Dr. Ford Brewer ran the postgraduate program in prevention at John Hopkins, has over 25 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and has run large medical staff teams in prevention, primary care, and telemedicine. Many of our patients have come to love Dr. Brewer's YouTube channel, with insight on the science behind our approach.
As a Provider, he will spend time with you discussing treatment options and develop a plan of care.
Janice Derrickson has a Doctorate in health education and a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins in addition to a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She served as faculty at Johns Hopkins and New York Medical College. Her further training as a Health Coach from Vanderbilt University is a critical asset to the PrevMed team.
As your personal health and wellness coach, Janice will focus on your personal health vision. An assessment of Health and Wellness Behaviors, short and long-term goal setting, and the establishment of monthly action steps are just a few of the ways that Janice will support you in lasting lifestyle change. She will spend time with you monthly to review and revise your action steps with a focus on collaborative ongoing support and resources for success.
Michelle joined the PrevMed team in April 2018. She comes from a strong health management background and worked for Health First Network in Pensacola for over 18 years.
Michelle oversees the day-to-day operations of PrevMed. Her duties include marketing, accounting, website maintenance, patient enrollment, scheduling, lab coordination, and patient care coordination.
John started as a patient with PrevMed in the summer of 2017 and came to us with many significant cardiovascular risk factors that went undiagnosed by his local doctors. He quickly realized many remarkable health improvements by closely following the advice of Dr. Brewer’s and PrevMed.
Recently retired after 39 years of engineering sales and sales management, John now volunteers much of his free time supporting the efforts of Dr. Brewer and PrevMed in helping others improve their own health. His role as Patient Peer Counselor is to communicate directly with new and prospective patients to guide them on the steps to better health. John also manages the the PrevMed Forum and YouTube channel, as well as being a frequent contributor to and creating helpful videos for PrevMed.
Our community health forum is a place where registered members can create their own topics, comment, ask questions and request feedback. You also have the capability to post documents and insert videos in your topics and replies.
Our focus is the prevention, early diagnosis, and treatment of health issues relating to heart disease, stroke, insulin resistance and diabetes, cancer, and dementia. Please invite others to join in our efforts. Enjoy!
-Dr. Ford Brewer, MD, MPH