MonaVie Scientific Advisory Board
Mark Macdonald (Nutrition and Fitness Expert)Expand
Macdonald is a leading authority on nutrition and wellness, and the author of the New York Times bestselling book Body Confidence. As founder of the Venice Nutrition Program—which has been licensed by hundreds of health facilities, doctors’ offices, fitness studios, and health professionals nationwide—Macdonald knows what it takes to lose weight the right way and achieve life-long body confidence. He opened the first Venice Nutrition Consulting center in Venice Beach, California, more than a decade ago, and it has since grown to more than 500 centers throughout the U.S. Macdonald is a regular contributor to CNN/HLN and Dr. Oz, a National Ambassador to the American Diabetes Association, Chair of the International Board of Nutrition and Fitness Coaching, and a top presenter for IDEA, the world’s largest fitness organization.
"It's an incredible honor to be added to MonaVie's Scientific Advisory Board,” Mark said. “For over 20 years I have dedicated my life to empowering others and showing people what is truly possible with their health. As an educator, expert, and motivator I'm clear that partnerships are the key to changing the course of the international health crisis. MonaVie has been on the front line since its creation on developing cutting edge products designed with a specific purpose—products that are focused on enhancing one’s health and truly ‘filling in the gaps’ of where most of us fall short in our daily nutritional needs. Together we will continue making a significant difference and helping people take their body and health to the next level."
Dr. Hervé Rogez (Food Science)Expand
Dr. Hervé Rogez obtained a BSc and MSc in Chemical Engineering and Agricultural Industries (1992), and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences and Bioengineering (1999) from Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. Dr. Rogez is currently a professor at the Federal University of Para (UFPA) in Brazil, a reviewer of national and international journals, and a visiting professor at Université Catholique de Louvain.
Dr. Rogez has a tremendous amount of experience in science, technology, and engineering plant matrices rich in bioactive compounds, especially phenolic compounds. He studies the interactions of phenolic compounds with their natural environment, the processes of extraction, concentration, and purification, as well as the cracking of phenolic compounds, their analysis techniques, the validation of their in vivo use (in the context of the development of functional foods) and their technological applications.
He has been studying açaí since 1995 and is recognized as a worldwide authority on acai processing, having accumulated a multi-disciplinary knowledge about this traditional food.
Diane Miles (Pharmacy, Cosmetics)Expand
Diane brings more than 25 years of experience to MonaVie within the prestigious skin care, makeup, and fragrance sectors. A cosmetics industry veteran, Diane has exceled in a variety of key roles at renowned companies, including as CEO of skin care company Perricone, MD; president of Bare Escentuals, one of the most successful and fastest growing beauty brands in the United States; and CEO of Benefit Cosmetics, a now billion dollar brand based in San Francisco. She has also worked extensively with luxury brands Dior (in London and New York) and L’Oreal in various sales, marketing, and management roles. Diane has a degree in Pharmacy from the University of London and is a registered pharmacist and member of the Pharmaceutical Society in the UK.
“The beauty world is changing, and the future of beauty will be a fusion of health and beauty,” said Miles. “Naturally, I’m excited to partner with MonaVie as a member of their Scientific Advisory Board, because their product line is designed to support optimal health and nutrition.”