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Our experts

Our doctors, trainers, dietitians and advisory board members include more than 300 internationally recognized experts and key opinion leaders. With specializations in nutrition, fitness and public health, they guide research that drives product innovation. They educate and train our Herbalife Independent Distributors who then guide and support their customers to achieve their goals and live their best lives.

Global experts

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Kent Bradley

M.D., MBA, MPH – Chief Health and Nutrition Officer

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Kristy Appelhans

NMD, MSRA – Vice President, Global Consumer Safety

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Susan Bowerman

M.S., R.D., CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Senior Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Vice Chair of the Dietetic Advisory Board

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Laura Chacon-Garbato

LME – Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Chairwoman, Herbalife Outer Nutrition Advisory Board

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Samantha Clayton

​​OLY, ISSA-CPT – Vice President, Sports Performance and Fitness Education

​Vice Chair, Herbalife Fitness Advisory Board​ 

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Luigi Gratton

M.D., MPH – Vice President, Training

Chairman of the Nutrition Advisory Board

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David Heber

​​M.D., Ph.D., FACP, FASN – Chairman, Herbalife Nutrition Institute​

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John Heiss

Ph.D. – Vice President, Product Innovation

Member, Nutrition Advisory Board


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Rocio Medina Badiano

M.D. – Cochairperson and Member, Nutrition Advisory Board

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Michelle Ricker

RDN – Director, Worldwide Health Education and Training

Chair of the Dietetic Advisory Board

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Dana Ryan

Ph.D., MA, MBA – Director, Sports Performance, Nutrition and Education

Chair, Herbalife Fitness Advisory Board

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Gary Small

M.D. – Member, Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board

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Zhen-Yu Chen

Ph.D. – Member, Nutrition Advisory Board

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Masashi Miyashita

Ph.D. – Member, Nutrition Advisory Board


Ph.D. – Member, Nutrition Advisory Board

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Chin-Kun Wang

Ph.D. – Member, Nutrition Advisory Board