Dana Ryan, PhD Director, Sports Performance and Education
Dr. Ryan has traveled the word sharing our mission and values. She is a passionate athlete who holds a Ph.D. in physical activity, nutrition and wellness. She also holds a Master’s degree in kinesiology and a certificate in nutrition for optimal health, wellness and performance. Her love for sports has allowed her to work with more than 75 sport teams in over 25 countries, and has taught countless Herbalife Nutrition-sponsored athletes how to live healthier and happier by developing nutrition and sports performance programs, as well as designing and managing their sports clinical trials.
Before joining Herbalife, Dr. Ryan taught exercise physiology and related courses at Cal State Los Angeles, and concurrently conducted research at UCLA on the impact of community-based nutrition and physical activity programs on heart disease risk.
She has worked with members of the LA Galaxy, Flamengo, Pumas, Barcelona FC and Liga in Ecuador, Football Players training for the NFL Combine and others in support of their nutrition programs. Today, she is considered a fundamental pillar for helping establish Herbalife Nutrition as a global leader in sports nutrition.
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