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Clinician Support

New clients of SpectraCell are eligible for a limited number of complimentary consultations with a member of our Medical Affairs Team. If you are a new client, please contact your local representative to schedule your complimentary consultation.

For additional support beyond your complimentary consultations, we encourage you to utilize our network of independent clinical consultants below. 

Additionally, we have other helpful resources to assist you in the onboarding process with regard to report interpretation and clinical application. You may access these training modules here

Schedule an Independent Clinical Consult

Independent consultations are not affiliated with SpectraCell’s New Client Consultation Program. Consultation fees are set forth by the individual consultant.

Pauline Weissman

Pauline Weissman, MS, CNS

Clinical Consultant

Pauline Weissman, MS, CNS is a clinical nutritionist in Central Connecticut. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts in 1991. She also earned a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, CT in 1999. She is certified by the Certification Board of Nutrition Specialists, and is also a member of the American College of Human Nutrition. She has extensive experience with a wide variety of acute and chronic issues directly related to nutritional imbalances, deficiencies and wellness. Her focus is on natural approaches to wellness and her method of nutrition therapy is successfully reached through food, supplement and lifestyle programs designed to fit her clients individual needs. She maintains a private practice in West Hartford, CT, is the nutritionist on staff at West Hartford Yoga and also gives workshops and lectures at a variety of venues in the Greater Hartford Area.


Bernarda Zenker

Bernarda Zenker, MD

Clinical Consultant

Dr. Bernarda Zenker, MD is a Board-Certified Family Physician through the American Academy of Family Medicine, and Board-Certified in Integrative Medicine.  She is certified Functional Medicine Clinician through the Institute for Functional Medicine.  Dr. Zenker desires to empower clinicians with knowledge for identifying root causes and finding solutions to chronic health problems.  She utilizes nutritional supplements and diet recommendations to assist traditional medicine in the treatment and prevention of chronic diseases. Some areas of specific focus are preventing age-related memory loss, detoxification of toxins, increasing neurotransmitter levels when needed, and reestablishing gastrointestinal health.

To her 20 years of family practice experience using traditional medicine, Dr. Zenker has added expertise in non-Western alternative, nutritional, and complementary treatment of chronic diseases.  To find answers for patients, she assesses Micronutrient levels, Neurotransmitter levels, Methylation genetic profiles, Hormone measurements, Heavy Metals, Mycotoxins, Enviromental Toxins and Gastrointestinal function.

Dr. Zenker enjoys cooking with fresh herbs and gardening. She particularly likes sunrises and sunsets, watching the ocean or walking quietly in the woods. Her desire is to facilitate a deeper sense of joy, peace and gratitude within others.


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Functional Medicine Certification, Institute For Functional Medicine.
Fellowship, Integrative Medicine  ◆  University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 
Physicians Leadership College  ◆  University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 
Residency in Family Medicine  ◆  University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK 
Doctor of Medicine  ◆  Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 
Bachelor of Science in Nursing  ◆  Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 


Arland Hill

Arland Hill, DC, MPH, DACBN

Clinical Consultant

Dr. Hill is the Clinical Director for Complete Care Wellness Center and the Wellness Coordinator at Specialty Healthcare and Wellness, both of which are multi-disciplinary clinics in Houston, TX. He is a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Nutrition. He has been practicing since 2003 with a clinical focus on the use of science-based natural therapies for the management of chronic diseases.

Dr. Hill received his Doctorate from Texas Chiropractic College and his Master in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. He has been a regular lecturer at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston, where he instructs students on the merger of nutrition into mainstream medicine. Dr. Hill continues his consulting position to the nutrition industry where he offers his expertise in the development of products and strategies to improve patient outcomes. Dr. Hill routinely lectures on topics core to functional medicine emphasizing the importance of research-based interventions.


Danielle Lafata

Danielle K. LaFata, MA, RD, CSSD

Clinical Consultant

Danielle is a Registered Dietitian who earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University and also has a Master’s degree in nutrition and food science from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics.

She was the Director of Performance Nutrition for the Pro/Elite division of EXOS (formerly Athlete’s Performance Inc.). Her mission is to maximize athletic performance and recovery potential through the integration of smart and effective nutrition, supplementation, and culinary solutions.

Danielle is deeply committed to working with individual athletes and teams working with a wide and diverse range of athletes from collegiate football players, soccer players to professional baseball players.

She has enjoyed tremendous success especially with the San Francisco Giants who won World Series titles in 2012 and 2014 with Danielle on board. During that time, she also worked with the U.S. Men’s National soccer team, traveling with them to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals in Brazil. She also worked with the Arizona Coyotes Hockey & Arizona Cardinals Football teams to help upgrade their nutrition, culinary, supplementation deliverables. Danielle works closely with the performance and medical staffs to set up evidence based recovery strategies and solutions through whole food options as well as smart and safe supplementation. Her duties when working with team also consisted of working closely with hotel and team staffs to create flavorful menus and strategic training tables that support the team’s training and recovery efforts.