Howard Lyman - Author of the books Mad Cowboy and No More Bull. A successful Montana cattle rancher for nearly four decades, Howard Lyman sold his farm in 1983 and became a professional lobbyist for the Montana Farmers Union and the National Farmers Union, promoting the passage of the National Organic Standards Act.
Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn - Author of the book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease.
Mike Anderson - Producer of the video Eating and author of the book, The RAVE Diet & Lifestyle. JRC's nutrition initiative was originally stimulated by Mike Anderson. In late 2001, Mr. Anderson began to bring information and books in the field of nutrition to the attention of JRC's Executive Director, Dr. Matthew Israel. Dr. Israel began applying this information to his own life and then began offering the same information to the JRC staff members and students.
Dr. Harvey Zarren - Founder of The Healing Connection, a hospital based program at the Union Hospital in Lynn, Massachusetts.
Dr. Joel Fuhrman - author of Eat To Live: The Revolutionary Plan for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss. Dr. Fuhrman is a family physician who specializes in "preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods."
Dr. Antonia Demas - founder and director of the Food Studies Institute, a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the health and education of children and their families. Dr. Demas' award-winning curriculum, Food Is Elementary, has been taught successfully in more than 500 schools.
Jill Nussinow - A Registered Dietitian with a Masters Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University. Jill offers freelance writing, speaking, cooking classes and demonstrations on the vegetarian lifestyle.
Dr. Neal Pinckney - Author of the book Healing Heart Handbook. He is also the founder and director of the Healing Heart Foundation.
Dr. Michael Greger - Author of several books including Heart Failure, Carbophobia, and Bird Flu. Dr. Greger is a physician and public speaker.
Dr. Patricia Mantia - Departmental Chair of Health, Education, and Nutrition at Holyoke Community College. She has a Doctorate in Human Movement. Dr. Mantia is the owner of The Firm Health Club in Foxboro, MA.
George Eisman - Registered Dietician and founder of The Association of Vegetarian Dieticians and Nutrition Educators. Mr. Eisman is also the author of two books, The Most Noble Diet, and A Basic Course in Vegetarian and Vegan Nutrition.
Michele Simon - A public health lawyer specializing in nutrition policy. Michele is also the author of the book Appetite for Profit.
Steve Blake - Steve Blake has a doctorate in naturopathic medicine and a doctorate in holistic health. He has a Master Herbalist degree and is an advanced massage therapist.
Dr. Milton Mills - Milton R. Mills, M.D., serves as associate director of preventive medicine for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a North American group of doctors and laypersons dedicated to promoting better nutrition and higher research standards.
Dr. Paulette Chandler - Dr. Chandler is a graduate of Princeton University, Duke Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health. She practices internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, is a Harvard Medical School faculty member and is the director of Natural Healing Pathways, Inc., a non-profit organization providing a holistic approach to helping people with chronic diseases through union of mind, body and spirit.