When he was 10 years old, Tom Malterre, MS, CN started learning about nutrition from his family doctor. He has since earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Nutritional Sciences from Bastyr University and is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner. As a medical affairs team member at Thorne Research, he has lectured across North America and educated doctors on nutritional biochemistry and Functional Medicine. He is part of the educator team at IFM and has co-authored three books, spent 11 years in clinical practice, and raised 5 children. Learn more about Tom at www.wholelifenutrition.net.