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Candice Rosen

Candice Rosen

Candice Rosen

As the founding member of Gilda’s Club Chicago and its first executive director and program director, Candice created and coordinated a diverse array of wellness-related programming. Now Chair of Healthcare Initiatives for Chicago’s Sister Cities International Program, she works to advocate preventive medicine, increase maternal and infant healthcare, improve disability access, promote nourishing diets, and to bring awareness to the obesity and diabetes epidemics that now affect populations on a global level.

The originator and director of the Pancreatic Nutritional Program (PNP), Candice is also on a mission to educate the general public as to the crucial role the pancreas plays in overall health, wellness and maintaining an optimal weight. She was inspired to write her second book, The Pancreatic Oath (Summer 2011), based on the many clients with conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome and kidney disease that she has helped to manage and often reverse their symptoms through her innovative Pancreatic Nutritional Program. Too often the accepted method of practice is to treat symptoms with prescription drugs, while ignoring underlying causes. The PNP and the book based on its effectiveness, The Pancreatic Oath, focus on the underlying causes, specifically pancreatic abuse, and treats the source of illness rather than the consequences. While Candice stresses that there is no such thing as a “one size fits all” diet, she has developed a program that benefits all who practice it.


    • Institute For Integrative Nutrition and the State University of New York (SUNY), New York City, New York - Certified Health Coach
    • Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois - Master of Social Work
    • University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois - Bachelor of Science
    • South Chicago Community Hospital School of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois - Registered Nurse


Licensed Social Worker - State of Illinois
Licensed Registered Nurse - State of Illinois

Professional and Community Involvement

    • Chairman, Healthcare Initiatives, Chicago Sister Cities International Program
    • Board of Directors, Chicago Sister Cities International Program
    • Honoree, Notable Alumni - University of St. Francis 90th Anniversary Celebratory Magazine
    • Board Member, Face the Future Foundation
    • Member, International Women’s Association
    • Member, American Association of Drugless Practitioners
    • Member, American Holistic Nurses Association
    • Member, American Nurses Association
    • Member, Illinois Nurses Association
    • Member, National Association of Social Workers
    • Member, Illinois Society of Clinical Social Work
    • Member, Illinois Mental Health Association
    • Member, Association Oncology Social Work
    • Member, Oncology Nurses Society
    • Member, Northwestern University Circle Club
    • Member, Evanston and Glenbrook Hospital Auxiliary
    • Member, Access Living's Major Gifts Campaign Committee
    • Member, Ambassador Council, Center for Intregrative Medicine and Wellness, Northwestern University Medical Center


Candice and her husband, Steven, have four children, a Portuguese Water Dog, an African Grey Parrot and a Red-Eared Slider Turtle.

Chicago, Illinois
United States


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