The Vital Press Network is established by Geir Bjørklund, who is a Norwegian independent researcher, medical/health science writer, and editor. He is also the founder and president of the Council for Nutritional and Environmental Medicine – an international non-profit association founded and registered in Norway in 2013. Since 2013, Bjørklund has collaborated in research with international researchers from more than 30 universities and institutions. He has been identified as being among the top 2.5% of all scientists worldwide by the independent monitoring agency ResearchGate. Geir Bjørklund is a member of the editorial boards of numerous international peer-reviewed journals, and a reviewer of manuscripts for more than 20 other scientific journals.
In 1995, Bjørklund founded Tenner & Helse, which is the membership magazine of the Norwegian Dental Patient Association (Forbundet Tenner og Helse). He was editor-in-chief of this magazine until the autumn of 1999. In the 1990s, he was also a freelance journalist for Sunnhetsbladet – the oldest popular medical journal in Norway. In the late 1990s, Bjørklund had consulting assignments for the Norwegian Board of Health Supervision. He was a coauthor of two of their expert reports on the use of dental filling materials. In 2001, Bjørklund founded the Nordic Journal of Biological Medicine (Nordisk Tidsskrift for Biologisk Medisin). He was editor-in-chief of this journal until its last issue was distributed in 2003.
In 2003, the Albert Lindsay von Julin Foundation in Helsinki awarded Geir Bjørklund a scholarship of 10,000 Euros for his work to promote the understanding of biological medicine. He has also received support from others.