Associate Professor of Lifestyle Medicine
Dr. Michelle Tollefson is board certified in lifestyle medicine as well as obstetrics and gynecology with expertise encompassing lifestyle medicine across the female lifespan. For over a decade she has been active in the lifestyle medicine and wellness coaching movements. She currently co-chairs both the Women’s Health as well as the Pre-Professional Lifestyle Medicine Education Working Groups for ACLM while also serving on the ACLM Education Committee. Dr. Tollefson was previously the Medical Director of Women’s Wellness Education for a Colorado health system and in full time clinical practice and now volunteers at a non-profit clinic. As an associate professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver, she developed and oversees the bachelor’s level Lifestyle Medicine major and minor. Dr. Tollefson lectures nationwide on a variety of topics related to lifestyle medicine and women’s health and is passionate about optimizing women’s health across the lifespan.