Internationally Recognized Physician from India Joins Herbalife's Nutrition Advisory Board
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) has expanded its Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) with the addition of Anoop Misra, M.D. of India, an internationally recognized specialist on diabetes and metabolic disease. Anoop Misra was awarded Padma Shri (one of the highest national honors) by the President of India.
The Herbalife NAB is comprised of leading experts around the world in the fields of nutrition and health who educate and train Herbalife independent distributors on the principles of nutrition, physical activity and a healthy lifestyle. The board is chaired by David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Misra is director and head of the diabetes and metabolic diseases department and a senior consultant in internal medicine at Fortis Group of Hospitals, New Delhi. He is a former professor of medicine and diabetologist at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, where he received his medical degree. Misra has also been on the faculty of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Royal London Medical School in the U.K.
He has been published in more than 150 scientific papers in international journals; received multiple awards including the highest award for medical science in India, the Dr. B. C. Roy Award; and has served as the personal physician of two Prime Ministers of India. He is a reviewer for several prestigious international journals including "The Lancet" and "Circulation."
In addition to his work, Misra is very active in community outreach programs that bring health and nutrition education and awareness to disadvantaged children and women in urban slums, and to school children.
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is a global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutritional supplements and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in 64 countries through a network of 1.5 million independent distributors. The company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation (http://www.herbalifefamilyfoundation.org) and its Casa Herbalife program to bring good nutrition to children. Please visit Herbalife Investor Relations (http://ir.herbalife.com) for additional financial information.
Source: Herbalife Ltd.
Released Jun 1, 2007 • 5:48pm EDT