Our Staff

Our professionally trained and licensed staff are here to support your lifestyle change. The Tanner Care team uses decades of evidence-based science to help you prevent and reverse chronic disease and start on the path towards good health. 

Julie Taylor, MD

Medical Director

Julie Taylor, MD received her medical degree from Michigan State University and completed her MPH and residency training in preventive medicine at Loma Linda University.

Beth Teran, DPT

Physical Therapist

Beth is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with 16 years of clinical experience working for a large health care provider in Southern California. She graduated from Loma Linda University in 2000.

Liz Cazares, MS, RD

Registered Dietitian

Liz is a Registered Dietitian who was trained at Loma Linda and has worked with renal patients.

Porche Jones, MS, RD

Registered Dietitian

Porche is a Registered Dietitian who was trained at CSU Long Beach and has worked with renal patients and as a public health nutritionist. Porche has taught nutrition at Long Beach City College.

Colleen Wilber, RN


Colleen is a Cardiology nurse with over 25 years’ experience in cardiac rehab, as well as a master’s degree in kinesiology with a focus on exercise physiology.

Petra Poschmann

Certified Yoga Instructor

Petra worked in software development for 25 years, but during that time her practice of yoga became a passion, and now a call. She has for the last two years served as a part-time yoga instructor teaching studio classes as well as free community classes. Yoga has improved her energy levels, patience and well-being tremendously and she enjoys sharing this experience with others.

Rich Lamb, MA

Director, Tanner Care

Rich has served as a project manager and managing supervisor for local and international efforts. He earned an MA in Organizational and Human Development and has supervised high performance teams for nearly 30 years.

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