science in Nutrition and a Master of Science in Global Health from the National University of Natural Medicine.

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Topics: Healthcare, Functional Nutrition, Integrative Healthcare

Meet Your Instructor: Beth Lennon

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on March 04, 2020

Meet Your Instructor: Beth Lennon, Functional Nutrition   

Beth has a Master’s of Science in Nutrition from NUNM in Portland and has worked for the past 5 years as a Health Coach and Nutritionist. With broad experience in healthcare communications, clinical nutrition, classroom and patient education, she currently works full time as a Health Coach and Nutrition Specialist for a digital healthcare startup called Hinge Health.

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Topics: Healthcare, Meet the IHP Team, Functional Nutrition

Meet Functional Nutrition Instructor, Zrinka Glavas

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on March 01, 2020

Zrinka Glavas, MEd, MSc, attained her Master of Education at the University of Zagreb, Croatia. Her passion for evidence-based nutrition and traditional medicine led her to complete a Master of Science in Nutrition at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon. Zrinka’s love of education and functional nutrition is joined in teaching the effects medical nutrition therapy has on health outcomes.

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Topics: Healthcare, Functional Nutrition, Integrative Healthcare

Meet Functional Nutrition Instructor, Julie Marks

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on February 04, 2020

Julie Marks, MScN, is an adjunct faculty member at Portland Community College, teaching in the Functional Nutrition program. She is also the Nutritionist and Coordinator for the Food as Medicine Institute, where she teaches hands-on cooking and nutrition classes. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Functional Nutrition, Integrative Healthcare

What is Functional Nutrition and Why is it Important?

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on August 22, 2019

Nutrition is a key factor in good health, and this is creating a demand for professionals who can provide guidance in how to use it to its fullest. This goes far beyond the idea of using food to control weight. Nutrition has been linked to conditions like heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, digestive concerns, and more.

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Topics: Healthcare, Functional Nutrition, institute for health professionals

Meet Your Instructor: Wes Harwood, MS, BCHN®

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on August 02, 2019

Thinking about taking the Functional Nutrition program? Learn more about instructor Wes Harwood, below! 

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Topics: Healthcare, Meet the IHP Team, Functional Nutrition

IHP Orientations for Summer 2019

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on May 21, 2019

The PCC Institute for Health Professionals offers several orientations in the next month to help you determine the program that may be best for you and your interests. Two examples include entry-level certificate programs help you acquire valuable training for jobs that come with good hourly rates - and many of these potential jobs offer great healthcare and savings benefits, too. Don't hesitate to contact us for more information. 

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Topics: Healthcare, CLIMB Center, Functional Nutrition, Integrative Healthcare, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy

Functional Nutrition Webinar - June 20

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on May 10, 2019

Are you serious about starting a healthcare career in nutrition, or incorporating nutrition into your current healthcare practice? Discover how the Functional Nutrition program at PCC Institute for Health Professionals can help you become a nationally Certified Nutrition Professional, and support your career goals! Join the Functional Nutrition online webinar on June 20th from 6 - 7:30 p.m. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Functional Nutrition, Integrative Healthcare, institute for health professionals

Why Functional Nutrition is a Future-Focused Field

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on October 18, 2017

Functional nutrition, a type of functional medicine, focuses on using healthy, natural foods to help people improve their health. Functional nutritionists provide flexible, individualized care to each person based on their needs. Each person may have a different functional nutrition treatment based on what will be most effective to improve their physical, mental and even spiritual health.

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Topics: Healthcare, Functional Nutrition, Integrative Healthcare

5 Things to Look for to Ensure Nutritional Scientific Research is Sound

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on June 19, 2017

As a nutritionist, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest nutrition research to provide your clients with evidence-based care. Every day, new scientific research reveals the benefits or harmful effects of foods, from coffee and alcohol, to organic fruits and vegetables. Education for nutritionist can help you stay on top of the latest information, but you can read research on your own, too.

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Topics: Healthcare, Functional Nutrition, Integrative Healthcare

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