Meet The Team

David L. Katz MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP
Founding Director of Yale University's Prevention Research Center

He received his BA from Dartmouth College (1984; Magna Cum Laude); his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1988); and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health (1993). He is a two-time diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a board-certified specialist in Preventive Medicine/Public Health, and a clinical instructor in medicine at the Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Katz serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Childhood Obesity, President-Elect of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, founder and President of the non-profit Turn the Tide Foundation, and medical director for the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT. His television appearances have included ABC World News Tonight, Good Morning America, Katie Couric, Oprah, 20/20, 48 Hours, and VH-1. He has also served as an on-air contributor and writer for the New York Times syndicate. Currently, Katz is a blogger and medical reviewer for The Huffington Post, a health contributor to US News & World Report, and an INfluencer blogger for LinkedIn.

Dr. Katz is the recipient of numerous awards for his contributions to public health and medical education, and in 2009 was a widely supported nominee for the position U.S. Surgeon General. Furthermore, in 2012 he was cited by as one of the 100 most influential people in Health and Fitness (#19: Dr David Katz).

"As a physician, I'm always interested in promising new treatments for joint discomfort. The research behind any new treatment is especially important, Instaflex is based on compelling research"
Dr David Katz
Chief Medical Advisor

Doug Flutie
Champion Athlete and Community Leader

Doug Flutie rose to prominence at Boston College where he was the recipient of the Heisman trophy in 1984, and in the same year threw the famous last-second "Hail Mary" pass to defeat Miami in perhaps the most celebrated play in the history of college football.

Upon graduation, Doug Flutie went on to a prolific and highly decorated professional football career that spanned over 20 years and multiple teams, including the NFL's New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills, and San Diego Chargers. Doug Flutie's many professional achievements include NFL Pro Bowl selection, NFL Comeback Player of the Year award, three Grey Cup Championships, three Grey Cup MVP awards, and an unprecedented Six CFL Player of the Year awards. On March 13, 2005, Doug Flutie also gained the distinction of oldest NFL player to score a touchdown at the ripe age of 42 years and 71 days.

Doug Flutie and his wife, Laurie, have a daughter, Alexa, and a son, Doug, Jr. The Fluties established The Doug Flutie Junior Foundation for Autism to "promote awareness and support families affected by autism spectrum disorders".

"I have had a very bad back from playing pro football, even having back surgery a year ago. Instaflex has been a tremendous help to me and reduced my discomfort."
Doug Flutie
Brand Ambassador