President, Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute
Jeffrey Bland, PhD, is the Founder and President of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute in Seattle, Washington. He has been an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 30 years. <br />
A nutritional biochemist and registered clinical laboratory director, Dr. Bland is a former professor of biochemistry at the University of Puget Sound, and a previous Director of Nutritional Research at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. He is co-founder of the internationally respected Institute for Functional Medicine, which was established to train health practitioners globally in the application of nutritional and functional medicine.<br />
Committed to advancing education in the natural health sciences, Dr. Bland was the first member of the Board of Trustees of Bastyr University in Washington State, the first federally accredited university in the United States offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in natural medicine, and contributed significantly to its founding and accreditation. As a teacher of science-based nutrition and health, Dr. Bland continues to focus on providing practical education to healthcare professionals worldwide.