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
National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach
Certificate for Reversing Cognitive Decline for Coaches (FMCA)

NF52: Team Leader

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!

AKA: Intern

Interests: Travel, Hiking/Walking, Reading, Learning to eat/cook Keto’ish!, Playing Piano

Occupation: Functional Medicine Health Coach, Nurse, RIM facilitator/trainer, Tai Chi for Health Instructor

Location: Cleveland, OH

CarrieS: Member

Signature: ApoE4/4
Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach
Certificate for Reversing Cognitive Decline for Coaches (FMCA)
Certified Fermentationist

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)

KendrahB: Intern

Interests: Hiking, natural medicine, all things speech therapy, and snow!

Occupation: Speech Language Pathologist & Functional Medicine Health Coach

LindaSchill: Intern

Interests: Health and Wellness, Teaching Youth, Travel, Nature bathing, Music, Reading, Bicycling, Gardening, Kayaking, Salsa Dancing, Hiking, Crocheting, Horses.

Occupation: Caregiver to Alzheimer’s/Dementia Elderly men and women. Functional Medicine Health Coach, National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach

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
Reversing Cognitive Decline for Coaches, Pending

Location: Brooklyn, NY

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

MicheleCC: Intern

Interests: Music, cooking, gardening, qigong, mind-body medicine, sound therapies, exploring the intersection of science & spirituality, and understanding epigenetics & genetic expression.

Occupation: Work with people to overcome complex health issues by bringing order to and understanding of root causes. Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach, Certified Nutrition Educator & Consultant

Signature: Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach
Certified Nutrition Educator & Consultant
Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition (NANP)

RAJ64: Intern

Interests: I am a lifelong learner who enjoys organic gardening, outdoor activities in nature, rebounding for fitness, holistic self-care, and whole food cooking including the challenge of cooking for special diets. Sharing love of learning with my grandchildren and being the fun grandma also gives me a lot of pleasure. 😀

Occupation: Registered Nurse (BSN, RN)
Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach (2019)

Location: Northeast USA

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”

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: Certified ReCODE Practitioner/Health Coach
MBA, Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach, National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach
Supporting loved one diagnosed with AD

slacker: Member

Interests: Cooking, eating, yoga, bicycling, reading fiction. Reluctantly eating fish and shrimp. Currently helping 2 Tibetan monks with their English.

Occupation: physician assistant

Location: Kentucky

Signature: E4/E4

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

summer0088: Intern

Interests: Cognitive health, Health Coaching, Death Penalty cases, choir, church, all things related to a healthy lifestyle!

Occupation: Certified Functional Medicine Coach and Mitigation Specialist