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.
Todd Trowbridge, MS
Director of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Todd is an exercise physiologist with an expertise in clinical physiology, medical testing, and program development. Being an NCAA champion and 1980 Olympic Team member in swimming, a career in exercise application was a natural extension of his University of California at Berkeley degree in physiology (BS) and University of California at Davis degree in exercise physiology (MS). Todd has been developing corporate health assessment programs for BaySport since 1988. As the Director of Medicine Preventive Services, he has overall responsibilty for BaySport's Preventive Medicine practice, and works closely with all corporate screening events.
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. She is an ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Certified Health Fitness Specialist 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 20+ years with BaySport, Jennifer has been providing wellness programming and coaching, fitness center management, personal training, group exercise class instruction, health screenings, and clinical testing. In her free time she enjoys playing almost any sport, serving with her church, and enjoying the great outdoors.
Christine Emery, MS
Manager, 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.
Mark Wassner, MS
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Mark was born and raised in San Diego and earned his undergraduate degree in Exercise Biology from UC Davis in 2013. After graduating, Mark worked at UC Davis Sports Medicine and investigated several projects, including the effects of cooling technology on elite cyclists in extreme heat conditions and the effects of an ACL injury prevention protocol on youth athletes. In 2016, he graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology (Exercise Science concentration) and studied the effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation vs. traditional rehabilitation on quadriceps muscle strength after total knee arthroplasty. In his free time, Mark runs a non-profit project that provides the gift of play to children in underprivileged communities around the world, with his most recent trip taking him to three orphanages in rural Vietnam and influencing hundreds of kids.
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.
Grace Majchrowicz
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Grace received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Grove City College and her Master’s Degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in strength and conditioning from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She has both designed and helped conduct research studies related to supplementation and performance, exercise and mood, and rest periods as they relate to gains in strength and power. Grace presented two of these research studies at the 2016 and 2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter meetings of the American College of Sports Medicine and is a published co-author in the Journal of Exercise and Nutrition. As a graduate assistant at Indiana University of Pennsylvania she assisted in teaching exercise physiology lab, provided personal training to local volunteer firefighters, and performed fitness-based exercise testing for Pennsylvania Police Academy candidates. In her free time she enjoys hiking and spending time with her family.
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.
Patti Miller, RD
Nutritionist
Patti Miller is a Registered Dietitian having completed her B.S. in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics as well as a dietetic internship. Patti’s professional background includes clinical nutrition support within hospitals and inpatient facilities as well as outpatient counseling and home care visits. Patti has worked as a consultant for BaySport providing one-on-one counseling. She has consulted with private fitness clients and provided nutritional assessments for a healthy, ready-to-cook meal preparation service. She belongs to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and California Dietetics Association. Patti enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two sons and enjoys weight training, golf, games and travel.