Gary Small, M.D., is an expert in brain health and aging. He has joined the editorial board of the Herbalife Nutrition Institute, an online resource promoting excellence in the field of nutrition, and the company’s Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB).
The NAB comprises leading experts around the world in the fields of nutrition and health who educate Herbalife independent distributors and, in China, sales employees, on the principles of nutrition, physical activity and healthy lifestyle. The Institute and the NAB are chaired by David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)*.
Small has authored over 500 scientific works and received numerous awards and honors, including Senior Investigator Award, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, and the Weinberg Award for Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association. Scientific American magazine named him one of the world’s top innovators in science and technology. He is the author of several popular books on brain health and aging (“The Memory Bible,” “The Memory Prescription,” “The Longevity Bible,” “iBrain”), which have been translated into two dozen languages.
Small is professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, the Parlow-Solomon professor on aging at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, director of the UCLA Center on Aging, and director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Division at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior.
His team developed brain imaging technologies that detect the first signs of brain aging. In addition, Small has studied and developed lifestyle and memory training programs for improving cognition and healthy aging, which are available throughout the U.S. in senior centers, community hospitals, and assisted living facilities.
*The University of California does not endorse specific products or services as a matter of policy. Dr. Small’s credentials as a professor is for identification purposes only.