Deanna Minich, PhD of Metagenics leads the team of novel ingredient research and helps usher them from the conceptual stage to manufacturing, clinical testing, and eventual launch. She's helped to streamline departmental coordination and communication between R&D, sales, marketing, and manufacturing to execute product launches. Deanna prepares numerous papers and technical documents for internal review of natural ingredients and their safety reviews. She also counsels patients using functional medicine protocols. Dr. Minich is a fellow of the American College of Nutrition and a member of both the American College of Nutrition and the American Society for Nutrition Science. She lectures on nutrition and healthy eating via webinars and nationwide seminars. She has published over 15 articles in numerous peer-reviewed, scientific journals and has presented her work at several national scientific meetings.