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Jason Theodosakis ("Dr. Theo"), MD, MS, MPH, FACPM, is considered to be one of the world's foremost authorities on osteoarthritis treatment and is perhaps the most quoted doctor in the world regarding the use of glucosamine and chondroitin supplements. Dr. Theo is a practicing physician, board-certified in the specialty of Preventive Medicine, and had the distinction of being named to the oversight steering committee of the NIH's study on glucosamine/chondroitin. His undergraduate education includes a double major in Chemistry and Biology. Dr. Theo graduated summa cum laude from his advanced studies with master's in both Exercise Physiology and in Public Health. His medical degree is from the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School.

An accomplished author, Dr. Theo's first book, The Arthritis Cure, became an international #1 best-seller and resulted in a major paradigm shift in the way arthritis and other chronic diseases are treated. Dr. Theo spends much of his time lecturing and speaking with the media. He has been a guest on The Today Show, Prime Time Live, NBC and CBS Evening and Morning News, CNN, Fox Network News and many others. In addition, he has been featured in print in such publications as Time, Newsweek, US News & World Report, People, USA Today, The NY Times, Parade, People, Reader's Digest, Prevention, and other magazines. He speaks often on local and national radio, and he is a frequent lecturer at medical conventions and forums throughout the country.

In addition to providing input for clinical design, Dr. Theo will assist the company in the future direction of Imagenetix's Celadrin products.


 
Ms. Lorna R. Vanderhaeghe ("Lorna") is a best-selling author and medical journalist who has been researching and writing on nutritional subject matter for the past 20 years. Lorna received her B.Sc. degree in Bio-Chemistry from Simon Fraser University located in Canada.

Lorna is an associate editor for Total Health Magazine and is an author and a co-author of a number of health books including The Immune System Cure published in six countries and translated into French, Dutch, and German, and she is author of the Canadian bestseller Healthy Immunity: Scientifically Proven Natural Treatments for Conditions from A-Z. Lorna's most recent book, Get a Grip On Arthritis: and Other Inflammatory Disorders was published and released in November of 2004.

An accomplished communicator, Lorna speaks as many as 300 times per year throughout the North American continent on television, radio, conventions, and through the print media.

Her input into newsworthy clinical studies will be of great value to Imagenetix. Lorna has also become a spokesperson for Imagenetix's Celadrin products.


 
Robert B. Zurier, M.D., who has been Professor of Medicine and Chief of Rheumatology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester since 1991. From 1980 to 1991 he was Professor of Medicine and Chief of Rheumatology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Zurier graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, and trained in Internal Medicine at Boston City Hospital. He practiced general internal medicine in Holden, MA, for three years before training in clinical and research rheumatology at NYU-Bellevue Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Zurier's research has focused on mechanisms of inflammation, especially as they relate to patients with arthritis and lupus. His basic studies of prostaglandins led to clinical trials using marine and botanical oils to treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Zurier's research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1974. His accomplishments have been recognized by receipt of a Guggenheim Fellowship, designation as a Master of the American College of Rheumatology, and inclusion in "Best Doctors in America."


 
William J. Kraemer, Ph.D., who is a full professor in the Department of Kinesiology in the Neag School of Education working in the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Connecticut (UCONN). He also holds an appointment as a full professor in the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology along with an appointment as a Professor of Medicine at the UCONN Health Center/School of Medicine. He also worked as Director of Research for three years in the Neag School of Education.

Since receiving his doctoral degree from the University of Wyoming in 1984, Dr. Kramer has authored and co-authored over 280 manuscripts in the scientific literature related to sports medicine and sports science. In addition, he has authored or co-authored 10 books in the areas of strength training and physiology of exercise. Dr. Kraemer serves on numerous scientific journal editorial boards and is the current Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, Associate Editor of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise and is on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Applied Physiology.

Dr. Kraemer is a member of the American Physiological Society and the Endocrine Society.

He is a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and served as a member of the ACSM's Board of Trustees and Administrative Council. He is a past president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and was honored by the NSCA with both their Outstanding Sports Scientist Award in 1992 and the NSCA's highest award, the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994 for his contributions of bringing science into the field of strength and conditioning. He was named the "Educator of the Year" by the NSCA in 2002.


 
Dr. Jonathan (Rick) Adachi, MD, FRCP©, a professor within the Department of Medicine at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, and a practicing rheumatologist at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton, Canada. Dr. Adachi has conducted numerous clinical trials and has been published on a wide variety of medical therapies. Dr. Adachi's current focus is in the field of osteoarthritis where he has helped to develop a quality of life instrument for those with osteoporosis. Dr. Adachi is a member of the Osteoporosis Society of Canada and the International Osteoporosis Foundation.


 
Dan Gallaher, Ph.D., a professor and Associate Dean of Undergraduate programs in the College of Human Ecology, at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Gallaher is widely published in peer-reviewed journals, and in symposia proceedings. His research interests include dietary influences on colon cancer and cholesterol metabolism, dietary fiber, dietary fat, bile acid metabolism, and dietary treatment of diabetes and chronic pancreatitis. Dr. Gallaher received his Ph.D. in Nutrition Science from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Gallaher is a member of numerous professional associations including the American Society of Nutritional Sciences, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


 


Robert L. Beeten, who served as the United States Olympic Committee's (USOC's) medical director from 1976 through 2000, and acted as the head athletic trainer and medical coordinator during six different Olympics from 1968 to 1984. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Beeten held the title of the Director of Sports Medicine for the United States Olympic Committee.  
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