Mark Houston, MD,
IFM Faculty
  • Webinar: “The Role of Mercury, Cadmium, and other Heavy Metals in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease”. Dr. Houston discusses the clear link between toxicity, detox, and cardiovascular health.  Pointing out that current protocol only covers about half the risk factors for cardiovascular disease, he focuses on the role of heavy metals, most particularly mercury, as a promoter of cardiometabolic disfunction.  Please click here to link to this newly-created webinar. In order to access the presentation, you will need to enter the password: ifmmember

David S. Jones, MD,
President and Director
of Medical Education, IFM
  • Webinar:"Fundamentals of Functional Medicine: From Organ Systems to Systems Medicine". Dr. Jones explains how functional medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership.

Kristi Hughes, ND
Associate Director
of Medical Education, IFM
  • Webinar:"Functional Medicine Fundamentals: The Three Legs of the Stool". Dr. Hughes uses the metaphor of a three-legged stool to show how the patient story and dialogue, modifiable lifestyle factors, and the systems biology matrix are able to guide a whole new teaching methodology for patient-centered care.