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(9/18/2017) Medical Fitness Education Foundation, Fitness Event Strategy Team, and Personal Fitness Professional Magazine Partner to launch a nationwide Medical Fitness TourRead more ››

(8/30/2017) Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Announces Partnership with Medical Fitness Network to Provide New Fitness and Allied Healthcare Provider Resource. Read more ››

(8/9/2017) Neuro Challenge Foundation Announces Partnership with Medical Fitness Network to Provide New Fitness and Allied Healthcare Provider Resource. Read more ››

(2/23/2017) Beyond Type 1 Announces Partnership with Medical Fitness Network to Provide New Fitness and Allied Healthcare Provider Resource. Read more ››

(2/13/2017) Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Partnership with Medical Fitness Network to Provide New Fitness and Allied Healthcare Provider Resource. Read more ››

(12/19/2016) Medical Fitness Network Launches The Medical Fitness Network Foundation, a Fiscally Sponsored Program of United Charitable a 501c3 public charity. Read more ››

(11/21/2016) KEEN USA Partners with MFN. Read more ››

(11/15/2016) Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation Announces Collaboration with Fitness Learning Systems and the Medical Fitness Network in the development of New Alzheimer’s Course for Fitness Industry.
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(10/14/2016) HealthWell Solutions, LLC Announces Partnership with Medical Fitness Network to Provide Access to Fitness and Allied Healthcare Professionals. Read more ››

(10/12/2016) American Breast Cancer Foundation Collaborates with Medical Fitness Network and Fitness Learning Systems for Innovative Course. Read more ››

(7/26/2016) Friends of Parkinson’s Announces Partnership with Medical Fitness Network to Provide New Fitness and Allied Healthcare Provider Resource. Read more ››

(6/28/2016) Polar Electro partners with Medical Fitness Network to Support National Registry of Fitness Professionals. Read more ››

(5/26/2016) Medical Fitness Network Founder, Lisa Dougherty, is Finalist for the White House Champion of Change. Read more ››

(5/16/2016) MFN Advisory Board Member Diane Hart Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Read more ››

(4/5/2016) American Breast Cancer Foundation Announces Partnership with Medical Fitness Network to Provide New Fitness and Allied Healthcare Provider Resource. Read more ››

(3/30/2016) Anti-Cancer Club and Medical Fitness Network Bring Much Needed Resources to Cancer Patients. Read more ››

(3/16/2016) AFS, Medical Fitness Network Announce Collaboration. Read more ››

(2/27/2016) Teaming Up: World Parkinson’s Program and Medical Fitness Network Team Up to Bring Fitness and Health Care Referrals to Parkinson’s Patients. Read more ››

(2/9/2016) Genome Magazine Announces Partnership with Medical Fitness Network to Provide Fitness and Allied Healthcare Provider Resource. Read more ››

(1/29/2016) Dr. Nicholas DiNubile Joins MFN Advisory Board. Read more ››

(1/17/2016) Dr. Joel Fuhrman Joins the Medical Fitness Network Advisory Board. Read more ››

(1/10/2016) Women Survivors Alliance and Medical Fitness Network Align to Bring Fitness and Health Care Referrals to Cancer Survivors. Read more ››

(12/17/2015) Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine and Medical Fitness Network Team Up to Bring Fitness and Health Care Referrals to Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors. Read more ››

(12/3/2015) ZERO and Medical Fitness Network Team Up to Bring Fitness and Health Care Referrals to Prostate Cancer Patients Nationwide. Read more ››

(12/1/2015) PHIT America and Medical Fitness Network Share Joint Vision. Read more ››

(10/29/15) American Specialty Health Fitness and the Silver&Fit Program Announce Agreement with Medical Fitness Network. Read more ››

(8/28/15) NFPT Partners with Medical Fitness Network. Read more ››

(8/25/15) Club Industry and Medical Fitness Network Partner to Support the Fitness Industry as a Recognized Part of the Medical Team. Read more ››

(8/18/15) National Osteoporosis Foundation Partners with Medical Fitness Network to Provide a New Health Resource for Those with Osteoporosis. Read more ››

(6/16/15) Medical Fitness Network Partners with Cancer Support Community.
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(6/1/15) Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation Partners with MFN. Read more ››

(11/6/14) Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation and MFN Partner to Provide Health and Wellness Professionals for Pre and Post Cardiac Arrest. Read more ››

(9/2/2014) Medical Fitness Network Promotes New Resource for People with Arthritis. Read more ››

(9/4/2015) MS Fitness Challenge and Medical Fitness Network partner to support healthier living for those with Multiple Sclerosis. Read more ››

OTHER MEDIA

News & MediaMFN Founder Launches Medical Fitness Education Foundation | California Clubs of Distinction News (IRHSA), 4th Quarter Edition, 2017

Lisa founded the Medical Fitness Education Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, to elevate the quality and amount of available education for fitness professionals.

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News & MediaLisa Dougherty, CEO Medical Fitness Network: Pioneering the Medical Fitness Marketplace | Never Too Late for Fitness Podcast with Phil Faris, October 2017

The projects Lisa is working on promise to be real game changers in the medical fitness arena.

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News & MediaA Team Approach to Wellness | IDEA Fitness Journal, May 2017

Bridging the Gap: Lisa Dougherty thinks the expansion of “medical fitness” will be one of the most important and most positive changes in health care over the next few decades.

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News & MediaLeading a Movement. Leaving a Legacy | PFP Magazine, Spring 2017

When Lisa Dougherty started in the fitness industry, she probably didn’t know that she would lead a movement that would make difference in the world, elevate her industry and directly impact the lives of thousands. Quite a journey to success that all started from a Lemonade stand.

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News & MediaScale Well Podcast: This is how a personal trainer can change health care | February 2017

Lisa Dougherty joins Phil Beene, co-founder of Nudge Coach, on his Scale Well podcast. Lisa discusses the power of exercise to prevent and heal, and the massive gap in fitness and wellness services that no one seems to want to fill including,

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News & MediaThe Soapbox with John Mickelson | November 2016 Newsletter

Featured article: “Lisa Dougherty is the founder of the Medical Fitness Network. Yes, there are individuals like Lisa that believe in ‘giving back’ and want to make a difference in people’s lives. To spend time with her is to realize her special qualities.”

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News & MediaTop 10 Reasons to Join MFN | PFP Magazine, Sept/Oct 2016 and Nov/Dec 2016

MFN featured in full page ad in recent issues of PFP Magazine.

Sept/Oct Issue (pg 25)
Nov/Dec Issue (back cover)


News & MediaFeaturing MFN Chief Medical Officer David Kruse
Denied his own dream, he’s helping others in the Olympics 
| LA Times, August 2016

Sixteen years ago, David Kruse was just inches away from achieving what would have amounted to the be-all and end-all for a competitive gymnast: a chance to compete at the 2000 summer Olympic Games in Sydney.

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News & MediaMeet the Founder of the Medical Fitness Network | Exercise & Nutrition Works, July 2016

FitPro Industry Podcast host Lisa Crisalle interviews MFN founder Lisa Dougherty.

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News & MediaHot Companies 2016 | PFP Magazine, June 2016

MFN is featured among the Hot Companies of 2016. The list highlights industry companies that can add value to fitness professionals’ career or business.

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News & MediaMedical Fitness Network Directory Helps Personal Trainers and Health Clubs Reach New Clients with Chronic Conditions | Pamela Kufahl, ClubIndustry.com; February 2016

Lisa Dougherty didn’t start her personal training business, Whole Body Fitness, Costa Mesa, California, with the goal of launching a registry of health and fitness professionals.

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News & MediaWhy You Should Know About Medical Fitness and Lisa Dougherty | Riva Greenberg, Huffpost Healthy Living; February 2016

Lisa Dougherty was inspired by her father, a four-time cancer survivor, to leave her job on Wall Street and pursue a career in helping others. In her 30s, she went back to school and started her own medical fitness business. That was the beginning.

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News & MediaLisa Dougherty, Trainer of the Month | PFP Magazine, January/February 2016

MFN Founder Lisa Dougherty chosen as Trainer of the Month for January 2016, and is in the running for Trainer of the Year 2017.

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