Our Mission

To reverse the global epidemic of chronic disease by applying developmental programming strategies, and incorporating emerging genetic, epigenetic and nutritional information in the preconception and perinatal time period resulting in transgenerational health and resilience.

Our Program

We achieve results through individualized functional assessment of a reproductive population through a multi-scope collaborative effort between an OB provider and nutritionist who reinforces nutrition, supplementation, and healthy lifestyle in a group educational setting. We follow mother and baby through the first 1000 days and beyond.

MEET THE TEAM

Emily Rydbom, CN, BCHN, CNP and CEO/Owner

Emily Rydbom is a Certified Nutrition Consultant, Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Nutrition Professional and is a mother of 2. She has been practicing the functional nutrition approach to pregnancy since 2010 and is an International lecturer on practice implementation to improve transgenerational health. She co-published the study, "Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears to Lower Incidence of Common Maternal and Neonatal Complications" printed in - Global Advances in Health and Medicine with Dr. Leslie Stone and others. She has an active clinical practice, working...

Emily Rydbom is a Certified Nutrition Consultant, Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Nutrition Professional and is a mother of 2. She has been practicing the functional nutrition approach to pregnancy since 2010 and is an International lecturer on practice implementation to improve transgenerational health. She co-published the study, "Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears to Lower Incidence of Common Maternal and Neonatal Complications" printed in - Global Advances in Health and Medicine with Dr. Leslie Stone and others. She has an active clinical practice, working beside Dr. Stone, helping women reach their nutrition and pregnancy health goals. Her passions include empowering women during the preconception, pregnancy, and postnatal time period, and teaching families about healthy nutrition and lifestyle balance from 6 months-5+ years. Her undergraduate degree was completed at Southern Oregon University followed by her postgraduate training through Bauman College, Berkeley, California. She is proceeding toward her PhD in Public Health with an emphasis on Community Health Education. Dr. Leslie Stone and Emily Rydbom are co-authoring a book and look forward to its release in 2019.

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Leslie Stone, MD and CMO/Owner

Leslie P. Stone, M.D., IFM-CP, board certified in family practice, with a fellowship in surgical obstetrics.  She is an International lecturer on developmental programming of disease and application of individualized functional medicine care during pregnancy.  Her passion is helping parents capture the miraculous during pregnancy by changing habits, their lives and empowering life in and out of the womb. She has been delivering babies since 1982 and has delivered nearly 5000 children. She is owner of Ashland Comprehensive...

Leslie P. Stone, M.D., IFM-CP, board certified in family practice, with a fellowship in surgical obstetrics.  She is an International lecturer on developmental programming of disease and application of individualized functional medicine care during pregnancy.  Her passion is helping parents capture the miraculous during pregnancy by changing habits, their lives and empowering life in and out of the womb. She has been delivering babies since 1982 and has delivered nearly 5000 children. She is owner of Ashland Comprehensive Family Medicine Stone Medical in Ashland, Oregon where she continues to practice. Her undergraduate degree was from Washington State University in Physiological Psychiatry was followed by her MD from University of Washington Seattle, Internship in OB/GYN Oregon Health Sciences University, Residency at UCLA in Family Medicine, Surgical Obstetric Fellowship at UCLA Ventura and further Certification in Functional Medicine. Dr. Leslie Stone and Emily Rydbom are co-authoring a book and look forward to its release in 2019.

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P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP and Consultant

P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP is a medical doctor specializing in family medicine with added graduate work in nutrition. For over 35 years his career has been as a nutrition-minded physician who focuses on transgenerational health and disease outcomes. He has authored chapters in Rakel's Textbook of Family Medicine, Textbook of Functional Medicine, and AAPI’S Nutrition Guide to Optimal Health: Using Principles of Functional Medicine & Nutritional Genomics, and Medical Nutrition Therapy (released in 2019)...

P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, IFMCP is a medical doctor specializing in family medicine with added graduate work in nutrition. For over 35 years his career has been as a nutrition-minded physician who focuses on transgenerational health and disease outcomes. He has authored chapters in Rakel's Textbook of Family Medicine, Textbook of Functional Medicine, and AAPI’S Nutrition Guide to Optimal Health: Using Principles of Functional Medicine & Nutritional Genomics, and Medical Nutrition Therapy (released in 2019).  He is actively involved in functional medicine research and continues to teach in the US and Internationally. He is the medical director of Stone Medical-Ashland's Center for Functional Medicine. "I am a teacher of physicians, clinicians, and clients alike.  I continue to consult with residency programs mentoring physicians to help bring this way of thinking to the practices of the future physicians and patients.  As a consultant for nutrition and functional medicine companies my emphasis is on developing improved ways to implement changes that improve health".

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Lindsey Wilkens, BA, RN, ASN and Content Coordinator

Lindsey is a mother of two wonderful children and works as a registered nurse on the Mother Baby and Labor Delivery units at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, AK. She is passionate about preventative care and has a deep and urgent interest in educating new mothers about the nuances of motherhood and ways to enrich their, and their children’s lives, especially in places where resources are few and access to care is extremely limited. She co-published the study, "Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears ...

Lindsey is a mother of two wonderful children and works as a registered nurse on the Mother Baby and Labor Delivery units at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, AK. She is passionate about preventative care and has a deep and urgent interest in educating new mothers about the nuances of motherhood and ways to enrich their, and their children’s lives, especially in places where resources are few and access to care is extremely limited. She co-published the study, "Customized Nutritional Enhancement for Pregnant Women Appears to Lower Incidence of Common Maternal and Neonatal Complications," printed in - Global Advances in Health and Medicine, with Dr. Leslie Stone, Emily Rydbom, CNP, and others. Her undergraduate degree was completed at Southern Oregon University and was followed by a post-baccalaureate pre-medicine certificate at University of Alaska Anchorage. She then earned an associate of applied sciences in nursing at Charter College in Anchorage, and will begin pursuing a master of science in nursing in January 2019.

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