All About Alumni: Growing and Re-Growing My Holistic Nutrition Practice with Karen Roth, MS, CNC

Interested in starting your own holistic nutrition business, but weary of the pitfalls that inevitably happen along the way?  Well, Karen Roth (MSHN 2007) wants you to know that the stresses are a lot more manageable when you come to the realization that there are no mistakes, just learning.  Join Karen for her graduate webinar presentation Growing and Re-Growing My Holistic Nutrition Practice: There Are Only Learnings…No Mistakes.

Karen's presentation is now available to review here:

In this presentation Karen shares her adventures of establishing herself and a new practice, gaining success and then recreating the business after moving to a new location. She talks about the steps taken, the continuing education, networking, self-promotion and public speaking that supported her along the way.

Karen Roth, MS, CNC holds a Masters of Science Degree in Holistic Nutrition from Hawthorn University.  She earned her undergraduate degree from UC Irvine.  Karen is a nutrition consultant, author, speaker, blogger and former radio host who recently relocated to San Diego from Los Angeles.  

Karen is a believer that every ill health condition can benefit and possibly improve from a solid foundation of healthy foods choices.  She shares her in-depth knowledge of nutrition to empower her clients to take control of their health, thereby improving the quality of their life.

She is one of a growing number of international health care professionals who have been trained and certified in Menopause Type® Management. She does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to symptoms of hormone imbalance. Once a woman’s menopause type is identified, a safe and natural customized plan is created.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Karen Roth, MS, CNC
MSHN Graduate 2007

Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and the Microbiome with Dr. Liz Lipski, PhD

Healing gut barrier function and rebalancing the microbiota can shift metabolism to improve weight loss and reduce the incidence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  Join Dr. Liz Lipski to find out how as she presents Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and the Microbiome. Dr. Lipski's webinar recording is now available for review here:

Metabolic imbalances can make it difficult to lose weight. New research on blood sugar, cardiovascular health and weight management indicate that the keys to health begin in the gut! Statistics on weight loss indicate that dieting often fails.  It’s good news to learn that it’s not the dieter’s fault; but rather metabolic imbalances that can be corrected.

Liz Lipski is a Professor and the Director of Academic Development for the graduate programs in Nutrition & Integrative Health at Maryland University of Integrative Health. Dr. Lipski holds a PhD in Clinical Nutrition with specialization in Integrative Medicine from the Union Institute. She was formerly the Education Director at Hawthorn University and initial designer of the Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition at Hawthorn.  She is currently on faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine, the Metabolic Medicine Institute fellowship program. She sits on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Neurological Health Foundation, and advisory boards for Certified International Health Coaches and the Autism Hope Alliance.

Dr. Lipski has been published in peer reviewed journals including Nutrition in Clinical Practice and Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, and is the author of several books: Digestive Wellness, The Digestion Connection, Digestive Wellness for Children, and Leaky Gut Syndrome. She co-authored the Gastrointestinal chapter for the American Board of Integrative Health and Medicine study guide and is a contributing author for Integrative Gastroenterology.  She has been working in the field of integrative and functional medicine for over 30 years. 

She is the founder of Innovative Healing, where she offers webinar-based Mentoring Programs and Advanced Nutrition Forums for nutritionists, dietitians, and other clinicians at

Dr. Liz Lipski, PhD
Innovative Healing

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.