Faculty & Advisory Board
Mary Beth Augustine, RDN, CDN, FAND
Mary Beth Augustine, RDN, CDN, FAND is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy), and Delegate for the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine (DIFM) Dietetic Practice Group in the Academy House of Delegates. Practicing since 1995, Mary Beth marries the knowledge of science with the wisdom of nature to make personalized recommendations for integrative and functional medical nutrition therapy for health promotion and the prevention and management of disease.
Past work experience includes Senior Integrative Nutritionist and Director of the Integrative Nutrition Intern Program at the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Center for Health & Healing (2000-2016), Director of the Masters Degree Program in Integrative and Functional Nutrition at Saybrook University (2014-2015), Clinical Dietitian and Integrative Medicine Nutritionist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (1996-2000), and cardiovascular risk reduction research at the American Health Foundation (1995-1996).
Mary Beth’s key insights into the natural, holistic and integrative nutrition field have made her a speaker of choice at leading integrative health and nutrition conferences. Speaking highlights include the United Nations Committee on Aging, American Institute for Cancer Research Cancer Survivor Conference, Integrative Healthcare Symposium, Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE), and New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Nebraska, and Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics meetings. Mary Beth has been featured on CBS News, ABC News, Fox 5 News, Today in New York, CNN Market Watch, Discovery Health TV, and National Public Radio, and has been interviewed as a food and nutrition expert extensively in print media publications and radio programs.
A twenty-plus year survivor of cancer, Mary Beth is dedicated to sharing her personal and professional passion to educate people about the interconnected health of people, food and land.