Michelle Tollefson, MD, FACOG, DipABLM, FACLM, is a lifestyle medicine physician in Colorado with an initial specialization in Ob-Gyn. She is a Professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver where she created and oversees the country’s first Bachelor of Science in Lifestyle Medicine and the Wellness Coaching and Lifestyle Medicine Pathway.She received her ABLM lifestyle medicine board certification and a fellowship in Lifestyle Medicine from ACLM. As an ACLM member for over a decade, she founded and co-chaired the Women’s Health Member Interest Group (MIG) as well as the Pre-Professional Lifestyle Medicine Education MIG.
Dr. Tollefson has presented at ACLM conferences, workshops, and a symposium. She has published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine (AJLM), served as guest editor for the AJLM ACLM Conference Edition and is the Editor-in-Chief for the Women’s Health Lifestyle Medicine being published later this year. As a breast cancer survivor she is honored to offer the PAVING the Path to Wellness, Lifestyle Medicine group program for breast cancer survivors, developed by Dr. Beth Frates and modified by Dr. Amy Comander. She is thriving through the power of lifestyle medicine as a breast cancer survivor and enjoys spending time in the Colorado outdoors with her active family.