Instructor: Thomas O'Bryan
Dr. Thomas O'Bryan is a nationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in celiac disease & gluten intolerance, and a clinician par excellence in treating chronic disease and metabolic disorders from a Functional Medicine perspective. His expertise in finding the root cause of the malady or syndrome sets him apart.
A graduate of the University of Michigan and the National College of Chiropractic, Dr. O'Bryan is a Diplomate of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Nutrition, and a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists. He is a Certified Applied Kinesiologist. He is a Certified Practitioner in Functional Biomechanics from the Motion Palpation Institute. He is a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine, the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists, the American Chiropractic Association, and numerous other professional organizations.
Dr. O'Bryan is a practicing graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine's hallmark program Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice. He was recently selected as one of 5 nationally recognized presenters on 21st Century Endocrinology: Thyroid and Adrenals as Sentinel Organs for his presentation on the widening web of celiac disease and thyroid dysfunction at the 2007 International Symposium for Functional Medicine. Using the tools of Applied Kinesiology, Laboratory and Functional Medicine, Dr.O'Bryan assists patients in reclaiming their health with an emphasis on diet and nutrition.
Dr. O'Bryan holds Adjunct Faculty positions with the Institute for Functional Medicine and the National University of Life Sciences. He is the Vice-President of the Illinois Chapter of the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists. He is listed in 'Who's Who in International Medicine and the International Directory of Distinguished Leadership For Excellence in Education'.
He is a triathalete and a second-degree black belt in Aikido.