Meet The Team
Your Nutrigenomics and Functional Medicine Experts
Dr. Christy B. Williamson DCN, CNS, MS, LDN
Founder & CEO of NGI, OmicsDx, GenMedx and SNPed; Clinical Care Team Director at GenMedx
Dr. Chrissie Williamson's Nutritional Genomics Institute (NGI) and its innovative OmicsDx Genome Panels are reshaping our approach to healthcare and nutrition, recognizing the absence of a one-size-fits-all solution. Through groundbreaking research and personalized genomic analysis, NGI empowers patients to understand how their unique genetics, biochemistry, mindset, and risks influence their health. With a focus on sustainable, personalized lifestyle changes, NGI is at the forefront of emerging technology and medicine, empowering patients to take control of their health destiny.
Dr. Chrissie, a nationally recognized Certified Nutritional Specialist (CNS) and Licensed Dietician/Nutritionist earned her Doctor of Clinical Nutrition (summa cum laude) from MUIH and her master's degree (summa cum laude) in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. Based in Richmond, Virginia, she envisioned integrating a multi-state primary care physician's office with genomic, phenomic, and functional medicine specialists, seamlessly blending with laboratory data and appointments, and brought this vision to life at GenMedx.
GenMedx's medical care team, under the leadership of Dr. Chrissie, offers expertise in functional medicine and primary care, extending NGI's capabilities to address your comprehensive health needs. Dr. Chrissie collaborates with the medical care providers at GenMedx to ensure the ultimate patient experience.
Dr. Laeeq Butt, MD, MBA
Medical Director at GenMedx
Dr. Laeeq is a distinguished healthcare professional, certified by the American Board in Internal Medicine and renowned for his accomplishments in Minimally Invasive and Laser Surgery. With a comprehensive background, he holds a Medical Doctorate (M.D.) and an MBA in Healthcare Management, complemented by an additional certification in Aesthetic Medicine, showcasing his diverse skill set. Dr. Laeeq's journey spans various specialized domains, including Hospitalist medicine, home health, skilled nursing facilities, primary care, and Telemedicine, with expertise in managing Intensive Care Units.
Beyond conventional medical practice, Dr. Laeeq excels in functional and naturopathic medicine, embracing a tech-savvy approach to modern healthcare delivery. His adaptability and leadership acumen shine through his roles as a physician advisor for a telemedicine startup and as a Medical Director. Impressively, he maintains medical licenses in twenty states, underscoring his commitment to upholding the highest standards of patient care and innovation in healthcare.
Dr. Laeeq's early career as a linguist and analyst in the U.S. Army, marked by distinction, instilled in him valuable leadership and analytical skills. Beyond his professional commitments, he leads a multifaceted life as a talented musician, singer, and composer, adding an artistic dimension to his persona. Dr. Laeeq's diverse pursuits reflect his compassionate and holistic approach to both life and medicine, highlighting his dedication to making a difference in the world of healthcare.
Michelle Gottfried CNS, MS, LDN
Director at OmicsDx and Senior Clinical Genomic Nutritionist
at NGI; Clinical Care Team Member at GenMedx
As a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS), Michelle creates personalized nutrition plans for a wide variety of conditions. She is an expert at incorporating labwork, medical history, and nutritional genomics to approach her clients unique individual needs. She feels this is the missing link between poor food or lifestyle choices and a truly personalized diet and lifestyle plan for optimal health. As a former marathon athlete, she has core speciality in sports nutrition and performance and enjoys helping athletes discover new ways to beat competition. Overall, she encourages her clients to understand their potential and "why they are the way they are," to then become the best version of themselves. Michelle is a former accountant and excels at data collection and aggregation making her an excellent leader in the omics and technology space.
Lisa Fouladi MS, dip ion FDSC, BANT, CNCH
Clinical Genomic Nutritionist
at NGI; Clinical Care Team Member at GenMedx
As an experienced functional nutritionist living in Switzerland, Lisa helps manage NGI's European presence. She helps clients break free of low energy, chronic pain, and other long-term health issues so they can return to vibrant health and enjoy the freedom it provides. Lisa's approach is unique and science-based, integrating the disciplines of clinical nutrition, integrative and functional testing, and genomics to uncover the root causes and systemic imbalances within her clients health. With coaching she provides the support they need to implement on her personalized programs.
Jennifer Roelands MD
Medical Doctor at GenMedx
Jennifer Roelands, MD is double boarded in integrative medicine and OB/GYN. She completed her residency at Duke University and her integrative training through Andrew Weil Integrative Medicine Center.
She is the founder and SHEO of Precision Health MD, which provides comprehensive health care by combining the best evidence-based therapies from conventional, naturopathic, and holistic medicine. Her areas of expertise include women's health, including PCOS and menopause, gut health, and longevity medicine, focusing on metabolic health. She employs various therapeutic modalities such as nutrition, lifestyle modification, nutrient IV therapy, botanical medicine, and hormone replacement therapy.
Matthew Montee CFMP, PA-C
Physician's Assistant at GenMedx California, Idaho, Hawaii
Doctor without Borders
Matthew Montee continues to be a trusted and valued member of the NGI team and is now on the medical team at GenMedx. Matt is a licensed Physician’s Assistant in California, Idaho and Hawaii and is also a Doctor without Borders. Matt is a Certified Function Medicine Practitioner with a background in Orthopedics/Sports Medicine. He received his formal medical training at Cornell University and is now a modern medicine man offering consultations with a holistic approach to recovery. His treatments consist of IV infusions, peptides, ozone, prolozone, and other Intelligent Medicines customized for everyone from the professional athlete to those looking to amplify their wellbeing and immune systems.
Office Manager for NGI, GenMedx, OmicsDx and SNPed
Robyn brings to our practice over 20 years of experience in the customer service field. She enjoys learning new ways to put her organizational skills to work to create smoother processes for a better workflow. Robyn has an eye for detail and is a natural problem solver; she utilizes these skills to ensure that patients have the best care possible. She enjoys working with a team and believes that everyone brings something special to the table, bringing balance and creative energy to the workplace.
Robyn is the real boss at NGI and GenMedx
and is loved by all.
Want to Collaborate?
Are you intrigued by the idea of incorporating genetic panels or delving into the realm of functional medicine? Whether you're interested in collaborating with our team members or conducting an interview for your podcast, get in touch with us. Let's explore possibilities for a mutually rewarding partnership.