Wayne is an Inland Empire native, having been born and raised in Loma Linda and Yucaipa. He completed medical school at Loma Linda University, followed by a Family Medicine Residency at Florida Hospital, and a Preventive Medicine Residency back at Loma Linda. He has worked in Guam, Atlanta and New Hampshire prior to returning to Loma Linda University as Chair of the Preventive Medicine Department in 2003. Wayne has an international reputation as a leader in the field of Lifestyle Medicine, having served as President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and as an international consultant in the area. He is also the Medical Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Institute, and a Professor at Loma Linda University. He is passionate about treating what is really causing health problems, not just putting Band-Aids on superficial issues.
Medical Director and Doctor, Lifestyle and Preventive Medicine
Cono was born and raised in Massachusetts and completed medical school training at the University of Massachusetts. His residency training in both Preventive Medicine and Family Medicine was completed at Loma Linda University. He is a family physician first, but has a passion for lifestyle medicine and population health. His goal is to support patients, families and their broader communities in living more meaningful and effective lives. His approach includes empowering patients through strong relationships, community resources and cutting edge technology. He has spent time developing tools and curriculum to optimize health throughout his career. Over the past few years he has worked to develop the HealthRopes Wellness Group in Loma Linda and has supported the development of the BeAlive Wellness Group with the Rock Church in San Bernardino. He has a passion and strong commitment to the people of the Inland Empire.
SPENCER NGUYEN, RN, MSN, FNP
NURSE, PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT
Spencer received his Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Family Nurse Practitioner from the United States University School of Nursing. Prior to his nursing school, he graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a Bachelor of Science. Spencer enjoys working with patients who take their health seriously. Utilizing the principles of lifestyle medicine, Spencer works with his patients to create a personalized care plan to closely monitor their help to meet great outcomes. His belief that patient care should be personalized, based on thorough physical exam, detailed medical labs, medical history, and follow-ups is at the core of his practice. As a lifestyle educator his role is to teach patients, while employing a collaborative approach, to build a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise that will promote a long healthy life.
DR. IONELA HUBBARD
FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE PHYSICIAN
Dr. Ionela Hubbard is currently Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine and Complementary and Alternative Medicine Curriculum Director at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California. She teaches Integrative and Functional Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Herbs and Dietary Supplements, Acupuncture and Traditional Oriental Medicine.Her areas of interest within medicine include: chronic complex medical conditions, integrative cancer care, optimal aging, detoxification, gastrointestinal health, systemic inflammation, chronic pain syndrome, autoimmune disorders, mood and cognitive disorders.
CERTIFIED HEALTH COACH
Jaime Stiansen is a Certified Health and Lifestyle Coach and she also has a BS in Psychology and Therapeutic Recreation. She is passionate about building and encouraging others to build healthy relationships, communities, families, and lifestyle habits. She is married, has 3 kids and loves all things outdoors, active and people.
KIMBERLY PAULIEN SLATER, MS, RD
REGISTERED DIETITIAN, NUTRITIONIST
Kimberly Paulien Slater is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who received her Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Loma Linda University and has been trying to change the world ever since. She has a passion for disease reversal and believes that nutrition and wellness is learning to live a balanced life. At Lifestyle Medicine Solutions she has the opportunity to inspire and encourage people to live well, full and happy lives. Eat beans!
MEDICAL ASSISTANT/HEALTH NAVIGATOR
Mariza, is a native of Riverside, California. She has been a practicing Medical Assistant since obtaining certification in 2002. Her passion for helping people and seeing them live their best lives makes her especially passionate about the work she does at Lifestyle Medicine Solutions. Married with two children she enjoys spending time with her family, walking outdoors, camping and watching movies .
MEDICAL ASSISTANT/HEALTH NAVIGATOR
Noemi, is a native of San Bernardino, California. She has worked in the medical field for 5 years. At LMS she has finally found her passion; helping and coaching people to live their best life. Believing food should be thy medicine. On her off days you can find Noemi supporting local farmers and attending farmers markets every week to ensure she lives and breathes what we teach here at LMS, that an active lifestyle and plant based diet will keep us living long and healthy lives.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT/HEALTH NAVIGATOR
Angela Mountain, is a resident of Riverside, California. She has been working in the medical field for the past 17 years. Her career as Lifestyle Medicine Solutions Office Administrator coincides with her passion for helping others achieve their goals and making her patients feel special. In her time off she enjoys spending time with her family, going on hikes, and seeking new adventures.
Stephan is a business professional that was born and raised in Switzerland and spent most of his professional career working for large multi-nationals in Australia, Europe and the US. Most recently he orchestrated the revamping and commercialization of the most successful intensive therapeutic lifestyle medicine program (CHIP) globally. At LMS, Stephan is leading the charge of reproducing our business model for expansion across the US and thus reforming the health care system. He is passionate about being a walking talking example of optimal health and motivating others to be the best they can be.
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
Tamakia, is originally from Los Angeles, California but has spent much of her life as a resident of Riverside County. After obtaining her Masters of Arts in Public Relations from California Baptist University, she went on to work for a Fortune 500 company, as well as an international clothing brand in the sales and marketing division. Seeing first and foremost in her own life that “health is truly wealth” she enjoys her work at LMS.
Giving you what you need for a healthier life with more options!
At Lifestyle Medicine Solutions, the physicians are experts in Chronic Disease Reversal and Preventative medicine. We’ve eliminated the red tape of traditional health care, and instead spend more time helping you protect your health. We’re successful when you’re healthy. Lifestyle medicine works to decrease risk and illness by utilizing lifestyle interventions such as nutrition, physical activity, stress reduction, smoking cessation, avoidance of alcohol abuse, and rest.
“When I started with LMS , I knew I needed something different to see a major change in my health. I took a leap of faith with this team, I’m glad that I did. They’ve taught me how to eat, move, and think to save my life. I’m forever grateful. ”