E. Lee Rice, DO, FAAFP, FAOASM
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. E. Lee Rice, founder of the Lifewellness Institute, provides the guiding principal and vision for the company. With more than thirty years of experience as a family and sports medicine physician, Dr. Rice is one of the premier medical experts on wellness, both in the United States and internationally. Still seeing patients daily, he is also a frequent speaker for executive organizations including Young Presidents Organization (YPO), World Presidents Organization (WPO), and Vistage International as well as for private and public companies. He has authored numerous medical texts and journal articles in the areas of wellness and sports medicine.
Dr. Rice started out with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Santa Barbara and received his Doctor of Osteopathy for Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1973. In 1979, he established San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health which, at the time, was one of the only facilities in the country that applied sports medicine theories to the lay population. He has been team physician for numerous professional and amateur teams including the San Diego Chargers, San Diego Clippers, San Diego Gulls, USA Olympic Volleyball and numerous America’s Cup Syndicates.
Currently, Dr. Rice is a clinical professor at Western University of Health Sciences, the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and San Diego State University. Dr. Rice is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Rice's vision for executive health and preventative medicine is incorporated into all of his activities, as he still regularly runs, hikes and travels the world.
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Kirk Parsley, MD
Kirk Parsley served as an Undersea Medical Officer at Naval Special Warfare Group One from June 2009 to January 2013. While there, he help develope and supervised the group’s first Sports Medicine Rehabilitation center. He is a former SEAL, and a 2004 graduate of Bethesda, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS)—the U.S. military’s medical school. He interned in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Balboa Naval Hospital San Diego in 2005 and then completed a Navy residency in Hyperbarics and Diving Medicine in 2006.
Doctor Parsley has been a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine since 2006 and served as Naval Special Warfare’s expert on Sleep Medicine. He is certified in hormonal modulation (Age-Management Medicine). Doctor Parsley has lectured extensively on sleep, wellness, and hormonal optimization and is currently completing a book on sleep optimization.
His philosophy for wellness is simple; in order to optimize our health and get the most out of our bodies, we should live more closely to the way we evolved as a species. He believes that many diseases and disorders that we accept as “inevitable” in modern society are unnecessary complications of living in a toxic environment: eating foods we were not designed to digest, allowing stress to overwhelm us, and poor sleeping habits. His passion is to help his patients achieve the highest quality of life possible, and realize their health, performance, and longevity goals.
Dr. Parsley spends as much of his spare time as possible with his wife Cindy, and his three beautiful children (Hayden, Cole, and Harper). He has been a competitive athlete his entire life, and enjoys nearly all outdoor activities and sports. However, his current fitness routine revolves around Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Cheryl Lee, FNP
Family Nurse Practitioner
Cheryl Lee brings with her 7 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner working in Family Practice. She enjoys providing health care for newborns through geriatrics. Her clinical focus has been general health preservation of all ages, women’s health, adolescent and sport medicine.
Ms. Lee received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California at San Diego and her Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of San Diego, where she enjoys being a guest lecturer at the Hahn Graduate School of Nursing and Health Science. Cheryl is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Personally, Cheryl is the #1 fan of her three very athletic boys. She holds a permanent spot on the high school bleachers, through all the seasons, rooting for their football, soccer and lacrosse teams. In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys travelling with her husband and kids, to unusual destinations around the globe.
Quan Campbell, MBA, MS
Quan Campbell, founding partner of the Lifewellness Institute, directs the day to day operations of the clinic and leads the corporate wellness services. In helping her team provide great customer service, her innovative approach to creating customizable wellness programs has garnered accolades from our individual and corporate clientele. Her field expertise in athletic training, injury rehabilitation and team coaching serve as a launching point for designing effective wellness programs for individuals, corporations and athletes.
Quan holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, San Diego. She earned an MS in Exercise Physiology from San Diego State University and a BS in Sports Medicine from the University of Oregon, Eugene. Additionally, Ms. Campbell holds ACSM certifications in Wellness Coaching and Clinical Exercise Physiology and is a Certfied Athletic Trainer.
Quan enjoys running, mountain biking, using her passport at least once a year, and muay thai classes.
Sabrina Zaslov, MS, RD, CDE
Director of Nutritional Services
As the head of nutritional services at Lifewellness, an integral part of Sabrina’s duties includes communicating sound nutrition advice to individual patients and corporate wellness employees. Sabrina can suggest dietary changes, appropriate supplements, and can develop a complete, personalized meal plan. She furnishes all of our clients with education, support, detailed information, and guidelines for healthy nutritional choices tailored to individual needs and preferences.
Sabrina has worked as a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator for more than 10 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Florida and completed her Master of Science in Nutrition from Florida International University. Her areas of specialty include sports nutrition, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, weight management, and wellness. Ms. Zaslov also serves as an instructor of nutrition at two San Diego colleges and lectures on nutritional topics throughout the community in both English and Spanish.
In what spare time she has, Sabrina enjoys running, hiking, travelling, cooking and baking, salsa dancing and spending time with friends and family.
Bryan Shriver MA, XR
Licensed X-ray Technician and graduate of the Kaplan College Medical Assistant Program, he will often be your first point of contact for triage calls and prescriptions. He is experienced in all facets of back office procedures and has acquired the confidence that you will come to know and appreciate.
Bryan is recently engaged and enjoys the beach and water sports in his spare time. He's also a member of two adults sport teams here in San Diego, one baseball and the other soccer. His fiancé, a graphic design major, is there to cheer him on for his games.
Linda Illingworth, RD
Linda’s interest in nutrition began while attending California State University, Long Beach and her father was diagnosed with heart disease. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Food Administration and completed a twelve month Dietetic Internship at St. Luke’s Hospital, in Milwaukee, a nationally recognized leader in cardiac and cancer treatment.
Linda began her career as a pediatric Clinical Dietitian working at two regional children's medical centers, before founding O2bFit, a private nutrition counseling practice providing nutrition programs to tennis and health clubs. Linda believes that by using “food as medicine” most health problems are prevented. Practical nutrition solutions balancing family and work life, travel and medical needs are her specialty. Linda’s knowledge of supplements allows her to evaluate safe and effective ways to boost nutrition when necessary. Linda works concurrently as the exclusive Registered Dietitian at Cal-a-Vie Health Spa, an award winning destination spa specializing in health and fitness. Linda maintains memberships with Dietitians in Functional Medicine of the American Dietetic Association, the American Society for Nutrition, and the California Dietetic Association. In addition, she works in partnership with the USDA as part of the Nutrition Communicators Network and has been seen on Los Angeles ABC news and in print media, such as the Los Angeles Times, Shape, Well+Good NYC, Fitness, Spa, Malibu, Elite Traveler and C Magazines.
Linda loves dogs, “tweeting”, practicing yoga and enjoys relaxing with her family on the water.
Office Manager/Patient Care Coordinator
Reuven Feldman is an integral part of delivering excellent medical care through coordinating and communicating the medical and administrative needs of the office. He manages the entire staff’s schedule while at the same time providing patient care by scheduling executive physicals and daily appointments. He manages the day to day operations of the front office and is the first person you see when you walk through the double doors. Providing seamless customer service, he also provides support for special projects, corporate wellness programs and billing.
Reuven holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in Molecular Cell Physiology from Monmouth University in New Jersey. After graduating, he began his healthcare administrative experience in a private practice in New Jersey. He joined the Lifewellness team in January of 2010 working as an administrative support asset, fulfilling patient expectations and keeping the doctors functioning optimally.
When he isn’t working, Reuven enjoys movies, creating delicious food, and exploring the humorous side of life.
Patient Information Coordinator/Communications Editor
Linda helps translate medical jargon into something everyone can understand. From scientific articles to tests results to decoding a doctor’s handwriting, Lifewellness is lucky to have her writing and organization skills. Linda is also the go-to editor and writer for corporate collateral, website updates and the Lifewellness blogs.
One of our East-coast transplants, Linda grew up in the greater New Haven area and attended the University of Connecticut. After moving to California, she joined a software company and spent the next 19 years writing user documentation in their technical writing department. She brought her editing skills and extensive knowledge of Microsoft and Adobe applications to Lifewellness four and a half years ago, and she’s very happy to share her skills with anyone who needs help.
In her spare time, Linda is being trained by her latest adopted pet, a German Shepherd mix, and discovering the ups and downs of having an “empty nest.”
Bonnie Winn is an integral part of making sure the clinicians can continue to do what they do best. She assists Lifewellness by providing accounting services and works closely with senior-level staff to provide an exceptional level of financial organization and long term financial management.
Bonnie holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Redlands and first started her accounting work over 30 years ago. Since 1974, she has been providing efficient and professional bookkeeping services and, among other notable accomplishments, she is currently a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a Member of the National Association of Professional Organizers.
An open-water swimming enthusiast, Bonnie enjoys swimming, her longhaired Chihuahuas, and community choral groups.
As executive assistant for Lee Rice, Jackie keeps our lead physician on schedule and handles communications and preparations for any non-clinical speaking engagements or consulting projects. Along with a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies from National University, Jackie brings with her an extensive background in administrative, time and records management. She is integral to the team by helping leverage Lee Rice’s time and being aware of important details.
Jackie keeps busy with multiple creative projects and has a shop on Etsy.com featuring her own beadwork. As an artist, she has participated in many shows, from the State Fair in Sacramento where she won an Award of Excellence in 2007 to various retail establishments in San Diego. Jackie donates her organizational skills by being president of her homeowners’ association since 2006. After a hectic day, her favorite thing to do is spend quality time with her adopted canine friend, Huxley.
Kelly Rice, MFA
Kelly consults on a variety of different projects in the online and telephonic coaching world. Her coaching philosophy of non-judgmental support, positive psychology and collaborative partnership helps participants meet their goals.
Kelly’s educational background is in Literature, Spanish and the Arts; with a Masters Degree in writing. After finishing school, she began her coaching career by working with and inspiring students at international schools in Uruguay and Puerto Rico. In 2008, after returning to America, Kelly was interested in combining her teaching, writing, Spanish language skills, and love of health into one career. Kelly was offered the opportunity to work for Hummingbird Coaching services as a smoking cessation coach to native Spanish speakers. After completing formal health coach training in Cincinnati, Ohio she has since successfully coached over 500 people. She works with members on weight management, nutrition, fitness, stress management, increasing energy, back care, and smoking cessation. In July of 2010, Humana acquired Hummingbird and Kelly took on the role of a bilingual Master Coach and has helped train over 20 other coaches.
In 2010, she also held the position of Assistant Professor of English Composition – influencing the lives of 100 students. Her formal education and practical experience in web design, interfaces and creative editing have been successfully utilized in all her endeavors.
In what little spare time she has, Kelly enjoys the outdoors, has taught surfing for over 10 years and gives new exposure to the Brazilian partner dance called Lambada.