Scientific Advisory Board
Michael Epitropoulos, DC
In practice for over thirty-five years, Dr. Epitropoulos holds doctorate degrees in Chiropractic and Applied Clinical Nutrition with extensive, specialized training in applied kinesiology, Contact Reflex Analysis, and energy medicine.
Dr. Epitropoulos is a contributor to two books and multiple natural health publications; has been a host on multiple health-focused radio shows; and a clinical nutrition educator at colleges in North Carolina, Michigan and Florida.
Speaking all over the country, including at chiropractic conventions, Dr. Epitropoulos teaches providers how to incorporate natural methodologies into their practices.
Dr. Epitropoulos has done extensive research for over seventeen years in the areas of nucleotide science and gut health.
He is currently in private practice in Ormond Beach Florida where people seek his expertise from all over the United States.
Eric Nepute, DC
A graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic with advanced studies in sports medicine,advanced nutrition, applied kinesiology, functional neurology, internal health, and antiaging, Dr. Eric Nepute ("Dr. Eric") has committed his career to chiropractic wellness care.
Dr. Eric is a sought-after speaker in the health and wellness community, speaking on topics ranging from stress management to how to live a pain-free life. He has helped businesses both large and small save hundreds of thousands of dollars by assisting in their health and wellness programs. His unique ability to simplify complex health issues has brought Dr. Eric to the top of his field. Dr. Eric's workshop programs have been called "educational, motivational, and inspirational” by Dr. Bob Hoffman, author of The New York Times best seller, Discover Wellness.
Toney Freeman is a veteran IFBB Pro bodybuilder who rose to fame as a regular finalist at the Mr. Olympia competition. Drawing from years of competitive weightlifting and personal experience with nutrition, Mr. Freeman is now passionate about supporting people reach their fitness goals through healthy diet and supplementation.
Freeman believes in leading by example, offering bodybuilding fitness and nutrition programs to his local community, as well as via speaking engagements to educate and inspire other bodybuilders and the public at large. His dedication is also displayed through ongoing fundraising benefitting the greater bodybuilding network.
Freeman has been a featured speaker at national and international bodybuilding conventions, including the Arnold Classic, the NPC Nationals, and the Muscle Beach Convention. He’s also been a cover model in major bodybuilding magazines: Muscle and Fitness, Ironman, MuscleMeds, Muscle Sports, Bodybuilding and Powerlifting World Series, amongst others. Mr. Freeman is also a professional writer, consultant and coach, whose advice is also featured in numerous DVDs.
CJ Mertz, DC
Over the last thirty years Dr. CJ Mertz (aka “Coach”) has taught at more than eight-hundred and fifty seminars and trained nearly sixteen-thousand practitioners at thirty-six hundred private clinics worldwide. The unique patient education and communication systems designed by Dr. Mertz inspired his own clients to continue beyond corrective care plans into proactive wellness care.
His award-winning XLR8™ healthcare coaching program successfully developed more practices than any other healthcare coaching program in history. Dr. Mertz also launched Velocity Performance for executive teams and businesses ready to advance to the next level in sales, profit and customer service.
Dr. Mertz continues his commitment to constant and never-ending improvement for the wellness coaching industry with one goal: teaching healthcare teams how to serve more people and change their community's perspective to one of Optimal Health.
Andreanna Rainville, RN, NC
Andreanna Rainville (“Nurse Andi”), RN, NC, is a registered nurse and nutritional counselor, respected lecturer, instructor and practitioner focusing on issues of genetics and methylation evaluation and support, nutraceutical medicine, diet therapy, immunotherapy, chronic illness and infection, detoxification, fertility, mold, pain management and pediatrics (and is currently finishing her MAPS (Medical Academy for Pediatrics with Special Needs) fellowship).
Raised on Kauai, Hawaii’s “garden island,” Rainville has a lifelong curiosity for and connection to plant- and nature-based health and wellness practices, serving individuals in all stages of human development.
Rainville began her career in the healing arts as a chiropractic assistant, massage therapist/esthetician and certified herbalist, later developing a line of all-natural products embraced by five-star spas in the United States and beyond.
Rainville has worked side-by-side with esteemed leaders in their fields, including Cynthia Keller, M.D. and Peter Levine, Ph.D., as well as globally renowned physician, Dr Dietrich Klinghardt (M.D./Ph.D.). For two decades, Rainville’s work with Dr. Klinghardt spanned clinical (lead nurse) to educational (primary instructor for Klinghardt Academies).
Rainville’s passion for, and experience in, physics, Functional German Medicine, pain management, stem cell therapy, genetics, detoxification, laser and light therapies, among many other specialties contribute to Rainville being a highly sought-after provider.
Rainville’s life’s passion is empowering people to envision multiple choices for wellness. In addition to her work with ÜFORIA Science®, Rainville maintains a private, clinical practice in Kenmore, WA.