Support Team

Comprised of senior members and of interns from the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy, our Support Team welcomes new members.

JML: Team Leader

Interests: Traveling, cooking, eating, sewing, yoga, tai chi, theater, friends & family

Occupation: Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
Food/culinary consulting

Location: Chicago area

Signature: Julie
Daughter of 4/4
Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
Enrolled in Reversing Cognitive Decline for Coaches

slacker: Team Leader

Interests: health optimization to support cognition and quality of life.

Occupation: physician assistant

Location: Louisville KY

Signature: E4/E4

CarrieS: Member

Signature: APOe4/4
Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach
Certified Fermentationist

ccfield: Member

Interests: Fitness, Stoicism, Courage, Music, Art, Architecture, Travel, Wine….Life in general (“Why are we here?” kind of stuff).

Occupation: Epidemiologist, Certified Functional Medicine Health Coach

Signature: – Carrie B
Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach

CoachMT: Intern

Interests: interconnection between mind/body, holistic health, positive psychology/character strengths, functional medicine, brain health, reading, meditation/contemplative activities, being in nature, spending time with friends and family, cooking healthy, whole foods and enjoying together

Occupation: Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach (FMCHC), National Board Certified-Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC), Director of Strategy, Planning and Portfolio Management for HR

Location: Maryland (DC Metro)

Signature: Mandy
-Certificate for Reversing Cognitive Decline (FMCA)
-Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach (FMCHC)
-National Board Certified- Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC)

Davida: Intern

Interests: FOOD – all aspects, nature, yoga, Qi Gong, traveling

Occupation: FMCHC, RN

Signature: Davida
Reversing Cognitive Decline for Coaches Certification 2018

DebS: Intern

Interests: Learning, reading, yoga, cooking (and eating!), research, and spending time with family and friends.

Occupation: Health Coach and graduate student in nutrition

Signature: Deb
Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach
Certified Reversing Cognitive Decline

dscoachRN: Intern

Interests: Exploring by bicycle, hiking or walking in new-to-me regions. Hands-in-the-dirt gardening. Appreciating beauty in all it’s myriad forms!

Occupation: RN, consultant Mind MENDing LA
Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach

Location: So. Calif

floramaria: Member

Interests: Health and Wellness, Neuroplasticity, Creativity, Organic farming, Sustainable Communities, Nutrition, Positive Psychology , Hiking, Forest Bathing, Qigong and Tai Chi, Ornamental and Medicinal Plants , Visual Arts, Music, Theater, Dancing

Occupation: Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
Certified ReCODE Practitioner
Certified Qigong Instructor

Location: Northern New Mexico

Signature: Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
IFM/ Bredesen Training in Reversing Cognitive Decline (March 2017)

Karengo: Member

Interests: Health and wellness is a lifelong passion and pursuit. I thrive on supporting others to live a fun lifestyle, be healthy & enjoy the time of their lives. I love to swim in the pool and best of all to be in the ocean. I’m happiest spending time in the water even if I’m just enjoying a bath! I’m fascinated by the inter-relationship between Ocean Health & Human Health – and I’ve got a big thing for Seaweed! (Karengo is the Maori name for Nori.)

Occupation: Certified Health Coach trained w/ Functional Medicine Coaching Academy (cert. Aug 2018) also Co-Active Coach trained w/ coaches Training Institute (cert. Oct 2017)

Location: Bay Area, California


Signature: ~Karengo
ApoE4 Support Team
FMCA certified Health Coach
“For whatever we lose like a you or a me, it’s always ourselves we find in the sea”

Liko: Member

Occupation: Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach

Location: Oahu, Hawaii

Signature: Kaliko Intern
Apprentice Health Coach, Functional Medicine Coaching Academy

Lucy5: Member

Interests: Love music, biographies, travel, hiking, the Rockies and hanging out with family & friends. Focused on finding balance & staying positive (knowing at times I won’t do either well, and that’s ok); trying to make every day count, while continuing to learn all I can about E4 and how to live in some sort of harmony with our mischievous allele.

Occupation: Financial Management (retired)

Location: Colorado

Magda: Member

Interests: Functional Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Functional Medicine, Brain Health, Nutrigenomic, Cellular Detoxification, Sport and Nutrition, Nutrition for Kids, Supplementation, Biohacking, Psychology of Eating, Weight Lifting, Spinning, Journalism and Documentary Photography, Commercial Real Estate.

Occupation: Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
IFM/ Bredesen Trained in Reversing Cognitive Decline

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Signature: Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
IFM/Bredesen Trained, Reversing Cognitive Decline

NF52: Member

Interests: Being a familiar part of our grandchildren’s lives; traveling with my husband, sociology and anthropology non-fiction; Irish and Scottish murder mysteries; support for those with traumatic brain injuries; clinical trials in ApoE 4; exploring Google Scholar rabbit holes on ApoE 4.

Occupation: Retired: former H.S. English teacher, special education administrator, traumatic brain injury project coordinator, and grad student at age 57.
Currently: Well-paid-in-kisses grandmother to a 3 and 5 year old.

Location: Eastern U.S.

Signature: 4/4 and still an optimist!

ru442: Member

Interests: Family, Friends, Technology, and APOE4 Science

Occupation: Over 35 years in the IT Industry, working with Fortune 500 companies across the globe. Also an Entrepreneur, as part of a start up company developing leading edge technology.

Signature: Male 4/4 55 yrs., “Live, Laugh, Love”

SamNZ: Intern

Signature: Samantha McBride
Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach

Sara: Member

Interests: Frolicking with my family, gardening, oil painting, reading, exercising

Occupation: Present… Functional Medicine Coaching Academy Candidate. Past… Administrator and consultant for physician practices and hospitals.

Location: Between PA and FL

Signature: Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach, FMCHC, MBA
IFM / Bredesen Trained – Reversing Cognitive Decline – ReCODE 2017
Reversing Cognitive Decline For Coaches, Certification Pending Fall 2018

Stavia: Member

Interests: Living life one day at a time as best I can.
My family, friends, and as many hobbies as I can fit into my spare time: all forms of science, science fiction, music, boxing, opera, theatre, travel, gardening, gaming and anything else that is fun.

Occupation: Family medicine doctor

Location: Middle Earth