OGDEN, UTAH, July 22, 2008 — Trace Minerals Research (TMR), a
leading provider of mineral-based supplements for almost 40 years, announces
the acceptance of Dr. Alexander G. Schauss, Ph.D., FACN, and Dr. Chris D. Meletis,
N.D. today to serve as members of its recently established Scientific Research
Advisory Board. The Advisory Board was established to keep TMR on the cusp
of the most recent scientific research in the natural products industry.
“[Schauss and Meletis] are two of the most respected leaders in our
industry and have been in partnership with us for many years,” said Matt
Kilts, Managing Partner of TMR. “Their knowledge and expertise in the
natural products industry will help us to continue offering our customers effective
and quality products that will help change their lives.”
Schauss is the President, CEO, and Senior Director of Natural and Medicinal
Products Research of AIBMR Life Sciences, Inc. a research and consulting company
for the nutraceutical industry headquartered in Puyallup, Washington. He has
studied nutrition and botanical medicine for over 35 years and is a member
and consultant to many organizations throughout the natural products industry.
Schauss has held many academic positions and has authored or co-authored many
books and research papers. For a complete biography on Schauss, visit our Dr. Alexander Schauss, Ph.D., FACN page .
Meletis served for seven years as the Chief Medical Officer and Dean of Naturopathic
Medicine for the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Ore.,
and subsequently served as the NCNM’s Senior Science Officer. He has authored
and co-authored many books and papers and currently practices natural medicine
in Beaverton, Ore. For a complete biography on Meletis, visit our Dr. Chris D. Meletis, N. D. page.
TMR also invited scientist Jared Bowden to serve on the Advisory Board. Bowden,
currently a teaching assistant and graduate student in Biochemistry at Montana
State University, has worked over the last 10 years as a consultant, scientist,
and quality assurance manager for the nutraceutical industry before returning
to his academic pursuits. TMR also invited attorney John Rees to serve as legal
counsel to the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board will be chaired by Ryan Fisher,
General Manager of TMR who has over 15 years with the company.
Trace Minerals Research (www.traceminerals.com),
founded in 1969, is the original marketer and distributor of essential minerals
harvested from Utah’s Great Salt Lake for supplement use. Today,
the company uses these naturally balanced, naturally occurring minerals as
the basis for all products in its brand product line. Extensive research
supports the need to keep minerals in proper balance throughout the body in
order to achieve optimal health. Trace Minerals Research is focused solely
on servicing the natural products industry, and the company’s complete
line of superior quality nutritional supplements is backed by a “Feel
the Difference or Your Money Back” guarantee.