Emmanuelle Laguerre, DHSc., MS, RDN
Born and raised in Paris, France, Dr. Laguerre is the founder and owner of BeAtitud Wellness LLC. Specializing in integrative and functional medicine, Dr. Laguerre addresses the root causes of nutrition-related disease to foster better health outcomes. Dr. Laguerre always had a keen interest in science. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in chemistry from Bloomfield College in New Jersey. She owns a master’s in applied nutrition from Northeastern University in Massachusetts and conducted her dietetics internship at Rutgers University in New Jersey.
In 2017, after working as a project manager and research associate in a research cancer laboratory, Dr. Laguerre found interest in oncology and included nutritional counseling in cancer prevention and treatment as part of BeAtitud's services. Her interest in oncology also led her to study Americans’ dietary behavior and beliefs regarding colorectal cancer through her doctoral research. Her research resulted in the obtention of a doctorate in health science from A.T Still University in Arizona, and a doctoral concentration in leadership and organizational behavior.
Dr. Laguerre has used leadership to conduct nutrition interventions in communities and help physicians incorporate nutrition into their practice for the past seven years. She is currently coordinating a nutritional research study granted by the USDA to assess food insecurity in Harlem communities. Ultimately, her passion for nutrition and health improvement has encouraged her to help vulnerable populations in Antigua, Guatemala, and Chennai, India.