Dr. Shawn Talbott Joins Metabolic Research Center as Chief Science Officer

PRESS RELEASE – AUG 18, 2015 17:00 EDT

Internationally Recognized Lifestyle Expert To Lead Product and Program Development Efforts.

​​Metabolic Research Center (MRC), a company that has been helping people lose weight for more than 30 years, announced today that Shawn M. Talbott, Ph.D. has accepted the role of Chief Science Officer for the company. In addition, Dr. Talbott will serve as President of MRC’s newly formed direct-to-consumer channel, Metabolic Direct, which will establish a global team of independent Metabolism Coaches to share MRC products and programs with clients around the world.

As one of America’s leading lifestyle experts, Dr. Talbott will spearhead the next generation of MRC’s product and program offerings – designed to balance underlying metabolism and help MRC clients look, feel, and perform their best.

“We couldn’t be happier or more excited to have Dr. Talbott lead our product and program development efforts, especially as MRC moves into its next phase of national and international expansion” said MRC Founder, John Soileau. “I believe his strong background as a researcher, author, entrepreneur, and nationally-recognized nutritionist and lifestyle expert—combined with our strong 30-year history of customer satisfaction—will enable us to build on and expand our healthy living product offerings.”

Dr. Talbott added, “I am honored to join MRC—a company with a mission to help people achieve their optimum level of health and live their best lives.  From our trusted network of physical Metabolic Research Centers across the country and our new independent Metabolism Coach direct-to-consumer model, I feel that MRC is perfectly positioned for the next phase of international growth helping people to perform at their peak mental and physical potential.” Talbott continued, “The future of wellness is to balance our underlying metabolism to achieve our “best selves” in terms of how we look, feel and perform on every level. MRC will be at the forefront of delivering optimal lifestyle programs, including sleep, exercise, nutrition, supplements, and on-going evaluation to help clients maintain metabolic balance and reach their weight loss and wellness goals.”

About Dr. Shawn Talbott: Dr. Talbott received his M.S. in Exercise Science from University of Massachusetts and his Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry from Rutgers University. He has completed both the Entrepreneurial Master’s Program and the Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation, and Technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Talbott is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American College of Nutrition (ACN), and the American Institute for Stress (AIS). Dr. Talbott is the recipient of a dozen competitive research awards and has published hundreds of articles and 10 books translated into multiple languages on nutrition, health and fitness. Additionally, he holds a Diploma in Sports Nutrition from the International Olympic Committee and has served as a nutrition consultant and educator for elite-level athletes in a variety of sports, including professional triathletes, members of the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association, the United States Ski and Snowboard Association during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, the Performance Enhancement Team for the United States Track and Field Association, and the United States Olympic Training Centers. http://www.ShawnTalbott.com

About Metabolic Research Center: MRC was founded over 30 years ago by John and Nina Soileau with one center they managed themselves. They began working in the fitness industry, which quickly evolved into a holistic wellness center; combining real, healthy food, healthy natural supplements and personalized support to provide a safe and effective customized weight loss solution for their clients. John and Nina grew MRC from the ground up by offering safe and effective natural weight loss solutions to clients in nearly 100 weight loss centers throughout the country. Our philosophy combining the power of real food, healthy supplements, behavioral changes, and personalized support has created our success and the success of our clients for over 30 years; to help transform the lives of each client we serve.  http://www.eMetabolic.com

Public Relations Contact:

Mike Danielson, Partner 

Director – Health and Nutrition Division
P: 952-697-5214
C: 612-386-0506


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  1. Congrats Dr T! We miss you very much at LV, but I am happy to see you have decided on your next new venture. Best wishes!

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