About Us


Innerbody Research conducts and publishes science-based, data-driven analyses of the rapidly changing healthcare industry, helping over one million visitors each month. Our mission is to provide objective, evidence-based research and analysis to help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare industry and your ever-evolving options within it.

Innerbody.com first began in 1998 with the goal of building a legitimate, trustworthy personal health resource. Much of the medical advice available online was - and still is - written by writers with no academic expertise in health, medicine, fitness, or nutrition. Innerbody.com has been working for over two decades to change that.

Innerbody’s research is reviewed by real medical experts, who lend their names and degrees to each article.

What began 20 years ago with an award winning interactive model of the human body studied by millions of anatomy students has evolved into leading consumer healthcare research on topics ranging from STD rates and testing trends to Coronavirus risk assessments across states.

Source data for our research and analysis include carefully chosen peer reviewed studies or highly scrutinized medical data from organizations like the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Housing and Urban Development, American Hospital Association, U.S. Census Bureau, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, among many others.

Finally, our expert research team thoroughly tests and reviews health products and services to explore which are based on sound science and which rely on insufficient evidence or pseudoscience. We also look at issues like online privacy, product or service quality, and overall customer experience. We do pertinent, medically-reviewed healthcare research so you can be accurately informed about the latest healthcare trends.

Our Team

Eric Rodriguez

Eric Rodriguez

Eric has led Innerbody Research as Co-Founder & CEO for over a decade and oversees all editorial content and business operations. He has been fascinated with science since his first DNA extraction experiments in high school and is now an experienced leader and public servant within Silicon Valley. As a City Councilman and Deputy Mayor of the City of San Mateo, a part-time, elected position, Eric is an authority on the interplay between healthcare and local government. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from U.C. Berkeley and a Masters degree from Stanford University.

Tim Barclay

Tim Barclay, PhD

Tim serves as Innerbody Research's Senior Research Anlayst. He earned his BA in Biology with a Genetics Emphasis from the University of Utah and his PhD in Interdepartmental Genetics from Iowa State University. In his spare time, Tim enjoys writing science fiction and dabbling in amateur genealogy with his family and friends. Tim Barclay’s LinkedIn Profile.

Kathryn McLaughlin

Kathryn McLaughlin, PhD

Katy is a Senior Writer for Innerbody Research, covering all aspects of genetic testing. She received her PhD in Molecular Medicine from the University of Edinburgh and her BSc (First Class Honours) in Genetics from the University of Glasgow. She also currently holds a post-doctoral research position at the University of Edinburgh, where her work dissects the interplay between genetics, epigenetics and stem cell biology.

Laura Ryan

Laura Ryan, PhD

Laura is a Sr. Writer for Innerbody Research, covering various genetic topics and testing reviews. She earned her PhD degree in Molecular Genetics from the University of Cambridge and her BSc in Biology (Honours Molecular Genetics, First Class) from the University of Edinburgh. She has held academic research positions at the University of Virginia and St. Andrews where she researched and wrote about topics including genetics, bioethics, and neuroscience.

Jill Weisenberger

Jill Weisenberger, MS, RD, CDE, CHWC, FAND

Jill Weisenberger is an internationally recognized nutrition and diabetes expert and certified health and wellness coach. She is the author of the four books, including the best-selling *Diabetes Weight Loss–Week by Week and the new Prediabetes: A Complete Guide*. Jill received both her M.S. degree in Nutrition and her B.S. degree from the University of Florida. You can learn more about Jill at www.JillWeisenberger.com.

Our Medical Review Board

Dr. Euna Chi, MD

Dr. Euna Chi, MD

Dr. Euna Chi is an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine, where she specializes in internal medicine. She works in both medical education and inpatient/outpatient care. Her interests include preventative medicine, chronic disease management, and women’s health. Dr. Chi is Board Certified and received her MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Euna Chi's UI Health Provider Profile

Dr. Gerard 'Jay' DiLeo, MD

Dr. Gerard "Jay" DiLeo, MD

Dr. DiLeo is a retired board certified OBGYN, pelvic surgeon, and educator. He also has many years experience in lecturing, writing health-related newspaper and magazine features, and trade books and is the author of "The Anxious Parent’s Guide to Pregnancy." Dr. DiLeo earned his M.D. degree from the LSU School of Medicine and his B.S. degree from Louisiana State University. In his spare time, he enjoys writing both fiction and nonfiction. Dr. DiLeo’s LinkedIn Profile.

Andrew Colucci, MD

Andrew Colucci, MD

Dr. Andrew Colucci is a Harvard-trained Diagnostic Neuroradiologist practicing at South Shore Health System in Boston, MA. He was a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School for 5 years, lecturing and mentoring both HMS students and radiology residents. Dr. Colucci holds a M.D. degree from the Boston University School of Medicine and a B.A. (with honors) in Neuroscience from Boston College. His professional interests are varied and include clinical research, medical education, healthcare economics, and health policy. Dr. Colucci’s LinkedIn Profile.

Dr. Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD

Dr. Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD

Dr. Stephanie Curreli is a board certified physician in biochemical and clinical genetics in the Division of Medical Genetics at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. She earned her MD/PhD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and her B.S. degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. She currently resides in Pittsburgh and is a proud mother of two rambunctious sons.

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126 2nd Avenue
Suite #204
San Mateo, California 94401

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