Alex Vasquez DC ND DO FACN is Director of Programs for the International College of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, described at ICHNFM.org. The founding Program Director of the world's first fully-accredited university-based graduate program in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, Dr Alex Vasquez holds three doctoral degrees as a graduate of University of Western States (Doctor of Chiropractic, 1996), Bastyr University (Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, 1999), and University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 2010). Dr Vasquez is the author of many textbooks, including Integrative Orthopedics (2004-2012) Integrative Rheumatology (2006-2014), Musculoskeletal Pain: Expanded Clinical Strategies (CME monograph 2008), Chiropractic and Naturopathic Mastery of Common Clinical Disorders (2009), Integrative Medicine and Functional Medicine for Chronic Hypertension (2011), Migraine Headaches, Hypothyroidism, and Fibromyalgia (2012), Fibromyalgia in a Nutshell (2012), Selected Topics in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (2013), and Mitochondrial Nutrition and Mitochondrial Medicine for Primary Care Conditions (2014). "DrV" has also written more than 100 letters and articles for professional magazines and medical journals such as TheLancet.com, British Medical Journal (BMJ), Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Nutritional Perspectives, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Original Internist, Integrative Medicine, Holistic Primary Care, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA), Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Arthritis & Rheumatism, the Official Journal of the American College of Rheumatology. Dr Vasquez lectures nationally and internationally to healthcare professionals and consults with patients worldwide. Dr Vasquez is the Founding Editor of International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine (IntJHumNutrFunctMed.org) and the Conference Director for The International Conference on Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine (ICHNFM.org). A description of Dr Vasquez's other projects, books, audios, and videos is updated at his website InflammationMastery.com with patient consultation information located at HealGrowThriveMedicine.com. DrV's books are available on Amazon.com with videos at Vimeo.com/ICHNFM and Vimeo.com/DrVasquez.