Our Scientific and Medical Advisory Board (SMAB) consists of a group of distinguished academic, medical and nutritional wellness professionals who conduct the scientific and/or technological review and validation of our wellness systems and products. The SMAB works closely with the Cloud 9 Life leadership team as the company advances a pipeline of natural wellness nutritional products and scientifically advanced wellness systems that use only science-backed ingredients and the highest potency and quality ingredients available. The SMAB provides strategic guidance and direction for our research and development of our wellness systems and products and plays a key role in guiding and prioritizing Cloud 9 Life’s global research investments.
Dr. Michael Cutler is a Board-Certified Family Physician specializing chronic disease reversal, gut and digestive health and chronic fatigue using both mainstream medicine and science-based natural therapies (a.k.a. Integrative Medicine). He is a graduate of Brigham Young University (BYU), Tulane University School of Medical and Natividad Medical Center Family Practice Residency. Dr. Cutler’s training in Integrative Medicine was furthered during his fellowship training by the American Academy of Anti-aging medicine. Because of his understanding of nutritional and natural medicine, he strongly promotes self-reliance in healthcare. He has devoted much of his career to teaching how to optimize health through dietary and other lifestyle interventions, often with the use of nutritional supplements, to reverse disease.
Michael Cutler, M.D.
Chief Science Officer
Ed Saleh, RPh
CEO and Registered Pharmacist
Ed Saleh, RPh is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of International Harvest Ventures LLC and an alumnus of Wayne State University School of Pharmacy in Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Saleh began his career in the community pharmacy space in 2001. Soon after Ed would go on to start up several community-based pharmacy groups that would come to widely serve the clinical and healthcare needs of both the local minority and indigent populations of Detroit. In 2019 Mr. Saleh set out to create International Harvest Ventures LLC and its subsidiaries with a clear focus on making them global leaders in the industrial hemp sector. IHV has emphasized on creating a secure and auditable supply chain to support a rapidly growing world-wide demand of the highest quality hemp materials for complimentary medicine and services markets.
Ricci graduated from Victor Valley School of Nursing, ranked in the top 50% of nursing programs in the country. While in school she spent a significant amount of time interning with the Traumatic Brain Injury Drive at Victor Valley College and spent time giving back to her community as a clinical volunteer for the California Student Nurses Association (Victorville Chapter). She maintains a high-level of clinical experience with multiple medical surgical units, pediatrics, labor & delivery, emergency departments, rehabilitation centers, psychiatric/mental health, and hospice/ home health. Throughout her career Ricci has developed a passion for nutrition and its effects on disease processes. She feels honored to be part of the medical profession and being able to educate people on how to take their health into their own hands.
Expert Nutraceutical Chemist
Boyd is a proven formulator and inventor who holds multiple patents for his inventions, primarily in the field of explosives chemistry, and has founded and owned many successful companies in the network marketing and nutraceutical industries. Boyd co-founded TruVision Health and founded Tavala (now Viiva). Boyd married his love for science and health by formulating the world-renowned original pink drink that has produced over a billion dollars in sales, in addition to many other wellness products for various large network marketing companies. Boyd is continuously sought out by well-known companies to mentor and guide their journey in the wellness space in the areas of development and formulation of new wellness products. Boyd has a proven track record of success in his formulations and attests to the efficacy of all his products.
Matt is the Vice President of Sales for Bioriginal, a global leader in the nutritional oils and nutraceuticals sector. His current responsibilities include identifying and pursuing customer opportunities across all nutraceutical business markets and channels. Matt previously served as President and CEO of Cyvex Nutrition from 2008 until their acquisition by Bioriginal in 2010. Prior to Cyvex, he spent 12 years working in sales for large global supplier of dietary supplement ingredients, including extracts, powders and nutraceuticals for functional food and custom blends. He is a graduate of San Diego State University, where he received his B.A. degree in International Business with an emphasis on Asia.
Nutritional Supplement Master Formulator