Mannatech’s Senior Global Wellness Director, Dr. Steve Nugent has more than 38 years of experience in Integrative Medicine. He has tested more than 6,000 dietary supplement products and formulated more than 100. He is internationally recognized as an expert in his field and has been teaching consumers and health care professionals for more than 30 years. Dr. Nugent is Mannatech’s most requested speaker worldwide. He has earned multiple degrees, graduating with top honors at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His areas of studies include psychology (health and wellness, leadership, organizational, neuropsychology), biological anthropology, nutrition science and business administration.
Dr. Nugent has served as President of the International Association of Complementary Medicine and is President Emeritus of the American Naturopathic Medical Association (ANMA). He was awarded the Servant’s Heart Award by Mannatech Associates in 2007. Dr. Nugent was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, served his country with honor as a United States Marine, and has been a resident of Texas for nearly two decades.Hide Biography
Dr. Bloomer joined the faculty of The University of Memphis as an Assistant Professor in 2004, having held prior positions at Duke University Medical Center and Wake Forest University in North Carolina. He currently holds the rank of Professor and serves as Directors of the School of Health Studies, the Cardiorespiratory/Metabolic Laboratory and the recently established Center for Nutraceutical and Dietary Supplement Research. Dr. Bloomer maintains an active research agenda, having received external funding as the principal investigator for more than 35 projects since 2005, totaling well over $2 million. As a result of his active research agenda, he has been lead or co-author on close to 150 peer-reviewed journal publications and book chapters. In 2013 he co-authored the book, The Daniel Cure which highlights his research with the dietary restriction model known as the Daniel Fast. Dr. Bloomer has particular expertise in the area of oxidative stress and antioxidant therapy, as well as in the use of dietary ingredients for purposes of improving cardio-metabolic health. He has served as a consultant to a variety of nutraceutical and dietary supplement companies and has been an invited guest on radio programs nationwide to discuss his research.Hide Biography