Herbalife adds medical experts Jenny Kim, M.D., Ph.D, from U.S., Pedro Barreda Munoz, M.D., from Chile, Jacques Manic, M.D., from France to its Nutrition Advisory Board
October 26, 2011
– Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) welcomed medical experts from U.S., Chile and France to its Nutrition Advisory Board.
The Nutrition Advisory Board is comprised of leading experts around the world in the fields of nutrition and health who educate and train Herbalife independent distributors on the principles of nutrition, physical activity and healthy lifestyle. The board is chaired by David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Jenny Kim, M.D., Ph.D. is an associate professor of medicine/dermatology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles and chief of dermatology at the Great Los Angeles Healthcare System Veterans Affairs. Kim received her M.D. and Ph.D. in immunology from UCLA and also completed her dermatology residency and Mohs Micrographic Surgery fellowship there. She has been a UCLA faculty member since 2000 where she serves as referral source for patients requiring rejuvenation for aging skin and also for patients with skin cancers. Kim is also a renowned scientist and her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health. She studies skin as an immune organ, focusing on the innate immune responses in dermatologic diseases, including acne, superficial skin infections, skin cancers and aging. Kim has numerous publications and has received various awards for her research, and lectures extensively in the U.S. and abroad.
Pedro Barreda Munoz, M.D. is a pediatrician in private practice in Chile, since 1989. Previously, he was a professor at several Chilean universities including Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Universidad de Chile and Universidad de Concepcion. Barreda also serves as president of Docencia del Nino Foundation, teaching pre- and post graduate studies throughout the country. He has written extensively on pediatric medicine, on such topics as the relationship between Omega-3 and infants, probiotics and advancements in pediatric medicine.
Jacques Manic, M.D. is an orthopedic specialist in Bayonne, France. He has a strong background in sports medicine, and is the team doctor for the Aviron Bayonnais Rugby Pro since 2006, and a football (soccer) sports instructor for the past two decades. Manic was in charge of teaching arthroscopy at the Surgery School of the Paris Public Hospitals as well as a nutrition consultant for top athletes while serving at Tours University Hospital. He was a top level footballer in the French Professional Divisions I and II, elected best French player in professional Division II in 1977; and selected for the French Olympic football team between 1977 and 1981.
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