Pure Encapsulations is proud to be grounded in science every step of the way. To help guide us on this journey, we have elected an extensive and experienced Medical Advisory Board.
Our Pure Encapsulations Medical Advisory Board is a panel of licensed healthcare professionals and recognized experts in their field. With their expertise and guidance, we can further our mission to formulate exclusive supplements and create educational tools that help support a wide range of specific health areas.
Samuel F. Yanuck
Samuel F. Yanuck, D.C., F ACFN, FIAMA+, is the CEO and Director of Education for cogenceimmunology.com, an online functional immunology course, serving over 3,000 clinician participants from more than 60 countries around the world. He is an adjunct assistant professor in the Program on Integrative Medicine, in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, where he teaches topics in functional immunology. Dr. Yanuck co-directs the Yanuck Center for Life and Health, a functional medicine clinic in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he’s been seeing patients from everywhere since 1992. Dr. Yanuck helped co-develop the PureResponse™.
Daniel Kalish, D.C.+, is the founder of the Kalish Institute, an online training program established in 2006 dedicated to building Functional Medicine practices. In 2017, Dr. Kalish joined the Practice Implementation faculty with the Institute for Functional Medicine and began a strategic partnership around My Practice Plan. This hands-on, online course focuses on designing an ideal practice plan and is intended to address the lack of practice management instruction available in the Functional Medicine arena. Dr. Kalish has authored three books on this subject and is a notable speaker at integrative medicine conferences across the United States. Dr. Kalish helped co-develop the PureGI™
Peter Bongiorno N.D. La.C.+, is president of the NY Association of Naturopathic Physicians and co-medical director of Inner Source Health in New York with his wife, Dr. Pina LoGiudice. In 2010, he authored the first comprehensive textbook designed to teach physicians how to use natural medicine for mood support. Dr. Bongiorno has been regularly interviewed on national television and radio as a natural medicine expert, and writes articles for national media, including Psychology Today.
Caroline Cederquist, M.D.+, is the founder and medical director of the Cederquist Medical Wellness Center in Naples, Florida, a comprehensive weight management and preventive medicine clinic. Her scientific understanding of medical weight management through proper nutrition has allowed her to help patients all over the world. Dr. Cederquist helped co-develop the PureLean™
Felice L. Gersh
Felice L. Gersh, M.D.+, is an award-winning integrative gynecologist. She has special expertise in women’s hormones and the impact of environmental toxins, medications, nutrition, and aging on hormone receptors and production. Dr. Gersh graduated from Princeton University and the University of Southern California School of Medicine. Dr. Gersh helped co-develop the PureWoman™
Penny Kendall-Reed, N.D.+, is a naturopathic doctor in Toronto. After graduating from McGill University with a BSc. in Neurobiology, she earned a degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where she received the Dr. Allen Tyler Award for Most Outstanding Clinician. In 2013, she was voted Naturopath of the Year by her peers and colleagues. Dr. Kendall-Reed is the co-author of five national best-selling books and practices at the Urban Wellness Clinic in Toronto.