Date: 05/20/2015 Print This Post

RUSSELL SIMMONS Shows Support For DR. MONA VAND’S Modern Pharmacist Movement

(L-R): Dr. Mona Vand- The Modern Pharmacist and Russell Simmons- Business and Entertainment Mogul at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on April 29. Photo Credit: Getty Images



LOS ANGELES – In support of Dr. Mona Vand – The Modern Pharmacist, entertainment business mogul Russell Simmons appeared at an exclusive media event April 29 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. to commemorate the official launch of her multi-faceted new website

Simmons, co-founder of Def Jam Records and creator of the fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture and American Classics, is a passionate supporter of Dr. Vand’s dynamic movement, which puts a fresh new face on the traditional world of pharmacy. He made the opening comments before the unveiling of Dr. Vand’s dynamic website and web-series.

“Dr. Mona Vand has been a great help to me. I call her whenever I have problems or questions, and she’s always there to answer these questions. She’s by far my favorite doctor when it comes to nutrition and choices in medication,” said Simmons.

Several sponsors participated in contributing their products and services to event attendees, including Celsius (a new energy drink company owned by Simmons), EvianNever Too HungoverSugarling LADr. Barrett Plastic SurgeryTikkun SpaVisalus,Cycle HouseTranscend Recovery Community and Want My Look, owned by Lilly Ghalichi from Bravo’s “Shahs Of Sunset.

Positioned as the “Dr. Oz” and/or “Rachel Ray” of The Modern Pharmacist movement, Dr. Vand’s goal is to help patients understand the important connection between pharmaceutical science and overall wellness. She combines her far-reaching expertise in pharmacy with her strong interest and extensive knowledge in nutrition, beauty, fitness and overall wellness.

The Modern Pharmacist website was created by and features content on a wide range of topics by Dr. Vand. It has earned the sponsorship of Opus Rx, one of the country’s largest compounding pharmacy organizations, and establishes her as the “go to” resource for information on a multitude of health and wellness issues.

Sections on are categorized as Health, Beauty, Diet and Skin – and while there is definitely a focus on women, the site also includes an expansive connected site dedicated to men and their health and wellness. Some of the topics covered on the site initially include: information on what a Compounding Pharmacy is, over-the-counter skin care products, birth control, herbal and dietary supplements and much more.