Dr. Joseph Keenan
Dr. Joseph Keenan, M.D., is a Researcher in Preventative Cardiology, formerly a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota School of Food Science and Nutrition. His research interest is preventive cardiology with a special interest in the use of nutrition and nutritional supplements in the reduction of cardiovascular disease risk. Dr. Keenan has been awarded over $5 million in research grants and has published more than 50 scientific articles dealing with his research. He was awarded the Outstanding Service Award by the American Geriatrics Society in 1995. He has presided over 150 scientific papers and national and international scientific meetings. Dr. Keenan is considered one of the leading national experts in the field of nutritional supplement research and the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Keenan has been studying how natural substances in plants help the body to handle cholesterol in a healthier, safer way.