Atrium Professional Brands is proud to be grounded in science every step of the way. To help guide us on this journey, we have elected an extensive and experienced Medical Advisory Board in the most important nutritional health areas, including genomics, mental health and emotional well-being, weight management, immunology, gastrointestinal health and more.
Our Medical Advisory Board is a panel of licensed healthcare professionals and recognized experts in their field. With their expertise and guidance, we can further our mission to formulate exclusive supplements and create educational tools that help support optimal health and wellness.
Leslie J. Bonci, MPH, R.D., CSSD, LDN+
Leslie J. Bonci is the owner of Active Eating, a nutrition consulting company that encourages clients to “Be fit, fed and fearless.” She has also worked as a nutrition consultant for Major League Baseball’s® Pittsburgh Pirates® and Toronto Blue Jays®, in addition to Carnegie Mellon University® Athletics, and the NFL’s® Kansas City Chiefs®. Leslie worked as a sports dietician for the Pittsburgh Steelers® for 24 years, and has also worked with the NHL’s® Pittsburgh Penguins® and MLB’s® Washington Nationals®.
Brand: Klean Athlete Resource:The Active Calorie Diet
Peter Bongiorno N.D. La.C.+
Peter Bongiorno is president of the NY Association of Naturopathic Physicians and co-medical director of Inner Source Health in New York with his wife, Dr. Pina LoGiudice. In 2010, he authored the first comprehensive textbook designed to teach physicians how to use natural medicine for mood support. Dr. Bongiorno has been regularly interviewed on national television and radio as a natural medicine expert, and writes articles for national media, including Psychology Today.
Brands: Douglas Laboratories Resources: Holistic Solutions for Anxiety and Depression How Come They’re Happy and I’m Not Put Anxiety Behind You: The Complete Drug Free Program
Paige Bourassa, LAc.+
Paige Bourassa is nationally board certified in acupuncture and is licensed to practice in the state of New York. She holds a master's degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and is certified by the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM). She also holds a diploma in holistic nutrition from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, completed the Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist program at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and has training in cranio-sacral therapy and massage.
Caroline Cederquist, M.D.+
Caroline Cederquist is the founder and medical director of the Cederquist Medical Wellness Center in Naples, Florida, a comprehensive weight management and preventive medicine clinic. Her scientific understanding of medical weight management through proper nutrition has allowed her to help patients all over the world.
Brand: Pure Encapsulations Resource:The MD Factor Diet
Denise Furness, Ph.D.+
Denise Furness is passionate about helping practitioners and patients navigate the new and evolving world of nutrigenomics and personalized medicine. She began her career as a research scientist focusing on folate nutrigenomics, methylation, and DNA damage in relation to pregnancy health. Her research has since expanded to vitamin D, inflammatory and metabolic-related genes, and biomarkers. She is a published author and has won numerous awards for her research and conference presentations. In 2012, she founded Your Genes and Nutrition, applying her knowledge to private practice and working alongside some of Australia's most prominent integrative medical doctors.
Martin P. Gallagher has the unique distinction of being triple licensed as a board-certified family physician, chiropractor and medical acupuncturist. He is the clinic director of Medical Wellness Associates, a multidisciplinary integrative health care facility located just outside of Pittsburgh. He is an international lecturer and has authored several books, including the bestselling “Dr. Gallagher’s Guide to 21st Century Medicine.”
Brand: Douglas Laboratories
Felice L. Gersh, M.D.+
Felice L. Gersh is an award-winning integrative gynecologist. She has special expertise in women’s hormones and the impact of environmental toxins, medications, nutrition, and aging on hormone receptors and production. Dr. Gersh graduated from Princeton University and the University of Southern California School of Medicine.
Brands: Pure Encapsulations, Genestra/Seroyal Resource:PCOS SOS: Fertility Fast Track
Carl Hangee-Bauer, N.D., LAc +
Carl Hangee-Bauer is founder of San Francisco Natural Medicine, where he has been in practice for over 23 years. Dr. Hangee-Bauer is a founding member and past president of the CNDA and AANP. He also served as chairperson on the California Bureau of Naturopathic Medicine Advisory Council for four years.
James Greenblatt, M.D.+
James Greenblatt integrates both medical and complementary therapies to support mental health and well-being. In addition to serving as the chief medical officer and vice president of medical services at Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham, Massachusetts, Dr. Greenblatt is a clinical faculty member at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Greenblatt also helped co-develop the PureSYNAPSE™ protocols.
Brand: Pure Encapsulations, Douglas Laboratories Resources:www.psychiatryredefined.org Finally Focused Nutritional Lithium: A Cinderella Story Integrative Therapies for Depression Integrative Medicine Series: - Alzheimer’s - Binge Eating - Depression - Anorexia - Suicide Prevention
Kelly C. Heim, Ph.D.
Kelly C. Heim, Ph.D.*, is Senior Scientific Director, Pharmacology & Genomics for Pure Encapsulations and Douglas Laboratories. As the co-creator of PureGenomics ™ and leader of its scientific advisory board, he oversees the evidence-based development of the platform and its educational resources. As a pharmacologist specializing in natural products, Dr. Heim is a published author and illustrator of various studies, scholarly reviews and book chapters. He offers complimentary learning resources on the basic and clinical pharmacology of natural products via his website, Integrative Pharmacology.
Daniel Kalish is the founder of the Kalish Institute, an online training program established in 2006 dedicated to building Functional Medicine practices. In 2017, Dr. Kalish joined the Practice Implementation faculty with the Institute for Functional Medicine and began a strategic partnership around My Practice Plan. This hands-on, online course focuses on designing an ideal practice plan and is intended to address the lack of practice management instruction available in the Functional Medicine arena. Dr. Kalish has authored three books on this subject and is a notable speaker at integrative medicine conferences across the United States. Dr. Kalish helped co-develop the PureGI™ protocols.
Penny Kendall-Reed is a naturopathic doctor in Toronto. After graduating from McGill University with a BSc. in Neurobiology, she earned a degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she received the Dr. Allen Tyler Award for Most Outstanding Clinician. In 2013, she was voted Naturopath of the Year by her peers and colleagues. Dr. Kendall-Reed is the co-author of five national best-selling books and practices at the Urban Wellness Clinic in Toronto.
Brand: Douglas Laboratories, Pure Encapsulations, Genestra/Seroyal Resources:www.generx.ca The No-Crave Diet The New Naturopathic Diet Healing Arthritis The Complete Doctor’s Healthy Back Bible The Complete Doctor’s Stress Solution Fix Your Genes to Fit Your Jeans
Shelena Lalji, M.D.+
Shelena Lalji known as “Dr. Shel” by her patients and colleagues, is the founder and medical director of Dr. Shel Wellness & Medical Spa in Sugar Land, Texas. Dr. Shel is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. She is a national trainer and an international speaker on several integrative/functional medicine topics and on advanced aesthetic treatments. Dr. Shel is a published author and an advocate for her patients and her local community, as well as a firm believer in addressing the root causes of her patients' health and well-being.
Brand: Douglas Laboratories
Angela Mazza, D.O.+
Angela Mazza is double board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and currently practices in the Central Florida area. She completed her fellowship in anti-aging metabolic medicine and practices integrative endocrinology on a daily basis. She sees medicine not as a “one size fits all” but requiring an individualized approach through patient education and lifestyle management. She has a significant background in both basic and clinical research, and has been principal investigator on multiple large scale therapy and device trials.
Brand: Douglas Laboratories
Nathan Morris, M.D.+
Nathan Morris is the Chief Medical Officer of Atrium Innovations Pro Brands. He resides in Monument, CO where he has a multidisciplinary functional medicine practice, Good Medicine, which focuses on making the complex simple.
Dr. Morris is certified by the Institute for Functional Medicine and has practiced root cause medicine for well over a decade. He is actively involved in the evolution of PureGenomics™, which he envisioned and co-created with Kelly Heim, Ph.D. He is also a partner with MBN Systems, which supports the implementation of systems based medical training in medical schools and residencies. He also a co-hosts for the podcast, “Good Medicine on the Go” where he explores personalization, technology, and practice implementation strategies.
Dr. Morris is excited about the future of medicine as he helps create the future of personalization and its evolution as it empowers patients to understand their uniqueness and strengths.
Nigel Plummer is a key probiotic contributor who has worked at Pfizer in R&D and has extensive knowledge in the field. His research has resulted in collaborations with research institutes and universities within the U.K. and Europe, enabling Dr. Plummer to develop his expertise in probiotics and fish oils.
Brand: Genestra/Seroyal, Douglas Laboratories
Chris Spooner, N.D.+
Chris Spooner is a naturopathic doctor with more than 20 years of experience in naturopathic medicine. He received his N.D. degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1998. After completing his post-doctoral fellowship in Environmental Medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine he continued instructing at SCNM as an Assistant Professor, teaching courses in toxicology, environmental medicine and nutrition.
Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.+
Jacob Teitelbaum is a board-certified internist and has been a nationally recognized expert in the fields of fatigue and sleep management for the past 30 years. He is also the founder of the Practitioners Alliance Network and author of numerous books. Dr. Teitelbaum is the lead author of four studies on the effective management of fatigue, and has developed the S.H.I.N.E. approach to help patients maintain healthy energy levels. He frequently makes media appearances and conducts speaking engagements, and lives in Kona, Hawaii.
Kara Ware is a pioneer and leading contributor to the field of functional medicine. She excels at improving patient retention and clinical outcomes, and her coaching skills and deep understanding of the patient experience make her an important asset to any functional medicine practice. Kara's 14-year personal journey began with her son, who has autism, and by addressing the underlying medical and lifestyle factors behind his condition. In 2013, she opened a functional medicine autism recovery clinic, and achieved such tremendous results that Dr. Nathan Morris asked Kara to join his practice, Good Medicine, as his clinical coordinator. Kara has been the PureGenomics™ Business Integration Coach since 2016.
Izabella Wentz is a nationally acclaimed thyroid specialist and licensed pharmacist who has dedicated her career to helping practitioners and patients understand and properly address thyroid function, particularly in the >90% of cases involving an immunological component. Dr. Wentz is the author of a New York Times best-selling patient guide on thyroid support and is dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about improving assessment, lifestyle interventions and functional medicine approaches to optimize thyroid function and overall health.
Brand: Pure Encapsulations
Terry Wingo, RPh, FACA+
Terry Wingo received his pharmacy degree from Auburn University and has been active in community pharmacy for 40 years, focusing his practice on compounding and nutritional therapies since 2000. Terry believes that we are created to be healthy and self-repairing, and that poor health is often the result of relative nutrient deficiencies and impaired detoxification. He works with patients to enable health recovery and speaks regularly to pharmacy audiences, particularly about integrating nutrients as therapy and transitioning toward functional practice.
Samuel F. Yanuck, D.C., F ACFN, FIAMA+
Samuel F. Yanuck is the CEO and Director of Education for cogenceimmunology.com, an online functional immunology course, serving over 3,000 clinician participants from more than 60 countries around the world. He is an adjunct assistant professor in the Program on Integrative Medicine, in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, where he teaches topics in functional immunology. Dr. Yanuck co-directs the Yanuck Center for Life and Health, a functional medicine clinic in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he’s been seeing patients from everywhere since 1992. Dr. Yanuck helped co-develop the PureResponse™ protocols.
*The information contained herein was developed independently by Dr. Heim, is for educational purposes only, and does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. Dr. Kelly Heim is an employee of Atrium Innovations Inc. however, the information provided does not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Atrium Innovations or its affiliates (including but not limited to Douglas Laboratories, Pure Encapsulations, Seroyal) in any way. This information does not substitute for standard medical care. Consult your physician for any health problems.
+ Our medical consultants are retained advisors to Pure Encapsulations.
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