Filomena Trindade is a teacher, author, and internationally sought after lecturer in functional medicine. She is faculty at the fellowship/master’s program in Metabolic Medicine at Metabolic Medical Institute (MMI). In addition she is also faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). After obtaining her BA degree in Biology she went on to finish a master’s in Public Health in the area of environmental health and epidemiology before starting medical school. She graduated first in her class in family practice from the University of California Davis School of Medicine and did her residency training in family practice at the U.C. San Francisco/Santa Rosa Program. She has been in clinical practice for over 22 years.
Before starting her own private practice in 2004 in functional medicine she was the medical director of a non-profit organization that catered to the underserved. Her work has been published in Townsend Letter, Guide to Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine, Saúde Actual, and the Border Health Journal. She is currently very active in developing teaching programs in Functional Medicine, particularly her Saudade Certification Program. Keep up with her activities at www.drtrindade.com.