Meet Our Executive Team

Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Eric Wood, ND

Dr. Eric Wood joined the LupaVita Medical Advisory board beginning in January of 2017. Dr. Eric Wood, ND is a District of Columbia-licensed (Washington D.C.) naturopathic physician and a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Additionally, he is licensed through the Commission of Religious Consulting and Healing as a “Theocentric Healing Specialist.” This allows him to freely practice a wide variety of non-invasive, non-drug based natural healing modalities and therapies in Florida relevant to his educational training and scope as a naturopathic physician, recognizing the spiritual divine as being as an essential force in helping people recover their health.

Dr. Diana Cordero-Loperena, MD

Dr. Diana Cordero-Loperana, MD graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 1985. She works in Jacksonville, FL and specializes in Internal Medicine, specifically autoimmune conditions. Dr. Cordero is a licensed physician in the state of Florida. She has assisted with the formulation of LupaVita and focuses on spreading awareness for Lupus. She has battled SLE for over 20 years and continues to help anyone who is diagnosed.

Our Team

Brendan Amaru Chief Lupus Activist

Brendan received his Bachelors of Science: Kinesiology and Nutrition from the University of Miami. LupaVita was first created due to Brendan’s loved ones being diagnosed with Lupus. After working with their rheumatologist and nutritionist, the first LupaVita formula was created. Brendan focuses on making LupaVita a Lupus activist movement and strives to build awareness for Lupus in the community. When he is not working closely with the Medical Advisory Board, Brendan is playing drums and spending time with his dog Penny.

Sina Reynosa Client Success Manager and COO

Sina received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management at San Diego State University. As our Client success manager, she is the liason between our customers and the Lupus community. She enjoys being active like running and going on hikes, but also reading a good book or catching up on a good TV series.

Sam Falkson Medical Research Intern

Sam received his B.A. in business and entrepreneurship from Brown University in 2016. He is currently a medical student at Stanford Medical School and plans to pursue a career in pediatric oncology. Sam was drawn to LupaVita by his personal history with autoimmune diseases, and so feels very passionate about helping people achieve better health through LupaVita’s products. Outside of Sam’s interests in medicine, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and watching baseball.

Marivel Lettycia Social Media/Digital Marketing Coordinator

Marivel attends San Diego State University and graduates with her Bachelors’s in Business Marketing in May 2020. At LupaVita Health Products, Marivel is responsible for creating social media content through advertisements, photography, product placements, and digital marketing for all social media platforms. When she is not in the office she enjoys going to the beach and exploring new places in California.

Important: While successful for the majority of users, not all people respond to LupaVita™. If after 60 days you have not realized any of the benefit, please return your order for a refund under our guarantee. Because every lupus case is different, it is important to speak to you doctor before trying LupaVita™. If you have any questions please reach out to us at or speak to your physician or rheumatologist. LupaVita does not cure, treat, or prevent any disease. LupaVita™ is a multi-vitamin created to assist in the diet of someone diagnosed with Lupus.*

1. "Association of low vitamin D with high disease activity in an Australian systemic lupus erythematosus cohort." Lupus Sci Med 2015;2:e000064 DOI: 10.1136/lupus-2014-000064

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