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Vitamin D & Calcium Regulation: April Hormone Deep Dive

A training for herbalists & nutritionists on Apr 10 at 7 pm ET

April 10 from 7-8 pm ET

What you'll learn:

If there were vitamin Emmys, vitamin D would definitely rack up several trophies at this year's ceremony. Is the hype real, or are we all jumping on a bandwagon? In this lecture, we'll quickly review vitamin D's many roles in the human body. Next, we'll learn more about supplemental vitamin D, including what we can and cannot learn from lab tests, when and how supplementation may be appropriate, and what factors clinicians should consider when recommending higher doses - especially over prolonged periods of time. Safety considerations will be emphasized. You'll leave with a better sense of when/how/why to recommend supplemental vitamin D.

NPCE: 1 credit

A recording will be available to everyone who registers, so please sign up even if you can't attend live. Note that registration closes when the session begins. 

By the end of the session, you'll be able to: 

Understand how vitamin D is regulated and what factors affect 25(OH)D levels in the serum
Refresh your understanding of recommended serum levels and why these may not be giving us the whole story 
Identify indications for supplemental vitamin D use, including appropriate doses and dosing schedules (weekly large doses? daily small doses?) 
Address safety concerns about supplemental vitamin D in different populations, particularly those with darker skin and/or African or Asian ancestry 

Join the Training

You'll receive access to the live session, a recording of the session, slides, an extensive references list, and a quiz/certificate option for those who need continuing education hours.

Save $100 when you register for all 10 lectures in the 2023 Hormone Deep Dive

Meet Camille Freeman, LDN, DCN, RH

She/her

Camille Freeman has been in practice as a licensed nutritionist and registered herbalist for almost twenty years, with a specialty in menstrual health and fertility. Now, she focuses on offering mentorship and continuing education for highly trained herbalists and nutritionists through her business, Bloom & Grow.

Camille is also a professor at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, where she teaches physiology, pathophysiology, and mindful eating.   Camille believes that growing a practice with integrity and empathy while making a living is possible and that doing so provides an exciting and slightly terrifying opportunity for personal expansion.

Camille started her herbal studies with an apprenticeship with Monica Rude of Desert Woman Botanicals in Gila, NM in 2001. She then earned an MS in Herbal Medicine from MUIH under Simon Mills, James Snow and Kevin Spelman, followed by a second MS in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University and a doctorate in Clinical Nutrition from MUIH.  

She has had the opportunity to speak and teach throughout the country, including at the American Herbalists Guild Symposium, the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, the California School of Herbal Studies, the National Association for Nutrition Professionals conference, and more.  

She lives in the Shenandoah Valley, where she enjoys wandering through the mountains with her two homeschooled children and loosely keeping the weeds under control in her herb & flower gardens. 


Bloom & Grow Nutrition, LLC is accredited by the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists℠ (BCNS℠) to provide Nutrition Professional Continuing Education (NPCE) credits for Certified Nutrition Specialists® (CNS®). Bloom & Grow designates this activity/material for a maximum of 1 NPCE Credits.