We have welcomed 12 experts in different areas of medicine, research, academia, law and business with diverse backgrounds in the community to join our board. Some of these members have committed their life to our common mission and provided tremendous support to our patients and our practice.


Practicing Oncologist

Dr. Steven Hager is a strong advocate of cancer research and is a guiding force behind cCARE's research program.

He promotes patient participation in clinical trials whenever clinically appropriate. 
Board ceritified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology.

Dr. Hager completed his residency trianing in internal medicine at National Naval Medical Center in Maryland and his fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at the Naval Hospital in San Diego
Dr. Hager and his wife Nancy have two sons. He enjoys travel, running, hiking and photography.


Leanna J Standish, PhD, ND, LaC, FABNO is a Clinical Research Professor at Bastyr University, and an affiliate Research Professor at the University of Washington Medical Center.

She is a practicing naturopathic physician, specializing in the treatment of cancer, and has treated hundreds of oncology patients in the Seattle area and beyond. Dr.Standish's research studies encompass breast, brain and prostate cancer, neurology, medicinal mushrooms, qi gong, and other areas of interest.

She has been a member of both the NIH and the Department of Defense study sections for scientific review of CAM research in cancer. She currently resides in Seattle, WA.


Dr. Anderson
is medical director of Anderson Medical Specialty Associates, a clinic focusing on the care of patients with cancer and chronic diseases.  Former positions include professor of Pharmacology and Clinical Medicine at Bastyr University and Chief of IV Services for Bastyr Oncology Research Center.  

He is a graduate of NCNM and began instructing classes at naturopathic medical schools in the early 1990’s.  He continues to hold board review classes and CME courses for most of the US and Canadian ND programs including BU, NCNM, Boucher Institute, UB, SCNM and CCNM. He also is a founding board member of the Academy of Parenteral Therapies specialty group and an instructor and author for the IIVNTP IV Therapy training group.


Ronald J. Maciel is a retired Judge of the California Superior Court. He has a diverse background, both on and off the bench. In addition to law, he holds a CPA license, and has held general contractors and real estate broker licenses. As a judge he participated in the Judicial Science Symposium at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California.

As a patient, he has observed firsthand the excellent standards of treatment of Dr.Nezami. Mr.Maciel's youngest brother died of cancer.
Had Dr.Nezami's treatment protocol been available at that time, the outcome would most assuredly have been different.

Mr. Maciel considers it an honor and privilege to be a part of the Advisory Board.


Charles Magill has defended, fought and protected the rights of the accused while establishing himself as one of the central San Juaquin Valley's esteemed law voices for the last quarter of a century. As a result, Magill is positioned to become the next Fresno County Superior Court Judge.
Magill, known for his tenaciousness in and out of the courtroom and well-rounded legal mind, has spent his entire legal career representing clients in the Fresno area. He co-founded Magill & Guzman Magill with his wife, Laura Guzman Magill, in 2002. Together the couple represented clients with outside-the-box strategies that earned the firm a highly respected reputation before Laura's passing in late 2013 after a long battle with breast cancer.

Magill's relentless and creative style of legal service has resulted in more than 150 jury and court trial victories. Because of his uncanny ability to explain complex legal cases with unmistakable clarity, many news organizations, including FOX, ABC, CBS, NPR, NBC, The Wall Street Journal and The Fresno Bee, have sought his concise legal insight in interviews.
Magill has also become a staunch advocate in the fight against breast cancer, a disease wife Laura once survived only to have it reappear a year later. Spurred by his personal experience with the disease, Magill has become a patient advocate for the
Pacific Medical Center of Hope. Magill has also become well versed in patient rights, once again assuring civil liberties are upheld.


Jeff Cullman is President of the Hydraulics Group of Parker Hannifin Corporation, a 13 Billion fortune 500 company that
produces products and systems for motion control application.

Mr. Cullman is an officer and Corporate Vice President. Mr. Cullman has been serving in this capacity for seven years and has been employed by Parker Hannifin for 35 years.

Prior to his current position, Jeff rose from a position in the sales force through Product Management, Business Unit Management, General Management, Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Vice President of Operations. Mr. Cullman holds a BS Degree from Indiana State University and has a MBA from Baldwin Wallace College.
Pacific Medical center of hope is honored to have Mr. Cullman actively involved in the research and development projects related to Dr Nezami's method of treating cancer as a team member and adviser.


Sherri J. Tenpenny, DO, AOBNMM, ABIHM


Dr. Sherri J. Tenpenny is an osteopathic medical doctor, board certified in three medical specialties. From 1986 to 1998, she was a full time Emergency Medicine physician and the director of the Emergency Department in Findlay, Ohio.  

In 1996, her passion for holistic health, led hr to open a center for Integrative Medicine in Middleburg Heights, where patients from over 42 states and 14 countries have improved their health using a combination of conventional and holistic therapies.

Widely regarded as the most knowledgeable and outspoken physician on the impact vaccines can have on health, she is also a recognized expert on a wide range topics within the field of Integrative Medicine including breast health, breast thermography, women's hormones, and medical uses of iodine.

In addition to offering her expert advice on hundreds of radio and national television programs, Dr. Tenpenny has been interviewed for national print media and has published numerous magazine articles in six languages. She has lectured at Cleveland State University and Case Reserve Medical School and has been a speaker at conventions, both nationally and internationally on topics related to alternative health and vaccines. She is a contributor for the Huffington Post, The Women's Journal, and several other print publications. Additionally, she has written two books and contributed to several others, "Textbook of Food and Nutrients in Disease Management." (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press).

She Currently serves as a Chief Medical Consultant for Parker Hannifin, a Fortune 250 company with 60,000 employees in 48 countries where she is helping to develop health-conscious and holistic programs for the company's locations in the U.S. and around the world.





Alireza Jazayeri

Alireza founded, and for the past thirty five years, has been president of 3P, Performance, Productivity and Profit Consulting, a firm specializing in management marketing consulting. Alireza brings his vast experience in all aspects of management, marketing, and finance, with small to mid-size companies to the Research Center Institute of America, Inc. He brings extensive knowledge and expertise in governmental affairs and has developed relationships with elected and appointed officials at the city, county, state, and national level. Since 1990 to 2010 he served as member of several commissions with the city of Irvine, including, Chairman of Community Services, Traffic and Infrastructure, and Senior Council, appointed by the mayors and city council members of the city of Irvine. SInce 2007, he has been a member of Orange County Development Board, appointed by the Orange County Board of Supervisors.

Alireza received his BA in Management with minor in Accounting, specializing in Cooperatives Management. He also earned his MBA in Marketing with minor in Finance and he is Ph.D. Candidate in Human Behavior specializing in Organizational Development and Leadership.

While providing management, marketing, and financial services to clients, he assumed positions with organizations as Vice President of Operations.

Alireza is also the Founder, President, and CEO of National Foundation for Preserving Family Values, a non-profit organization under IRS 501-C-3. The organization's mission is to educate and promote the importance of family values to create better lives for future generations. 

He currently lives in Irvine with his wonderful wife of 47 years and has 2 children.

George A. Loeb Ph.D

Dr. Loeb is a retired research pharmacologist who earned his Ph.D. from the Medical College of Pennsylvania. His research was in the area of the anti oxidant defense mechanism and toxicology in the central nervous system (MCP) and the lungs (USC & CHLA).  Prior to his scientific training, he was in hospital and medical administration in Philadelphia, and later in Three Rivers.

He has been a patient of Dr. Nezami’s since his diagnosis of chronic kidney disease, in 2010.  He has witnessed first hand the successes Dr. Nezami has had not only with his cancer patients, but his family as well.

Dr. Loeb lives in Three Rivers, CA where he is on the board of the Three Rivers Performing Arts Institute, the Enchanted Playhouse Theater Company of Visalia, and an advisor to the Visalia Opera Company.

He and his wife Caroline have three adult children, a chef, a linguist who develops curricula and tests for ESL students and their teachers, and a classical vocalist.