Renowned healthcare executive joins other cardiologists leading the fight against obesity
Gatineau, QC. (February 21, 2016) Ideal Protein, provider of a medically-designed protocol for weight management, announced today that Gregory P. Corbett, Chief Executive Officer of Virginia Heart, a leading cardiovascular center located in metropolitan Washington D.C., has joined their cardiology advisory board. Corbett was introduced to Ideal Protein through leading cardiovascular performance community MedAxiom and is the fifth member to join the board. Patrick J. White, President of MedAxiom, is also a cardiology advisory board member.
“I am honored to join the Ideal Protein Cardiology Advisory Board,” said Corbett, “At Virginia Heart, Ideal Protein has provided our physicians with an effective, outcome-based tool to help patients achieve sustained, long term weight loss and protect their heart health as a result. The protocol has also created a profitable revenue stream for our organization. Ideal Protein has been a real game changer for our patients and our center, and I look forward to being at the forefront of the movement, fighting obesity.”
Corbett joined Virginia Heart in 2008 and has over thirty years of experience in healthcare organizations, holding leadership positions in areas of integrated health systems and hospitals, strategic planning and development, construction, sales and marketing and practice management. In partnership with physician leadership, Corbett has led Virginia Heart through years of growth and strategic development. Today, with a reputation for quality, evidence-based medicine, clinical research and physician leadership, Virginia Heart is among the country's top cardiovascular centers.
Tim Callahan, President of Ideal Protein, said, “Greg is a strategic and visionary leader with deep experience in healthcare administration, and we are delighted to have him on our cardiology advisory board. His commitment to team building, quality improvement and patient outcomes is in complete alignment with the goals and mission of Ideal Protein. I anticipate exciting initiatives ahead with Greg on board.”
The Ideal Protein Cardiology Advisory Board contributes strategic guidance and advice to Ideal Protein on weight management, helping cardiologists and other healthcare practitioners improve health outcomes for patients with chronic illnesses associated with overweight and obesity.
In addition to Corbett and White, the cardiology advisory board includes MedAxiom members David D. Griffin, M.D., F.A.C.C.; Timothy N. Logemann M.D., F.A.C.C., A.B.O.M.; Matthew Phillips, M.D. and Ideal Protein Chief Medical Advisor Douglas W. Rothrock M.D. Tran Tien Chanh, M.D., Ph.D.; David Jeremy Davidson, M.D. and Paul J. Gordon, M.D. are also on the board. The Ideal Protein Cardiology Advisory Board was established in 2016.
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About Ideal Protein
The Ideal Protein Protocol is medically designed and developed and is consistent with evidence-based guidelines for long-term weight loss management. The approach is a proven, four phase protocol that features two key components: a 12 month stabilization period and healthy lifestyle education to help maintain long lasting results. It incorporates ongoing one-on-one coaching, customized lifestyle guidance tools, access to educational, inspirational and interactive resources, and a plan that is outcomes-focused to maintain healthy, long-term results. The protocol tackles the root cause of Metabolic Syndrome – the body’s overproduction of insulin - by restricting consumption of sugars and carbohydrates, achieving optimal results through lowering poor fat intake, while maintaining adequate protein intake to preserve muscle mass. Our protocol is available through Licensed Healthcare Providers, Trained clinics and coaches. For more information, visit http://www.idealprotein.com/ca/healthcarepartnerships.