Wes Youngberg, DrPH, MPH, CNS, FACLM
Dr. Youngberg trained at Loma Linda University, where he earned a doctor of public health degree in clinical preventive care and a master of public health degree in nutrition. He is an assistant clinical professor for the Loma Linda University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. He is also a certified nutrition specialist and a founding director and fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.
Dr. Youngberg spent 14 years on the island of Guam, researching the diabetes epidemic on the Micronesian islands of the Western Pacific region and directing the Wellness Center at the Guam Seventh-day Adventist Clinic. He traveled throughout the islands, providing public health education, screenings, and professional training for diabetes prevention and care.
Dr. Youngberg was honored twice with the Heroes of the Pacific award by the Guam chapter of the American Diabetes Association. In 2007, he was awarded the Ancient Order of the Chamorri—the highest honor given by the governor of Guam for extraordinary contributions to the island community.
Dr. Youngberg has more than 20 years of clinical experience using integrative lifestyle therapies for diabetes control, depression recovery, cardiovascular disease reversal, and effective management of many chronic health conditions. He currently sees patients at the Youngberg Lifestyle Medicine Clinic in Temecula, California, where he lives with his wife Betsy and three children—Dakota, Madie, and Katie.