drrJeffrey Allyn Ruterbusch, DO, NMD, MPH, MSA, MS, MS, CMCM, CSCS*D, CNS, CTN, DACBN, CFNC, Dip. S.N., Dip DSC, CISSN, DAAIM, CFMP

Commander, Medical Corps, United States Navy (Ret.)
Chief Medical Officer, Jax Injury & Rehab/F.W.C. of Tallahassee
Associate Professor, College of Extended Learning, Central Michigan University
Faculty, International Fitness Professionals Association, Tampa, Florida

Education and Professional Societies

• Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Bachelor of Science, Biology/Chemistry, 1979
• University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
Master of Science, Sports and Exercise Science, 1984
• Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Osteopathy, 1990
• Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Master of Science, Health Services Administration, 1998
• San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Master of Public Health – 2000
• Clayton College of Natural Health, Birmingham, AL
Naturopathic Medical Doctor, 2004
• Fitness Institute of Technology/IFPA
Master of Science, Medical Fitness Specialization, 2013
• American College of Managed Care Medicine
Diplomate – Board Certified in Managed Care Medicine, 1998
• American Clinical Board of Nutrition
Diplomate – Board Certified in Clinical Nutrition, 2011
• National Strength and Conditioning Association
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, 2000
• Huntington College of Health Sciences
Diploma, Sports Nutrition, 2008
• American College of Nutrition
Certified Nutrition Specialist, 2005
• National Endurance and Strength Training Association
Certified Fitness and Nutrition Coach, 2006
• Holt Institute of Medicine
Diploma, Dietary Supplement Counseling, 2009
• American Academy of Integrative Medicine
Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, 2013

• American Association of Restorative Medicine
Board Certified in Restorative Medicine, 2013
• Functional Medicine University
Board Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner
• International Society of Sports Nutrition
Active Member
• American Society of Bariatric Physicians
Active Member
• International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine
Active Member
• American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
Active Member
• Age Management Medicine Group
Active Member
• National Association of Nutrition Professionals
Education committee
Internship, Internal Medicine
1/93-7/93 Naval Aerospace and Operational Medicine Institute
Naval Flight Surgery School
7/98-7/00 University of California, San Diego/San Diego State University
Residency, Sports and Exercise Preventive Medicine

Board Certification/Eligibility/Fellowships
Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, 2013
Board Certified in Restorative Medicine, 2013
Board Certified in Functional Medicine, 2013
Diplomate, American Association of Integrative Medicine, 2013
Diplomate, American Clinical Board of Nutrition – 2011
Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition – NANP – 2008
Faculty Member, IFPA, Fellowship Program in Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, and Sports Medicine – 2009
Board Certified Nutrition Specialist, American College of Nutrition – 2005
Board Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist – National Strength and Conditioning Association – 2000
Board Certified in Managed Care Medicine, 1998
Board Certified, Anti-Aging Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation – 2008
Board Certified, Age Management Medicine – 2011
Board Certified Sports Nutrition – ISSN – 2010

1992 – State of Florida (Active): 1999 – State of California (Inactive)

Professional Experience

• Naval Aviation Schools Command, Pensacola, FL, 1982-1983
Aviation Officer Candidate School: Member of Honor Class 01-83.
• Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL, 1983-1984
Division Officer: Head of Special Projects for Aviation Physiology Model Manager. Student Naval Aerospace Physiologist.
• Aviation Physiology Training Department, Naval Air Station, Norfolk, VA, 1985-1986
Aerospace Physiologist: Division Officer in Charge of Aviation Physiology Training and Naval Aviation Water Survival Training.
• Health Professions Scholarship Program, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1990
Recipient of Kenneth Wheeler Scholarship for clinical and didactic excellence in diagnostic radiology.
• National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, 1990-1991

Internal Medicine Internship

• Marine Corps Air Station, Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, 1991-1992
General Medical Officer: Cared for forward deployed operating forces of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific.
• Naval Aerospace and Operational Medicine Institute, Pensacola, FL, 1993.
Student Flight Surgeon
• Patrol Squadron Sixteen, Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, FL, 1993-1996
Flight Surgeon: Nominated, COMNAVAIRLANT Flight Surgeon of the Year, 1994-95.
• FAIRECONRON SIX, Naval Air Station, Cecil Field, FL, 1996-1998
Senior Flight Surgeon: Assistant Officer-in-Charge of Branch Medical Clinic with additional responsibility for Commander, Sea Control Wings, Atlantic.
• University of California, San Diego/ San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1998-2000
Sports Medicine Resident (Sports and Exercise Preventive Medicine Program): Two years of musculoskeletal, exercise medicine, and sports nutrition training. Team Physician for San Diego High School including rotations with SDSU Aztec Medicine Team, UCSD Intercollegiate and Intramural athletic programs, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Treatment (SMART) Centers at Marine Corps Recruit Depot and Camp Pendleton’s School of Infantry, the U.S. Olympic Training Center and OrthoMed weekly didactic sessions. Chief Resident in charge of nine junior residents 1999-2000. Completed MPH degree with additional coursework in Advanced Kinesiology, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Advanced Sports Medicine and Exercise Prescriptions for the Acute and Chronically Injured Athlete at San Diego

Postdoctoral Training

7/90-7/91 National Naval Medical Center; Bethesda, MD

State University. MPH thesis, “A Cost-Avoidance Analysis of Prescribing Foot Orthotics to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries in United States Marine Corps Infantry Trainees”.
• Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 2000-current
Associate Professor, College of Extended Learning: Teach Graduate courses in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation in the southeast region (Georgia, Louisiana, and Florida). Courses include, but are not limited to: Community and Public Health, Health Services Administration, Health Service Organizations, and Managed Care.
• Naval Station, Mayport, FL, 2000-2003
Head, Sports Medicine, Branch Medical Clinic: Only Navy Sports Medicine Physician in the Southeast Region. Primary Orthopedic extended care provider overseeing Physical Therapy Department with Physical Therapist and two physical therapy assistants. Responsible for training primary care practitioners and Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida Family Practice Residents in musculoskeletal medicine.
• Naval Air Station, Whiting Field, Milton, FL, 2003-2005
Head, Aviation Medicine, Branch Medical Clinic: Senior Flight Surgeon in charge of four junior flight surgeons attached to TAW-5. Manage a staff of over thirty junior and senior sailors in the Department of Military Medicine which includes Aviation Medicine, Immunizations, Clinical Services, Physical Therapy, Occupational Health and Preventive Medicine.
• Naval Station, Mayport, FL, 2005-2009
Senior Regional Flight Surgeon, South Atlantic Region: Senior Flight Surgeon in charge of thirteen junior flight surgeons attached to Commander, Naval Air Force, Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia. Manage a staff of over fifty junior and senior sailors, physicians, and civilians in the Department of Aviation Medicine and Physical Examinations.
• Naval Operations Support Center, Jacksonville, FL, 2009-2012
Medical Department Head: Senior Flight Surgeon and proctor to Branch Medical Clinic’s nine junior flight surgeons, two Independent Duty Corpsman, and one Chiropractic Physician overseeing all PM&R care.
• ATP Medical Clinic, Jabriya, Kuwait, Mar 2012-Oct 2012
Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine Department Head: Physiotherapy department head with seven physiotherapists, one medical fitness specialist, and personal trainer/nutritionist overseeing all metabolic wellness, rehabilitation, and functional medicine care.
• Industrial Medicine Association, PC, Jacksonville, FL, Oct 2012-Feb 2013
Staff Occupational/Preventive Medicine Physician: Perform High-Quality
Disability evaluations to include, but not limited to: Internal Medicine
Evaluations, Orthopedic Evaluations, Neurology Evaluations, Pediatric
Evaluations and Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluations.

• Chief Medical Officer, Jacksonville Injury & Rehab
Florida Wellness Center of Tallahassee, Inc., Feb 2013-current
Head of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/Health Promotion & Wellness/Fitness & Nutrition/Weight Optimization Program. Oversee the Medical/Chiropractic/Physical Rehabilitation/Nutritional & Functional Medicine/Weight Optimization Programs. Ensure optimal standards of care are practiced and adherence to all Regulatory Agencies regarding OSHA/NIOSH/JCAHO rules and regulations. Scope of practice includes, but is not limited to: Physical Examinations, prescribing patient and condition specific Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation programs, Functional/Nutritional Medicine recommendations/Interventional Pain Management/Conventional and Complementary Sports Medicine/Natural Medicine/Interventional Endocrinology for Age-Management Medicine/Rehabilitative Ultrasonography and Musculoskeletal Medicine/Weight Optimization programs utilizing Holistic Nutrition; Dietary Supplement Counseling; and Sports Supplementation for peak performance and optimal health and wellness.