Scientific Advisory Board

These individuals serve as medical, science and nutritional advisors to Enzymedica and the Enzyme Science brands. They play pivotal roles in providing educational guidance and scientific supervision to the companies’ Research and Development department.

Harvey Diamond


Harvey Diamond is a Health & Wellness Advocate and New York Times #1 Bestselling Author who has been studying and teaching the principles of healthful living for over 40 years.

He is credited as a pioneer in helping shift people toward healthier eating. He has helped millions of people worldwide to not only dramatically improve their health, but also to overcome serious, catastrophic disease, including cancer.

His FIT FOR LIFE books have sold nearly 14 million copies in 33 languages and are read in over 80 countries. FIT FOR LIFE held the #1 position on the prestigious New York Times Bestseller list for an unprecedented 40 consecutive weeks. It was the fastest selling book of its kind in history. It was also a pivotal force in the advent of the natural food supermarket and the explosion of natural food consumption nationwide.

Harvey has made multiple appearances on Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, Nightline with Ted Koppel, Merv Griffin, Live with Regis Philbin, Good Morning America, The Today Show, QVC, Pat Robertson’s 700 Club and many others.

Reid Eckert, CNC

Reid Eckert has been a Certified Nutritional Counselor, educated from prestigious Bastyr College, for the past 25 years. His store, Nutrition Direct is located in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area, although his clients live across and beyond the United States.

Reid has an extensive knowledge of how vitamins, minerals, herb and food supplements address the seven main systems of the body. Reid is devoted to bringing nutritional education and quality of life to those with health challenges.

Reid specializes in the treatment of diseases and disorders of the human body offering aid from birth to elder care. He consults with medical professionals on the clients behalf helping to clarify options available to each individual in need.

He is also successful with Anti-Aging, Weight Loss, Sports Nutrition, General Health and Wellness. Reid has formulated supplements for various manufactures and nutritional companies, including doctors under private labels.

Reid has been a talk show host on Brain Storm and The Natural Grocer.

Stem Longevity Research is a partnership between Dr. Joseph Purita and Reid Eckert, C.N.C., that specializes in consultations with formulations, manufacturing, education and usage of nutraceuticals.

Steven Lamm, MD

Physician, Author,

Dr. Steven Lamm is a practicing internist, faculty member at New York University School of Medicine, and the Director of Men's Health for NYU Medical Center.

Dr. Lamm regularly offers his analyses and commentary on a wide variety of health and medical related topics on television and radio, including: The Oprah Winfrey Show, Today, Nightline, Dateline, Fox News, The View, and BBC. He has written, with Gerald Secor Couzens, several books, including The Virility Solution, Younger at Last, The Hardness Factor, and the best seller Thinner at Last.

A graduate of Columbia University and New York University School of Medicine, Lamm is the recipient of numerous honors, including American Bariatric Society Recognition Award, Alpha Omega Alpha Award, New York Founders Day Award. Dr. Lamm is active in clinical research and is a panel physician for the New York State Athletic Commission.

Passionate about digestive health, Dr. Lamm combines his extraordinary education and experience with down to earth solutions for digestive health.

His new book, No Guts, No Glory was published in April 2012.

M. Mamadou, PhD

Mahamane Mamadou, PhD is currently the CSO of Phytomedic Labs. He has been actively involved in enzyme-based formulations for health and wellness. His scientific interests include disease prevention, nutritional disorders, chronic inflammation and degenerative diseases, regulation of gene expression, identification of health risk biomarker molecules, and the developmental origins of metabolic disorders.

He has taught and conducted research at several universities, and has provided consulting and research services for many health and nutrition related companies.

His present research activities focus on isolating new phytochemicals and enzymes for health and wellness dietary supplements.

Woodson Merrell, MD, ScD (hc)

Woodson Merrell, MD, ScD (hc), a graduate of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons is one of the nation’s leading authorities on integrative medicine.

He is a professor of medicine at two medical schools and director of one of the country’s premier academic programs in integrative medicine.

Since 1985 he has maintained a high-profile private practice in integrative internal medicine and acupuncture on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

He is the author, with his wife Kathy, of The Source / Power Up: Unleash Your Natural Energy, Revitalize Your Health, and Feel 10 Years Younger (Free Press).

Joseph Purita, MD


Dr. Joseph Purita graduated from Georgetown Medical School and served his internship at the University of Florida Medical Center. Following completion of a residency in orthopedic surgery at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, he served as Chief Administrative Resident. Dr. Purita joined the Boca Raton Orthopedic Group in 1981 where he currently still practices.

Dr. Purita is a pioneer of stem cell injection research. His passion for stem cell research has created The Institute of Regenerative and Molecular Orthopedics, where the standard is set for orthopedic stem cell treatments. Doctors from all over the world train with Dr. Purita at the Institute in the use of PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and stem cell treatment.


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