Our mission is to support Bariatric patients in “fearlessly living their best lives.” Our products taste great and are gentle on your new system, which helps make sticking to a vitamin regimen after WLS easy.
We also create great content aimed at supporting you in facing head-on the challenges of a weight-loss journey. Meet Your BariMelts Team!
Dr. Jose Rocca, PhD
- Founder and CEO of BariMelts® and creator of the product line
- PhD in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics from the University of Texas at Austin
- Author of over eight patents (six issued) for formulation and absorption technologies
- Adjunct Professor at the College of Pharmacy at Nova Southeastern University
- Speaker at scientific and industry conferences worldwide
- Service on scientific advisory boards of several nutraceutical and pharmaceutical companies
Dr. David Mastropietro, PhD
- Senior Pharmaceutical Scientist for the BariMelts® product line
- Professor at the College of Pharmacy at Nova Southeastern University
- Registered Pharmacist in the State of Florida
- Plant Manager for BariMelts® production and packaging
- Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences from Havana University in Havana, Cuba.
- Over 17 years of experience in the Biopharmaceutical and Pharmaceutical industries
- Spearheads the Business Development efforts for BariMelts®
- Certified Holistic Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition
- Former U.S. Navy Submarine Officer and Department of Energy-Certified Nuclear Engineer
- MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
- Leads the Branding and Product Development efforts for BariMelts®
- Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with Specialization in Philosophy from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.
- Oversees the Event Promotions and Social Media platforms for BariMelts®
- Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Florida International University in Miami, Florida.
- Creates the Content Creation and Blogging Communications for BariMelts®
- Master of Arts in New Media Communications from Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida.
- Designs the Graphics & Media and Packaging for BariMelts®
- Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from José Maria Vargas University in Caracas, Venezuela.