Jeffrey S. Bland, Founder and President of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute and formally Metagenics’ Chief Science Officer, and President of Metaproteomics, has been an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 30 years. Dr. Bland founded HealthComm International, Inc. (Gig Harbor, WA) in 1985, and served as its Chief Executive Officer until the merger with its strategic partner, Metagenics, in 2000.
As the principal visionary of HealthComm, Dr. Bland had already distinguished the company as a leader in the development of medical foods by the time of the merger. He had also established the internationally respected Institute for Functional Medicine to train health practitioners globally in the application of nutritional and functional medicine.