Scientific Advisory Board



Dr. James Sears, Sears Family Health

Dr. Jim Sears is a pediatrician, author, speaker, and co-host of the Emmy-nominated show “The Doctors”. He’s passionate about the effect proper nutrition has on kids’ lives, and is focused on blending technology and patient care to meet the needs of the ever-changing industry.

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Dr. Nicole Beurkens, PhD

Dr. Beurkens is the Founder and Director of Horizons Developmental Resource Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. At her state of the art facility she leads a team of six clinicians dedicated to integrative treatment services, research on innovative treatment protocols, and professional training targeted toward pediatric patients and their families in areas such as autism, ADHD, brain injury, anxiety, and behavior disorders.

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Susan Mitmesser, PhD

Susan is a creative and dynamic PhD research scientist with nutritional biochemistry experience in various industries, academia, and clinical settings.

A visionary in strategic research planning, implementation, and execution. Multi-disciplinary training in basic, applied and human clinical sciences, with extensive experience in biomedical research, experimental design, data management, statistical analyses, study interpretation, protocol development, and abstract/manuscript preparation and presentation.

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