Dr. Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN, the preeminent authority on nutrition for adults with a focus on nutrient requirements following bariatric surgery, serves as Clinical Nutrition Advisor for UNJURY® Protein and OPURITY® Vitamins. Dr. Litchford is an internationally known speaker, author, and consultant. She holds a PhD in human nutrition from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She is president of CASE Software & Books, a professional and educational resource company providing advanced level professional reference and continuing education programs for healthcare professionals. She has published numerous research and scholarly articles, books, and textbook chapters including 'Macronutrient Recommendations: Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat' in the ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery, Volume 2, 2014 and 'Assessment: Biochemical, Physical, Functional Status' in Krause's Food & Nutrition Care Process, 14th ed 2016.
This is not a symbolic or token role. We have had a longstanding professional relationship with Dr. Litchford for many years and she has actively guided our formulation development, notably the optimization of our vitamin formulations. We are thrilled to have her as our trusted advisor as we continue to develop and deliver the best designed, highest quality products to our patients.