C.M.E.R. Center for Magnesium Education & Research
“CMER is dedicated to the health of humankind by promoting knowledge of nutritional magnesium and its peer-reviewed science.”

What is CMER?
CMER is a group of Independent Scholars that gathered to support one another’s efforts to promote knowledge and use of the peer-reviewed science on magnesium in medicine and health.

Taylor C. Wallace, Ph.D., CFS, FACN
Research Fellow

Taylor C. Wallace, PhD, CFS, FACN is the Principal & CEO at the Think Healthy Group and a Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at George Mason University. Prior to founding the Think Healthy Group, Dr. Wallace served as the Senior Director of Science Policy and Government Relations at the National Osteoporosis Foundation and previously in senior leadership roles at the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the North American Branch of the International Life Sciences Institute.

He has extensive experience in developing and implementing comprehensive and evidence-based science, policy and legislative programs in the fields of nutrition and food science. His academic research interests are in nutritional interventions (micronutrient and dietary bioactive components) to promote health and prevent the onset of chronic disease.

Dr. Wallace’s background includes a PhD and an MS in Food Science and Nutrition from The Ohio State University and a BS in Food Science and Technology from the University of Kentucky. He is a regularly sourced mainstream media expert, most frequently on the Dr. Oz Show and NBC4 Washington.  In his free time, he manages and operates a large food and nutrition blog (www.DrTaylorWallace.com) that provides science-based nutrition, food safety, and food technology information to the public and consumer media. Dr. Wallace has served on numerous Boards, most recently the Alliance for Food and Health, Institute of Food Technologists, Feeding Tomorrow, Phi Tau Sigma Honor Society, and the Capital Pride Alliance.  He is a Senior Fellow of the Center for Magnesium Education and Research and a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition (ACN).  

In 2015, Dr. Wallace received the Charles A. Regus Award, given by the ACN for original research in the field of nutrition.  He currently serves as Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Dietary Supplements, and Deputy Editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.  Dr. Wallace has published six academic textbooks and authored over 40 peer reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. 

See why The Huffington Post called Dr. Taylor Wallace “the nations premier food and nutrition guru” (click here).