Dr. Matthew Tripp
Natures Sunshine Products Direct Inc
Prior to joining Nature's Sunshine in April 2013, Dr. Tripp served as Vice President of Research and Development at Metagenics. There he managed the discovery, development, safety and clinical validation of medical foods and nutraceuticals. He also helped create over 100 patents and patent applications. Prior to that, Tripp conducted basic and applied research for several Fortune 500 companies including Miller, General Foods, Kraft and Kellogg's. He earned a Ph.D. from Washington State University in Physiology/Microbial Genetics/Microbiology. Tripp received his master's degree in Microbial Physiology/Bacterial Genetics and a B.S. in Biology both from Western Michigan University.