Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences names new director for master’s degree in Integrative and Functional Nutrition

Jeannemarie Beiseigel, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD

Jeannemarie Beiseigel, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD


The College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (CIMHS) today named a new interim director for the master’s degree program in integrative and functional nutrition. She is Jeannemarie Beiseigel, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD.

Dr. Beiseigel is a Registered Dietician/Nutritionist and a Licensed Nutritionist.  She earned her MS and PhD from Virginia Polytechnic, did an internship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and did post-doc research through the USDA.  She later served as Senior Scientist for the Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition with General Mills, and spent six years overall doing research and development in the food and dietary supplement industries where she reviewed the science and actively monitored field progress and regulations of the functional ingredients in foods and dietary supplements.

She holds adjunct faculty positions at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN as well as National American University’s distance education program, and has taught online for several years.

Dr. Beiseigel’s  Curriculum Vita highlights her integrative and functional approach to nutrition. She is a member of the Dietetics in Integrative and Functional Medicine working group, a sports and wellness practice group, and a weight management practice group. She has published multiple peer reviewed science-based articles.

Dr. Beiseigel will administer the Saybrook University master’s degree in integrative and functional nutrition (IFN),  which is a two year 42 credit master’s degrees providing integrative evidence-based paradigms and skills for clinical nutrition practice.  The MS in IFN took in its first master’s class in August 2015.

The Saybrook University community welcomes Dr. Beiseigel!