Scientific Advisors

Michael Crawford, PhD, CBiol, FIBiol, FRCPath


Director, Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition - London Metropolitan University

Michael was the Director of the Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition at the London Metropolitan University...

Connie Diekman, M.Ed, RD, LD, FADA


Dir. of University Nutrition - Washington University

St. Louis, Missouri
Connie earned her master's degree in education/counseling from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a bachelor...

Curtis Ellison, MD


Professor of Medicine and Public Health - Boston University School of Medicine

Boston, Massachusetts
Curt is best known for his research on ‘The French Paradox,’ which examines the fact that the French have a...

Marta Garaulet Aza, PhD

Professor of Physiology and Nutrition, Department of Physiology, University of Murcia; Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School; Visiting Professor at Tufts University

Murcia, Spain and Boston, MA
Dr. Garaulet Aza is a Professor of Physiology and Nutrition in the Department of Physiology at the University of Murcia...

Miguel Ángel Martinez-Gonzalez, MPH, PhD, MD

Chair, Department of Public Health - University of Navarra

Navarra, Spain
Dr. Martinez-Gonzalez is a physician, epidemiologist, nutrition researcher, and professor. He is a co-author of the...

Kathy McManus, MS, RD, LDN


Director, Department of Nutrition; Director, Dietetic Internship - Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Kathy graduated with a BS from Simmons College and earned an MS in nutrition from Framingham State College. She serves...

Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH


Harvard Medical School - Assistant Professor of Medicine; Associate Physician - Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Dariush earned many degrees from schools all over the country, including a BS in Biological Sciences from Stanford...

Jane K. Pearson, MD

Program Director, Preventive Cardiology and Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitiation

Dean Health Systems and St Mary's Medical Center, Madison, WI
Jane is the Program Director of Preventive Cardiology and the Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Dean Health...

Nikos Scarmeas, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Neurology - Columbia University Medical Center

New York City, New York
Nikos was born and raised in Athens, Greece. He earned an MD from the University of Athens before moving to the U.S....

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