JENNIFER SHALZ, MD

Lifestyle Medicine Jennifer Shalz

Jennifer Shalz, MD is an internal medicine physician who is the medical director of the St. Luke’s Health System Department of Lifestyle Medicine in southwest Idaho. She develops and directs programs that use lifestyle interventions to help prevent, treat, and reverse chronic disease. Currently these programs include Cardiac, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Pulmonary Rehab; Nicotine Dependence Treatment; Care Transitions; the St. Luke’s Lifestyle Medicine Clinic at the South Meridian YMCA; and the St. Luke’s Complete Health Improvement Program. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine and board certified in Hospice and Palliative 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 USAF in 2000. She was most recently a hospice medical director and worked in supportive oncology at a cancer center prior to joining St. Luke’s in 2011.

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