Jan Kielmann is the Director of Nutrition at Functional Wellness. He is a beloved and respected teacher and leader in the Integrative Medicine field and holds a Masters of Science Degree in Human Nutrition (with honors) from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, one of the most renowned advanced nutrition degrees in the country. In addition to that, he is board-certified in Clinical Nutrition (CNS®), an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP®) and pursuing a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition (DCNc).
Jan regards both nutrition and emotional health as the core of healthcare and focuses on nutritional and botanical interventions to support chronic, degenerative and auto-immune diseases, patients with cancer, energy and mental health challenges, food intolerances, mold exposure, Lyme disease, chronic infections, as well as general disease risk prevention and optimal wellness.
He has almost a decade of experience, studying and training with some of the best Nutritional, Naturopathic, Functional and Integrative practitioners in the country. Dr. Jeffrey Bland, PhD, CNS®, Dr. Datis Kharrazian, DC, PhD, Dr. David Perlmutter, MD, Dr. Aristo Vojdany, PhD, Dr. Walter Crinnion, ND, Dr, Lyn Patrick, ND, Dr. Ben Lynch, ND, Dr. Paul Anderson, NMD, Dr. Robert Roundtree, MD, Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND, Dr. David Haase, MD, David Winston, RH (AHG) and many many other brilliant minds in integrative healthcare.
Besides his nutritional training, Jan is continuously focusing on the newest research in Botanical medicine (Traditional, Eclectic & Functional Herbalism), Environmental Medicine (Toxins and their effect on the body), Functional Medicine (Underlying root causes of dysfunction), Nutritional Genomics (The interaction of our Genes with the Environment), Functional Immunology (advanced immune system function and dysfunction) and Integrative Mental Health.
He co-founded the professional Functional Nutrition Forum with currently more than 3200 licensed healthcare practitioners, as well as the public Functional Nutrition Forum and Fasting, Stem Cells and Longevity on Facebook and is active on the legislative and public relations level to help bring advanced Clinical Nutrition back to its place in the center and as the main focus of Healthcare. He teaches Nutritional Genomics to Residents, Medical Doctors and other Healthcare practitioners nationally and internationally besides advising, consulting and representing innovative companies in the nutraceutical and diagnostic fields.
Memberships in professional organizations include the American Nutrition Association (ANA), The American College of Nutrition (ACN), The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM), The American Botanical Council (ABC), The National Association of Environmental Medicine (NAEM), The International College of Generative Medicine (ICGM), The Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (ONCANP), The International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation (IAFNR), The Seeking Health Educational Institute (SHEI) and the Nutritional Genomics Institute (NGI).