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John Cannell, MD  

I am a physician and vitamin D expert. I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. In my 35 year career in medicine, I have practiced emergency medicine, general practice and psychiatry.

In 2003, I established the Vitamin D Council, a non-profit dedicated to educating the public and health professionals about vitamin D. I frequently speak about vitamin D and have spoken at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. I recently served as a "visiting professor" for Marshall University School of Medicine's 25th Annual Research Day.

I have been studying, writing and lecturing about vitamin D for more than 12 years. The Vitamin D ...More
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Vitamin D Council We are a nonprofit that relies on donations to stay in business. We have been educating the public and health professionals about vitamin D since 2003. We have a weekly newsletter and a daily blog, all on the latest scientific studies about vitamin D. Membership is five dollars per month or fifty dollars per ...More
Vitamin D Council blog We blog daily on the most important new papers, presentations or studies about vitamin D. Studies are coming out so fast that it is hard to keep up on your own. Our blog is written with the lay person in mind.
Athlete's Edge; Faster, Quicker, Stronger with Vitamin D This is a primer on the physiology and pharmacology of vitamin D with emphasis on its neuromuscular effects. I outline the evidence that vitamin D will enhance neuromuscular performance in vitamin D deficient people. This is true of everyone from the fall-prone elderly to the best elite athletes.
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