Dr Germaine B Hawkins is a graduate of the Micheal E. Debakey High School for Health Professions in Houston, Texas. He then attended Texas A&M University, where he received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Biomedical Sciences – finishing with honors at both institutions. He completed his medical studies at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (UNT-HSC/FW) and General Psychiatry Residency at John Peter Smith Hospital, also affiliated with UNT-HSC/FW where he received various honors including Most Outstanding Intern Award in May 2000. Dr. Hawkins has performed lectures internationally – including Salvador, Bahia in Brazil, Wurzburg, Germany and Pristina, Kosovo. Dr Hawkins has operated his own private practice since 2004 and has become well-known and respected by colleagues and fellow clinicians in Tarrant County and the surrounding communities. Dr. Hawkins founded Mind & Body Health Solutions, LLC in 2011 to address the need for holistic comprehensive care treating his patient population. Dr. Hawkins began in December 2013 formulating a signature dietary supplement focusing on brain and central nervous system health. Dr Germaine B Hawkins is also an officer within the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps. He was commissioned in 2000 and currently holds the rank of Major. MAJ Hawkins uses his experience serving soldiers and veterans in his private practice population. PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) is often misdiagnosed in the civilian mental health community due to lack of expertise in comprehensively evaluating patients.
Dr. Sherry Tanumihardjo manages a progressive research and outreach team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. She has almost three decades of experience with vitamin A and carotenoids. Her multidisciplinary research approach is enhanced by her broad educational background in chemistry (B.S.), biochemistry (M.S.) and nutrition (Ph.D.). She has two main research foci. These include vitamin A assessment methodology and carotenoid bioavailability. These two overlap when investigating provitamin A carotenoids. Tanumihardjo has authored more than 100 research publications, chapters and technical documents and has been an invited speaker nationally and internationally. Her research group works with animal models to answer various questions on issues related to vitamin A toxicity and deficiency. The team takes these research outcomes and applies them to humans. The team has conducted studies in the United States, Indonesia, South Africa, Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Zambia. She has acted as a consultant to many studies throughout the world to assist with study design and appropriate standardization. She is a strong advocate for the promotion of nutritionally enhanced staple foods, vegetables and fruits to enhance overall health and general well-being. Sherry is the Director of the undergraduate Certificate in Global Health and co-teaches Introduction to Global Health, the one global health class that all declaring students must take.
Vitamin A status assessment and provitamin A carotenoids as sources of vitamin A. Vegetables and fruit intake to enhance health; Global Health
CEO of Nanorx INC has a Ph. D. in Organic Chemistry from Oregon State University(1979) and an M.S in Chemistry(1972) from I.I.T Mumbai, India.He has worked on drug discovery for over 25 years at Columbia University, Max-Planck Institute, Germany, Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis) and Boehringer Ingelheim. He has over 15 US and International patents and another 15 pending patent applications