Created by: Heather M. Truog, OTD, OTR/L, PYT
capstone project for post-professional doctoral program
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Aspects of Clinical Application:
Applies knowledge of nutrition based ‘lifestyle medicine’ to the impact upon neuroendocrine (hormonal) function, based on EBR specific to female biology across the life course
Biopsychosocial assessment of nutritional impact upon aspects of the occupational profile
Provides individualized nutrition assessment and planning to impact lifestyle and functional performance.
Coaches and facilitates health promoting strategies with nutritional choices, food preparation, and consumption habits.
Provides individual and community-level education and advocacy pertaining to impact of dietary nutrition and hydration.
Institute of Functional Medicine
Functional Medicine Certification Program (IFMCP)
American College of Lifestyle Medicine
Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional
Integrative Institute of Nutrition
Health Coaching Certification
Stanford Center for Health Education
Nutrition Science (online short course)