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Episode 14: Wellness and Rewards

Lee Rice, DO, FAAFP, FAOASM and Michael Mantell, PhD


The idea of offering “rewards” and “punishments” is a well-studied aspect of psychology, especially when they are used to adopt lifestyle change. In this episode of 15 Minutes to Wellness, Dr. Lee Rice, founder of Lifewellness Institute, discusses appropriate rewards with Dr. Mantell.

About Lee Rice

E. Lee Rice, DO, FAAFP, FAOASM, is a pioneer in the field of wellness and preventive medicine.  With more than 30 years of experience as a family practice and sports medicine physician, he has become one of the premier medical experts on wellness in the United States.

Drawing on his experience and knowledge gained from treating high-performance teams in professional and Olympic sports, Dr. Rice founded the Lifewellness Institute, a revolutionary healthcare facility focused on health promotion and individualized wellness programs for executive families and corporations.

Dr. Rice is a clinical professor at Western University of Health Sciences and a speaker for executive organizations including the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), World Presidents Organization (WPO) and Vistage International. He has written numerous medical texts and journal articles in the areas of wellness and sports medicine.

Dr. Rice is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Santa Barbara and his Doctor of Osteopathy from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.


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