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Volunteer Research Group

True Paleo, Inc. also volunteers its time to adding validated research to the nutrition industry and community. We are always looking for qualified individuals to help invest in addressing some the world's most pressing nutritional challenges people experience when faced with chronic disease. Below are the members of our primary research team.

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Jasmine Hollywood, President

DCN(c), LDN, CNS, BA-Psy, CRPS, ORDM

RESEARCH POSITION

Primary Author

WEBSITE

www.jasmineblake.com

SPECIALTIES

  • Autoimmunity

  • Thyroid/Diabetes

  • Mental Health

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Effects of the Paleo Diet on Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Mixed Methods Review

  • Integrative Therapies for Diverticulitis Related to Alcohol Abuse: A Case Report

PRE-PRINTS

  • Nutritional Management of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: A Case Report

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Miriam Whitfield, Vice-President

DCN(c), CPT

RESEARCH POSITION

Secondary Author

EMAIL

nutritiondoc77@gmail.com

SPECIALTIES

  • Autoimmunity

  • Gastrointestinal

  • Neurological

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Effects of the Paleo Diet on Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Mixed Methods Review

PRE-PRINTS

  • Nutritional Management of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: A Case Report

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Dr. Debbie Hutchinson, Secretary

DCN, LDN, CNS, IFMCP(c), CHHC

RESEARCH POSITION

Secondary Author

WEBSITE

SPECIALTIES

  • Mycotoxins: CIRS

  • Hormones: Intimacy

  • Mental Health

PUBLICATIONS

  • A Multi-Faceted Approach to Weight Loss: A Case Report

  • The Microbiome and Neurotransmitter Activity

  • The Effects of the Paleo Diet on Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Mixed Methods Review

VOLUNTEER AFFILIATIONS

  • American Nutrition Association: Grand Rounds

  • Weston A. Price Foundation: Chapter Leader

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Linnette Johnson

MS, LDN, CNS, MA, NBC-HWC, CIEC, RALC

RESEARCH POSITION

Researcher #1

WEBSITE

www.5ElementsCoaching.org

SPECIALTIES

  • Sobriety 

  • Eating Disorders

  • Depression/Anxiety

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Effects of the Paleo Diet on Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Mixed Methods Review

PRE-PRINTS

  • The Correlation of Alcohol Use Disorder or Alcohol Use Disorder and Metabolic Syndrome with a Nutritional Protocol Design: A Literature Review

  • The Effects of Alcohol Use on the Microbiome and Nutritional Protocol Intervention Design: A Literature Review

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Karen Davis

MS

RESEARCH POSITION

Researcher #2

WEBSITE

N/A

SPECIALTIES

  • Digestion

  • Insulin Resistance

  • Alzheimer's Disease

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Effects of the Paleo Diet on Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Mixed Methods Review

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Nicole Feehery-Alpuerto

MS, CNS, LN

RESEARCH POSITION

Editor in Chief

WEBSITE

www.manalifenutrition.com

SPECIALTIES

  • Autoimmunity

  • Brain Injury: Concussion

  • Digestive Health

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Effects of the Paleo Diet on Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Mixed Methods Review

VOLUNTEER AFFILIATIONS

  • American Nutrition Association 

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Join our research mission!

 

We are in creation of 2 new teams. 

Team #3 will be focused on autoimmunity, thyroid, and relevant mental health research. (full)

Team #4 will be focused on health disparities related to NLEs/ACEs leading to chronic homelessness and substance use. (open).

VOLUNTEER RESEARCH POSITIONS:

  1. Scholar Researcher #1

  2. Scholar Researcher #2

  3. Scholar Researcher #3

  4. Study/Article Editor/Proof Reader

  5. Study/Article Proof Reader/Shredder/Writer

  6. Research Project Grant Writer/Researcher

Individuals considered for these positions must submit a professional resume to info@jasmineblake.com regardless of social media information. These are non-paid opportunities, as our company works on volunteer status ONLY and reports volunteer hours. 

RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Must have Google account and private access to Google documents. All teams work out of one Google document, and have access to the teams folder.

  • Must be able to dedicate time. Reviews may take anywhere from months to a year to complete. Therefore, commitment is key. 

  • Must be able to meet monthly. Meetings are once every 4-8 weeks.

  • Must be able to make deadlines and log volunteer hours. All assigned duties must be completed and turned in prior to meeting date for team review. 

All study proposals are secondary research aka systematic or types of literature reviews. No clinical trials, case series, or case studies that need IRB consent are being currently conducted.

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