Dr. Susan Schooley is the Medical Director of the American Institute for Preventive Medicine, as well as the Emeritus Medical Director for the Detroit, Michigan Region of Henry Ford Health System for which she had been the Chair, Department of Family Medicine. She is a licensed and board-certified member of the American Board of Family Medicine.
Since completing her Residency in the Department of Family Practice at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1983, Dr. Schooley has chaired or been a member of numerous professional and community organizations; instructed graduate and undergraduate medical students; given over 70 medical presentations; and written journal articles and book chapters.
Over the years, Dr. Schooley has received many honors and awards, including Woman Physician of the Year in 2006 and 2005 from the Michigan State Medical Society, Best Doctor in Detroit for 2005, 2004, and 2002 from Hour Magazine, and Residents’ Teaching Excellence Award from the Family Practice Residency at the University of North Carolina in 1988.
Dr. Joseph Berenholz is a Diplomat of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is on staff at the Detroit Medical Center, Providence Hospital, and Huron Valley Hospital. He is also a clinical instructor at the Detroit Medical Center.
Dr. Edington was previously Professor and Director of the Division of Physical Education at the University of Michigan. He is also Director of the U-M Fitness Research Center and a Research Scientist in the School of Public Health. Dr. Edington is the author and co-author of numerous articles and books including Biology of Physical Activity, Biological Awareness, Frontiers of Exercise Biology, and The One Minute Manager Gets Fit. His work with the Health Risk Appraisal and Vitality and Lifestyle Analysis Questionnaires are models for organizational vitality, health and wellness programs.
Dr. Hettler is co-founder of the National Wellness Institute located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. He is also the Director of Health Services at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Dr. Hettler has been a leader in the health promotion field for over 25 years and is a highly sought after keynote speaker at national conferences.
Dr. Kohlenberg is Chief of Internal Medicine at the John R Medical Clinic located in Madison Heights, Michigan. He has been a practicing physician for over 20 years. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Dan Mayer is an Attending Physician in the Emergency Department at Albany Medical Center. He works as both a clinical and teaching attending. The hospital's emergency department is a Level I and sees about 60,000 patients each year. Dr. Mayer is also a Professor for Emergency Medicine at Albany Medical College where he teaches a four year course in evidence-based medicine. He developed the entire course himself and trained the faculty preceptors to teach in it.
Marcie Parker is Senior Qualitative Researcher with United HealthCare Corporation's Optum Division. She has Master's Degrees in both Anthropology and Public Administration and a Ph.D. in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Parker is a Certified Family Life Educator and has a Certificate for Staff Builders and In-Service Trainers. She also has a mini-MBA in healthcare from the University of St. Thomas and is a Fellow in both The Gerontological Society of America and The American Institute on Stress.