I'm a licensed US physician and author trained in the design of innovative nutritional supplements -from conception and formulation, to sourcing, manufacture, and marketing.
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I practice integrated medicine, teach college sciences, and regularly work overseas to source and study medicinal plants. My passion is botanical medicine and I offer expertise in the creation of effective novel nutritional supplements.
Advisement and services:
-Nutritional supplement formulation
- Herbal material sourcing
- Research & Substantiation
- Interface with...
Nov 12, 2012|Other - Engineering & Manufacturing|$435|Working
Nov 9, 2012|Product Design|$438|Working
Aug 1, 2011|Product Design|$500|Completed
Nov 30, 2009|Product Design|$325|Working
As a clinical doctor passionate about nutriceutical study and manufacturing I am uniquely qualified in the following areas:
Innovative Herbal Product Design
Formulation of Nutritional Supplements
Nutritional Supplement Safety and Advisement
Product Research & Substantiation
Appropriate Claims Substantiation (US FDA, Australia, Canada, Japan, Europe)
Clinical Insights on Observed and Theoretical Adverse Events
Herbal Material Sourcing
Interface with Contract Manufacturers
Field Research and Material Procurement
Herbal and Alternative Medicine
Biomedical and Clinical Research
Primary Care Medicine
Articles and Copy
Sales Representative Education
Besides tromping in the markets and jungles of the world I'm also a practicing primary care naturopathic physician with over a decade of clinical experience and hold current licenses with DEA# in several US states.
I have overseen volunteer, research, and for-profit projects in most of the world with an emphasis in Australia, Central & South America (Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua), Southeast Asia (Thailand & Laos), and the Middle East (Bahrain, Oman, Turkey, Qatar, United Arab Emirates).
My experience includes medical direction of a VIP medical center in Abu Dhabi, UAE and management of research & development for a major US nutritional supplement manufacturer. I love to teach and have instructed graduate and undergrad sciences at several colleges and universities (including prestigious Bastyr University)...
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Product Innovation & Technical Marketing
2008 - 2009
Innovative nutritional supplement design and manufacturing: Formulation, substantiation, material sourcing, interface with contract manufacturers, and product-specific copy writing. Also fielded...
Balanced Health Family Medicine
Primary Care Physician and Owner
2000 - 2005
Family Practice, Primary Care Physician, Balanced Health Clinic, 2000-2005 Kirkland, WA.
Family oriented integrated health care: emotional counseling, nutritional and herbal support, physical...