September 1, 2018 – Modere, a global consumer goods company with a range of scientifically tested personal care, household, health and wellness, and nutritional products, has appointed leading nutritionist Robert Ferguson as the newest member of its world-class Scientific Advisory Board. The board is comprised of highly respected physicians and industry experts whose specialties span the fields of medical, orthopedic, cosmetic and veterinary medicine, holistic health and the nutritional sciences.
“I feel quite honored to be asked to join the ranks of the esteemed experts who serve on the Modere Scientific Advisory Board,” said Ferguson. “I know that everyone at Modere, from the CEO to its enthusiastic salesforce, strives to deliver best-in-class products that improve their consumers’ health and well-being. I am truly excited to lend my expertise to help further this cause, to which I have dedicated my entire life’s work.”
Robert Ferguson, MS, CN is nationally recognized as a certified nutritionist, fitness expert, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, author and the CEO of Diet Free Life. He has written three books on nutrition and fitness and authored two evidence-based studies on reversing childhood obesity. He currently serves on the Presidential Task Force on Obesity for the National Medical Association, consults for Let’s Move Nation, serves as the National Wellness Director for SOBA Recovery Centers, and co-founded the Show Me Better Health initiative with Aetna, an evidence-based wellness practice that is implemented in under-resourced communities. Ferguson continues to work closely with Fortune 500 companies such as Aetna, Anthem, United Healthcare, and McDonald’s Corporation as a speaker and consultant, as well as with a growing list of celebrities and professional athletes to include Chaka Khan, Fernando Vargas, Toni Braxton, Daniel Baldwin, Ricki Lake, Chuck D of Public Enemy, La Toya Jackson, Bobbi Bonilla and the cast of “Days of Our Lives.”
Ferguson joins an elite, multi-disciplined cadre of physicians and experts on Modere’s Scientific Advisory Board. Invited to provide their professional support and comprehensive insight into the latest nutrition science trends and holistic well-being, current members of the board include:
Jon M. Grazer, MD, MPH, FACS, a Newport Beach, California board-certified plastic surgeon and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine. He specializes in facial rejuvenation, breast surgery, aesthetic body contouring, reconstructive surgery and is an expert in skin health.
Lisa Derosimo, MD, MS is board-certified in obesity medicine. Her research in the treatment of obesity has been published in several medical journals, and she is a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
John A. Giannone, DVM holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine, is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the California Veterinary Medical Association.
Catherine Dudick, MD, FACS is a trauma surgeon with board certifications in general surgery and surgical critical care. She proudly served as a general surgeon in the United States Air Force, and in large civilian trauma centers as chairman of the department of critical care and chief of trauma. Dr. Cathy continues to practice trauma and critical care, with an added focus on maximizing health. She advocates a fact-based view supported by modern scientific literature, that illness and decline need not be inevitable.
Kelly O’Malley Mattone, MD is a Mount Sinai trained cosmetic physician from New York City. She specializes in non-surgical face lifts, body sculpting and medical hair restoration. She has been practicing for nearly 30 years and holds a board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Greg Horn, BA, MBA is the former CEO of both General Nutrition Centers (GNC), the world’s largest specialty retailer of nutrition products, and Garden of Life and is the bestselling author of Living Green and Living Well.
Ferguson will be making his first appearance as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board on October 20 at Modere’s fall regional in Dallas, Texas.