About Us

“In Scientia Opportunitas”
In knowledge there is opportunity.

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Dr. Hedberg created the Hedberg Institute after realizing that high quality functional medicine education that teaches doctors what actually works in practice was sorely missing. His goal is to provide a comprehensive functional medicine education program so practitioners can significantly improve their patient outcomes and grow a successful practice.

Many practitioners are struggling to find out the best way to approach their patient’s health concerns jumping from one model to the next always ending up frustrated and confused. This is a testament to the current state of functional medicine education which is built on the latest and greatest laboratory test or supplement.

The Hedberg Institute will teach you exactly how to properly assess a patient so you know exactly where to start and successfully guide the patient back to optimal health. You’ll learn the best laboratory tests that give you clinically-relevant information so you’re not wasting your patients time or money.

Confused about nutrition and supplementation? Our courses will show you simple and practical methods to get your patients on the best treatment plan, nutrition and supplements for the best possible outcomes. No more costly travel expenses while you learn in the comfort of your own home.

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Nikolas Hedberg, D.C., D.A.B.C.I., D.A.C.B.N.

Nikolas Hedberg, D.C., D.A.B.C.I., D.A.C.B.N.

Founder

Nikolas R. Hedberg, D.C., D.A.B.C.I., D.A.C.B.N. is a Chiropractic Physician, Board Certified Chiropractic Internist, and Board Certified in Nutrition by the American Clinical Board of Nutrition practicing functional medicine in Asheville, NC. Dr. Hedberg has been a speaker for many years in the functional medicine arena presenting on autoimmune disease and the connection between infections and chronic illness.

Dr. Hedberg is the author of the book “The Complete Thyroid Health & Diet Guide” which is a comprehensive guide to understanding thyroid disorders from a functional medicine perspective and how to diagnose and manage autoimmune thyroid disease.

 


Jeffrey Moss, DDS, CNS, DACBN

Jeffrey Moss, DDS, CNS, DACBN

Advisor

Dr. Moss graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School in 1974 and practiced dentistry in Grand Rapids, Michigan up to 1985. Having employed clinical nutrition in his practice for six years, he decided to use this experience and enter the professional supplement industry. For the last 24 years he has operated Moss Nutrition Products which supplies the Moss Nutrition Professional Line of supplements to practitioners.

Since 2000, he has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Bridgeport Nutrition Institute, starting with the Vitamins and Minerals class and, most recently, adding the Assessment in Nutrition class to his teaching responsibilities. He also co-authored the text, Textbook of Nutritional Medicine with Mel Werbach, M.D. Finally, Dr. Moss was president of the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists (IAACN) from August, 2000 to June 2001. mossnutrition.com

 


Izabella Wentz, PharmD

Izabella Wentz, PharmD

Advisor

Dr. Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP is a pharmacist who has dedicated herself to addressing the root causes of autoimmune thyroid disease after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2009.

She is the author of the New York Times best-selling patient guide “Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis” Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause” and is an ardent champion of incorporating lifestyle change and functional medicine into the treatment of autoimmune disease. thyroidpharmacist.com

 


Bill Beakey, O.M.D.

Bill Beakey, O.M.D.

Advisor

J. William Beakey, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, graduated from Rider University in 1972, attended a two year resident program at the American School of Oriental Therapy in Miami graduating in 1986, and completed further studies for a doctorate at University of Science, Arts and Technology (USAT, Olveston, Montserrat. He is a Licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine.

Dr. Beakey is certified in Acupoint Injection Therapy though University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He has established himself as an expert in lab assessment and is a successful entrepreneur in the area of clinical laboratory testing. In 2001, Dr. Beakey established Professional Co-op Services, Inc. which opened the door for all appropriately licensed physicians to order laboratory testing at fair and reasonable cost. He has presented numerous lectures at professional conferences and seminars. professionalco-op.com/

 


 

“Dr. Hedberg has an amazing program with strong fundamentals, the application of the information is patient focused and very provider friendly. Thorough patient assessment tools and treatment plans that work extremely effective at getting results. The bonus I feel in this program is all the clinical pearls that are shared throughout each module. I thank you and my patients thank you! Keep sharing!”
—Dr. Raymond Higby