Megan Jeffords was born and raised in the deep southern state of Georgia. She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelors in Nutrition and Food Science. She then completed a dietetic internship and became a Registered Dietitian. She worked at an outpatient clinic in the VA hospital, where she enjoyed counseling and educating Veterans on diet and healthy lifestyles. She especially enjoying teaching classes and working with the Gastroenterology department.
A native Oregonian, Dr. Janzen grew up on his parents’ farm north of Salem, where he helped raise strawberries and many other crops. After graduating with a chemistry degree from George Fox University in 1983, he went to Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU), where he completed his medical doctorate in 1987. Prior to graduating from OHSU, he served in a mission hospital in Kenya for three months.
Rhonda received her Bachelor of Nursing from Loma Linda University. After graduation she gained experience in a wide variety of settings: intensive care, home health, and an Ecuadorian jungle clinic. Yes, she speaks some Spanish.
Dr. Crover graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University. During medical school she spent two months in Cameroon, West Africa working at a mission hospital in the pediatric ward. She then continued her training in Harlingen, Texas at Valley Baptist Practice Residency. While there, she worked on both sides of the U.S. and Mexican border at free clinics for those without access to medical care.
Dr. Bronec joined South Tabor Family Physicians in 2017 after moving from the Seattle area with his family. He graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, completed his family medicine training at Group Health Family Medicine Residency in Seattle and practiced in the Seattle area before moving closer to family in Oregon.
South Tabor Family Physicians LLP offers comprehensive medical care for your entire family in the Portland, Oregon area. Our doctors and staff serve you at every stage of life. Evening & weekend hours, on-site laboratory, x-ray, & bone density scanning for your convenience. We also offer classes for a healthy lifestyle and have a special curriculum for diabetes education. We welcome new patients!
An “Attitude of Gratitude” is not just a saying, it is also scientifically proven to be good for your well being. Some of the benefits of making a practice out of counting your blessings are more positive emotions, sleeping better, expressing more compassion and kindness – and even having stronger immune systems!
So how does one hone your gratitude skills? Here are a few ideas: You can keep a journal with things you are grateful for. You can jot down what you are thankful for and put it in a jar. You can also just practice noticing new things to be grateful for every day — and make it a part of your healthy habits.
South Tabor Family Physicians wants to remind you to come in and get your flu shot soon.
While everyone can benefit, there are special benefits with immunizing children and adolescents. According to the Journal of American Medicine: “Children and adolescents appear to play an important role in the transmission of influenza. Selectively vaccinating youngsters against influenza may interrupt virus transmission and protect those not immunized.”