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MUIH Nutrition Symposium

MUIH Nutrition Symposium

June 23-25, 2017

Presented by Maryland University of Integrative Health in partnership with the Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association (MNDA)

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) held its inaugural nutrition symposium Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice at their main campus in Laurel, MD on June 23-25, 2017. This evolving field emphasizes the critical intersection of nutrition and genetic expression, and MUIH’s symposium centered specifically on translating nutrigenomics information for the clinician and clinical practice. Click here for a summary of the symposium.

Over the course of three days, leaders in the field of nutrigenomics presented to a group of 95 naturopathic doctors, nutritionists, academics, students, and other healthcare professionals from across the US. Speakers included Peter Bongiorno, ND, Ahmed El-Sohemy, PhD, Kara Fitzgerald, ND, Leah Hollon, ND, MPH, Rob Kachko, ND, Liz Lipski, PhD, Deanna Minich, PhD and more. Click here to read more about the speakers

Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice was supported by exhibitors from Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc., Designs for Health, Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory, Genova Diagnostics, and NatureKue. Learn more about our exhibitors here.


Click here to download a complete schedule including speakers and session topics. 

Schedule and speakers subject to change.

Schedule at a Glance:

Friday, June 23

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pre-Symposium Workshop:
Introduction to Genetics and Genomics
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Registration
1:45 – 5:00 p.m. Keynote, General Sessions, and Breakouts
5:30 p.m. MUIH Alumni Reception
(open to MUIH graduates, students, and faculty)

Saturday, June 24

8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.   General Sessions, and Breakouts
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.     Lunch (included)
1:30 – 5:30 p.m.     General Sessions and Breakouts

Sunday, June 25

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    General Sessions, and Breakouts, and Closing


Click here to see a list of all speakers at the 2017 MUIH Nutrition Symposium.


Click here to see the exhibitors joining the 2017 MUIH Nutrition Symposium.


The following hours are pre-approved for continuing education units:

  • NDs: 10.5 hours for Symposium (Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine)
  • Nutritionists: 10.5 hours for Symposium, 3.0 hours for Pre-Symposium (Board for Certification for Nutrition Specialists, Commission on Dietetic Registration)
  • Acupuncturists: 10.5 hours for Symposium (Maryland Board of Acupuncture)

If you did not receive a CEU letter, please contact continuinged@muih.edu.