Spring Forum 2013 Speakers and Downloadable Presentations

Zhaoping Li, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Li is a Professor of Medicine at UCLA School of Medicine, Ronald Reagan Medical Center, where she directs thebClinical Research Unit at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, overseeing the research...



Marc Ullman - Ullman, Shapiro and Ullman LLC

Mr. Ullman has practiced law for 27 years and has represented clients in matters relating to all aspects of the firm’s practice, including FDA and DEA matters, regulatory issues, FTC proceeding and litigations....



Angela Agrusa - Partner, Liner, Grode, Stein, Yankelevitz, Sunshine Gegenstreif & Taylor

Consistently recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in California, Angela Agrusa’s practice includes litigation and trial work in the areas of trademark, falseadvertising, unfair competition,...



Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D. - Director Division of Dietary Supplement Programs Food and Drug Administration

Daniel Fabricant was named Division Director for Dietary Supplement Programsat the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in February 2011. Dr. Fabricant directs andcoordinates policy, budget, personnel, regulatory...



Peg Canew Toledo - Partner, Mennenmeier, Glassman and Stroud LLP

Peg Toledo’s practice concentrates on complex civil litigation in federal and statecourts with an emphasis in appellate practice and Proposition 65 defense and counseling.Peg has over 15 years of experience...



John Vernados - Senior Vice President Worldwide Regulatory, Government & Industry Affairs, Herbalife

As Senior Vice President Worldwide Regulatory, Government & Industry Affairs,John Venardos leads a team of seasoned professionals based in cities around the world. Together, they proactively represent...



Elizabeth Sloan Ph.D, President Sloan Trends

Dr. Sloan founded Sloan Trends in 1992 and today provides its strategic partners expert counsel and business building ideas for transforming inevitable change into growth opportunities. Focused on tracking,...



Senator Tim Scott

Senator Scott was appointed to the U.S. Senate in January 2013, after serving South Carolina’s First District in the United States House of Representatives.  Prior to being appointed to the Senate,...



Jaime Piza - Vice President Global Relationship Lead-DSM

Jaime has been working in the food & beverage processing and the nutrition business his entire career, including over 23 years with DSM and Roche Vitamins. His experience includes beverage and fruit...