Dr. Lord received his BS in Chemistry from Georgia State University and his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Texas in 1970. Postdoctoral and staff fellowships were completed at the Clayton Foundation Biochemical Institute (oligopeptide properties), the University of Arizona (insulin self-association), and the National Institutes of Health - Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases (human thyroid-binding globulin). He served as clinical laboratory director at Horizon Laboratories from 1974-1981, then, for the next eight years, Dr. Lord was Professor and Chairman in the Department of Chemistry for Life University where he was instrumental in the initiation and design of a BS degree in Nutritional Science. Dr. Lord joined Metametrix in 1989 and has been actively involved in the development of new testing methodologies and innovative laboratory report designs. In addition to co-authoring and editing the books, Laboratory Evaluations in Molecular Medicine and Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine, Dr. Lord also publishes technical articles, lectures live and via teleconferencing, and consults with health professionals regarding clinical applications of testing for metabolites and toxicants. Dr. Lord has participated in Think Tanks on Orthomolecular Medicine, Environmental Medicine and Autism.
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