Q&A with Shawn Wells

April 5, 2016 Observations

Q&A with Shawn Wells

For those of you that weren’t able to tune in Wednesday, here is the recorded talk. Enjoy!:

A little about Shawn…

Shawn Wells, MPH, RD, FISSN has a unique blend of knowledge in the field of performance nutrition and supplementation. Mr. Wells attended UNC-Chapel Hill, earning a Masters degree in Nutrition and minor in Exercise Science. His education along with credentials of Registered Dietitian and Certified Sport Nutritionist (CISSN), distinguished him as an expert in performance nutrition. Mr. Wells has held the role of Chief Clinical Dietitian with over a decade in acute and skilled nursing care, grounding his ethics and practice of patient focused care. Fulfilling the position of CEO of Zone Halo Research, a consulting group for supplement formulations, he gained significant notoriety in the industry. As an accomplished author, formulator and clinician, in 2011, Shawn took his experience and passion to become Director of R&D at Dymatize Nutrition. Dymatize Nutrition, now owned by Post Holdings, has cemented its role the global leader in finished product research and innovation with over 200 products in more than 50 countries. Shawn currently works for top non-GMO & natural dietary supplement company in the industry, BioTRUST Nutrition, as their Chief Science Officer (CSO) over R&D, Quality Control, and Regulatory departments. Mr. Wells travels the globe looking for the next great ingredient, doing research, and assembling innovative formulations with experience in every channel of distribution/sales. Mr. Wells proudly serves on the JISSN Editorial Board, co-wrote a chapter in the most recent ISSN textbook, Sports Nutrition and Performance Enhancing Supplements, on Creatine, presented with Dr. Gabriel Wilson on Leucine and the Metabolites in Clearwater, Fats that Fight Fat at the Europa University ISSN event, and presenting on ketogenic dieting at the Arnold Brazil. Having never missed an annual conference since becoming a member a decade ago is something he is quite proud of. Shawn continues to be passionate about the ISSN and is thrilled to be named to the prestigious ISSN Advisory Board ans well as the honor of Fellowship (FISSN). Shawn can be heard on nationally broadcast One Life Radio Show regularly as a Guest Expert. The show is also frequented by ISSN co-founder, Dr. Jose Antonio. For more on Shawn Wells, MPH, RD, CISSN, FISSN him on LinkedIn or his website.

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