Dean has long been concerned about pollutants in our environment, with particular emphasis on the food chain. He put this interest in environmental pollution into practice when a good friend developed mercury toxicity from eating fish. Dean realized early on that contamination of the planet was not the path to human vitality and longevity.
Dr. Moyer graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelors of Science and from the University of Rochester with a Doctorate of Medicine. He trained at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles followed by two years of training at Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined the staff at the UCLA School of Medicine rising to the rank of Professor and later became a teaching staff member at the USC Medical School. After USC, he devoted much of his time to the study of the factors that are related to longevity and wellness. This included taking several courses at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St. Helena where he learned to prepare delicious and healthy foods.