About the Bloggers

by Biotics Research

Abbas Qutab, PhD

Dr. Abbas Qutab is the founder of the Élan Vital Medical Centers and Spas, located in Boston and Worcester,  Massachusetts, USA. Since they first opened in 1989, these clinics and spas have been the choice for many thousands of people seeking healthy aging and functional medicine treatments. Dr. Qutab has a PhD in Ayuverdic Medicine and is one of the very few physicians in the U.S. who has been awarded an honorary ScD from the United Nations University, and has been designated “Physician of the Year” by the NRCC.



Alex Vasquez, BS, DC, ND, DO

As a prolific writer, sought-after speaker, and leading-edge researcher, Dr. Alex Vasquez is the only single individual to obtain three doctoral healthcare degrees in three separate professions (chiropractic, naturopathic medicine, and osteopathic medicine) from American universities. For the past six years, Dr. Vasquez has worked closely with Biotics Research Corporation to formulate new products and clinically study their efficacy, verifying their beneficial use in clinical practices throughout the globe. As the Director of the Medical Board of Advisors, Dr. Vasquez will be instrumental in leading the charge towards new areas of research for the company and the nutrition industry as a whole. He will continue to educate fellow healthcare professionals on the latest in clinical research through publications, online articles, live webinars, and seminars as part of this new role. Subscribe now to his live monthly webinars to ensure you have an online “seat” to learn from this phenomenal practitioner. Webinars will be held on the third Wednesday of the month at Noon Central Time.


Bob DeMaria, DC, DABCO, FASBE, NHD

Dr. Bob has provided and championed natural health solutions to doctors and patients globally for over thirty years. His life-changing presentations provide tangible information for easy application into your patient’s daily routine. Dr. Bob’s charismatic speaking style inspires and equips you to share his message of health empowerment with your patients and family. He is the author of The Trans Fat Survival Guide: Why No Fat, Low Fat, Trans Fat is KILLING YOU!!


Court Vreeland, DC, DACNB

Dr. Court Vreeland completed his undergraduate work at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in chemistry. He then attended Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri where he completed his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. Vreeland finished his Diplomate degree in chiropractic neurology in September of 2007. He has also completed courses in the Neurological Rehabilitation of ADHD and Other Learning Disabilities and in Vestibular Rehabilitation. Additionally, Dr. Vreeland has completed 100 hours of training in Applied Kinesiology and lectures regularly throughout the community and New England. He has lectured for continuing education credits for the Vermont Chiropractic Association as well as regularly holding seminars for manual therapists in New England.


Daryl DeLuca

Daryl DeLuca is the Vice President and one of the founders of Biotics Research Corporation, a leading manufacturer of specially designed nutritional products for over 35 years, available exclusively through Healthcare professionals.


David Brownstein, MD

David Brownstein, M.D. is a board certified family physician and is one of the foremost practitioners of holistic medicine. He is the Medical Director of the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, MI. Dr. Brownstein has lectured internationally to physicians and others about his success in using natural hormones and nutritional therapies in his practice. He received a B.S. degree from the University of Michigan and obtained an M.D. degree from Wayne State University in 1989. He completed a Family Practice residency at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan. Dr. Brownstein has practiced holistic medicine for 17 years and specializes in the use of vitamins, minerals, herbs and natural hormones. In addition, he utilizes applied kinesiology, acupuncture and nutritional therapies in his practice. He is a member of the American College for the Advancement in Medicine. Dr. Brownstein is active in numerous holistic organizations, and he has lectured internationally about his success with using natural items. Dr. Brownstein has authored eleven books, including seven national best sellers.



Debbie DeMaria

Debbie DeMaria is Dr. Bob’s partner in both marriage and clinical practice. Debbie has successfully structured Dr. Bob’s practice to be the most efficient and impactful resource for patients and has seen tremendous growth from this structure. She will share these skills with you and your staff during this informative event, including what to do to increase the number of patients you are able to see to improve their outcomes through targeted tools and nutrition, and to increase patient compliance to see the best results. We encourage you to bring your office staff with you to gain the most from this seminar and discover the tools you will need to begin implementing Monday morning. Their clinical pearls and practice building tips have been found useful for both the novice clinician as well as the successful healthcare professional to improve upon what they have already built.


Denis DeLuca

Denis DeLuca is the President and CEO of Biotics Research Corporation and is a member the Board of Directors. As one of its founders, Denis has worked at Biotics Research for over thirty years. Representing Biotics Research, Denis is a voting member of the Fort Bend Economic Development Counsel. In addition to Biotics Research Corporation, he has started a number of businesses including a 24/7 commercial printing company and distribution organizations.


Dennis McInerney

Dennis McInerney has been the Southeast operations manager for Biotics Research Corporation since 1996. He is a graduate of Moravian College with a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry. He has over 45 years of experience in the health care field. His in-depth knowledge of biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology and how it pertains to nutritional supplementation has earned the respect as a highly regarded speaker and metabolic consultant by health care professionals of all disciplines. His experience includes several years as a research pharmacologist as well as a metabolic consultant. In 1998, Dennis founded the Health Resource Center, an educational company, dedicated to helping health care professionals understand and reverse the detrimental effects of the modern diet. Through seminars and workshops, the Health Resource Center provides functional nutritional information and the clinical tools necessary to successfully guide patients on a path to nutritional wellness.


John Crescione, DC, DICS

Dr. John Crescione is the former chiropractor for the NY JETS football team, and for a select number of players from the NY ISLANDERS hockey team and New York State GOLDEN GLOVES boxers. He maintains a family oriented practice, as well as specializing in sports injuries, women’s health issues and hard to treat chiropractic cases. He was voted International Chiropractor of the year for 2004 and is the past President and Vice President of SORSI on numerous occasions. He is a Diplomate in Craniopathy and is also the Chairman of the SORSI Chiropractic College Committee. Dr Crescione has trained in both China and Hong Kong. His practice utilizes SOT™ Methods, A.K., Cranial Sacral Therapy, Diversified Full Spine Technique and Activator. He also incorporates Chinese Medicine, electric Acupuncture point stimulation, visceral manipulation and organ reflex therapy as well as Eastern and Western Nutrition concepts.


Kenice Morehouse, DC, DACBN

Dr. Morehouse is a chiropractic physician and a Clinical Faculty member at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Florida. She achieved the rank of Associate Professor in 2009. Dr. Morehouse is a member of the Florida Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association, membership director for the ACA Council on Nutrition, and past Vice-President of the Flagler-Volusia Chiropractic Society. She is also a Diplomate in nutrition, having passed the rigorous pre-requisites, including case studies, and examination by the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (ACBN). Dr. Morehouse recently published a paper in Nutritional Perspectives. She presented a platform presentation at the ACC-RAC national annual convention in 2007. Dr. Morehouse has been a faculty member at Palmer College of Chiropractic since 2005, originally as the Coordinator of Clinical Academics and currently as a Clinic Faculty Mentor. Dr. Morehouse graduated in 1986 from the National College of Chiropractic, and was in practice for 19 years before joining the Faculty of Palmer. While in practice she practiced in Illinois and both coasts of Florida, participating in both single and multi-disciplinary practices.


Loren Marks, DC, DACBN

Dr. Loren Marks is 1984 graduate of New York Chiropractic College. He received his Diplomate in nutrition in 2003 from the American Clinical Board of Nutrition, has been in practice in NYC for 28 years, and has taught clinical nutrition for the past 18 years across the United States. He is the founder of Integrative Assessment Technique (IAT) and currently teaches this to health professionals. Dr. Marks is co-author of a chapter in Dr. Andrew Weil’s series of texts on Integrative Gastroenterology, written by Dr. Gerrard Mullin, and he co-authored a chapter in “Arachnoiditis, the Evidence revealed” by Dr Antonio Aldrete. www.newyorkintegrativedoctor.com


Mark Houston, MD, MSc, SCH, ABAAM, FACP, FAHA

Dr. Houston graduated from Vanderbilt Medical School and completed his medical training at the University of California, San Francisco. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) and the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine (ABAAM). He also completed a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut.


Michelle J. Pouliot, ND

Dr. Michelle J. Pouliot, Naturopathic Physician (Bastyr 1991), has been in practice in northwest Connecticut for the past 15 years. Her practice is focused on meeting women’s healthcare needs with botanical and nutritional medicine. She specializes in women’s conditions, menarche, PMS, peri-menopause, menopause, libido issues and osteoporosis. Dr. Pouliot is an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut and Northwestern Connecticut Community College and is devoted to educating women and their healthcare practitioners about the value of naturopathic medicine.


Phil Afghani, DC

Dr. Afghani graduated from Atlantic High School, and went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.  He holds a Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida Campus. Dr. Afghani is the Clinic Director of Atlantic Chiropractic and Wellness Center in Port Orange, and is also currently working as a Faculty Clinician in the Palmer College of Chiropractic, Florida Campus Clinic.  He is a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner*, Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner*, and has done extensive Post-Graduate training in nutrition, electrodiagnosis, rehabilitation, and sports medicine.  Dr. Afghani understands the limitless potential that each individual – when properly aligned to their values, goals, and spine – has to achieve optimal health.

*The specialty recognized identified herein has been received from a private organization not affiliated with or recognized by the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine.


Rachel Olivier, MS, ND, PhD

Dr. Rachel Olivier serves as a Physician Advisor for Biotics Research Corporation, a position she has held for over eleven years. As a Physician Advisor she serves to both educate and provide professional leadership for physicians and practitioners, in an effort to improve product understanding. In this capacity she serves as the main consultant, advisor and technical expert for health care practitioners. She also prepares and executes training seminars, and provides training and product support material for practitioners and members of the sales team, as well as writes technical and scientifically oriented papers for journals and trade magazines, and product literature updates. She holds a Masters degree in Molecular Biology from University of Southwestern Louisiana (currently the University of LA), along with a traditional Naturopathic Degree from Honolulu University, and a PhD in nutrition from California University.  She can be contacted at 800-231-5777 or via the website at www.bioticsresearch.com.


Stephen Grand, DC, DACBN

Dr. Stephen Grand is a chiropractic physician, an Associate Professor and Clinical Faculty member at Palmer College of Chiropractic – Florida campus, a member of the FCA and ACA and research director for the ACA Council on Nutrition. He is also a Diplomate in nutrition, having passed the rigorous pre-requisites, including case studies, and examination by the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (ACBN). He previously taught at both National University of Health Sciences and the Southern California University of Health Sciences, mainly in the areas of diagnosis, clinical nutrition, and orthopedics. Dr. Grand was also the instructor for the National University of Health Sciences in a 100 hour clinical nutrition program. Throughout his career, he has taught at every education level, from grammar school, through high school, as well as college and graduate school. He also taught in adult school and presented a class in nutrition and health at the San Fernando Valley Community College in Los Angeles.


Vaughn Cook, OMD

Vaughn R. Cook founded Zyto Corporation and has been its Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since December 2004. Dr. Cook also serves as President of Zyto Corporation and has been its Executive Director since December 2004. He graduated from Utah State University and also received Acupuncture degree from Oriental Medical Institute of Hawaii and Oriental Medical Doctor degree from North American Academy of Advanced Asian Medicine.


William M. Kleber, DC, DABCI

Dr. Kleber’s current affiliations include national speaker for Biotics Research Corporation and the co-coordinator and instructor for the Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists (DABCI) national program. Dr. William Kleber is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College (Doctor of Chiropractic, 1981) and received certification as a DABCI in 2000. As a Chiropractic internist, Dr. Kleber is equipped to accept complicated cases, in addition to musculoskeletal patients. Dr. Kleber is able to diagnose and treat conditions commonly seen in practice including allergies, weight management, chronic pain, fatigue, fibromyalgia, diabetes, female concerns, endocrine imbalances, ADHD, digestive disorders, cardiovascular, asthma and immune system dysfunction including autoimmune disorders. Dr. Kleber’s interest in internal medicine began when he recognized that subluxations (spinal misalignments) are commonly caused by a wide range of internal disorders. Dr. Kleber accurately diagnoses and treats internal disorders of all types and provides more comprehensive natural solutions, by virtue of his DABCI training. He provides effective, alternative options to patients who have exhausted the traditional field of medicine without success. Dr. Kleber has been a Chiropractor for more than 30 years.


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