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CURRICULUM VITAE

Victoria Yunez Behm, MS, CNS, LDN, RYT 

Personalized Nutrition, Theological Bioethics, Health Equity, Culinary Nutrition, Mindfulness-Based Practices

EXPERIENCE

Current

  • Nutrition Science Manager, American Nutrition Association, Hinsdale, IL 

  • Adjunct Faculty, Maryland University of Integrative Health, Laurel, MD

Prior

  • Clinical Nutritionist & Owner, Nutrition for Vibrant Living LLC

  • Adjunct Faculty, Stratford University, Baltimore, MD

  • Natural Pharmacy Manager, Sunlight Natural Health, Baltimore, MD

EDUCATION

  • Fellowship in Theology, Medicine, and Culture, Duke University, 2021

  • Master of Science (MS) in Nutrition and Integrative Health, Maryland University of Integrative Health, 2013

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biblical and Religious Studies, Messiah University, 2010                                                                                          

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS)

  • Licensed Dietitian-Nutrition (LDN), Pennsylvania

  • Registered Yoga Teacher 200-Hour (RYT)

  • Certified Nutritional Genomics Specialist (CNGS) Candidate

SERVICE 

  • Programs Committee, American Nutrition Association

  • Corporate Relationship Committee, American Nutrition Association

  • Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusivity Task Force, American Nutrition Association

  • DEI Committee, Maryland University of Integrative Health

  • CNS Exam Item Writing Task Force, Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists

  • CEO Council & Curriculum Committee, Maryland University of Integrative Health

  • Supervisor to Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) Candidates, Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists

PUBLICATIONS

  • Victoria A. Yunez Behm & Corinne L. Bush (2021) Personalized Nutrition 2020: Proceedings from the American Nutrition Association’s 61st Annual Summit, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, DOI: 10.1080/07315724.2021.1875340

  • Corinne L. Bush, Jeffrey B. Blumberg, Ahmed El-Sohemy, Deanna M. Minich, Jóse M. Ordovás, Dana G. Reed & Victoria A. Yunez Behm (2020) Toward the Definition of Personalized Nutrition: A Proposal by The American Nutrition Association, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 39:1, 5-15, DOI: 10.1080/07315724.2019.1685332

  • Joel S. Edman & Victoria A. Yunez Behm (2015) Digestive Health Module: Scientific Review, Interpretation and Clinical Considerations, Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists Clinical Nutrition Series.

  • Victoria A. Yunez Behm (2015). Supplemental Use of the Carotenoids Lutein and Zeaxanthin. JJ Food Nutri, 2(3): 017.

INVITED LECTURES

  • Faculty, American Nutrition Association Nutritional Genomics Training Program, 2020                                    

  • Instructor, Yoga Teacher Training, Peace.Strength.Yoga, Chattanooga, TN, 2016-2020                                         

  • North Georgia Teaching Kitchen, North Georgia Food Bank, Clayton, GA, 2017

  • Visiting Instructor, Messiah University, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2014, 2017 

  • Invited Speaker, Chattanooga State Community College, Chattanooga, TN, 2016                                               

  • The Chattery, Chattanooga, TN, 2016

  • Dreamers Day, Chattanooga, TN, 2016

  • Kibart Consulting Engineers, Towson, MD, 2013