Industry Experts

Industry Experts
Our Industry Experts help provide an invaluable amount of insight. These individuals are not only experienced, but have been recognized by their peers to be experts in their fields. Our industry experts, along with our Advisory Board, provide the educational content found on the Medical Fitness Network’s website. They are fitness & healthcare professionals who are passionate about a national network that serves the community & patient organizations, and creates a strong collegial relationship among various fitness & healthcare partners.

MFN Industry Experts

Lisa Dougherty

Lisa Dougherty

Founder, Whole Body Fitness; Founder & President, Medical Fitness Network
G. Richard (Dick) Ambrosius

G. Richard (Dick) Ambrosius

Founder and Principal, Positive Aging, LLC
Naomi Aaronson

Naomi Aaronson

Founder, Recovercises For Wellness
Dr. Michael Arloski

Dr. Michael Arloski

Director, Real Balance Wellness
Dianne Bailey

Dianne Bailey

Founder, Open the Door to Tai Chi
Dr. Ben E. Benjamin

Dr. Ben E. Benjamin

Author, Founder, Muscular Therapy Institute
Sherri Betz

Sherri Betz

Director, TheraPilates Physical Therapy
Heather Binns

Heather Binns

Fitness Expert, Wellness Educator, Personal Trainer, Best-selling Author
Sharon Bourke

Sharon Bourke

Founder & Owner, Life Energy Fitness, LLC
Dr. Carla-Dyann Brown

Dr. Carla-Dyann Brown

Director of Education, National Association for Fitness Certification
Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

Founder, IntelliSkin
J.R. Burgess

J.R. Burgess

CEO, Rejuv Medical
Kris Cameron

Kris Cameron

Owner, ReNu your Life Personal Training and Wellness
Carisa Campanella

Carisa Campanella

Program Manager, Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s
Robyn Caruso

Robyn Caruso

Founder and President, The Stress Management Institute for Health and Fitness Professionals
Matt Cavallo

Matt Cavallo

Chronic Illness Coach, Author
Eric Chessen

Eric Chessen

Founder, Autism Fitness and Autism Fitness Toolbox
Jaclyn Chadbourne

Jaclyn Chadbourne

Research and Development, UMedTech
Nancy Clark

Nancy Clark

Sports Nutritionist & Author
June Chewning

June Chewning

President, Fitness Learning Systems
Lucho Crisalle

Lucho Crisalle

CEO, Exercise & Nutrition Works, Inc
Avril Coakley

Avril Coakley

Owner, Ruidoso Athletic Club
Jane Curth

Jane Curth

CEO & Co-Founder, FitFixNow
Sheri R. Colberg

Sheri R. Colberg

Founder, Diabetes Motion and Diabetes Motion Academy
Reed Davis

Reed Davis

Founder, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition
Dr. Nona Djavid

Dr. Nona Djavid

Founder, The Wellness Choice Center
Catherine Cram

Catherine Cram

Owner, Comprehensive Fitness Consulting
Dr. David Cruz

Dr. David Cruz

Founder, Chief XO, WebExercises, Inc
Nicholas DiNubile

Nicholas DiNubile

Orthopaedic Surgeon & Best-Selling Author
Eric Durak

Eric Durak

Founder & President, Medical Health & Fitness
Dr. Jennee Evans

Dr. Jennee Evans

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Veteran Health Administration
Dr. Steve Feyrer-Melk

Dr. Steve Feyrer-Melk

Chief Science Officer, Nudge, LLC
Kathy Flippin

Kathy Flippin

Owner, Dynamic Touch
Gina Fontaine

Gina Fontaine

Founder, Power of Pregnancy
Dr. David Franklin

Dr. David Franklin

Co-founder, UCI Comprehensive Concussion Program
Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Family Physician, Author and Nutritional Researcher
Chris Gellert

Chris Gellert

Founder, Pinnacle Training & Consulting Systems
Riva Greenberg

Riva Greenberg

Diabetes Advisor, Author and Health Coach
Ari Gronich

Ari Gronich

Owner / CEO, Achieve Health USA
Dr. Linda Gogl

Dr. Linda Gogl

Director of Development, Instructor, Partner, Real Balance Wellness
Dr. MaryAnne Harrington

Dr. MaryAnne Harrington

Owner, Sports Chiropractor, Maximum Performance Chiropractic
Diane Hart

Diane Hart

Owner, Hart to Heart Fitness; President, National Association for Health and Fitness
Mirabai Holland

Mirabai Holland

CEO, NuVue Digital Media Inc.
Kristin Hirahatake

Kristin Hirahatake

Clinical Dietitian, Kaiser Permanente
Nick Jack

Nick Jack

Owner & CHEK Practitioner, No Regrets Personal Training
Laticia Jackson

Laticia Jackson

Author, Speaker, Olympian, U.S.A.F. Veteran
Alice Kahl

Alice Kahl

Founder & Owner, Alice Kahl, LLC
Dr. Mark Kelly

Dr. Mark Kelly

CEO, Principle-Centered Health, Inc.
Ashley Koff

Ashley Koff

Nutrition Expert and Author
Eric Lemkin

Eric Lemkin

Founder, Functionally Active Fitness
Andrea Leonard

Andrea Leonard

Founder & President, Cancer Exercise Training Institute
Kristy Manuel

Kristy Manuel

Director, YogaFit Therapy Program; Senior Master Trainer, YogaFit
Dr. Rick McAvoy

Dr. Rick McAvoy

Owner, Rick McAvoy Aquatics
Dianne McCaughey

Dianne McCaughey

Speaker, Author, Consultant, Master Trainer, and Presenter
Josh Leve

Josh Leve

Founder & CEO, Association of Fitness Studios (AFS)
Stewart Levy

Stewart Levy

President and Founder, Health Promotion Solutions
Carol Michaels

Carol Michaels

Founder and Creator, Recovery Fitness Exercise Program
Dr. Steffany Moonaz

Dr. Steffany Moonaz

Founder, Yoga for Arthritis
Shira Litwack

Shira Litwack

Cancer Exercise Specialist & Master Trainer, Cancer Exercise Training Institute
Mark Mueller

Mark Mueller

Director of Training, MS Fitness Challenge
Dr. Evan Osar

Dr. Evan Osar

Co-Founder, The Institute for Integrative Health and Fitness Education
Carole Osborne

Carole Osborne

Founder, Body Therapy Education
Anita Parker

Anita Parker

Founder, Fitness Matters
Dr. Jennifer Patterson

Dr. Jennifer Patterson

Supervisory Psychologist and Clinician, VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
Gina Piazza

Gina Piazza

CEO & Founder, GMP Fitness
John Platero

John Platero

Founder & CEO, NCCPT
Nicholas Prukop

Nicholas Prukop

Founder Happy, Healthy & Fit
Susan Randall

Susan Randall

Senior Director of Education, National Osteoporosis Foundation
Kristy Richardson

Kristy Richardson

Founder, OC Nutrition
Dan Ritchie

Dan Ritchie

President, Functional Aging Institute
Mark Roby

Mark Roby

Integrative Clinician, Speaker, Cancer Coach, Survivor
Dr. Irv Rubenstein

Dr. Irv Rubenstein

Co-founder, Steps Fitness
Deena Russo

Deena Russo

Certified Personal and Group Trainer
Greg Salgueiro

Greg Salgueiro

Nutrition Director, AASDN
Beth Shaw

Beth Shaw

Founder & President, YogaFit
Cody Sipe

Cody Sipe

Co-founder, Functional Aging Institute
Karl Sterling

Karl Sterling

Creator, Parkinson's Regeneration Training
Jodi Stolove

Jodi Stolove

Founder, Chair Dancing® Fitness
Michelle D. Talbot

Michelle D. Talbot

Owner, Pleasures II Wellness Natural Health Center
Julie Tupler, RN

Julie Tupler, RN

Creator, Tupler Technique® Treatment for Diastasis Recti
Tyler Valencia

Tyler Valencia

Owner, Kinesiology Institute for Performance Specialists (KIPS)
Lindsay Vastola

Lindsay Vastola

Founder and President, Body Project Fitness; Editor, PFP Media
Trevor Wicken

Trevor Wicken

Medical Exercise Coach; Creator, R.I.S.E. Movement Solutions
Sheila Watkins

Sheila Watkins

Founder, Healthy Moms Fitness Programs
Leigh-Ann Webster

Leigh-Ann Webster

Director of Marketing and Operations, NCCHWC
Dr. Gail Wetzler

Dr. Gail Wetzler

Owner, Wetzler Integrative Physical Therapy Center
Ruth Werner

Ruth Werner

Past President, Massage Therapy Foundation
Maurice D. Williams

Maurice D. Williams

Owner and Movement Specialist, Move Well Fitness, LLC
Melissa Ziegler

Melissa Ziegler

Executive Director, American Kinesiotherapy Association

Industry Experts