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    Meet Our Experts
 
  Nordic Naturals is honored to partner with health and medical professionals from multiple disciplines who support our dedication to education and research.
 
         
 

Dr. Scott Minton, PhD

Scientific Advisor

 

Dr. Scott Minton, PhD, Scientific Advisor for Nordic Naturals, has over a decade of experience as a biology professor, has worked as a clinical and laboratory researcher and in recent years as a nutritional consultant. Dr. Minton earned both a Masters and Ph.D. in Resource Ecology from the University of Michigan. He was a tenured Associate Professor at Vanguard University in the Biological Sciences.  Dr. Minton has completed two years of medical training at Ross University School of Medicine and holds a certification in Health and Fitness by the American College of Sports Medicine. As a nutritional consultant, Dr. Minton practiced evidence-based nutrition. He based his dietary programs on a comprehensive intake process and advanced nutritional laboratory testing. This individual-centered strategy yielded successful experiences for patients with longstanding fatigue, excess weight gain, digestive distress, lowered immune function, hormone imbalances, and other inflammatory conditions.

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Nordic Naturals has always placed education at the forefront of our operation, a commitment that is felt within our company as well as in our outreach.


 
     
   
     
 

Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD


Dr. Mohr is a fitness/nutritional expert with an innovative, integrated approach to wellness, weight loss, nutrition and exercise supported by years of experience in academics, research and practical fieldwork. As the owner of Mohr Results, Inc., he has been a consultant to a number of media outlets and corporations including the Discovery Health Channel and University of Louisville Athletics. Dr. Mohr appears regularly as a guest nutrition expert on radio and TV and has written over 500 articles for consumer publications, newspapers, and websites including Men’s Health, Weight Watchers magazine, and Fitness magazine. Dr. Mohr has Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Nutrition from Penn State University and the University of Massachusetts, respectively. He received his PhD in exercise physiology, with a focus on the treatment and prevention of overweight and obesity, from the University of Pittsburgh, and is a registered dietitian (RD). 

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Tori Hudson, ND


Dr. Tori Hudson is a naturopathic physician, national lecturer, author, award-winning researcher and educator with over 25 years of experience and expertise in women’s health. She is currently in private practice serving as the Medical Director of A Woman’s Time Clinic and is the Program Director at the Institute of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine. A well-respected educator in her field, Dr. Hudson serves as a clinical professor at several educational institutions that serve the medical profession. An extensive writer, her book Women’s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine is in its second edition, 2008, and she is well-published with other books, research papers, and scores of articles, both consumer and professional, including a monthly column in the Townsend Newsletter for Doctors. Dr. Hudson has been a guest on many local and network radio and TV programs, including “Good Morning America,” PBS’s “Healthy Living Series,” and Lifetime’s “New Attitudes.” She is the founder and director of an herbal/nutritional supplement company that specializes in women’s health. Dr. Hudson practices integrated medicine utilizing nutrition, nutraceuticals, herbs, bio-identical hormones, and other therapies for all gynecological and primary care conditions. In 1999, she was named Naturopathic Physician of the Year. She has received other awards for research and for her pioneering contributions in the field of women’s health and natural medicine.

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Mackie Shilstone, MA, MBA


Mackie Shilstone is one of America's most influential sports performance managers, whose expertise has played a pivotal role in the long-term success of scores of million-dollar, world-class athletes. Over 3,000 professional athletes have turned to Mackie to give them the body, drive, stamina, and performance they need to win. Mackie's work with top athletes has been reported in over 2,000 publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, People Magazine, and Inc. Mackie has also transformed the lives of hundreds of everyday people struggling with health and weight problems, poor nutrition, and lack of motivation. A well-known author, speaker, and media personality, Mackie has written seven books on fitness and weight management. His newest book, Stop Renting Your Health. Own It! A 3-Step Approach, is a strategic guide to the path of health ownership. In addition, Mackie has written articles for prestigious health and fitness journals, including the American Medical Athletic Association Quarterly and The Physiologist. With a Master of Arts degree and Master of Business Administration, Mackie is currently the Fitness and Wellness Expert at St. Charles Parish Hospital in Luling, Louisiana. He has previously held appointments as Clinical Instructor of Public Health and Preventative Medicine at Louisiana State Health Sciences Center, Adjunct Instructor in the School of Allied Health at Nicholls State University, and Adjunct Professor at the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. Additionally, he was a special advisor to the United States Olympic Committee on Sports Nutrition, and has served on the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports for the State of Louisiana.

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Aimée Shunney, ND

Dr. Aimée Shunney has a private practice in Santa Cruz, California where she blends conventional medical diagnosis and treatment with the use of natural therapeutics. Dr. Shunney graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a BA in psychology. After completing her post-graduate pre-med course work, she attended the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon where she received her Naturopathic Medical Degree in 2001. Dr. Shunney specializes in women's health, functional endocrinology, and family medicine. She is also co-host of "Green Tea & Honey," a weekly radio show about integrative medicine, delicious food, and the joys of eating, and co-creator of Cleanse Organic, a 28-day fully supported whole foods cleansing program designed to optimize health and create sustainable healthy living choices.

 

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Dr. Michael Traub, ND, DHANP, CCH, FABNO

 

Dr. Traub graduated from the National College of Natural Medicine in 1981. He was board-certified by the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians in 1989 and in 2007 by the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (ABNO). He serves on the ABNO Board of Examiners. He served as AANP President from 2001-2003 and in 2006 received the AANP Physician of the Year Award. He has taught dermatology at most of the naturopathic medical schools, and is the author of Essentials of Dermatologic Diagnosis and Integrative Therapeutics. He has practiced in Kailua Kona for the past 26 years, and is Chairman of the Hawaii Board of Naturopathic Medicine.

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