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LIVE! The power of lifestyle to help support a healthy pregnancy. Dr. Pierce and Dr. Fontaine
September 15, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Get your questions answered about nutrition, maintaining a healthy weight, ensuring the best nutrients for both mother & baby, & much more!
While practicing as an OB/GYN & seeing her patients growing more unhealthy, Dr. Elisabeth Fontaine implemented a program focused on lifestyle modification with amazing results.
In addition to seeing patients with the many chronic conditions, Dr. Jeffrey Pierce also has a special interest in using the power of lifestyle to help support a healthy pregnancy.
Dr. Pierce is a board certified family medicine physician. He is passionate about using a whole food, plant-based diet & other lifestyle medicine modalities to help people get healthier, get off of medications, and live longer, fuller lives. His goal is to meet his patients where they are, and work with them at their pace to improve their health, one day at a time.
Since beginning his journey in plant-based medicine, he has been repeatedly amazed to learn how a very healthy diet and lifestyle habits can help prevent, treat, & even reverse illnesses such as overweight and obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, fatty liver disease, chronic kidney disease, autoimmune diseases such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis and colitis, as well as depression, early dementia, & some cancers.
Dr. Jeffrey Pierce was born and raised in South Texas. He went to the University of Texas – Pan American for undergraduate studies and then Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. He learned how to be a family doctor through his training at the Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency in northern California, and later completed a fellowship in global health leadership at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital.
He has worked teaching residents and caring for patients in outpatient clinics, hospital wards, and emergency rooms in northern California, as well as working extensively around the globe, including El Salvador, Honduras, Peru, the Philippines, Lesotho, Malawi, South Sudan, & Kenya.
In addition to his work consulting and teaching lifestyle medicine, he continues to practice and teach high risk and surgical obstetrics, mentor outstanding family residents in global health, & to teach point-of-care ultrasound through the Global Ultrasound Institute.
“Coaching a village to health starts with proper nutrition: A whole plant based diet”. Elisabeth Fontaine MD, is double board certified in OB/GYN and Lifestyle Medicine & a Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Her pre medical background was in Obesity Management and Exercise Physiology.
Dr. Fontaine joined the American College of Lifestyle Medicine in 2013 which allowed her to discover the significant impact of the Whole Plant Food Based (WPFD) diet on overall health. She directed several Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) learning modules. A program designed to prevent/reverse & treat chronic disease with an emphasis on WPFD to improve lifestyle and sustain this healthy behavior.
Dr. Fontaine started a Lifestyle Medicine Clinic and became the Medical Director of Lifestyle Medicine at a community hospital and a founding member of RiseVT, a community collaborative embracing healthy lifestyles. She is passionate and driven to help people achieve lifestyle changes for improving the health of the collective community. She has an extensive background in women’s health & the impact of lifestyle in the transition through menopause.
She is also the CEO of Let’s Lead, a nurse executive – physician dyad coaching emerging leaders and practitioners to their career & life best grounded in wellbeing.
Both physicians are passionate about using a whole food, plant-based diet & other lifestyle medicine modalities to help people get healthier, get off of medications, & live longer, fuller lives. They are both Plant Based Telehealth Doctors at https://PlantBasedTeleHealth.com
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