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Dr. Zac Watkins Curriculum Vitae

American Clinical Board of Nutrition

American Board of Chiropractic Internists

Certified Nutrition Specialist

 Education

  • Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2003-2006:  Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Grace College and Seminary, 1996-2000: Pre-Med, BS in Biology
  • University of Nebraska, 2001-2003: Immunology and Biochemistry
  • Phlebotomy I & II, 2001: Bryan Memorial Hospital

 

 Post-Graduate Education

  • Board-Certified Internist – 2008
  • Certified Nutritional Specialist practitioner, 2013: Certification Board of Nutrition Specialists
  • Institute for Functional Medicine – Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) – 2013
  • American Board of Chiropractic Internists and the Board of Clinical Nutrition, 2005-2008: Diplomate program in Internal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition; course studies include:
    • Introduction to Internal Disorders
    • History Taking
    • The General Examination and Associated Pathology
    • Diseases and Exam of the Pelvis & Associated Pathology
    • Physical Examination Workshop
    • Multi-Channel Blood Chemistries, CBC, Thyroid Panel, TSH
    • Additional Blood Tests/Tumor Markers for Internal Disorder Patient
    • Blood Interpretation Workship
    • Cardiovascular Disease: Prevention/Diagnosis/Management
    • Electrocardiography and Phonocardiography
    • Pharmacognosy (Herbal Therapy)
    • Chronic Degenerative Disease
    • Pediatrics
    • Spirometry and Pulmonary Disease
    • Geriatrics
    • Urinary Disorders and Hair Biopsy Assessment
    • Allergy Part 2-Management of the Hypertensive Patient
    • Immunology and Allergy, Part 1
    • Common Diseases Affecting the Arterial System
    • Evaluation Vascular & Venous Disorders by Instrumentation
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease Workshop
    • Facts of Neoplastic Process & Examining the Cancer Patient
    • Malignant Diseases, AIDS, & Their Management & Treatment
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Disease
    • Lower Gastrointestinal Disease
    • Reports, Clinical Documentations & Drug Reations
  • The Carrick Institute of Neurological Studies, 2004: Crainial Nerves
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2005: The Origins &Applying Advanced Nutritional Strategies for Autoimmune Diseases
  • Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders/American Academy of Chiropractic Physicians
    • Thyroid Disease-Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypo-Hyperthyroidism and Parathyroid Disease
    • Understanding and Managing Male Hormone Disorders
    • Protocols to Restore Immune Tolerance by Systemic Repair
    • Usefulness of Organic Acids in a General Practice
    • Toxic Metals, Health and Nutrition: Functional Assessment
    • The Utility of Comprehensive Stool Analysis in Functional Medicine
    • Fats and Fatty Acids, Critical Ingredients in a Healthy Lifestyle
  • University of Bridgeport, 2005: Medical and Nutritional Blood Laboratory Analysis
  • University of Bridgeport, 2007: Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2006: Understanding Lipoprotein Dyslipidemias: A Non-Pharmacological Approach to Dyslipidemia Management
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2006: Obesity-Related Health Problems: New Understandings & New Solutions
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University, 2006: Functional Endocrinology-Balancing Female Hormones Part I
  • Reviewer for the textbook Integrated Rheumatology by Alex Vasquez, DC, ND, DO candidate
  • Reviewer for the textbook Integrated Orthopedics, second ed. by Alex Vasquez, DC, ND, DO candidate
  • Certified Collector for Federal Drug Screening, 2008
  • Certified Breath Alcohol Technician, 2008
  • Certified Department of Transportation (DOT) Examination Physician
  • The Science, Evidence and Clinical Advances in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, 2009: Dr. Eldred Taylor, MD
  • Defeat Autism Now! Autism Research Institute, clinicians seminar I
    • Biomedical Interventions for Autism:  The Paradigm Shift, Nancy O’Hara, MD
    • The Role of Immune Dysregulation and Inflammation in Autism, Anju Usman, MD
    • Learning to Treat the Immune System Through Case Histories & Laboratory Investigation, Anju Usman, MD
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Intestinal Health; Mind the Gut, Nancy O’Hara, MD
    • The Role of Biofilms in Autism, ANju Usman, MD
    • Metabolic Abnormalities in Autism: Oxidative Stress with Case Presentations, Dan Rossignol, MD
    • Metabolic Abnormalities in Autism: Mitochondrial Dysfunction with Case Presentations, Dan Rossignol, MD
    • Impaired Detoxification in Autism: An Overview, Dan Rossignol, MD
    • Impaired Detoxification in Autism: Treatment Strategies and Case Presentations, Dan Rossignol, MD

 

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