Richard W. M. Visser
CEO VERA and Former Minister of Health and Sports
Palmer College of Chiropractic-West, Santa Clara
Richard W.M. Visser DC, Ph.D.present workind as the CEO of VERA Health and Former Minister of Health and Sports. Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration, St. Michael’s College, Vermont, U.S.A., 1984 – 1988 Premedical Program, University of Colorado, U.S.A., 1988 – 1989 Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), Palmer College of Chiropractic-West, Santa Clara, California, U.S.A., 1989 – 1993 Doctor in Medical Sciences, (PhD), Public Health National School, Havana, Cuba, Public Health Program His work has made vital contributions to a greater understanding of the biological, sociological, and psychological factors surrounding childhood obesity. Having written numerous articles on the subject for professional journals. Today Dr. Visser continues his innovative approach to healthcare by converging the exponential technological development going on right now with never before seen global connectivity.
Richard Visser has focused on the pandemic of childhood obesity among various populations, working in consultation with other international experts. He studied the problem and implemented solutions from many perspectives: as a clinical researcher, academic and educator, activist and politician, entrepreneur, concerned citizen and parent. His work has made vital contributions to a greater understanding of the biological, sociological, and psychological factors surrounding childhood obesity.