Noriano Shirai, vice president North America for Daiwa Health Development, announced that the company is saddened and in shock by the loss of Dr. Shari Lieberman, Ph.D., CDN, to metastatic breast cancer on July 21. Dr. Lieberman was a spokesperson for BRM4™, the branded rice bran arabinoxylan compound (RBAC). RBAC dietary supplement is manufactured by Daiwa Health Development and distributed through the health professional marketplace.
“We recently spent time with Dr. Lieberman at the Anti-Aging Conference in Orlando where she addressed health professionals at our RBAC seminar, and she looked great,” said Shirai. “I was watching video of her from that event when we received word of her passing. The entire sports nutrition, health and wellness community has lost a true friend and champion of fitness, said Shirai.
Dr. Lieberman was a research scientist, clinician and presenter at numerous medical conferences, as well as an innovator in vitamin and mineral supplementation and natural nutrition. She was author of several books and hosted a show on WBAI radio in New York City. She held a Ph.D. in clinical nutrition and exercise physiology and was a certified nutrition specialist (C.N.S.). Dr. Lieberman also served on the board of the American Preventive Medical Association. In addition, she formed two fully accredited Masters Programs in Clinical Nutrition, at the University of Bridgeport and New York Chiropractic College.