8th Annual NHRI Scientific Symposium

Chicago, IL
Saturday, October 20, 2012


About the Natural Health Research Institute (NHRI)

NHRI is an independent, non-profit organization that supports science-based research on natural health and wellness. It is committed to informing consumers, scientists, the media, policymakers and legislators about scientific evidence on the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of diet, supplements and a healthy lifestyle, in order to improve health and wellness, and reduce disease around the world.


 About the American Nutrition Association® (ANA)

The American Nutrition Association® is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote optimal health through nutrition and wellness education. The ANA is a vibrant community where professionals, individuals and organizations can share and interact, and they provide top-quality nutrition programs, online discussions, a newsletter, and much more.


Founded in 1859, the UIC College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest colleges of pharmacy in the nation and is the oldest academic unit of the University of Illinois. Known as the flagship pharmacy school in the State of Illinois, the College is consistently ranked among the top twenty for its scholarship, curriculum and quality of faculty, and in the top five for overall federal research funding among pharmacy schools in the U.S. Alumni possess a reputation for advancing to establish and lead top pharmaceutical industry research companies, assume roles as preeminent, high-level pharmacy faculty and academic administrators, and transform modern pharmacy practice as clinicians renowned for innovative methods throughout the world.


NHRI Scientific Advisory Board

·     Ronald Watson, Ph.D.
Chairman, Professor of Health Protection Sciences, University of Arizona

·     Richard Cantrill, Ph.D.
Technical Director, American Oil Chemists Society

·     Edward Farnworth, Ph.D.
Chief of Science Advice, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

·     James Gormley
Senior Policy Advisor, Citizens for Health

·     Russell Jaffe, M.D., Ph.D.
Fellow, Health Studies Collegium and Founder, PERQUE, LLC

·     Michael Lelah, Ph.D.
Technical Director, NOW Foods

·     Patrick Massey, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Alternative Healthcare, Alexian Brothers Hospitals

·     Russel Reiter, Ph.D.
Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center


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