Theodore Hersh, MD, MACG
Chairman of the Board Founder
Dr. Hersh was a Professor of Medicine (1973 1996), Emeritus,
Emory University School of Medicine and was a Clinician at the Emory
Clinic, Emory University Hospital and Grady Memorial Hospital from
1973 1987 in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Hersh is the author of
several medical books and over 140 publications. For 23 years, he
chaired Emory Universitys Institutional Review Board for Human
Subjects Research Protection. He received the award for Premier
Physician from the Georgia Chapter of the Crohns and Colitis Foundation
of America and was elected a Master, American College of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Hersh is an honors graduate of Harvard College and attended
medical school at the Columbia University College of Physicians
and Surgeons. He did his postgraduate work at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester,
Minn. and the Harvard Division of the Boston City Hospital. Prior
to coming to Emory University, Dr. Hersh was an associate professor
at the Yale University and Baylor Schools of Medicine.
Executive Vice President - Founder
Ms. Hersh has been with the Company since inception as a Founder.
She is instrumental in product development and has also co-authored
several of the Companys patents. Ms. Hersh has over 20 years
of international experience importing and exporting healthcare,
chemicals and nutritional products and was the President of Unichem,
Inc., an international exporting company. Ms. Hersh obtained her
business education at Rider University in Trenton, NJ.
Wendy K. Barkin, Esq.
Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel
Ms. Barkin has over fourteen years of business and legal experience.
She began her career at Paine Webber, Inc. and after attending law
school, worked for over ten years as an attorney with the Atlanta
office of Troutman Sanders, LLP. Ms. Barkin has extensive experience
in assisting small businesses in all aspects of their operations
and has particular legal expertise in tax law, compensation and
benefits and employment law. Ms. Barkin holds a B.A. degree from
Emory College and a J.D. degree with Distinction from Emory University
School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Barkin was admitted
to the legal honor society, Order of the Coif, and served as an
editor and published author of The Emory Law Journal.