Team at Create Cures Foundation Clinic

Create Cures’ brings together Registered Dietitians and molecular biologists who assess and understand the mechanisms underlying patient diseases and conditions.  The group formulates and implements highly individualized nutritional plans for our patients.

 

Kimberly Jackson RDN

KIMBERLY JACOBSON

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Kimberly Jacobson, a Registered Dietician Nutritionist with the Create Cures Foundation Clinic, obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science from Pepperdine University and a Masters of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of New Haven. She also completed a Dietetic Program, which was approved by the Commission of Dietetic Registration With Public Health Foundation Women Infant & Children. She is married and has 2 children.

Katie Reines, RDN

KATIE REINES

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Katie Reines, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with the Create Cures Foundation Clinic, obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, Fitness, and Health from Purdue University and a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from Texas A&M University. She also completed a Dietetic Program, which was approved by the Commission of Dietetic Registration with Texas A&M University. She has been plant based for over 10 years and wrote her master’s thesis on plant-based nutrition and cancer.

Katie is also a certified plant-based chef and provides educational cooking classes and food demonstrations for many audiences. She has experience working under the plant-based doctor Dr. Laurie Marbas at Dr. Fuhrman’s Health Oasis in Boca Raton, FL, and has her own private practice where she utilizes her experience with plant-based nutrition and disordered eating. She is also a food freedom and body image coach and helps young women transition to a plant-based lifestyle focusing on empowerment and health promoting behaviors rather than weight. Katie also enjoys teaching yoga and dance classes and incorporates mindset and holistic health into each consultation.

Frida Hovik, MS

FRIDA HOVIK

Nutritionist

Frida Hovik has an undergraduate degree in Nutritional Science, and she received her Master’s in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity from the University of Southern California (USC). She completed her dietetic internship and is now continuing her path with pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Nutrition in collaboration with University of Oslo, Norway and USC. She is fascinated by nutrition research, type 2 diabetes, and obesity prevention. Frida serves as the Newsletter Editor for California Academy Nutrition and Dietetics-Orange District.

Sebastian Brandhorst, PhD

SEBASTIAN BRANDHORST, Ph.D.

Scientific Consultant

Dr. Sebastian Brandhorst’s scientific training is based on a background in cell biology, molecular biology, medicine, and biochemistry, all of which are highly relevant for his focus on biogerontology research to identify the mechanisms underlying cellular protection, as well as health- and lifespan-regulation, and their translation into clinical applications. His studies are focused on the application of short-term starvation, low calorie and/or low protein diets, so-called fasting-mimicking diets, on health and lifespan in pre-clinical and their translation into clinical studies. Dr. Brandhorst is a Professor at the Davies School of Gerontology at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, California.

Romina Cervigni, PhD

ROMINA CERVIGNI Ph.D.

Nutritional Biologist

Romina Cervigni, Nutritional Biologist of the Valter Longo Foundation and Create Cures Foundation Clinic, obtained a Ph.D. from Open University in the United Kingdom where she focused her attention on the field of Oncology and a second level Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics. She has collaborated as a postdoctoral researcher with the National Research Committee (CNR) in Naples, Italy and the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan, Italy.

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