Elizabeth Boham, MD, MS, RD, is board certified in family medicine, with a strong background in nutrition and Functional Medicine. She graduated with a BS in nutritional biochemistry from Cornell University and an MS in nutrition education and exercise physiology from Columbia University. She is also a registered dietitian, practicing nutrition in New York City before going to medical school. She completed her medical school training and residency in family medicine at Albany Medical College. Before joining Dr. Mark Hyman at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox, MA, she worked as an integrative physician at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA, and was a partner with Albany Clinical Nutrition Specialists. She speaks on topics ranging from women’s health and breast cancer prevention to insulin resistance and heart health. Dr. Boham is a certified IFM practitioner who is on the faculty of The Institute for Functional Medicine and has developed a Functional Nutrition course that is being used to educate physicians and other health professionals worldwide.
Dr. Boham has contributed to many articles and wrote the chapter on obesity for the ninth edition of the Rakel Textbook of Family Medicine. She is married and has two children, Ama and Tismark. Through her practice and lecturing, Dr. Boham has helped thousands of people achieve their goals of optimum health and wellness.