Advisory Board

John M. “Johnny” Adams, MBA

John M. “Johnny” Adams, MBA has a strong commitment to slow and reverse age related decline. He has been active since the 1970s, building skills and accomplishments. Johnny has a good understanding of the science of aging, and possesses many skills and problem solving abilities to support and extend the work of scientists so they can focus on science and create solutions.

He is CEO and Executive Director of the Bourhenne Medical Research Foundation (Aging Intervention Foundation) in Newport Beach, California. They are involved in multiple projects to pursue their goal with a renowned Scientific Advisory Board.

Johnny has been an active member of the Gerontology Research Group since 2000, and became Executive Director after the passing of its founder, L. Stephen Coles MD, PhD in 2014. The group’s Supercentenarian Research and Database Division is the foremost authority on the world’s oldest humans, and the email discussion forum connects aging researchers and solutions creators with late breaking news, facts, ideas, collaborators, key pieces of the puzzle, and other valuable information.

He earned his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology (psychobiology emphasis) at California State University, Fullerton in 1983. Johnny continued his education at the University of Southern California, where he earned his MBA.

Johnny learned and benefitted from membership and attending conferences and trainings by organizations such as the Gerontological Society of America, American Aging Association, Bay Area Aging Meeting, Association of Fundraising Professionals, OneOC (Accelerating Nonprofit Success), and numerous others ongoing.

He was early contributor to Supercentenarian Research Foundation, Cofounder of Geroscience Healthspan Forum, and he coauthored a book on conventional, practical methods available today to slow the processes of aging – nutrition, exercise, behavior modification and motivation, stress reduction, proper supplementation, damage caused by improper programs, risk reduction, and others.

His previous careers include management, data analysis and programming in commercial and clinical trials systems, and bioinformatics and protein informatics. He has experience in marketing and working with medical devices and designing hospital equipment testing programs.

In his early 20s, Johnny was a music therapy student and musician. He interned with the intention of becoming a music therapist.

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