Scientific & Medical Advisory Board

William Franke, PhD

Dr. Franke founded Heart Blend Foods, LLC, a research and development company that specializes in the development of heart-healthy foods. Dr. Franke is Associate Director of the Center for Advanced Foods at Rutgers University and is an expert in the area of product development and food regulations, especially as it relates to functional foods and nutraceuticals.

Richard Garian, DC

Dr. Garian is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician in Massachusetts, with 30+ years of clinical and scientific research experience. Dr. Garian’s experience includes post-graduate studies in the field of biochemistry at the University of New Hampshire, nutritional studies at the Harvard School of Public Health and founding fellow of the American Back Society.

Jaquel Patterson, ND, MBA

Dr. Jaquel Patterson is a nationally recognized naturopathic physician, success coach, best-selling author, and sought-after speaker. She owns a successful multidisciplinary medical practice including naturopathic medicine, nutrition, internal medicine, physical therapy, and acupuncture in Fairfield, CT. She has over 12 years of clinical experience with a focus on autoimmune conditions, Lyme disease, allergies, anxiety/depression, and childhood developmental disorders. She is also the immediate Past President for the national association, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and serves on the board of the Connecticut Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Jaquel is a sought-after speaker and presents at large conferences like Annual World Congress Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Venetian, and has appeared multiple times on television, publications and radio. She has been published in New York Magazine, USA Today, Real Simple magazine, Under Armour, Fitness Pal, Natural Practitioner, Naturopathic Doctor News and Review, and the Spa Dr., amongst others.  Dr. Jaquel is also the Medical Advisor for Zycal Bioceuticals Healthcare and Vermont Hemp Health. She is also a contributor to Forbes Magazine and member of the Forbes Business Council and Expert Panel. In addition to her naturopathic medical degree, she has her MBA in Healthcare Management from Quinnipiac University and has her undergraduate degree from Cornell University.

Adam Perlman, MD

As the CEO and co-founder of Journey, Dr. Perlman is developing the next generation of wellbeing centers. He is also an adjunct associate professor at Duke University where he was the Associate Vice President for Health and Wellness for the Duke University Health System as well as Executive Director for Duke Integrative Medicine from 2011 to 2017. During his career, Dr. Perlman has held numerous leadership positions at multiple Complementary and Alternative Medicine programs and organizations. Dr. Perlman received his MD from Boston University School of Medicine and earned an MPH from the Boston University School of Public Health.

Nelson Scarborough, PhD

Dr. Scarborough has held senior research and product development roles for companies like TheraCell, Covidien, Smith & Nephew, Medtronic and Osteotech. He extensive experience and areas of specialty include regenerative medicine, orthobiologics, bone healing, collagen, demineralized bone, tissue engineering, soft tissue repair and wound healing. He earned his PhD in Pharmacology at the Medical College of Georgia and a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry at Furman University.

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