Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Healthy Life
Meet our Health Professionals and Experts
James Jones, M.D.
Dr. Jones is a Board-certified physician in Internal Medicine with over
29 years of practice in Washington. Dr. Jones' particular focus is on
preventive medicine and aging. Since 2005, he has made multiple
trips to Ethiopia and other parts of Africa to help to improve the
health care of those most vulnerable in those developing countries.
An avid biker, Dr. Jones is married and the father of two children and
Lisa M. Harris, Registered Nurse
Our Chief Registered Nurse is Lisa M. Harris. Lisa is a 31-year nursing
veteran licensed in Tennessee with a wide range of experience in
post-operative hospital and preventive care, including
obstetrics/gynecology, diabetic teaching, cardiovascular and blood
pressure evaluation and screening.
Cynthia is a Registered Nurse based in Colorado with extensive
experience as a supervising triage nurse. Over the course of her over
15-year career in nursing, she has handled every aspect of walk-in
intake, trauma, and post-operative nursing including telemetry
monitoring, parenteral nutrition, blood transfusions and more.
Cynthia is devoted to preventive care, including patient and family
education, blood glucose monitoring and diabetic teaching. Cynthia’s
career has included service at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in
Louisianna. She holds an Associates of Science in Nursing degree
from Louisianna Technical University where she was a member of the
President’s List, Dean’s List and Salutatorian of her graduating class.
Heather Nix, Registered Nurse
Heather brings over 17 years in patient care to our team, including
post-operative and wound care for Greenville Hospital System in
South Carolina , diabetic care and teaching, vascular evaluations and
trauma care. In addition to hands-on patient care, Heather has
extensive experience in researching and administering clinical drug
Mary Stephens, Registered Nurse
Mary brings to our team a wealth of clinical experience, including
operating room experience, working in medical/surgical units,
birthing, pediatrics and critical care in the US and internationally.
Daniela Melton, Certified Personal Trainer, A.C.E.
Our Senior Fitness Editor is Daniela Melton. Daniela has been a
Certified Personal Trainer, A.C.E., for over 14 years. Born in
Germany, Daniela is an American who has become a highly sought-
after trainer with a passionate client base in the U.S., Argentina and
other countries. Daniela has trained diplomats, CEO's, health
professionals and people from all walks of life. In fact, we at
Collectivewizdom first learned of Daniela when our Editorial Board
chair fiercely outbid others to "win" a training session with Daniela at
a charity auction to benefit underprivileged children in Buenos Aires,
Argentina. View more of Daniela's Profile.
Maria Rivera, M.P.H.
Maria Rivera is the Chair of our Editorial Board and is responsible for
managing our team of professional medical and fitness editors. Maria
is a 20-year veteran of medical accreditation and holds a Masters in
Public Health degree from Adelphi University in New York.