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Integrated Care with a Plant-Based Diet

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Sleep Hygiene

Better Rest Equals a Better You

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Physical Activity

Moving Towards an Active Lifestyle

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Stress Management

Meditation for More than Relaxation

Optimal Health and Wellness Clinic

 We treat underlying causes of disease

Optimal Health

The mission of the Optimal Health and Wellness Clinic is to increase awareness of the personal and cultural beliefs that underlie health behavior and empower patients with the knowledge, skills, and guidance necessary to make truly informed choices that will not just improve their health but the health of their families, communities and the environment.

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Our Team

Dr Jennifer Rooke

  Jennifer Rooke, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine.  Dr. Rooke was the founder…

Kyra P. Clark, MD

Dr. Kyra P. Clark is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and the Medical Director of the Sleep Diagnostics Unit at Morehouse School of Medicine.…

Jammie Hopkins, Ph.D

As a community health researcher, administrator, and avid fitness professional Dr. Jammie Hopkins is committed to operating at the intersections of policy, research, and practice…

Kofi Kondwani, Ph.D

Kofi A. Kondwani, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Community Health and Preventive Medicine,  National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of…

Optimal Wellness

The clinic will use an integrative approach to treatment that incorporates interventions such as evidenced-based nutrition, stress management techniques, sleep hygiene, and physical activity into a traditional clinical practice and shared medical visits.

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The Prevention Poem

But the sensible few, who are practical too,
Will not bear with such nonsense much longer;
They believe that prevention is better than cure,
And their party will soon be the stronger.
Encourage them then, with your purse, voice, and pen,
And while other philanthropists dally,
They will scorn all pretense, and put up a stout fence
On the cliff that hangs over the valley.

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Optimal Health Clinic Stats

180

# of Doctors

99

# of  STAFF

50

CLINIC ROOMS

362

MACHINES

Latest News

Prevent heart attacks – unclog your arteries
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One of my Facebook friends died from a heart attack last week. Although he was a virtual friend my sadness was real.  We know… Read More

Heart Risk Calculator
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Diabetes Risk Test
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Do you need a B12 supplement if you eat meat?
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People who defend eating animal products as necessary for health have two swords, protein and Vitamin B12. We are getting smarter about protein and… Read More

Clinic Projects

Plant-based Diet

The scientific evidence supporting a whole plant-based diet in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases is very clear. Making the transition to eating whole clean food is easier and much more delicious than you may think.

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Physical Activity

Physical activity is essential to good health but on average we quit after 6-8 weeks on an “exercise program.” We are more likely to form lifelong physical activity habits if exercise is a bonus of another enjoyable activity such as a regular walk with good friends or a team sport.

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Stress Management

Stress is unavoidable, losing a job is stressful but so is starting a new one. It’s not what happens to you but how you respond to it that causes stress-related health problems. You have heard this before, it’s time to do something about it – learn to manage your stress response effectively.

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Sleep

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