Our distinguished researchers, scientists and nutritional experts collaborate to insure that NUTRILITE brand dietary supplements and vitamins are safe, high-quality, trusted products.
Don Pusateri, Research Associate/Concentrate Development: A specialist in agriculture and nutrition, he conducts research on medicinal plants and develops new NUTRILITE products. His most recent work has focused on Australian and African medicinal plants.
Jean Wang, Ph.D..Senior Scientist/Process Engineer: With several publications to her credit, she focuses on process engineering by developing and deploying novel manufacturing processes for botanical concentrates. Her specialties include membrane filtration, seed oil extraction, granulation and pasteurisation.
Gene Maly, Research Associate/Foods and Beverages Formulation: One of our most senior scientists with over 35 years of experience, he has several patents in USA relating to diet and weight management.
Mary Murray, Ph.D., Research Associate/Supplement Product Development: With many publications and patents in USA to her name, she is recognized for her work in nutraceutical development, nutrigenomics-based products, bone health and women's health.
Lisa Rozga, Group Leader, Supplement Product Development: With more than a decade of experience in industry, she works in research development and optimizing targeted NUTRILITE supplements.
Tom La, Senior Scientist/Concentrate Development/ Senior Engineer-Chemical Engineering : With several patents to his name, he works to define and develop granulation for NUTRILITE supplements. His recent work has centered on developing a process for the granulation of botanical ingredients.
Lynne Connor, Ph.D., Senior Scientist/Food and Beverage Product Development: With a patent in USA for diet and weight management to her name, she has specialised in the design, development, and testing of NUTRILITE weight management products and protein supplements.
Yingqin Li, Senior Scientist/Concentrate Development: With over 20 publications and two patents in USA, Yingquin Li specialises in developing safe and effective plant-based ingredients for NUTRILITE essential and functional products.
Yumei Lin, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Clinical Investigations: With numerous papers and two patents in USA, Dr. Yumei Lin is devoted to the study of ingredient functions and supplement product prototypes and their effects in humans.
Kevin Robinson, Senior Scientist (Process Development), Supplement Product Development: With a background in the pharmaceutical and energy industries, he develops new concentrates and manufacturing processes for current concentrates.
Dawna Venzon, Ph.D., RD, Senior Research Scientist/Nutritional Research and Clinical Investigation: A published expert on how the brain controls and regulates appetite, she focuses on nutritional research.
Heather Arnold, Senior Group Leader, Supplement Product Development: From her start in packaging engineering, she is now specialising in the development, optimization and launch of supplement products.
Kerry Grann, Ph.D., Senior Scientist/Clinical Investigations: With several papers and a patent in USA to her name as well as a background in public health and sports medicine, she concentrates on the technical evaluation of new ingredients and coordinating clinical research.
Rodney Johnson, Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence Specialist: With a number of papers and a patent in USA to his name, he specialises in food science and the design, formulation and testing of concentrates, supplements, foods and beverages.
John Balles, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist/Agricultural Plant Science: Focusing on plant concentrates, he is a published expert and a member of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) and the American Society of Horticultural Science.
KaLee Dahlin, MS, Senior Group Leader, Food & Beverage Product Development: Overseeing development, testing and implementation of nutritional value-added foods and beverages, KaLee Dahlin specialises in sports, energy and weight management drinks and snacks, as well as functional foods, products for children and active adults.
David G. Groh, Manager, Health & Beauty New Technology R&D, Access Business Group: With more than 25 years of experience and five patents in USA, he focuses on the identification, evaluation, and integration of new ingredients and product technologies.
Marc Lemay, PhD, Senior Scientist, Clinical Investigations: Recognised for his work on novel ingredients and memory impairment, he helps design and execute clinical trials focusing on new ingredients.
Steve Missler, PHD, Senior Research Scientist, Bioassay Services: With over 30 year of experience in academia, government and industry, he specializes in the role of anti-oxidants in protecting from oxidative stress and DNA damage.
Mark Proefke, PhD, Senior Group Leader: Analytical Services – Chemistry: With 20 years of experience in pharmaceuticals, he leads the Chemistry group and focuses on analytical methodologies to insure high-quality products.
Jeffrey Scholten, PhD, Senior Group Leader: Bioassay and Microbiology Analytical Services: Trained in Biochemistry and Enzymology, he leads the Bioassay/Microbiology group responsible for the discovery and development of new assays which support product development.
Zachary Wahl, Group Leader, Supplement Product Development: With a background in quality assurance and analytical services, he now focuses on product development in the categories of Weight Management, Sports Nutrition, and Children.