FAM Faculty Features: Mark & Marti

September 8, 2015

I love my FAMily! Food As Medicine faculty features

Join the country’s leading lifestyle medicine clinicians and researchers as well as some of our most gifted holistic nutritionists, mind-body practitioners, patient advocates, and chefs, for the Food As Medicine Professional Training Program:


Mark Hyman, MD – Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field. He is an eight-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, including Blood Sugar Solution and 10-Day Detox Book. He is also the founder and Medical Director of The UltraWellness Center and Chairman of the board of the Institute for Functional Medicine. He is also the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine and serves on the Board of Directors for The Center for Mind-Body Medicine.Blood Sugar Solution

Dr. Hyman is a medical editor of The Huffington Post and has been a regular medical
contributor to several television shows, including the Today Show, CNN, the Katie Couric show, and The Dr. Oz Show. He is featured in the major documentary Fed Up (Atlas Films, September 2014), which addresses childhood obesity. Learn more about Dr. Hyman’s work at www.drhyman.com.

Dr. Hyman will be discussing the Biology of Food Addiction at Food As Medicine.


Marti Wolfson – Marti has been in the wellness field for 10 years, and has an extensive background in working with chronic conditions. She uses simple cooking techniques, nutritional science, and mindful eating tools to help her clients live healthier lives. Alongside Dr. Susan Blum, Marti developed and directs BlumKitchen in Westchester, NY. She is a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute Accredited Chef Program, and now teaches in their public program. She is also the culinary educator to Dr. Geo Espinosa’s yearly Prostate Cancer Retreat in New York City.

Marti Ted TalkMarti is co-author of BlumKitchen Nutrition Guide and Cookbook and wrote 40 recipes for Dr. Blum’s first published book, The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treating Autoimmune Disease. Her recipes have been featured on www.droz.com and she gave a TEDx talk on Intuition in the Kitchen. Learn more about Marti’s work at www.martiwolfson.com.

Marti will be teaching cooking classes during lunch, and will be available to answer cooking/nutrition questions throughout Food As Medicine.