Dr. Lopez is recognized for applying his uniquely diverse background in PM&R, spine and sports medicine, exercise science, nutritional biochemistry, metabolism and clinical research. Dr. Lopez is the CMO and Partner of Center for Applied Health Sciences, a multidisciplinary clinical research organization, and Founding Partner of Supplement Safety Solutions, a comprehensive Nutravigilance, adverse event and cGMP regulatory compliance consulting company. Dr. Lopez’s clinical career began as founder of multiple integrative orthopedic/ sports medicine facilities, and he has since moved on after his clinical career to become a highly sought after research, product innovation, safety & regulatory key opinion leader in nutra-biosciences, dietary supplements, medical foods/ beverage industries. He has recently launched a new intellectual property discovery, incubation, development and tech transfer company whose goal it is to bring novel, bioactive compounds for outlicensing to the dietary supplement, natural products, functional foods/ beverage space grounded in science and safety. Dr. Lopez is a product developer and recognized consultant to professional athletes from the NFL, NBA and MLB.