CHP Names New Physician to Great Barrington Health Center Medical Team

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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Family medicine physician Dr. Lisa Nelson has joined the medical team at Community Health Programs Great Barrington Health Center.

Dr. Nelson, a Lenox resident, has practiced family medicine since 2005 in Pittsfield, and has served as director of medical education at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge. She has also served as medical director for The Nutrition Center in Pittsfield.

She earned both her undergraduate and medical degrees at UMass Medical School. She completed her internship and residency in Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center and South Boston Community Health Center. 

Dr. Nelson is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians. She also serves on the faculty of UMass Medical School and the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is also lead faculty and coordinator of continuing medical education programs at Kripalu.

She is co-author of “Yoga & Diabetes,” and her practice focuses on prevention and treatment of chronic disease through changes in diet, exercise and stress.

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