Meet Our Executive Team

Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Eric Wood, ND

Dr. Eric Wood joined the LupaVita Medical Advisory board beginning in January of 2017. Dr Eric Wood, ND is a District of Columbia-licensed (Washington D.C.) naturopathic physician and a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Additionally he is licensed through through the Commission of Religious Consulting and Healing as a “Theocentric Healing Specialist.” This allows him to freely practice a wide variety of non-invasive, non-drug based natural healing modalities and therapies in Florida relevant to his educational training and scope as a naturopathic physician, recognizing the spiritual divine as being as essential force in helping people recover their health.

Dr. Diana Cordero, MD

Dr. Diana Cordero, MD joined the LupaVita Medical Advisory board in December of 2016. Dr. Cordero graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 1985. She works in Jacksonville, FL and specializes in Internal Medicine, specifically autoimmune conditions. Dr. Cordero is a licensed physician in the state of Florida. She has assisted with the formulation of LupaVita and focuses of spreading awareness for Lupus. She has battled SLE for the past 20 years and continues to strive to help anyone who is diagnosed.

Our Team

Katerina Held Social Media Strategist

Katerina is on track to receive her Bachelor’s of Science degree in business management at San Diego State University in May of 2017. At LupaVita Health Products, she is responsible for the Twitter and Pinterest effectiveness and reach of these platforms, as well as running a few public relations campaign. When she’s not helping the Lupus community, you can find her at the beach, traveling or hanging out with her dog.

Devin Singleton Director of Events

Devin received her bachelors degree in from University of New Hampshire. Devin leads the team with all aspects of events: planning, coordination, and execution. She works closely with each Lupus non-profit and is the point of contact for any sponsorship inquiries. When she is not event planning, Devin is at the beach or playing with her dog, Penny.

Alison Ricker Content Marketing Strategist

Alison is on track to receive her Bachelor’s of Science degree in business marketing at San Diego State University in May of 2017. At LupaVita Health Products, she is responsible for the Instagram and Facebook effectiveness and reach of these platforms, as well as generating blog content. When she’s not helping the Lupus community, Alison is sight-seeing, trying new foods, or spending time with friends.

Brendan Amaru Founder

Brendan received his Bachelors of Science: Kinesiology and Nutrition from the University of Miami. LupaVita was first created due to Brendan’s loved ones being diagnosed with Lupus. After working with their rheumatologist and nutritionist, the first LupaVita formula was created. Brendan focuses on making LupaVita a Lupus activist movement and strives to build awareness for Lupus in the community. When he is not working closely with the Medical Advisory Board, Brendan is playing guitar and spending time with his family.

Important: While successful for the majority of users, not all people respond to LupaVita™. If after 60 days you have not realized any of the benefit, please return your order for a refund under our guarantee. Because every lupus case is different, it is important to speak to you doctor before trying LupaVita™. If you have any questions please reach out to us at support@lupavita.com or speak to your physician or rheumatologist. LupaVita does not cure, treat, or prevent any disease. LupaVita™ is a multi-vitamin created to assist in the diet of someone diagnosed with Lupus.*

1. "Association of low vitamin D with high disease activity in an Australian systemic lupus erythematosus cohort." Lupus Sci Med 2015;2:e000064 DOI: 10.1136/lupus-2014-000064

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