Patricia Kaufman PhD, LDN, CNS, MS, MBA

Adjunct Faculty
  • Education:
    • Ph.D. in Human Health and Performance - Concordia University, 2021
    • M.S. in Functional Nutrition - University of Western States, 2018
    • MBA - Marquette University, 2000
    • BS Mechanical Engineering - Marquette University, 1987
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Dr. Patricia Kaufman has been providing functional nutrition services since 2015. Dr. Kaufman, as a
licensed dietitian nutritionist (LDN) is focused on chronic conditions and improving athletic
performance. Personalized nutrition, lifestyle enhancements, and botanicals are her methods to guide
individuals towards optimized health and performance. Dr. Kaufman dissertation was focused on dietary
adherences in adults with type 2 diabetes. She is currently working on several research papers, including
a case report on the use of prebiotics and probiotics.
Dr. Kaufman teachers at various universities. Courses include Sports Nutrition, Nutritional Intervention
for Chronic Diseases, Evidence Informed Practices, Integrative Nutrition, Functional and Clinical
Assessment and Micro and Macronutrients. Dr. Kaufman is also an approved CNS supervisor.
Dr. Kaufman is a true believer in supporting her community by providing supporting the Harvest Food
Sharing program, conducting various seminars on nutrition for high school athletes and grade schoolgirls
on body image, and volunteering as an educator for the Fit and Food Connection, a non-profit
organization providing one-on-one nutrition consultation to adults.
Dr. Kaufman is an endurance athlete and has completed in over 20 marathons worldwide and 4 full
ironman events.