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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 about 20 years of clinical experience working for a large health care provider in Southern California. She graduated from Loma Linda University in 2000.

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.

Anais Jauregui

Diet Coach

Anais is near to completing her training as a registered dietitian, but has been a plant-based diet advocate for years. Anais has added to her experience the training that supports her coaching for Tanner Care.

Petra Poschmann


Petra worked in software development for 25 years, but during that time her practice of yoga became a passion, and a call. She joined Tanner Care from the beginning, leading yoga classes, then teaching program sessions, and now Petra serves as the Director of Tanner Care, though she still shares a passion for helping people stretch, move and grow through yoga.

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