Ajay Goel, PhD
Dr. Goel is Director of Epigenetics and Cancer Prevention at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He has spent 20 years researching cancer and has been the lead author or contributor to over 100 scientific articles published in peer reviewed international journals and several book chapters. He is currently researching the prevention of gastrointestinal cancers using integrative and alternative approaches, including botanical products. Two of the primary botanicals he is investigating are curcumin (from turmeric) and boswellia.
Dr. Goel is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Gastroenterology Association and is on the international editorial boards of World Journal of Gastroenterology and World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. He also performs peer-reviewing activities for almost 50 scientific journals, as well serves on various grant funding committees of the National Institutes of Health.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD
Dr. Teitelbaum is a board certified internist and Medical Director of the national Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers, Inc. He is the author of the perennial best-seller on chronic fatigue recovery, From Fatigued to Fantastic! Dr. Teitelbaum lectures to patient, physician and research groups internationally. He is the lead author of groundbreaking "gold standard" research on effective treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. Dr. Teitelbaum knows chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia as an insider—he contracted Chronic Fatigue Syndrome when he was in medical school and had to drop out for a year to recover. In the ensuing 25 years, he has dedicated his career to finding effective treatments.
Cheryl Myers is chief of scientific affairs and education for EuroMedica, Inc. In this role, Cheryl oversees technical literature, product research validation, educational outreach, and acts as a liaison with thought leaders in natural medicine research. A natural medicine practitioner, Cheryl is a recognized expert in integrative health and dietary supplement use. She has been interviewed by the New York Times, Prevention, and the Wall Street Journal. She is a member of the editorial board of the Natural Medicine Journal (the official journal of the American Naturopathic Association) and her research articles have appeared in many diverse publications. As an expert educator, Cheryl has been invited to give presentations on various topics at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, MN; the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia, PA, and at Florida Hospital Celebration Health.
Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Dr. Holly Lucille (“Dr. Holly”) is a nationally recognized licensed naturopathic physician, author, educator, and natural products consultant. She is a graduate of the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ, where she received the prestigious Daphne Blayden Award. Dr. Holly has a private practice in Los Angeles called Healing from Within Healthcare, where her focus is comprehensive naturopathic medicine and individualized care. She is also a volunteer doctor at the Los Angeles (LA) Free Clinic providing health education, promotion and prevention in the public health system. Dr. Holly was recently was awarded the “SCNM Legacy Award” for her “contribution to the advancement and development of the field of Naturopathic Medicine.” She lectures throughout the nation, has appeared on national media programs, and is the author of Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Women’s Guide to Safe, Natural, Hormone Health.
Gaetano A. Morello, BSc, ND
Dr. Morello is regarded as a leading authority on natural medicine. A graduate of the prestigious Bastyr University, and a board-certified naturopathic physician, he is the author of numerous books including The Cleanse and Ultimate Inside Out Approach, and a contributing author to A Textbook of Natural Medicine, a definitive text on natural medicine.
In addition to his busy medical practice in Vancouver, BC, Dr. Morello lectures extensively about the benefits of natural medicine. His knowledge and experience in natural medicine have placed him in demand as a speaker and as a contributor to health and medical panels, directorships, forums and conventions worldwide. Dr. Morello has also written hundreds of articles and has given over 500 medical presentations in the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Italy.
Alexander George Panossian, PhD, DrSci
Dr. Panossian, a noted international herbal expert, completed his doctorate in organic chemistry at the Yerevan State University and obtained his scientific degrees from Moscow's Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry and Institute of Fine Chemical Technology.
In Armenia, he worked for the National Academy of Sciences and the National Institute of Health. After the collapse of United Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Dr. Panossian was made a full professor of chemistry of natural and physiological active compounds in the Russian Federation. In 2003, he moved to Sweden where he worked for the Swedish Herbal Institute as head of research and development. During his scientific career, he was a guest scientist in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Bengt Samuelsson at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, at Munich University, and at King's College in London. He has written or co-authored more than 170 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Alexander Panossian is an advisory board member of the American Botanical Council (ABC) and also the Editor-in-Chief of Phytomedicine, International Journal of Phytopharmacology and Phytotherapy (Elsevier, Germany).