and Join the Functional Medicine Revolution

Become a Certified Functional Medicine Specialist™ and Integrate Functional Medicine into Your Patient Care or Start Your Own Private Functional Medicine Practice!

Participation is limited to medical professionals showing proof of active licenses in good standing, including interns and residents. By way of example, these include holders of MD, DO, DC, NP, ND, DDS, DPM, OD, OT, PT, RPh, PharmD, DPT, PA, LAc, DOM, RD, BS in nursing 


Every clinician integrates functional medicine into their practice,
and this approach becomes the gold standard of care.



STORRIE Institute™ impacts one million lives around the world by equipping thousands of clinicians, wellness practitioners, and holistic professionals with the clinical and business skills to build successful functional medicine practices.



Returning to our natural state of health

by adopting a lifestyle that supports

the body’s innate ability to heal and thrive


The time is now that we create the FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE REVOLUTION and change lives around the world.


Why Functional Medicine?

Many of our students have had their own transformational health journeys and have found that traditional medicine was not the only factor in their healing. Functional medicine uses centuries-old practices, wisdom, and modalities combined with cutting-edge medical insights to treat the whole person.

Functional medicine practitioners feel they’re providing their clients with the best standard of care, while also reporting higher levels of satisfaction, better work-life balance, and less burnout.


Book Authors - 30+

Certified Clinicians 50+

Established 2020

Led by Dr. Christine Manukyan

What is a Certified Functional Medicine Specialist™?

You won’t have to give up the years of education, money, and time you’ve invested in your career. Functional Medicine complements your medical training, while giving you options above and beyond what insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and traditional medical practices can offer. The Certified Functional Medicine SpecialistTM certification gives you the tools and training you need to order, interpret, and provide recommendations for functional medicine-specific labs. You will become the go-to expert in your chosen area of expertise - your “zone of genius” - which include areas like Diabetes, CBD, HypnoBreathwork®, autoimmune, or nutrigenomics, to deepen your ability to add value to your field of medicine and provide holistic options and solutions to your clients. 




Dr. Christine Manukyan is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, 3 x bestselling author and top-ranked STORRIE™ Podcast host. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, she spent 13 years in Corporate America as a Clinical Pharmacist with various leadership roles. After experiencing her own health transformation with Functional Medicine, losing 100+ lbs and becoming a natural bodybuilding athlete and marathon runner, she found her true calling empowering others to reach their health goals without pharmaceuticals using a holistic lifestyle approach. Dr. Christine has helped more than 300 clients transform their health.

Dr. Christine is the founder and CEO of STORRIE™ Institute, leading the Functional Medicine Revolution and mentor for HypnoBreathwork®. She is a frequent speaker on holistic lifestyle choices, creating a virtual business, founder and entrepreneur mindset and creating multiple income streams. She's spoken in front of audiences numbering 15,000+ and has been recognized globally for her entrepreneurial achievement and dedication. Her past publications and magazine features include FORBES, Yahoo, Disruptors, Authority and BRAINZ.

Dr. Christine believes that everyone deserves a second chance to rewrite their story and become the best version of themselves.


Dr. Jennifer Bourgeois is a Certified Functional Medicine Specialist™ from STORRIE Institute™ , Integrative Health Practitioner, bestselling author (Creating The Functional Medicine Revolution) and Clinical Pharmacist with over 15 years of experience in the health and wellness industry. She is the Founder & CEO of Well & Free, LLC and the founder of the STRESSED MOM™ Transformation.

As a high-achieving working mom herself, she knows first-hand how essential emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing are for living a vibrant life.

Dr. Jennifer is on a mission to serve busy and over-scheduled moms to help create balance through a body, mind, and soul care approach.

In addition to her professional roles, Dr. Jennifer is the founder of a non-profit, A New View, that recycles and repurposes used eyeglasses.


Gabriella Udabor is a functional medicine health consultant, women wellness strategist, family nurse practitioner (FNP), speaker, best selling author (Unleash The STORRIE™ Within), The Gaby U show podcast and a mother of 5. She is the co-owner and founder of Gaby U health & wellness hub, a 100% online functional medicine and integrative practice for women. She helps women to reclaim and optimize their health by balancing their hormones, lose stubborn weight, restore gut health and improve overall mood.

For over 17 years Gaby Udabor has worked in a wide range of different health care settings from primary care clinics, nursing homes, colleges and weight loss clinics.


Dr. Tammy Lopez is a Clinical Pharmacist, Certified Functional Medicine Specialist from STORRIE Institute™, Certified in Integrative Medicine, Advanced Diabetes Management, Diabetes Care and Education, Cardiovascular disease risk management, nutrigenomics and pharmacogenomics, and a holistic health coach.

For the last 16 years, she has managed patients with pre-diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Dr Tammy has helped numerous patients significantly reduce or discontinue their medications.

With her passion in functional medicine and years of clinical pharmacy experience, Dr. Tammy has developed a method to find the root cause of insulin resistance and help people prevent, manage, and reverse their diabetes using her DIGEST Protocol.


Dr. Chelsea Green is an ambulatory care and long term care specialist pharmacist. Her clinical passions are pain management, brain and psych, women's health and preventative medicine. She is founder of Green Roots Optimized Wellness (GROW). She’s starting her functional medicine practice incorporating and empowering her clients knowledge on cultivating their cognition with CBD, mindset awareness, hormone and lifestyle balancing. Her goal is to help clients with physical pain, ADHD, insomnia, anxiety, and hormone irregularities achieve optimized wellness and health through uncovering the root causes of their illnesses through functional medicine lab testing.

Dr. Green graduated from University of Florida and completed postgraduate residency in ambulatory care, training alongside family medicine medical residents. She continues to practice as a transitions of care specialist helping to reduce health system readmissions, consults pharmacy services to long term care facilities, mentors pharmacy students and residents, and is active on an National board for medication education.


Dr. Areeman Saed is a Certified Functional Medicine Specialist from STORRIE Institute™, bestselling author (Unleash The STORRIE™ Within), clinical pharmacist specialized in antimicrobial stewardship, medication therapy management, and certified pharmacogenomic consultant. She has over 13 years of pharmacy experience including leadership roles in various healthcare settings such as community, hospital and academia.

In her journey of healing her own body and mind with lifestyle and dietary changes, she is constantly exploring various disciplines in healthcare to broaden her clinical knowledge and incorporate it into her practice.

Dr. Saed is passionate about working with people to offer the best choices in personalized medicine through pharmacogenomic testing, functional medicine assessment, lifestyle modifications, and supplementations to get to the root cause of the problem.


Dr. Deepa Pattani is a Certified Functional Medicine Specialist™ from STORRIE Institute™, best-selling author (Creating The Functional Medicine Revolution), as seen on Forbes, CBD specialist, LDN compounder, pharmacy owner, wife and mom of two.

Dr. Pattani equips frustrated, stressed professionals with tools to stop feeling fatigued, anxious and hopeless and feel sustained energy, in-control and healthy with her 7 step PATTANI protocol that utilizes diagnostic testing and 1:1 coaching so they can live their best life yet.

As an autoimmune disease educator, Dr. Pattani has helped patients manage weight loss, reduce medications and decrease hospitalizations. She has helped over 500 patients in the last 5 years alone and has been a frequent speaker and educated other medical professionals.


Dr. Nicole Slater is a the owner and CEO of R.O.O.T llc, a residency-trained ambulatory care pharmacist, associate clinical professor of pharmacy practice, certified functional medicine specialist, and a new mama.

Dr. Nicole’s personal encounter with her own health transformation through Functional Medicine, has inspired her to pursue her true calling of empowering others to reach their health goals by using food to heal and promote an overall sense of wellbeing. Dr. Nicole has helped many clients transform their health by sharing realistic strategies to overcome chronic fatigue, promote weight loss, improve GI discomfort, and regulate blood sugar.

Dr. Nicole is passionate about helping clients Rediscover Options for an Optimal Transformation and preventing chronic disease using nutrition so that they are able to thrive in areas of life that matter to them most.



Dr. Rojan Ghorbannejad is a Doctor of Pharmacy candidate (class of 2022), STORRIE Institute™ first Intern (April 2021) and now first Fellow (September 2022). She is a Certified Functional Medicine Specialist™ from STORRIE Institute™ and bestselling author (Unleash The STORRIE™ Within). Dr. Rojan is the Founder and CEO of Rojan Wellbeing, LLC. The focus of her practice is helping high-achieving individuals to live up to the full meaning of “well-being” by optimizing their cognitive health.

Prior to opening her functional medicine business, Rojan worked for 4 years at different pharmacies, 3 years as a chemistry tutor, and 2 years as a beauty advisor. After the global pandemic, she decided to expand her knowledge of the holistic approach to mind and body wellness. Through her own health transformation journey with Functional Medicine, she has uncovered the truth about a better way to practice medicine that is more healing than what is currently being practiced in the traditional medicine approach.

Rojan is passionate about illuminating the route for others towards a healthier and happier life. By spending time on one-on-one coaching sessions, ordering Functional Medicine specialized tests in order to find root causes of the problem, and providing personalized lifestyle modification plans, she is taking huge strides forward to help others heal their bodies from within. Rojan has a tremendous love for life and wants to share that not only with those within the U.S, but with as many people as she can, all around the world. She is on a mission to help 1 million people heal their mind and body to live their dream life.

Why enroll with STORRIE Institute™ when there are other choices available?

STORRIE Institute™ is the world’s leading functional medicine certification program for clinicians, wellness practitioners, and holistic professionals. We combine the most cutting-edge, evidence-based holistic clinical practices with the most advanced business training on the market. In plain language, STORRIE InstituteTM offers the widest variety of functional medicine skills training, along with the coursework, coaching, and mentorship you need to successfully build a financially viable, ultra-profitable private practice, should you choose to do so.


How Does STORRIE Institute™ Work?

What's Included:


STORRIE Institute™ is a virtual clinical training program that offers pre-recorded clinical skills coursework and live training. Live training sessions will be held 3 times per month, and all sessions will be recorded in case you can’t attend live. Rest assured this curriculum is designed around a full-time work schedule, so you can go at your own pace while also receiving live instruction and real-time feedback.


Certification Process

Once the required coursework is completed, you will have the opportunity to complete the official assessment for certification, which is reviewed and approved by our faculty. Once approved, you will be awarded a certificate, signifying your certification as a Certified Functional Medicine Consultant™.

Private Quarterly Advisory

Once a quarter, you will meet with your STORRIE Institute™ Career Advisor to review your progress, set goals, and strategize your next steps. Your clinical and professional desires will evolve as you progress through the program and as your clinical training opens new doors. We are here to help you assess new options as they become available to you and provide support, resources, connections, and insights when you need them.

Private Community

Our students connect privately in our virtual community spaces to interact, work through coursework together, and provide support. Students with similar interests often collaborate and co-create professional development and business opportunities throughout their time at STORRIE Institute. You will gain access to this world class network when you enroll.


STORRIE Institute™ is your next evolution.
Join the functional medicine revolution today.