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Whether you’re just getting started or have been on the journey toward better health for a while, sometimes you need a little help getting to the next level. Having a real, live person supporting you can make a big difference in achieving your goals.


Our onsite health coaches are here for you ... at no cost to you! They provide confidential, personalized health coaching when you want to lose weight, improve your eating habits, quit tobacco, manage a chronic health condition (like diabetes, heart or respiratory disease or obesity), set goals, or make other health improvements.

Meet Bobbi Nickel, RN, MSN

Bobbi Nickel is a Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Certified Holistic Health Coach and Certified Cancer Support Educator. To make a telehealth appointment with Bobbi, call 615-259-8755 or send a message through the My Health at Vanderbilt portal.

Meet B.J. Reeves, RN, BSN

B.J. Reeves is an onsite health coach just for MNPS employees. She also provides personalized support for:

  • Time management challenges, which can lead to poor food choices

  • Financial stress, including food and/or housing insecurities

  • Medication issues, like affordability and side effects


Make an in-person or telehealth appointment with B.J. by calling 629-264-8052. Or send her email at


Eligibility: Health coaching services are available to MNPS employees and adult dependents covered by an MNPS health plan. Covered children under age 18 can participate in health coaching with Bobbi Nickel if a parent is present.

As with all our health care providers, anything discussed with our health coaches is completely confidential and private.

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