Artemis Simopoulos

Personalized Nutrition Practitioner Training Course Faculty

Artemis Simopoulos is a luminary in the field of nutritional genomics and fatty acid metabolism.  She is the Founder and President of The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health (CGNH), a nonprofit educational organization in Washington, D.C. A graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, with a major in Chemistry, and a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Simopoulos is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She co-founded the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) in 1991 and the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics (ISNN). She has written extensively on genetic variation and nutrition; nutrition and fitness; the characteristics of obesity and body weight standards; evolutionary aspects of diet and fatty acids; and on the role of omega-3 fatty acids in health and disease and in growth and development. She has edited over 50 books and journal supplements in addition to publishing over 365 scientific papers. She is a distinguished Fellow of the ANA.