DR ROGINA LATHON
CERTIFIED HOLISTIC NUTRITIONIST & WELLNESS COACH
Dr. Ruby Lathon is a certified holistic nutritionist, wellness coach and an advocate for the life-saving benefits of plant-based nutrition. Dr. Ruby inspires with a powerful story of recovering from thyroid cancer through alternative treatment focused on a whole foods, plant-based diet. Dr. Ruby worked as a researcher and an award winning engineer, and now teaches others how to re-engineer their health and live disease free.
Dr. Lathon earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Oakwood University. Dr. Lathon received her nutrition training and certification at the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine. Dr. Lathon served as Nutrition Policy Manager at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, where she developed and led a national grassroots campaign to advocate legislation for more healthful, plant-based meal options in the National School Lunch Program. Dr. Lathon is host of The Veggie Chest, an online, plant-based cooking show and is featured in the new documentary, What the Health. Through her organization, Roadmap to Holistic Health, Dr. Lathon hosts health conferences, workshops and vegan cooking classes and provides customized nutritional consultations and coaching programs.