Bridging the Gap: Monique Class on Integrating Functional Medicine and Mind-Body Healing
In this episode of the Power of Genetics podcast, Dr. Yael Joffe interviews Monique Class, a nurse practitioner specializing in functional medicine and mind-body healing. Monique shares her journey from nursing to functional medicine and her commitment to integrating mind-body medicine for comprehensive patient care. Discover how her personal experience with breast cancer has shaped her understanding of polygenic risk and the importance of an integrative approach in medicine.
- Monique Class' journey from nursing to functional medicine.
- The importance of information and inspiration in functional medicine.
- Integrating mind-body medicine with functional medicine for comprehensive patient care.
- The role of collaboration and deferring to colleagues with more expertise.
- Monique's personal experience with breast cancer and polygenic risk.
- The significance of understanding oneself at a genetic and spiritual level.
- The importance of mentorship, passion, and curiosity in one's professional journey.
- Key qualities to look for when seeking a healthcare practitioner.