Science Advisory Board

Cracking the code.
Researchers, scientists, physicians and journalists have all strived to understand the reasons behind wellness and aging. Few have explored the fundamental factors that make Longevity Hot Spots so unique and make up the Akea difference. The members of our Science Advisory Board serve as the foundation for the BluePrint for Life.

Maurice Werness, N.D.
Dr. Werness is the charismatic lead architect for the Akea product. He has developed an expertise in treating and preventing heart disease, high blood pressure and all forms of cardiovascular disease. Through his forward-thinking practice and nationwide public lectures, he has attracted a huge following in all areas of naturopathic medicine.
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Sally Beare, dip BCNH, NTCC, CNHC
An accomplished author and expert in the areas of nutrition, health and wellness, Ms. Beare has provided much of the research and insight on Longevity Hot Spots that fueled inspiration for the Akea concept, and the educational components of the Akea website.
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Gordon G. Koltis, MD, FACRO
Dr. Koltis is a highly educated medical doctor certified by the American Board of Radiology and Radiation Oncology, and by the National Board of Medical Examiners. He has a background in oncology, human anatomy, human pathology and zoology.
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Michael C. Fajgenbaum, M.D., P.A.
Dr. Fajgenbaum is a Board Certified Orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the North Carolina Medical Society. His interests include sports, music, and family.
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James R. Stevens, MD CAQSM, Executive Health Physician
Dr. Stevens’ expertise is built from his professional experience as a family practice and sports medicine physician, primary care multi-specialty leader, sports team physician, clinical preceptor, and civic leader.
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