Meet Our Preventive Medicine Team

Doug Emery, MA
President, CEO, Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Born and raised in the Bay Area, Doug Emery received his Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of California at Davis. Prior to founding BaySport with his partner and wife, Linda Emery, in 1984, he was a physiologist for the United States Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Ski Team, and developed the Executive Health program for O’Connor Hospital. Since BaySport's inception, he has combined his experiences in exercise physiology with the clinical needs of BaySport clients to help them to reach their personal health goals. As the corporate health and wellness industry expanded with the rapid growth of the Silicon Valley in the early 1990s, he helped to establish BaySport’s reputation as a leader in the areas of corporate fitness, workplace wellness, onsite health screenings, and executive physical examination services. His responsibilities for the organization include the day-to-day operation of the firm, new business development, and corporate account management.
Linda Emery, MS
VP, CFO, Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Linda Emery received her Bachelors Degree in Physiology from the University of California at Davis, and her Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from Arizona State University. She was a physiologist for the United States Olympic Committee and a research physiologist for NASA Ames Research Center where she studied hydration status and exercise regiments during space travel. Linda has a strong interest in educating BaySport clients on the benefits of exercise and its positive influence on blood pressure, bone density, cardiovascular disease, and stress. Linda's business responsibilities include financial/information systems, account management, and patient care as scheduled. She values working with the truly wonderful health care professionals that have made BaySport the organization that it is today. Their dedication to improving the lives of others is unmatched.
Brian Schonfeld, MS
Director of Wellness Services, Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Brian Schonfeld received his Masters Degree in Exercise Science from the University of California at Davis. Certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, Brian's areas of expertise include population health management, employee wellness program operation and management, occupational performance testing and sports training. Brian has been with BaySport since July, 1990.
Jennifer Laity, MS
Clinic Manager, Preventive Services

Jennifer received her Master's degree in Exercise Physiology and Gerontology Certificate from the University of Georgia and her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from California State University, Hayward (East Bay). She is an ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist as well as a Wellcoaches Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Besides working for BaySport, Jennifer has worked as an exercise physiologist at Duke University's Center for Living and was a graduate assistant in the Cardiac Rehab and Adult Fitness program at the University of Georgia. In her 25+ years with BaySport, Jennifer has been providing wellness programming and coaching, fitness center management, personal training, group exercise class instruction, biometric screenings, and clinical testing. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, serving with her church, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Christine Emery, MS
Director, Clinical Services
A native to the Bay Area, Christine received her Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology from San Francisco State University and did her undergraduate studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. In graduate school, Christine's scope of study primarily focused on heart disease as it relates to lifestyle, predominantly exercise. Her thesis used the Framingham Risk Score to examine a local population of various ethnic groups to determine if some were statistically placed at a higher risk for developing heart disease. She really appreciates BaySport's dedication to detail in making every patient's experience as enjoyable as possible, while also educating them on ways to improve their lifestyle. During her off-time, Christine is an avid supporter and fan of Bay Area sports. She loves to spend time with her family and friends and plays golf whenever she can.
Michaela Shoberg, MS
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Michaela is a graduate from the Master's program in Exercise Physiology at San Francisco State University. She graduated suma cum laude and received the Distinguished Academic Achievement award for her thesis work on cycling economy. While at San Francisco State University, she taught undergraduate physical activity courses including aerobics and strength training and assisted with undergraduate research projects. Michaela is classically trained in ballet and other dance forms and has spent many years as a professional dancer.
Justin St. Peter, MS, ACSM EP
Clinical Exercise Physiologist | San Francisco Clinic Manager
Originally from the northeast, Justin received his master’s degree in exercise science from Adelphi University and his undergraduate degree in applied exercise science from the University of New England. He is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. Justin has a broad range of experience using exercise and lifestyle change to aid in the management chronic disease. During his time at Adelphi University, Justin was a graduate assistant where he was involved in managing an exercise program for mostly older adults as well as aiding faculty and students in research. Before joining the BaySport team, Justin developed and managed exercise and non-exercise-based programs for the management of cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and pre-diabetes, among others. In his free time, Justin enjoys nearly any type of physical activity as well as cooking for friends and family. Some of his favorite sports are trail running, cycling, weightlifting, and skiing!
Deanna Lyons
Program Manager, Wellness Services
Deanna received her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Adapted Physical Activity from San Jose State University. She is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. Deanna manages all elements of BaySport's Biometric Screening events, promotes and coordinates the Health Coaching programs, and provides ongoing support for BaySport Wellness services. During her free time, Deanna enjoys spending time outside. Hiking, swimming, and camping are some of her favorite outdoor activities.
Elizabeth Wolfe, MS RDN
Nutrition Counselor

Elizabeth Wolfe is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Masters in Nutrition Science. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and holds a Certificate of Training in Integrative & Functional Nutrition. Elizabeth enjoys counseling clients to help them find ways to meet their health and nutritional goals while still meeting the demands of work. She has counseled a wide range of clients from those who are interested in losing weight or eating healthier to those with specific health issues and dietary needs. Elizabeth has three "almost grown" children and likes spending her free time hiking with her husband and two dogs.

Lauren Hogan

Lauren Hogan is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist born and raised in Campbell, CA. She received her Bachelor's Degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in Applied Nutrition and completed her Dietetic Internship through Illinois State University. Currently, she is completing her Master's Degree in Nutrition from Illinois State University. Lauren enjoys counseling her clients and encouraging them to incorporate a balanced way of eating through promoting food for both nourishment & enjoyment. In addition to all things food, she enjoys skiing, walking along the beach, and spending time with friends and family.