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    Filomena Trindade

    FILOMENA TRINDADE, MD, MPH é professora, autora e conferencista internacional em medicina funcional.

    É professora do Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) e do programa de bolsas em Medicina Metabólica na Metabolic Medical Instituto (MMI). Depois de obter o  bacharelado em Biologia, continuou o mestrado em Saúde Pública na área de meio ambiente, saúde e epidemiologia antes de iniciar a faculdade de medicina. Foi a primeira a formar-se na sua classe em prática familiar pela Universidade de Davis School of Medicine e fez a sua formação de residência em clínica familiar na U.C. Programa San Francisco / Santa Rosa. Desenvolve a prática clínica há mais de 23 anos. Antes de iniciá-la, em 2004 em medicina funcional, foi diretora médica de uma organização sem fins lucrativos.

    Recentemente, escreveu um capítulo sobre nutrição Influências na Saúde Hormonal na Integrativa e Funcional Livro-texto de terapia nutricional de medicamentos e outro capítulo sobre Diabetes no livro didático Integrative Cardiovascular Medicine. De outros, as publicações incluem Townsend Letter, Guide to Anti-Aging & Medicina Regenerativa, Saúde Atual e Saúde de Fronteira Diário.

    Falante da língua Portuguesa.


    Education: Board certified Integrative Medicine (ABOIM)-2017 to present. Board Certified American Board of Family Medicine 1996-present. Certified American Academy of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine-2005 to present. Certified Institute for Functional Medicine (IFMCP) 2015. Functional Medicine/Anti-aging fellowship 12/05 – 12/07 (Advanced Fellow). Santa Rosa Community Hospital Family Practice Residency Program 7/93 - 6/96. University of California Davis Med School 8/88 - 6/93 M.D. San Diego State University 1/87 - 7/88 M.P.H. in
    Environmental Health, electives in Epidemiology. University of California Santa
    Cruz 9/80 - 6/85 B.A. in Biology.

    Honors: Most Outstanding Alumni - UCSC 6/04. Scholarship to attend course Harvard School of Public Health for non-profit org. 3/02. Elected by Chief of Staff o serve on Ethics Committee of Watsonville Community Hospital 1/98 - 3/2000. American Dream Award 4/98. Elected to be part of exchange program with Family Practice Department at the Saga Medical Center in Saga City Japan 5/97. "Japanese Connection" trophy for residency graduating class 6/96. Resident with most Community Service (Cesar Chavez Award) 6/96. Organized the 5th Annual Latino Health Conference in Sonoma County 3/96. Project Hope - developed and implemented a hospital certification course for lay midwives working in very rural areas in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala 4/95. Residency Selection Committee 9/93 -6/96. "Most Outstanding Graduating Medical Student in Family Practice" UCD 6/93. Elected Co-Director of Clinica Tepati - the only completely student run clinic in the U.S. 4/89 - 3/90. AAFP Minority Scholarship 7/91 and 7/92. Chico Community Hospital Scholarship for three years (88-89, 91-93). Elected by peers & Dean of Student Affairs to serve on the Minority Admissions Committee for 1991 entering class to UCD School of Medicine. Award for Outstanding Commitment - Clinica Tepati 1990.

    Employment: Faculty: Fellowship in Metabolic Medical Institute 2009-present. Faculty: IFM (Institute for Functional Medicine) 02/07-present. Speaker: Genova Diagnostics 11/09 – present. Speaker: Metagenics 2/08 –present. Private practice:
    Functional Medicine and Nutrition 2/04 - present. Santa Cruz Women’s Health Center (non-profit; part-time) 3/04 – 12/05. Medical Director: San Benito Health Foundation (FQHC) a n-profit rural clinic serving the underserved farmworkers of San Benito County 2/98 - 8/03. Physician: Plazita Medical Clinic, a very busy private practice catering to the needs of farmworkers in Watsonville, CA. Duties
    included preventive & urgent care, colposcopy, minor surgery, supervising 2 to 3 PA'S while seeing patients. Also simultaneously performing hospital admissions, surgical assisting, newborn exams, covering call for our group and the emergency room, caring for 7 to15 nursing home patients and doing home visits on clinic patients 9/96 – 2/98. Locum Tenems: Santa Cruz Women's Health Center  4/96. Moonlighting: Alianza Medical Center 4/95 - 7/96. Mentor: Developed and implemented a high school mentoring project with the SR FP Residents 8/93 -
    6/96. Teacher: Co-taught a lower division class (family Practice 80C) at UCDavis to students participating in Clinica Tepati spring 1989 to winter 1990. Laboratory

    Researcher: Applied Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry to identify and quantitate heavy metals in water, sediment and fish TJ Estuary 1/87 - 6/88. Income Tax Preparer: 12/85 - 5/87. Research Assistant: Applied High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) to qualitate and quantitate protein and amino acid composition of the Northern Elephant Seal milk 6/81 - 9/85. Tutor and University Recruiter: Educational Opportunity Program UCSC 9/83 - 6/85. Health Educator: Taught health and hygiene (in Spanish) to students K-12 and adults at Migrant Camps Medi-Corps 6/81 - 9/81. Farmworker: Seasonal field laborer as a child
    and from 3/78 - 9/86.

    Publications: chapter on Nutritional Influences on Hormonal Health in the Integrative and Functional Medicine Nutrition Therapy Textbook. Chapter on Diabetes in the Integrative Cardiovascular Medicine textbook. Insulin Resistance—A4M Textbook, 2016. The Gut Microbiome: Your Mood’s Micromanager? Townsend Letter-October 2015. Adrenal Dysfunction-Saude Actual 01/15. The continuum of Insulin Resistance: Townsend Letter 4/14. The Next Longevity Revolution- Estrogen Metabolism in Men: Townsend Letter 12/13. Metabolic Dysfunction Chapter A4M Physician's/Practitioner's Guide-Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine, 2nd Edition, 2013. Farmworkers Opinions Regarding Pesticide Exposure. UCD School of Medicine Family Practice Student Research Publications 4/93. Heavy Metals in Sediments and Fish of the Tijuana Estuary. Border Health Journal. Vol.V No.3, 1989 (original research). The Watsonville Earthquake - CMSA Newsletter 9/89. Why I Chose Family Practice; Family Practice Newsletter, UC Davis-3/93. Clinica Tepati “Model of a Student Run Clinic", American Association of Family Physicians Conference, Seattle, WA 4/90. Energetics of Lactation of the Northern Elephant Seal: Poster Presentation, MBRS/MARC Conference, Washington DC 4/84.

    Presentations: Numerous PPT presentations on various health related topics and on Functional Medicine in general. Please ask for list.
    Volunteering: Metagenics Advisory Board 9-16-present. SVHI Board 1/16-present (secretary). Preceptor-UCD FNP/PA program and Stanford PA program 1998 - present. Nordic Naturals Advisory boards 09-15-present. UCSC Alumni Executive Board: VP of Administration 4/04 - 2012 Chair of Outreach Committee 2002 - 2004, Alumni council member 2001 -present. Portuguese Radio Show at KLBS/KSQQ and Monterey Los Banos discussing health issues for 1hour monthly. Translator for Portuguese and Spanish speaking immigrants through various community organizations. Speaker / Presenter for various universities, colleges, high school and grammar school students in my community encouraging them to seek a higher education.