Dr. Margaret Apostol is a respected physician, board certified in both family and integrative medicine. She has always had a passion for researching the impact of nutrition on human health. In fact, her undergraduate degree was in Nutrition Sciences—a unique emphasis in the career of a medical doctor. After her residency through The Ohio State University, Dr. Apostol completed an integrative medicine fellowship through the University of Arizona.
Dr. Apostol has been personally mentored by world-renowned neurologist, Dr. Dale Bredesen, on cognitive health protocols to help address mild cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s. Dr. Apostol also continues to access new research and treatment breakthroughs as a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). She is currently enrolled in the IFM Certification Program. Her dedication to functional medicine and whole person care continues on in her practice at LifeSeasons Medical Clinic (LSMC).
Dr. Dale BredesenConsulting Physician
Dr. Dale Bredesen is an internationally recognized neurologist, cognitive health researcher, and medical innovator. As part of his 40 years of research, Dr. Bredesen has focused on discovering the molecular mechanisms involved in cognitive decline. He has successfully identified 36 metabolic factors that affect cognitive function. Drawing from those findings, he developed the Bredesen Protocol for Alzheimer’s and MCI reversal. This protocol has been proven to heighten verbal learning and word recall. Read more about Dr. Bredesen’s recently published research on reversal of cognitive decline in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Parkinsonism.
Dr. Bredesen has held faculty positions at the University of California in San Francisco and San Diego, as well as at UCLA. In addition to his research, his 2017 New York Times Bestseller The End of Alzheimer’s, remains the definitive title on natural brain health.
Jamie LangstonRegistered Nurse
Jamie Langston left the fast-paced world of cardiac ICU to serve in community nursing and clinical research. She wanted to become a change agent in what felt like a broken medical system. Langston has seen her own loved ones’ struggle with chronic conditions that weren’t served by conventional care.
Langston’s sense of compassion and advocacy led her to the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM). IFM courses showed her more effective approaches to managing chronic diseases. Langston experienced health transformation herself, identifying her own root causes through genetic testing, GI mapping, and nutrient testing. She draws from all her experiences to serve and encourage patients at LSMC.
Rachael NelsonPractice Administrator
Rachael Nelson provides organizational leadership and support for the LSMC team and connects one-to-one with incoming patients. She’s here to answer questions, schedule consults, and ensure that you have a meaningful and positive journey with our team.
Prior to working at LSMC, Nelson worked in senior care for 20 years, in multiple settings including physical rehabilitation, long term care, and specialty Alzheimer’s care. On a personal level, she has seen many loved ones’ deal with diabetes, arthritis, fibromyalgia, cancer, obesity, depression, and substance abuse. Nelson is a passionate advocate for people who have complex medical challenges, helping them identify their next powerful step in the return to health.