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At Lifestyle Prescriptions® University we’re proud about our expert educators, faculty members and advisory board in the fields of Lifestyle Medicine, Root-Cause Health Coaching, Organ-Mind-Brain Anatomy and the Art and Science of Self-Healing.

Faculty & Advisory Board Members | Featured Guest & Summit Speakers

Faculty Members & Advisory Board


Johannes R. Fisslinger​​​​ USA and Germany
Dedicated over 30 years to help build a new health care paradigm based on the Art and Science of Self-Healing. Founder and President Lifestyle Prescriptions® University, Leader in the ‘Prescribing Lifestyle Medicine’ movement, developer of Lifestyle Prescription® Root-Cause Health Coaching and ThermoBuzzer Infrared Imaging Technology, Filmmaker/Producer of “Titans of Yoga” and “Lifestyle Medicine” documentary film, Co-founder of the annual National Yoga Month Awareness Campaign September, Producer of Lifestyle Medicine Summits, Creator of the Quantum-Neuro-Biology Self-Healing Technique and author of the recently released book “The 6 Root-Cause(s) Of All Symptoms. ↗  LifestylePrescriptions.TV


Bernie Siegel MD, USA
Retired general/pediatric surgeon involved in humanizing medical care and medical education. He is the author of Love, Medicine & Miracles; Peace, Love & Healing; How to Live Between Office Visits; Prescriptions for Living; and Help Me to Heal. Bernie and his wife, Bobbie, live in Connecticut and have five children and eight grandchildren. Bernie embraces a philosophy of living and dying that stands at the forefront of the ethical and spiritual issues our society and medical care grapple with today. berniesiegelmd.com


Mohamad I. Yamani MD (USA) – Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Mohammad Ilyas Yamani is a board-certified Internal Medicine Physician, a value-based primary care provider specializing in Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Yamani is the Lifestyle Prescriptions® University Chief Medical Officer, a licensed Ornish Provider, and sees patients daily while managing his 3 very successful and large offices, acting as CEO and Medical Director of All Care Medical. allcare4u.com

Catherine Alter Ph.D. (USA) – Dissertation Committee
40 year academic career; Director of the Iowa School of Social Work (16 years); Dean and Professor of the Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver (11 years); editorial Board Member, Consulting Editor, and Reviewer for nine academic journals; published 4 books, 10 chapters and over 40 peer reviewed academic journal articles. Catherine will support Ph.D. students with research, writing and preparing their dissertations.


Hazel Heath PhD (UK) – Internal Review Board
Independent Nurse Consultant whose UK and international work encompassed clinical practice, education, research and influencing government policy. Qualifications include Doctor of Philosophy, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice, BA with 1st Class Honours and Education Certificates with distinction. Appointments included Royal College of Nursing UK Advisor on Nursing and Older People, the Senior Teacher in Nursing Theory and Practice at St Bartholomew’s and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at City University London. She also works in publishing as a journal editor, author, reporter and board member. Her own writing is widely published, through her six textbooks, over 100 articles in academic and practice journals and a range of UK national guidance documents. In 2013 she was awarded Fellowship of the RCN UK for her exceptional and outstanding contribution to nursing. A lifelong student of natural approaches to health, Yoga and meditation, Hazel is a Master/Teacher of Reiki Energy Healing, trained in a range of complementary therapies and completed the Lifestyle Prescriptions Health Coach course in 2018. She is keen to support LPU students in developing and promoting their work, particularly through publishing.

Jane Oelke, ND, Ph.D. (USA) – Internal Review Board (IRB)
Ph.D. in Homeopathic Philosophy and Natural Health Sciences and Doctor of Naturopathy, Board Certified Naturopath, well-known speaker teaching classes in Homeopathic Self-Care, Energy Balancing, Mind/Body Medicine, Nature’s Pharmacy, Natural Choices For Fibromyalgia, Allergies, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Diabetes. Dr. Jane published the books “Natural Fibromyalgia Choices”, “Natural Choices for Attention Deficit Disorder”, “Sleep Apnea Solution” and “Natural Blood Sugar Choices”. janeoelke.com

Dr. Kevin Chan is a family medicine physician at Pineapple Health in Phoenix, AZ and has been providing expert care for more than 20 years. Dr. Chan is an integrative and holistic physician who focuses on total health especially in heart attack & stroke prevention. He’s board certified in Clinical Lipidology, Integrative Medicine & Lifestyle Medicine in addition to Age Management Medicine, Anti-Aging Regenerative Medicine, Advanced Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy as well as Canonical Chinese Medicine. Dr. Chan is using Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coaching to help identify root causes and improve overall wellness. Dr. Chan is also the author of “The Art of Health Your Health Warrior Awakens”.

Dr. Nicole Erna Mae Francis-Cotton, M.A. (St. Maarten)
Author of four books including Love is Forever; Certified Success Coach & Trainer; Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coach, Co-Founder of the Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coach Centre, St. Maarten; B.A. in Psychology; Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy. ↗  lifestyleprescriptions.info/stmaarten


Annie Gedye​, B.S. Reading, UK
B.Sc. Marine Biology, Certificate in training for Adult Education, taught at Salisbury and Bournemouth Colleges in Adult Education covering Anatomy and Physiology, Reflexology, Massage and Nutrition; Bowen Physical Therapy and Energy Psychology Practitioner. Co-developer of the Quantum-Neuro-Biology-Technique, BWRT Level 1&2, EFT-Advanced, NLP, Hypnosis and Counseling, Annie has been practicing and teaching Lifestyle Prescriptions® Root-Cause Analysis & Health Coaching for the last 5 years and is one of the highest praised LPU faculty members and instructors.

Aisling Killoran, Clinical Hypnotherapist & Psychotherapist, Ireland
Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coach Infertility Specialist with over 25 years of experience in facilitating positive health and wellbeing. International trainer Of Energy Psychology and Tapping Techniques, developer of the Root-Cause Transformation Technique™ (RCTT). Aisling has clinical experience and is certified in the following disciplines: Hypnosis, Psychotherapy, HeartMath Coach, EMDR, Emotional Freedom Tapping Techniques, Tapas Acupressure Techniques, Hypnobirthing, Fertility, Counselling skills, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Neuroscience, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Lifestyle Prescriptions®. Aisling’s dedication and ethics to her client’s welfare are evidenced by her ongoing professional studies. ↗  accomplishchange.ie


Yasmine Farouk, M.A. Dubai UAE
B.S. degree in International business; Master Degree from ESlSCA and currently enrolled in M.A. degree program in Psychology with Cal-Southern University & Certified Guided Imagery Guide, Professional Life Coach (CLC), Parent-Youth-Family Coach (CFYP), Parent Educator, Neuro-linguistic Hypnotherapist, and Motivational Speaker , Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coach and ThermoBuzzer Thermography Imaging Practitioner,

Anton Bader MD (Germany) – Internal Review Board (IRB)
Dr. Anton Bader retired after 40 years practicing medicine from his busy family practice in Germany and is now traveling the world teaching Lifestyle Medicine and Health Coaching workshops and trainings. He’s a Lifestyle Prescriptions® Specialist and considered the world authority in Brain Relay Diagnostics and the Organ-Mind-Brain Connection.


Christa Krahnert, ND, Gold Coast, Australia
Naturopathic Doctor and Lifestyle Prescriptions® Specialist with over 30 years’ experience in working with cancer patients. Trained in Psychotherapy, Dark Field Diagnosis, Miasmatic Homeopathy offering Second Opinion Consultations.


Gita Jayakumar, LPHCS India

Lifestyle Prescriptions® Health Coach Specialist, Yoga Teacher, BWRT, EFT, Matrix Reimprinting, PEAT, Root Healing, Reiki, Magnified Healing, Bach Flower, Acupressure, Acupuncture, Crystal Therapy, Aromatherapy Practitioner. www.gitajayakumar.com

Featured Summit & Event Speakers

Our summit speakers are not part of LPU faculty but their presentations enhance or are part of courses you don’t want to miss.


Dean Ornish, MD

Founder & Director of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute. Clinical professor of medicine at the University of California’s San Francisco. Author of many books like “Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease: The Only System Scientifically Proven to Reverse Heart Disease without Drugs or Surgery and “UNDO IT. How simple lifestyle changes can reverse most chronic diseases.” www.ornish.com


Mimi Guarneri MD, FACC, ABOIM

President of AIHM, Past President of ABIHM, Medical Director Guarneri Integrative Health, Clinical Associate Professor UCSD, Author of “108 Pearls to Awaken Your Healing Potential” and “The Heart Speaks”, Co-author of “Total Engagement: The Healthcare Practitioner’s Guide to Heal Yourself, Your Patients & Your Practice”, Professor of The Great Courses series, “The Science of Natural Healing”. www.MimiGuarneriMD.com


Bruce Lipton PHD

Pioneer in the new biology, internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. A cell biologist by training, Bruce was on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine and later performed groundbreaking stem-cell research at Stanford University. He is the best-selling author of The Biology of Belief and received the 2009 prestigious Goi Peace Award (Japan) in honor of his scientific contribution to world harmony. www.brucelipton.com



Founding director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, Past-President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and Founder/President of the True Health Initiative. Principal inventor of the Overall Nutritional Quality Index (ONQI™) algorithm; and invented the dietary intake assessment method called Diet Quality Photo Navigation. He has authored roughly 200 peer-reviewed publications, many hundreds of health columns both on-line and in print, and 16 books and is recognized globally for expertise in nutrition, weight management and the prevention of chronic disease. He reaches a social media following of nearly one million. www.davidkatzmd.com