Science Advisory Board
We've always said it - science is the basis for our nutritional approach and in order to continue to educate people about the growing body of emerging research highlighting the health benefits associated with the principles of the Atkins Nutritional Approach as well as the development of new products, Atkins created a multi-disciplinary Science Advisory Board that includes nationally known experts in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, physiology and food science.
The group advises Atkins on the latest scientific findings and medical studies that investigate the safety, efficacy and nutritional value of the Atkins Nutritional Approach and its products. Each member of the board provides ongoing expert counsel to Atkins as we continue to help people achieve their weight loss and weight management goals.
As part of their work, the board will monitor the growing body of research, now totaling more than 50 studies that highlight the positive weight loss results and other health benefits associated with following the Atkins Diet. These benefits include weight loss, improvement in risk factors for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes, inflammation, benefits in treating epilepsy and decreasing obesity in children and adolescents.
Stephen D. Phinney
Stephen D. Phinney, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine, Emeritus UC Davis School of Medicine Associate Editor; Professor Emeritus, University of California Davis
James R. Bailes, Jr.
James R. Bailes, Jr., M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Marshall University School of Medicine
Jeff S. Volek
Jeff S. Volek, PhD., RD., F.A.C.N. Assistant Professor Human Performance Laboratory Department of Kinesiology University of Connecticut
Eric H. Kossoff
Eric H. Kossoff, M.D. Associate Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics Johns Hopkins, Medical Institutions Medical Director, Ketogenic Diet Program Director, Pediatric Neurology Residency Program
Robert M. Siegel
Robert M. Siegel, MD Medical Director St. Luke Pediatric Care Centers St. Luke Hospital Northern Kentucky Children's Advocacy Center Cincinnati Pediatric Research Group
Elizabeth J. Parks
Elizabeth J. Parks, Ph.D. Associate Professor Clinical Nutrition and Internal Medicine Southwestern Medical School
Dallas G. Hoover
Dallas G. Hoover, Ph.D. Professor Food Microbiology Department of Animal & Food Sciences, University of Delaware