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St. Luke's Clinic – Lifestyle Medicine: Meridian, E Louise Dr.

Our team will help optimize your health, improve your quality of life, and reduce your risk when you have had a heart attack; undergone coronary bypass surgery, valve replacement, or catheter-based interventions within the last 12 months; or have congestive heart failure, peripheral artery disease (PAD) or symptomatic lung disease such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), emphysema, interstitial lung disease, or chronic bronchitis.

We’ll customize a physical activity and education plan to meet your needs, and a physician will monitor your condition and progress. You’ll also have access to an exercise physiologist, physical therapist, and dietitian to help support you along the way.

For a referral, please speak with your physician.

  • Location & Contact Info

    3525 E. Louise Dr.
    (Meadowlake Building), Suite 500
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 706-7050
    Fax: (208) 706-7059

    Accepting New Patients

    Yes
  • Office Hours

    Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Referral Required

    Yes
  • Before Your Visit

  • For Current Patients

  • After-hours & Weekends

    If you have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately or go directly to the nearest emergency department. Phone calls made to our center after hours will be answered by voicemail. We will return your call on the next business day.

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  • Our Team of Experts

Providers

  • Lifestyle Medicine

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Behavioral Health

    Biography

    Jamie Connors, LCSW offers supportive counseling to assist with psychological needs related to financial issues and creating a stable environment. She also assists patients in building coping skills to help lower stress and improve day-to-day life.

    Jamie earned her master's degree in social work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, as well as a master's degree in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Behavioral Health

    Biography

    Amanda (Mandy) Helsley, LCSW offers supportive counseling to assist with psychological needs related to financial needs and creating a stable environment. In addition, she can assist patients in building coping skills to help lower stress and improve day-to-day life.

    Mandy earned her bachelor's degree in social work from Boise State University with a certification in dispute resolution. She earned a master's degree in social work from Northwest Nazarene University, specializing in clinical practice and administration.

  • Internal Medicine

    Biography

    Ann Huntington, MD provides patient-centered care that covers the complete spectrum of internal medicine, from young adults to geriatrics.
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Physical Therapy

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Nutrition Services

    Biography

    Kally Mohlke, RD, LD, CSOWM provides individual nutrition therapy to patients to meet their specific nutrient needs based on their diagnoses, lifestyle, and goals. She has experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Kally’s passion is educating clients about improving health through nutrition and lifestyle changes. She has a special interest in plant-based eating and concentrating on the prevention and management of chronic diseases and optimizing health.

    Kally was born and raised in Boise and earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Idaho. She is a board certified specialist in obesity and weight management. In addition to her passion for nutrition she also enjoys snowboarding, hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband and dogs.

  • Behavioral Health

    Biography

    LeAnn Mora, LCSW provides supportive counseling and education to assist with psychological needs primarily related to sleep, anxiety, and depression.

    LeAnn earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and her master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California.  She also has specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I).

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Nutrition Services for Adults

    Biography

    Josie Read, RD specializes in outpatient medical nutrition therapy for lifestyle medicine. She also teaches a number of community nutrition education courses, including healthy cooking classes, and is a facilitator of CHIP (Complete Health Improvement Program). She has a special interest in plant-based eating to prevent chronic diseases and optimize overall health.

    Josie earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Idaho. In addition to her passions for nutrition and cooking, Josie enjoys spending time outside mountain biking and running.


  • Behavioral Health

    Biography

    Jessica Rudy, LCSW has a passion for supporting individuals who are often marginalized based on their mental health and physical health diagnoses, including those with personality disorders, substance use disorders, eating disorders, and obesity related concerns. She takes a motivational interviewing approach to support people in identifying and following through with their decision to change. This is particularly helpful for anyone struggling to make large lifestyle changes.

    Jessica earned her bachelor's degree in social work from Brigham Young University-Idaho, and her master's degree in social work from the University of Louisville.

  • Nutrition Services for Adults

    Biography

    Chelsea Schoenfelder, MH, RD, LD is a registered dietitian specializing in lifestyle medicine, cardiovascular health, and diabetes management. She is also a facilitator for Pivio (a healthy approach to optimal lifestyle), and has a passion for helping patients make sustainable changes to their eating patterns to improve their overall health.

    Chelsea earned her first bachelor’s degree in nutrition from the University of Idaho. She went on to earn a second bachelor’s in dietetics and a master's degree in public health both from Idaho State University. Chelsea was born and raised in Idaho and enjoys the outdoors, camping, hiking, and running.

  • Lifestyle Medicine

    Biography

    Jennifer Shalz, MD serves as the medical director of St. Luke’s lifestyle medicine department. She develops and directs programs that use lifestyle interventions to help prevent, treat, and reverse chronic disease.

    Dr. Shalz is passionate about helping people not only live more years, but put more life in their years. Current programs under her management include cardiac, peripheral vascular disease, and pulmonary rehabilitation (referral required); nicotine dependence treatment; care transitions; the St. Luke’s Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP); and the St. Luke’s Center for Lifestyle Medicine at the South Meridian YMCA. 

    Dr. Shalz is a diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base. She practiced at three different VA medical centers after separating as a major from the US Air Force. She was most recently a hospice medical director and worked in supportive oncology at a cancer center prior to joining St. Luke’s.

  • Lifestyle Medicine

    Biography

    Nancy Taylor, NP-C, CCNS focuses on using lifestyle interventions to help prevent, treat, and reverse chronic disease. Her areas of practice include cardiac, peripheral vascular disease, and pulmonary rehabilitation. 

    Nancy is a diplomate of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from York College of Pennsylvania, and her master's degree in nursing and post-master’s certificate in nursing as a family nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist from Gonzaga University.

  • Physical Therapy

    Biography

    Jennifer Wilson, PT specializes in cardiac, pulmonary, and peripheral arterial rehabilitation, as well as wound care and management. She guides her patients through the rehab process using the principles of lifestyle medicine to help them meet their goals. Jennifer also provides individual consultations to address balance and orthopedic concerns that may negatively impact the rehab journey. 

    Jennifer earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona, and her master's degree in physical therapy from Andrews University. She is also a wound certified clinician (WCC).  In her free time, Jennifer is an avid tennis player and enjoys Idaho's outdoors with her family.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     

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