Naturopathic cardiologist to lend expertise to company’s product development and educational efforts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Scottsdale, Ariz. – March 5, 2012 – Hi-Health, Arizona’s largest retailer of high quality health foods and nutritional supplements, announced today that Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA, has joined its team as Senior Medical Advisor. Weiss is a graduate of the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine with 14 years of practice as a naturopathic cardiologist, with additional specialty in natural treatments for autoimmune disease, gastrointestinal issues, weight loss and many other chronic diseases. He is the founder of Weiss Natural Medicine in Scottsdale, a progressive cardiovascular and naturopathic medical practice. He received training at the Arizona Heart Institute, in the former Columbia Hospital System and the Arizona Heart Hospital. Additionally, Weiss completed his cardiology training by becoming a fellow of the American Society of Angiology and consulting staff to the Arizona Heart Hospital.
Dr. Weiss is also the author of The Weiss Method, A Natural Program for Reversing Heart Disease, a best seller in the health industry. He has lectured worldwide to physicians and pharmacists on how to treat chronic disease with few or no medications.
“My background and training in both naturopathic and conventional cardiology makes for an ideal fit for joining the Hi-Health team,” said Dr. Weiss. “The naturopathic approach focuses on diet and lifestyle changes to promote wellness, which aligns well with Hi-Health’s goals.”
“Dr. Weiss joins our company at an exciting time as Hi-Health celebrates its 40th anniversary year and looks to the future on how we can continue to help keep our customers healthy,” said Jay Chopra, Hi-Health’s Chief Operating Officer.
At Hi-Health, Weiss will serve as a subject matter expert to consult on the development of new products. He will also support Hi-Health’s strong focus on customer education through in-store educational sessions and a planned weekly web radio show. As a company spokesperson, Weiss is also available to speak to media on a variety of topics related to natural approaches to health.
About Hi-Health Stores:
Hi-Health is a leading retailer of health food and nutritional supplements with 46 locations throughout Arizona. Since 1972, Hi-Health has been helping people improve their health through better nutrition. The company’s persistent commitment to quality and customer service has made them a recognized leader in the health food industry. For more information, visit www.hihealth.com.
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