Meet our Healthy Lifestyle Clinic Team
Our multidisciplinary Healthy Lifestyle Clinic helps children and adolescents manage their weight. After a comprehensive evaluation on the child’s first visit, we develop a personalized health plan aimed at reducing health complications and improving body composition and fitness. Children in our program follow-up regularly in clinic to monitor progress and receive individualized attention.
Dr. Hare, a general pediatrician, is an Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is certified by the American Boards of Pediatrics and Obesity Medicine. She has received National Institutes of Health funding for her obesity-related research efforts in both children and adults.
Dr. Weatherall, a pediatric surgeon, is the surgical director of Le Bonheur’s Healthy Lifestyle Clinic. She completed her general surgery training at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, and her pediatric surgery fellowship training at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Her clinical focus includes adolescent bariatric surgery, robotic surgery, and other complex pediatric and neonatal surgical processes.
Dr. Brown is the Genetics Division chief at Le Bonheur, and a professor and the St. Jude Chair of Excellence in Genetics for Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Brown came to Memphis from Baylor College of Medicine, where he served for 20 years as a faculty member in the departments of Molecular and Human Genetics and Pediatrics, and as training faculty in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He has spent much of his career focused on studying how genes control lean and fat body mass.
Dr. Delos Santos is a pediatric nephrologist and associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He was honored by the National Institutes of Health with the Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual National Research Service Award and is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, National Kidney Foundation and American Heart Association Scientific Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease.
Dr. Yohannan specializes in general pediatric cardiology and non-invasive imaging. Dr. Yohannan is the medical director of inpatient pediatric cardiology within the Heart Institute at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and the director of the pediatric cardiology fellowship for the Heart Institute at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics with a cardiology subspecialty and is an associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Monica Porter, MA, RD, LDN
Jana Woodruff RD, LD, CDCES
Dana Kimberly, OT
Darla Hale, RN
Haley Sun, RN
Raquel Mack, BSN, RN
Clinical Research Coordinator
Jennifer Ferrel, RN
Clinical Research Nurse