NTI Faculty and Staff


Sarah Cook, ND

Dr. Sarah Cook is a medical copywriter for the integrative medical community and the founder of ND Pen. She holds a Naturopathic Doctorate from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and ... Read More

Jessica Lee Reader

Jessica Lee Reader

Certified Master Nutrition Therapist Jessica Lee Reader has been practicing nutrition and educating others for over a decade. She journeyed into the heart of health when she was a teenager ... Read More

Tracy Spalding

From the time she was a teenager, Tracy Spalding had a natural understanding and love for cooking, and she was inspired to prepare elaborate meals for her family and their ... Read More

Lynda Lacher

Chef Lynda Lacher is the founding chef instructor of the Natural Chef Program at the Nutrition Therapy Institute. She specializes in teaching the essential, vital skill of cooking while creating ... Read More

Jeni Rulon

We all have the capacity to accomplish our dreams! Jeni Rulon trusts this is possible for everyone! Providing tools for individuals, businesses, and communities to unleash their inner strengths and ... Read More

Megan Grover, MMEdSci

Megan Grover has travelled and roamed much of the globe where she has explored the healing traditions. She is passionate about educating individuals regarding their health and looking at the body from ... Read More

Becky Spacke, DC

As an instructor, Dr Becky Spacke is enjoying her time at Nutrition Therapy Institute, feeling like she is passing the baton to the next generation of Wellness Warriors.  Her love, ... Read More

Christa Bitner, MS, CN

Christa holds a Master’s Degree in Holistic Nutrition and Clinical Health Psychology from Bastyr University and is passionate about translating evidence-based nutrition to simple strategies that are accessible to everyone. ... Read More

Kelsey Huckle, CNTP

Kelsey received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and her Master of Arts in Physical Education/Athletic Administration. After working with her own nutritionist, a graduate from NTI, she realized ... Read More

William Gonglach, MS, FNS

William is a NASM certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist. He holds a master’s degree in Molecular Biology from the University of St. Joseph, a bachelor’s degree in Human Health and Diet ... Read More

Ashlie Klavon, BA, MS, Lac

Ashlie’s educational background includes a BA in Psychology and Integrative Therapeutic Practices from Metropolitan State University, a Masters degree in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture from Colorado School of Traditional Chinese ... ...

Karen Hardy, CNTP

Karen Hardy brings an extensive background of client/customer service and office expertise to her role as one of NTI’s Office Administration Managers. Over her career, Karen has worked in areas ... Read More

Daina Rasutis

Daina graduated with an MS in Civil Engineering with a focus on Sustainability, but found herself most interested in work related to food and sustainability. In the last 5 years ... Read More

Amber Williams

Amber moved to Denver, Colorado from Kansas to start school at Nutrition Therapy Institute. Amber’s passion for nutrition sparked after going through a life-long battle with an autoimmune disease. After ... Read More

Dianne Koehler, MNT, Director

Dianne Koehler graduated from Nutrition Therapy Institute in 2007. Since graduating she has become a teacher and active community speaker. She has continued her education through additional training in holistic ... Read More

Dr. Meg Hammel, ND

Dr. Megan Hammel is a board-certified Naturopathic Doctor based in Denver, Colorado where she specializes in Pediatric Health and Family Medicine. Graduating with Honors from the National University of Natural ... Read More

Amber Frazier

Amber Frazier is a planning and scheduling ninja who is now putting her skills to good use as an Academic Advisor and Student Administrator at NTI.  Through her career in ... Read More