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St. Luke's Clinic – Lifestyle Medicine: Meridian, E Louise Dr.

Our team will help optimize your health, improve your quality of life, and reduce your risk when you have had a heart attack; undergone coronary bypass surgery, valve replacement, or catheter-based interventions within the last 12 months; or have congestive heart failure, peripheral artery disease (PAD) or symptomatic lung disease such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), emphysema, interstitial lung disease, or chronic bronchitis.

We’ll customize a physical activity and education plan to meet your needs, and a physician will monitor your condition and progress. You’ll also have access to an exercise physiologist, physical therapist, and dietitian to help support you along the way.

For a referral, please speak with your physician.

  • Location & Contact Info

    3525 E. Louise Dr.
    (Meadowlake Building), Suite 500
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 706-7050
    Fax: (208) 706-7059

    Accepting New Patients

    Yes
  • Office Hours

    Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Referral Required

    Yes
  • Before Your Visit

  • For Current Patients

  • After-hours & Weekends

    If you have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately or go directly to the nearest emergency department. Phone calls made to our center after hours will be answered by voicemail. We will return your call on the next business day.

  • Blog Post

    St. Luke’s cardiac rehab patient sprints his way to National Senior Games

  • Blog Post

    St. Luke’s Community Members are Taking to Lifestyle Changes to Improve Health

  • Cardiopulmonary Patient Education Resources for St. Luke's Clinic – Lifestyle Medicine

    Cardiopulmonary patient education resources to support your recovery.

  • Our Team of Experts

Providers

  • Nutrition Services for Adults

    Biography

    Charmin Aschenbrener, RD earned her bachelor's degree from Oregon State University and completed her dietetic internship at Idaho State University. She is a facilitator for both the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), a lifestyle improvement course; and Cooking Matters, classes on healthy eating and cooking.

  • Behavioral Health

    Biography

    Keslie Astley, LCSW offers supportive counseling to assist with psychological needs related to adjustment to chronic and acute illness, financial assistance, and assistance in creating a stable environment. She assists patients in building coping skills to help lower stress, anxiety and depressive symptoms, and improving day-to-day life.

    Keslie earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Northern Colorado and her master's degree in social work from Denver University.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Availability

    Accepting new patients
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

  • Behavioral Health

    Biography

    Jamie Connors, LCSW offers supportive counseling to assist with psychological needs related to financial issues and creating a stable environment. She also assists patients in building coping skills to help lower stress and improve day-to-day life.

    Jamie earned her master's degree in social work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, as well as a master's degree in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Physical Therapy

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Behavioral Health

    Biography

    Amanda (Mandy) Helsley, LCSW offers supportive counseling to assist with psychological needs related to financial needs and creating a stable environment. In addition, she can assist patients in building coping skills to help lower stress and improve day-to-day life.

    Mandy earned her bachelor's degree in social work from Boise State University with a certification in dispute resolution. She earned a master's degree in social work from Northwest Nazarene University, specializing in clinical practice and administration.

  • Internal Medicine

    Biography

    Ann Huntington, MD provides patient-centered care that covers the complete spectrum of internal medicine, from young adults to geriatrics.
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Physical Therapy

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Behavioral Health
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Nutrition Services for Adults

    Biography

    Joselyn Read, RD teaches a number of community nutrition education courses, including healthy cooking classes, and is a facilitator of the CHIP (Complete Health Improvement Program). She has a special interest in plant-based eating to reduce risk of chronic disease and optimize overall health. 

    Josie earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Idaho. In addition to her passions for nutrition and cooking, Josie enjoys spending time outside mountain biking and running.


  • Nutrition Services for Adults
  • Lifestyle Medicine

    Biography

    Jennifer Shalz, MD serves as the medical director of St. Luke’s lifestyle medicine department. She develops and directs programs that use lifestyle interventions to help prevent, treat, and reverse chronic disease.

    Dr. Shalz is passionate about helping people not only live more years, but put more life in their years. Current programs under her management include cardiac, peripheral vascular disease, and pulmonary rehabilitation (referral required); nicotine dependence treatment; care transitions; the St. Luke’s Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP); and the St. Luke’s Center for Lifestyle Medicine at the South Meridian YMCA. 

    Dr. Shalz is a diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle 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 US Air Force. She was most recently a hospice medical director and worked in supportive oncology at a cancer center prior to joining St. Luke’s.

  • Lifestyle Medicine

    Biography

    Nancy Taylor, NP-C, CCNS focuses on using lifestyle interventions to help prevent, treat, and reverse chronic disease. Her areas of practice include cardiac, peripheral vascular disease, and pulmonary rehabilitation. 

    Nancy is a diplomate of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from York College of Pennsylvania, and her master's degree in nursing and post-master’s certificate in nursing as a family nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist from Gonzaga University.

  • Nutrition Services for Adults
  • Physical Therapy

    Availability

    Accepting new patients

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