Springville, Utah-based Modere announced that it has appointed leading nutritionist Robert Ferguson to its Scientific Advisory Board.
Ferguson is nationally recognized as a certified nutritionist, fitness expert, 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 also 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 celebrities and professional athletes such as 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.”
“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.”
The Modere Scientific Advisory 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.