KARA FITZGERALD, ND completed post-doctorate training in nutritional biochemistry and laboratory science under the direction of Richard Lord, Ph.D at Metametrix Laboratory (now Genova Diagnostics). Her residency was completed at Progressive Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Fitzgerald co-authored & edited Case Studies in Integrative and Functional Medicine, was a contributing author to Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine and The Institute for Functional Medicine’s Textbook for Functional Medicine. She has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and blogs regularly for professionals and consumers at www.drkarafitzgerald.com. Dr. Fitzgerald is on faculty at The Institute for Functional Medicine and maintains a functional medicine practice in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.