Mark Houston, MDMark Houston, MD, MS, MSc, FACP, FACN, FAHA, FASH, FACN, FAARM, ABAARM, is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology; and Medical Director of the Division of Human Nutrition at Saint Thomas Medical Group, Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also on the faculty of the University of South Florida for the Functional and Metabolic Medicine Fellowship. He is Chief Medical Officer for Destination Medical Centres in the US, which is part of MVP Holdings, LLC. He is triple board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Society of Hypertension (ASH), and the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM). He also has a Master of Science degree in human nutrition. He graduated with highest honors and the Alpha Omega Alpha honorary society distinction from Vanderbilt Medical School and completed his medical internship and residency at the University of California, San Francisco, then returned to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he was chief resident in medicine and served as full-time faculty.