Biography: James B. LaValle, R.Ph., CCN, is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board certified clinical nutritionist and naturopathic doctorate with more than 35 years of clinical experience. He works with the NFL, NBA, MLB and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village to offer personalized health, wellness, diet and performance strategies. LaValle is best known for his expertise in metabolic and integrative medicine, with an extensive background in natural products, lifestyle drug/nutrient depletion and uncovering the underlying metabolic issues that keep people from feeling healthy and vital. He has developed health programs for the fitness industry, health care companies and professional sports teams including Corvette Race team, Orlando Magic, Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks, to name a few.
LaValle gained national recognition as Clinician of the Year in 2012 by the Natural Products Association for his pioneering work in furthering the professional standards of integrative care. He is an appointed faculty member and course educator for the Integrative Medicine postgraduate program at George Washington University School of Medicine. He has trained thousands of health care professionals on the value of predictive health and modeling health care practices to incorporate lifestyle, diet and natural therapies as part of the health equation for Americans.
LaValle is author of more than 20 books including, “Cracking the Metabolic Code,” “Nutritional Cost of Drugs,” and, “Your Blood Never Lies.” He has been named one of the “50 Most Influential Pharmacists” by American Druggist magazine and was one of nine Americans selected to participate in the inaugural Dietary Supplement Education Alliance & Dietary Supplement Information Bureau. Previously he was a correspondent on ESPN2’s No. 1 rated “BodyShaping” fitness program.
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