Dr Christopher Bump has created a unique model of patient centered health care by using a Functional Medicine and systems biology approach. His practice philosophy includes integrating science-based nutritional and integrative therapeutics, applied in a personalized way while acknowledging the spiritual, mental, emotional as well as physical aspects of his patient’s health. He has over 40 years of experience in clinical nutrition and has earned numerous certifications and degrees during his career. He is a certified practitioner by the Institute for Functional Medicine and he holds a Masters Degree from Columbia University in Human Nutrition, where he has served as guest lecturer. He also holds certifications in clinical nutrition with the AMA College of Nutrition and he has chaired the Council for Nutritional Education for the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors. Dr Bump continues in private practice in Northern New Jersey, as well as teaching and lecturing internationally on clinical nutrition, offering unique and creative insight from a functional medicine perspective.