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OUR TEAM

Personalized Care and Guidance

SARA PELC GRACA, BFA, BA

Program Manager and Excercise Trainer

A graduate of The University of Michigan with degrees in Dance (BFA) and Psychology (BA) and a River North Chicago Dance Apprentice. As a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)-certified personal trainer and NASM-certified Women's Fitness Specialist she practices yoga and Pilates on a regular basis. She is also a Level 1 Precision Nutrition Coach. Sarah is excited to share her love of fitness with @Home Medical Weight Management clients!

LISA JOHNSON

Exercise Trainer and Behaviorist

With a passion for teaching and wellness, Lisa has been able to combine her love of both as an educator, health coach and fitness instructor.  As a fitness instructor, she has been able to live, work or travel to over 80 countries around the world.  Her love of wellness education has given her the ability to present health education seminars and workshops to companies across the United States.  Lisa’s extensive experience in post-rehab exercise and behavioral exercise give her the opportunity to coach individuals from a wide variety of medical backgrounds.

Lisa’s education experience includes graduating from the University of Alabama-Birmingham with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Sociology. She is trained in Positive Psychology Coaching, Transtheoretical Model (TTM) of Behavioral Change (Prochaska Stages of Change) and SMART goals for behavioral lifestyle changes. Lisa has completed 32 core hours approved training for the International Consortium for Health and Wellness Coaches (ICHWC) certification. Her areas of health coaching specialty include; comorbidity conditions, behavioral health/wellness, smoking cessation, diabetes prevention and mature women’s health.

Her greatest joys are spending time with her family at the beach or hiking, volunteering with her local community groups and reading a good book.

ELENI OTTALAGANA

Registered Dieitian

As a Registered Dietitian, Eleni is passionate about helping others reach sustainable weight loss goals. In a session, a patient is guided through wholesome nutrition principles and lifestyle changes. She ensures that each session is individualized to meet the needs of every person. Eleni motivates each client and provides accountability for long-term success.


Eleni also has experience guiding individuals to reach their health goals in the areas of autoimmune and other chronic health conditions, allergies, digestive disorders, migraines and food sensitivities. In her free time, you can find her taking part in continuing education opportunities, cooking with friends and spending time outdoors.

CATHY ANDERSON-SPEARIE, MHS, RD, LD, CFS

Senior Vice President of Consultation and Communication Services

Ms. Anderson-Spearie is a master’s level registered dietitian and food scientist with bachelor’s degrees in nutrition and dietetics, and psychology, which, combined, provide a rich and unique perspective in nutrition research, education, and management.

KWADWO AMANKWA, PHARM D, BCPS

Senior Vice President of Medical Research and Digital Medicine Services

Dr. Amankwa is Cardiovascular Pharmacologist who has used digital health platforms to advance the state-of-the-art of electronic medicine.  He is the author of numerous publications on both basic and clinical research topics related to heart failure, cardiovascular pharmacotherapy, and antimicrobial drug resistance.  Dr. Amankwa trained and conducted research at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, NY, and Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, NY.  Over the course of his career, Dr. Amankwa has become very familiar with clinical operations and medical product development, FDA and HIPAA rules, regulations and guidelines, as well as good clinical practice requirements and electronic health records.  He uses scientific and clinical knowledge to conceptualize study design, anticipate and resolve protocol problems and lead cross-functional and team protocol efforts.  Focused thinking, embracing technologies and employing approaches with groundbreaking potential, has allowed Dr. Amankwa to develop new paradigms and solutions that pre-empt the onset of many other chronic diseases.

BERNARD V MILLER III, MD

Medical and Executive Director

Dr. Miller is a top-level clinical and translational physician-scientist entrepreneur with over 20 years of professional experience in medically supervised weight management. Dr. Miller trained and conducted research at The University of Michigan Medical School, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, and the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute of Diabetes, and Digestive, and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health. He is regarded as a kind and compationate physician by his patients because he "really listens" to their concerns.

The Weight Management Care You Deserve

ABOUT @HOME MEDICAL WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

At @Home Medical Weight Management, our mission is simple - to make you feel and stay healthy.

Our program is the first comprehensive medically supervised weight loss and weight maintenance program all done from your home.

What makes @Home Medical Weight Management unique?

  • Customized patient programs to fit your medical needs and lifestyle preferences.

  • In-home consultations, including physical exams, home assessments, and a comprehensive review of laboratory tests.

  • Online access to our weight management health team composed of medical staff, behavior modification specialists, nutritionists, and exercise coaches.

  • Apps to track your food consumption, exercise duration and intensity, and body weight and metabolic health.


Schedule a consultation today to see how we can help.