CINDI LOCKHART, RDN, LD, IFNCP
Cindi Lockhart, RDN, LD, IFNCP, is board-certified as an integrative and functional nutrition practitioner with over 30 years in professional practice. She has trained nutrition, fitness, and medical practitioners throughout most of her career, yet maintains a personal practice with clients as she believes that the only way she can effectively educate and inspire other practitioners is through her own practical experience with clients. In addition to educating on how Food is Medicine, Cindi also specializes in coaching clients and practitioners on the importance of managing stress, optimizing sleep, proper exercise and movement, and reducing exposure to environmental toxins. Cindi has extensive expertise in women’s health issues including hormonal imbalances, thyroid dysfunction, and autoimmunity as well as gut health, weight management, histamine intolerance, and immune health.
Financial: Cindi Lockhart is the owner and founder of Lockhart Wellness Solutions, LLC. She receives compensation from Fullscript. Cindi Lockhart receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Cindi Lockhart is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietitians in Integrative & Functional Medicine, the Institute for Functional Medicine, and the Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy.
VANESSA RUIZ, ND, RN-BSN
Vanessa Ruiz, ND, RN-BSN, is a naturopathic physician and registered nurse. After experiencing health issues stemming from a burnout as a nurse, she began studying integrative ways to help herself heal. Her interest integrative health led her to becoming a naturopathic physician with a focus on mental health, trauma and complex PTSD. She earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at Southwest College in Tempe, Arizona.
She has been featured in "A Created Life: A Journey to Empowerment" documentary and "Shoutout Arizona" for her ground-breaking work in mental health. She is a public speaker on the topic of functional medicine and mental health, teaching behavioral health professionals nationally and internationally. In addition to her clinical practice, she is the founder of Nurses for Natural Health, an organization dedicated to empowering and educating Nurses about natural health and burnout recovery.
Financial: Dr. Vanessa Ruiz maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with AZ Trauma Institute and Essential Therapy Training. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. Dr. Ruiz serves on the advisory board for Evergreen Certifications. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Vanessa Ruiz has no relevant non-financial relationships.
DANA ANGELO WHITE, MS, RDN, ATC
Dana Angelo White, MS, RDN, ATC, specializes in culinary nutrition, recipe development, and sports nutrition. She is the nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com and founding contributor for Food Network’s Healthy Eats blog. She was named to Sharecare’s list of Top 10 Social HealthMakers on Nutrition, recognizing her as one of the most influential voices in health and wellness.
Dana is also the fitness ambassador for F45 Training in Fairfield, CT, a member of the USOC Sports Dietitian National Registry and on the speakers bureau for the Gatorade Sports Science Institute. Dana is involved in several research projects and professional publications, covering topics including eating disorders in sprot, professional nutrition practice, culinary medicine and dietary supplement safety in sports medicine.
Financial: Dana Angelo White is the president of Dana White Nutrition, Inc. and has an employment relationship with Quinnipiac University. She receives a speaking honorarium from NOW Sports and receives royalties as a published author. Dana Angelo White receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dana Angelo White is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.