We are excited to announce a new addition! Integrative Lifestyle Medicine specialist Dr. Joe Raphael has joined the Wellsource team as our new Director of Health and Research. He will oversee HRAs currently available for health plans, wellness companies, ACOs, health providers, and brokers, and guide the development of our future products.
"A nationwide search and our long-time partnership with Loma Linda University helped us identify a small group of highly-qualified candidates to fill this role,” says Wellsource CEO Chris McReynolds. “We’re pleased to have Dr. Joe Raphael join our team.”
Raphael is an American College of Lifestyle Medicine Fellow, a certified health education specialist, and board-certified holistic alternative psychology master. For more than a decade, he worked in clinical settings in psychiatry, internal medicine, preventive medicine, gastroenterology, cardiology, and neuropsychology. And he’s a graduate of Loma Linda University, where he earned a doctorate degree in public health and preventive care, and an MBA in healthcare administration.
He has successfully opened over 25 integrative medical practices. He also contributes lifestyle interventions for health promotion, behavioral medicine, evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy, and psychoneuroimmunology. He has delivered fitness, nutrition, and behavioral modification via syndicated media and professional presentations nationwide.