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Lifestyle Medicine Group was founded by John E. Gobble in 1999.  Our mission is reverse chronic disease through preventive medicine as part of the health care system.


John E. Gobble

He earned a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Preventive Care and a Master of Public Health (MPH) in both Public Health Nutrition and Health Education from Loma Linda University School of Public Health. He is a Registered Dietitian (RD), a Licensed Dietitian (LD) in the state of Oregon, a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), and a certified Health/Fitness Specialist by the American College of Sports Medicine, as well as a Certified Intrinsic Coach®.  He is a member of the American Dietetic Association and on the executive board of the Oregon Dietetic Association.  Dr. Gobble is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and has been a dietitian and health promotion specialist for over 30 years.

Kendra Becker

Kendra is a registered dietitian with a whole food approach to nutrition counseling. She has a master’s degree in nutrition from Drexel University in Philadelphia and completed her dietetic internship through University of Houston. She finds great joy in helping people reach their health and wellness goals through group classes or one-on-one nutrition therapy.

Risë Rafferty

Risë Rafferty MS, RDN views nutrition as a powerful clinical tool in the prevention and treatment of disease.  Her understanding and knowledge of how significantly diet and lifestyle impact health fuels her passion to help and inspire others to experience wholeness. With a masters in functional medicine, Risë seeks to individualize medical nutrition therapy to the unique needs of her patients while seeking to identify potential root causes of ailments. Risë obtained her BS in nutrition from Loma Linda University and her MS in functional medicine from University of Western States.

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