B. Posner, M.D.
Posner, M.D. is a board certified internal medicine physician
and has been in private practice in the Northern Virginia
area for over 20 years. Dr. Posner developed the Serotonin-Plus
Weight Loss Program, Washington, D.C.'s largest medically
supervised weight loss/weight management program as a result
of his ground breaking research into the effects of serotonin
on weight loss. He is the inventor of the first oral serotonin
containing dietary supplement and was awarded a U.S. Patent
on the product in the year 2000. He has also researched the
concept of serotonin replacement for serotonin imbalance conditions,
such as depression, chronic fatigue, migraine headaches, premenstrual
syndrome, fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome.
Posner's first book, "Doctor, I have a Chemical Imbalance"
- The Serotonin Story, was released in June 2002 and the second
edition was released in January 2004. Dr. Posner graduated
with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Binghamton State University
in 1977 and then attended Downstate Medical School in New
York City, graduating in 1981. In 1984, he became certified
as a Diplomate of The American Board of Internal Medicine.
During his active duty tour in the U.S. Navy, Dr. Posner was
selected to interview for the position of physician to President
Reagan as well as physician to Congress. Dr. Posner was voted
Teacher of the Year by the Jacksonville Naval Hospital family
practice residents in 1986 and was awarded the Navy Achievement
Medal in 1988.
Hlivka, Nutritionist B.S. Human Nutrition and Foods, M.B.A.,
over 20 years of experience, Ms. Hlivka has been the nutritionist
for the Serotonin-Plus Weight Loss Program for almost 6 years.
Linda graduated from Douglass College, Rutgers University
with a B.S. in Human Nutrition and Foods and from Regis University
with an M.B.A. Early in her career, she worked as a dietician/nutritionist
at several NJ hospitals. She has a passion for weight control
as she had struggled with weight during her life and ultimately
has succeeded for many years to control hers. Linda has counseled
thousands of patients on weight loss and weight control issues
for many years and feels quite confident that if she can do
it, she can help anyone to lose weight and change their life
for the better.
her years of training as a chemist as well, Linda had an extensive
background in product development. She has performed vitamin
and nutritional supplement research and thus developed many
products in the laboratory that are now commercial. She also
has been awarded 8 U.S. patents for new products. She also
formulated the Serotonin PMS, Menopause and Health and Energy