Experts2021-08-24T13:53:34-05:00

Meet the Experts

Go behind the scenes with top vitamin D and COVID-19 researchers and experts 

All About Vitamin D Intake Research

One of the founding fathers of vitamin D research, Bruce Hollis, Ph.D., discuses why Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) may not be the best approach for studying vitamin D; how the FDA keeps watch on vitamin D supplement claims; and precautions for overdosing. Get an inside look at Dr. Hollis’ high vitamin D intake research. Plus, discover why following a “normal diet” may not guarantee adequate levels of vitamin D and what the difference is between the various vitamin D forms.

Dr. Bruce Hollis, Ph.D.

Director of Pediatric Nutritional Sciences,
Medical University of South Carolina

How Vitamin D is Used in Your Body

Listen in as we learn from vitamin D expert, Dr. Carol Wagner. In this light hearted interview with William Rowe, Dr. Wagner shares insights on different types of immunity, how vitamin D acts with other nutrients like calcium, and children’s health and immunity in relation to vitamin D. You’ll learn how vitamin D is used by your body from various sources and what role white blood cells play in infection control.

Dr. Carol Wagner, M.D.

Neonatologist, Professor of Pediatrics
Medical University of South Carolina

How Vitamin D Works for Me Differently Than it Does for You

Join us as we learn from Dr. Vatsal Thakkar, MD about his discoveries in working with vitamin D and what that means for you! As we dive into the conversation, you’ll learn about:

  • Which factors may put individuals at risk of vitamin D deficiency
  • Trends seen in subpopulations
  • The research behind vitamin D and COVID-19 and
  • Other interesting concepts like the science behind vitamin D, deficiency and skin tone
Dr. Vatsal G. Thakkar, M.D.

Physician, Founder & Chief Medical Officer
Reimbursify

Research Summaries

Vitamin D status of Arab Gulf residents screened for SARS‑CoV‑2 and its association with COVID‑19 infection: a multi-center case–control study.

Vitamin D status of Arab Gulf residents screened for SARS‑CoV‑2 and its association with COVID‑19 infection: a multi-center case–control study. Take Home Message A total of 220 individuals living in Riyadh,

The Biochemical Parameters and Vitamin D Levels in ICU Patients with Covid-19: A Cross-Sectional Study

The Biochemical Parameters and Vitamin D Levels in ICU Patients with Covid-19: A Cross-Sectional Study. Take Home Message In a cross-sectional study of 118 COVID-19 patients in Iran who required ICU