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Nutrition

Dr. Robert M. RussellDr. Robert M. Russell, Cyberounds® Nutrition co-moderator, is Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Nutrition at Tufts University School of Medicine; and past Director of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. Dr. Russell received his B.S. from Harvard and his M.D. from Columbia. As a senior scientist at Jean Mayer, Dr. Russell's primary work involves studying the effects of aging on gastrointestinal absorptive function as well as retinoid/carotenoid metabolism. Rob has served on many national and international advisory boards, where he has focussed on international nutrition programs in several countries including: Vietnam, Iran, Iraq, Guatemala, China and the Philippines. Dr. Russell, who is a Staff Gastroenterologist at the New England Medical Center Hospitals, is the co-author of the standards for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition to be used in long-term care facilities and serves on the editorial boards of five professional journals.

Within the past 12 months, Dr. Russell has been a consultant for Cantox Inc.

Dr. Joel B. Mason, M.D.Dr. Joel B. Mason, M.D., Cyberounds® Nutrition co-moderator, received his bachelor's degree in general biology from the University of Illinois-Urbana in 1977, and his medical diploma from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1981. He completed postdoctoral training at the University of Iowa and the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics and is triple-boarded (internal medicine, gastroenterology, clinical nutrition). Currently, Joel is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Nutrition and Director of Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Laboratory, U.S.D.A. Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University. He is also Staff Gastroenterologist at New England Medical Center.

Within the past 12 months, Dr. Mason reports no comercial conflict of interest.