Our Faculty

Lynne Hinton

Education Director, BSc, BEd, ROHP, CHCP

Lynne HintonLynne Hinton, BSc, BEd, ROHP, CHCP is Co-Owner and Director of Education at Edison Institute of Nutrition. The Edison Institute is known for its comprehensive educational material available internationally online, including two texts authored by Lynne, Nutritional Symptomatology and Advanced Nutrition Practice. Edison Institute is proud to be “Training Nutritional Professionals Worldwide”.  Lynne is also Co-Owner of Health House Nutritional Consulting in Markham, ON. Health House provides nutrition seminars and information events for clients and practitioners; including the Nutritional Preceptorship Program.

Lynne also offers an comprehensive training in Darkfield Microscopy. Lynne’s teaching in the health field includes 16 years in the Canadian public school system and twenty years training health care professionals worldwide. As a lecturer and mentor, Lynne brings a very “hands on” practical approach to nutrition education.

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Marlene Marshall

Education Director, CNP, ROHP, CHCP

Marlene MarshallMarlene Marshall, CNP, ROHP, CHCP is Co-Owner and Director of Education at Edison Institute of Nutrition. Marlene practices at her clinic, the Health House, in Markham Ontario and also is one of the most knowledgeable instructors providing 20 years of experience guiding the EIN students and graduates. Along with Biotherapeutic Drainage and Darkfield Microscopy, Marlene employs Psychosomatic Energetics (PSE testing) to dissolve the emotions that provoke chronic health issues.  Her combination of knowledge, compassion and the ability to listen makes her an approachable mentor for clients and a diverse network of practitioners.

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Jennifer Bowerman

Online Moodle Learning Platform and Social Media Manager


Jennifer Bowerman information coming soon. 





Paul Demeda

Education Instructor, Holistic Nutritionist, CNP

Paul DemedaPaul is a practicing Holistic Nutritionist with a passion for empowering individuals to consciously and holistically manage their health. He teaches courses on Nutrition Fundamentals, Preventative Healthcare and Nutrition for Mental Health and conducts private workshops. Paul provides seminars highlighting content from the annual International Orthomolecular Medicine Today conference, on behalf of the Canadian Society for Orthomolecular Medicine. Paul has a passion for challenging conventional wisdom with the question, “is this really true?” and then looks for the evidence.

Alisa Herriman

Education Instructor, RNCP, ROHP, CPCC, CHCP

Alisa is a Registered Nutritionist, Life Coach, Certified Cancer Coach and mom of 4, who has been actively consulting since 2004. As the founder of Nutrinity Health Services, she works with clients on an individual basis and in group format. Alisa enjoys teaching workshops and is a sought-after speaker for health and wellness events, Post-Secondary and Corporate settings. Alisa also co-ordinates The Business of Wellness Consulting course for practitioners and co-facilitates the Certified Holistic Cancer Practitioner Course at Edison Institute of Nutrition.

Jennifer Papaconstantinou

Student Liaison, C.N.P., N.N.C.P.

JenniferJennifer Papaconstantinou C.N.P., N.N.C.P. is a graduate of the Institute of Holistic Nutrition as Valedictorian with First Class Honours. In addition to her Nutrition training, Jennifer participated in a Mentorship program, studying the philosophies and teachings of Dr. Bernard Jensen, as well as completing certification courses in Clinical Iridology, Live Blood Cell Microscopy and B.A.S.E. Allergy Therapy.

Jennifer is an energetic and dynamic nutritional professional and is the founder of H.E.A.L. Naturally Holistic Health a Nutritional Consulting practice which offers complimentary therapies & evidence-based clinical nutrition which harmonize the beliefs and practices of a balanced approach to lifelong health. She decided to pursue her passion as a Health Educator after successfully experiencing first-hand, the profound effects of improved diet & lifestyle within her own family of four beautiful children!

Gilda Rovan

Curriculum Advisor and Instructor, BA, ROHP, DIHom(Pract)

Gilda Rovan

Gilda is a Registered Orthomolecular Holistic Practitioner, a graduate of the British Institute of Homeopathy, and a Certified Biotherapeutic Drainage Practitioner. She is in private practice in North York, ON, since 1997. Gilda uses dietary and lifestyle changes, supplements, essential oils and homeopathic remedies in conjunction with Auricular Therapy, Drainage and BEAM Energetic support to help her clients move toward a state of optimal health and well-being. She is co-owner and lecturer of the Nutritional Preceptorship Program, has lectured to numerous groups, taught nutritional practicums and appeared on the “Erin Davis Show”, “Michael Coren Live” and Talk TV”. Gilda is currently involved in the review and evaluation of program curriculum and is an Instructor in the Edison Online Program.

David Rowland

Education Advisor

David RowlandDavid Rowland is a leading edge innovator in alternative medicine, the founder of the holistic nutritional consulting profession in Canada, and a court recognized expert in complementary medicine. His results-oriented approach spans over 36 years of expertise. One of his unique contributions is the Nutri-Body(R) method of nutritional assessment widely used by health practitioners to identify and support biochemical weakness. Another is the formulation of 37 food-based medicines (including 4 patents) which have a 30-year history of highly successful use. David Rowland is the founder of the Canadian Nutrition Institute (1983), Edison Institute of Nutrition (1996), and the Nutritional Consultants Organization of Canada (now IONC). David is also the author of 13 highly acclaimed books, the most recent being, Bypass the Bypass: Restore Circulation Without Surgery, which is now available at Amazon.com, Chapters/Indigo, and Barnes & Noble.

Sue Skillins

Education Instructor, Curriculum Development, CNP, CHCP, NNCP, Live Cell Microscopist

Sue killinsSue is a believer that, “life and healing come from within, where the promotion and maintenance of health is superior to the treatment of disease.” She returned to the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, after many years in multidisciplinary holistic health care, graduating with First Class Honours earning a designation of Certified Nutritional Practitioner. Susan then specialized in Live Cell Microscopy, using this modality allows her to explore the “terrain” of the blood with a single drop and a Darkfield Microscope. In identifying the blood’s strengths and weaknesses and addressing nutritional deficiencies contributing to dis-ease she promotes optimal health with each client. Live Blood Cell Analysis is “life in its truest form”. Susan offers Nutritional Consultations at Healing Hands Chiropractic, The Children’s Wellness Centre in Aurora and the Holistic Healthcare Center in Maple. Her recommendations include dietary changes, supplementation and guidance to promote health, healing and recovery from the inside out! As past faculty at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition Susan taught Fundamentals in Health and Nutrition through the Lifespan. Susan has developed a new Nutrition and Aging course now offered at Edison Institute of Nutrition. In collaboration with Lynne Hinton, she has co-created The Practitioner’s Toolkit, a Continuing Education course designed to equip graduates with the knowledge and utilization of Professional Line supplements. In her spare hours, Susan loves spending time with her granddaughter, three children and her dog, Ebby.

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