Michelle Tollefson


Alternative Medicine/Therapy, Drugs, Eating Disorders, Health and Wellness, Health Care, Nutrition, Public Health, Women's Issues


Wellness coaching, Lifestyle medicine (changes/habits), Women’s health, Holistic health, Integrated medication, Gynecology, Stress treatments, Stress management, Nutrition, Diet, Women's health issues, Medical/health trends, Pop culture, Preventative health

Degree: M.D.

Title: Associate Professor

Department: Health Professions

Email: mtollef2@msudenver.edu

Office Phone: 303-615-1244

Interviewed by: Yahoo! Finance, 9NEWS


Dr. Michelle Tollefson is an associate professor in the Health Professions department and teaches in the Integrative Therapies program. 

Dr. Tollefson is a graduate of Creighton University where she received her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees.  She then completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, and received her board certification in this medical specialty. Dr. Tollefson was a private practice obstetrician and gynecologist, until leaving to work with Poudre Valley Health System as a medical director and Director of Women’s Wellness Education. 

She is a certified Wellcoach, guest faculty for Harvard, and author of online continuing medical education for the Harvard Institute of Lifestyle Medicine.  She is passionate about women’s healthcare, lifestyle medicine, and teaching people to lead healthier and happier lives.