Bloggers


Leia Mendoza »

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Jill Koegel »

Jill Koegel is a registered dietitian and certified as a personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise. She is also the sports nutrition consultant for Creighton University Athletics and owns Certified Nutrition of Omaha, a private nutrition practice. Jill doesn't claim to always eat right as she struggles with hectic schedules and picky eaters. In her Wednesday blog, she shares easy recipes and great nutrition tips. See more at certifiednutritionomaha.com. To see Live Well Nebraska posts by Jill Koegel click here.
Tim Collins »

Tim Collins is a certified personal trainer based in Omaha with over 8,000 sessions served. He is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and American Council on Exercise. Tim graduated from Wayne State College in 2007 with a sports management degree and enjoys spending time with wife Taisha, daugter Violet and son Santana. To see Live Well Nebraska posts by Tim Collins click here.
Michael Huckabee »

Michael Huckabee is professor and director of the physician assistant program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He earned a master's from UNMC and a doctorate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Michael has worked as a physician assistant for 30 years, primarily in rural Nebraska. He occasionally fills in for a pediatric practice in Lincoln. He and his wife have four children. Click here for more information. To see Live Well Nebraska posts by Michael Huckabee click here.
Brier Jirka »

Brier Jirka is a sex therapist with the Methodist Women’s Center Pelvic Pain and Sexual Medicine Clinic. She began her college career at Arizona State University then studied counseling and guidance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She has studied sexual functioning and sexual medicine for over eight years. Jirka has specific training in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, medical conditions effecting sexuality, domestic violence effecting sexuality and overall female sexual functioning. Her goal for her patients is to improve their quality of life through coping skills and education.

Brier blogs every other Tuesday for livewellnebraska.com. To see Live Well Nebraska posts by Brier Jirka click here.
Dr. Rebecca Jacobi »

Dr. Rebecca Jacobi is a University of Nebraska Medical Center graduate and OB/GYN at the Methodist Physicians Clinic Women's Center. She is also a surgeon. Caring about women during their pregnancies and beyond is what Jacobi enjoys most about her OB/GYN career. She and her husband have three children. Jacobi's blog also appears on women.mhsblogs.com To see Live Well Nebraska posts by Dr. Rebecca Jacobi click here.
BCBS of Nebraska »

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska provides a variety of guest bloggers who write about topics related to wellness, insurance and health care policy. To see Live Well Nebraska posts by BCBS of Nebraska click here.
Dr. Laura Jana »

Dr. Laura Jana is an Omaha-based pediatrician and proud mom of three. She is the co-author of two parenting books -- "Heading Home with Your Newborn" and "Food Fights" -- and three children's books. After working as a consultant to Dr. Benjamin Spock, Jana co-founded the Dr. Spock Co. in 1999, then her own company, Practical Parenting Consulting. She is a media spokeswoman for the American Academy of Pediatrics and the owner of Primrose School of Legacy in Omaha. She blogs every second Tuesday of the month. Learn more about Dr. Jana at drlaurajana.com. To see Live Well Nebraska posts by Dr. Laura Jana click here.