Rick Sharpee, PhD, Director of Science and Nutrition at NOW Health Group is very familiar with the Coronavirus, as it was his PhD thesis. In the interest of the recent outbreak and potential global threat, we bring you this very informative 30-minute Q & A interview with Dr. Rick Sharpee about the Coronavirus.
Dr. Rick Sharpee, PhD
Dr. Rick Sharpee is Director of Science and Nutrition at NOW Health Group. He is responsible for new product development, clinical testing for safety and effectiveness, international registrations and technical support for all dietary supplement products. He received his B.S degree in Bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin, his M.S. in Microbiology and Immunology from Miami University. And his Ph.D. in Microbiology (Virology) from University of Nebraska. He has over 30 years of broad-based experience in infectious disease research, innovative “industry-first” product development, GMP manufacturing and technical market support in the dietary supplement, animal health and pharmaceutical industries. Dr. Sharpee was named a “Top 100 innovator” for the development of the world’s first vaccine for feline leukemia. He is a co-discoverer of rotavirus and the discoverer of coronavirus in cattle.