Dr James Meschino DC, MS, ROHP, is the Director of Health Promotion and Wellness for Smart Employee Benefits (www.seb-inc.com) and has been the Director of Nutritional Therapy at the Cancer Immunotherapy Centers in Toronto, where he worked with a team of medical physicians and an oncology nurse, who provide patients with conventional and leading-edge integrative cancer therapies, including dietary modification and use of nutritional supplements that influence key biological targets in the adjunctive management of cancer. (Cancer Immunotherapy Centers).
Originally, a Doctor of Chiropractic, James went on to complete a Master’s degree in science with specialties in human nutrition and biology at the University of Bridgeport Conn. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Anti-Aging Research and an associate professor at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, where he has taught courses in biochemistry, nutrition and natural medicine courses since 1984. He has coordinated and taught the second and third year nutrition courses at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and continues to provide continuing education courses on nutrition and natural medicine to medical doctors, pharmacists, chiropractors and other health care providers in the United States and Canada. As a faculty member of the American Council on Exercise (ACE), he has taught courses to fitness professionals on nutrition, athletic performance and anti-aging.
In 2010, Dr. Meschino was asked to join the faculty of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine where he taught medical doctors, oncologists and naturopaths an 8- hour, CME-approved program on “The Evidence-based Adjunctive Nutritional Management of Cancer” who are enrolled in the Integrative Cancer Therapy Fellowship Program, offered by this medical organization.
Dr. Meschino was a practitioner at the Ryerson University Health Clinic in Toronto, which provides medical and allied health services to students, staff and faculty of the university. For several years, he was a regular monthly lecturer at the Regency Natural Health Spa in Hallandale Florida – a health retreat focused on the prevention and management of common health problems using nutrition and lifestyle management.
He also founded The RenaiSanté Institute of Integrative Medicine, which provides continuing education programs on nutrition, exercise and supplementation to healthcare professionals, involving live seminars, DVD programs and Internet-based continuing education programs.
Dr Meschino has co-authored and authored four books: The Winning Weigh – 7 Steps To Healthier Living; Break The Weight-Loss Barrier; The Wrinkle-Free Zone; and The Meschino Optimal Living Program – 7 Steps To A Healthy, Fit, Age-Resistant Body. He has had more than 70 health articles published by America Online (AltMed site) and is a regular anti-aging and nutrition columnist for several professional publications and consumer magazines.
Along with hosting his own health talk radio show on 640-AM in Toronto, Dr. Meschino was the resident wellness expert on Canadian Living, a daily national TV program on the CTV network. As well, he has been a guest on numerous TV and radio interview shows in Canada and the United States, including Good Morning Texas, KTLA (Los Angeles) and Great Day America (Fox Network). His 90-minute TV special, “Healthy Aging, Naturally” aired on Detroit PBS TV.
Dr. Meschino is also the product formulator of Adëeva Nutritionals, a line of professional ingestible health products that have been dispensed in the offices of over 2,000 health practitioners.