171: From Pharmacy to Functional Medicine: How Derek Dean, Pharm. D., Forged His Own Path

Have you ever felt stuck in a career that doesn’t align with your passion, looking for a way out but not knowing exactly what to do or where to start? 🤔

We’ve all been there – grinding away in a job that feels like a straitjacket, realizing there’s something else out there that’s far more fulfilling and in alignment with who you are. It’s soul-crushing to watch people’s health suffer when you know there’s a better way.  🤯

That’s exactly what happened to Derek Dean. A fearless pharmacist turned functional medicine practitioner, who realized medications were not doing his pharmacy patients any favors. His progressive journey away from traditional medicine will leave you inspired and ready to take on your own transformational adventure! 💫


In this episode you’ll hear:

👉 How Derek found and transitioned into functional medicine.

👉 The truth about moving from a conventional medicine model into full-time functional medicine.

👉 What hasn’t worked, and why.

👉 Tips for starting your own journey into functional medicine.



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Hi, I’m Ronda Nelson and I help wellness practitioners grow thriving, profitable practices that allow them to work with ease, live a life they love and make an income they can be proud of.

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