Brain-Health Expert Joins Herbalife Editorial Board

January 13, 2011

Gary Small, MD, an expert in brain health and aging, has joined the editorial board of Herbalife’s Nutrition Institute.

Gary Small, MD, an expert in brain health and aging, has joined the editorial board of Herbalife’s Nutrition Institute.

Small and his team are credited with developing brain-imaging technologies that detect the first signs of brain aging. Small has authored more than 500 scientific works and received numerous awards, including the Senior Investigator Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and the Weinberg Award for Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association. He is a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, the Parlow-Solomon professor on aging at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, director of UCLA’s Center on Aging, and director of the geriatric psychiatry division at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.

The Herbalife Nutrition Institute is an online resource to promote excellence in the field of nutrition. It comprises leading global experts who help educate Herbalife’s independent distributors and, in China, sales employees, on the principles of nutrition, physical activity, and a healthy lifestyle, the company said.