Our team is comprised of medical professionals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives; 2 key members of our scientific/medical team are:
Robert Shorr, Ph.D., D.I.C, our Chief Scientist, has more than 35 years of pharmaceutical experience, bringing both cancer and nutraceutical products to market. Dr. Shorr has authored more than 250 technical articles, abstracts, book chapters and conference proceedings and has more than 300 inventions and issued or pending patents worldwide. He has played leadership roles in research and development in a number of major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Dr. Shorr received his Ph.D. from the University of London, a D.I.C. from the University of London Imperial College of Science and Technology, and a B.Sc. in Biology from State University of Buffalo.
Keith Berkowitz, M.D., our Chief Medical Officer and a practicing physician, is our clinical expert. His practical medical, dietary and lifestyle recommendations have combined to help those with prediabetes address the symptoms they're experiencing. Dr. Berkowitz is the founder and medical director of the Center for Balanced Health, which combines traditional and complementary therapies to help achieve balanced health and an improved quality of life. Dr. Berkowitz received his M.D. from New York Medical College, and completed a combined internship and residency in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital and Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University, where he majored in economics and graduated with honors.
Gary Minkoff, MBA- our Chief Operating Officer. Gary has over 30 years of diverse executive and leadership experience. He is responsible for all operating aspects of our business. In addition he teaches entrepreneurship at Rutgers Business School. Gary is the founder of Above & Beyond Marketing; a consulting firm specializing in sales and marketing strategy, technology, education and training and communications.Gary has led 2 non-profits; he also worked for 12 years in financial services in various advisory, product development, and operating roles for 3 global financial institutions.
Gary is a former Mayor of Highland Park NJ; he also served on the Highland Park Borough Council.
Gary earned his MBA, Magna Cum Laude, from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and his BA from Rutgers College in Communication and Information Studies.