Available in select Indiana locations, the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method is a medically-designed protocol containing two key components – weight loss and healthy lifestyle education. Our providers will work with you to achieve healthy weight loss, as well as ensure you receive vital nutritional knowledge to support a healthy lifestyle moving forward.
Our providers are here to help you achieve healthy weight loss with personalized, one-on-one coaching to help meet your goals and sustain a healthy lifestyle. Learn more at our complimentary seminars
Stephanie graduated from Indiana University of Kokomo with a BS in Health Sciences and a minor in coaching and nutrition. She is currently working towards a Doctoral Degree in Naturopathic Medicine.
Stephanie has worked in the wellness/nutrition/coaching field for almost five years including being a Personal Trainer and Wellness Coach.
“My passion is helping others achieve their weight loss/health goals, to assure then that living the healthiest life is possible!”
Briana is a nationally certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Her background in health and wellness has driven her to nutrition and Ideal Protein. She will be working from the Carmel and South locations helping clients with their journeys.
“I am excited to help people to not only lose weight, but to change their lifestyle. This is not just a physical change, but a mentality that will last forever.”
Amanda enjoys being a part of others’ health journeys and has attended Ideal Protein educational seminars to further her weight loss education.
“I am passionate about helping others lose weight and achieve healthy lifestyles in order to promote mental and physical well-being. Numerous health issues can be improved when a normal weight is achieved.”
Dr. Sherman, a Beech Grove native, has been in practice for over 20 years and enjoys helping women improve their health throughout their lives. Dr. Sherman is passionate about the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method because it was a life-changing program for one of her sons. As a doctor mom, good nutrition has always been a primary concern in caring for her family. Her youngest son lost 80 pounds on the program and, at two years out, he has kept all the weight off. He now enjoys a more active lifestyle and is very health conscious about what he eats.
“I’ve seen how many of my patients struggle with trying to lose weight over the years. We are so proud to offer a program to help patients live a healthier lifestyle.”
Dr. James Jarrett graduated with a BS in Biology from Ball State University in 1977. In 1981, he received a medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at Indiana University’s Health Methodist Hospital.
Dr. Jarrett is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA). He was presented with an “Outstanding Clinical Faculty” award from St. Vincent Hospital in 2007 and again in 2014. He also won the “Indianapolis Monthly Top Doc Award”. He is married with two adult children, and enjoys his family, including 3 grandchildren, golf, traveling, church, prison ministry, and life groups.
Dr. Mernitz received his BA from Washington University and graduated medical school from Indiana University, and completed his residency at Methodist Hospital. Dr. Mernitz was Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) in 2003. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a member of the American Medical Association, Indiana State Medical Association, and Indianapolis Medical Society. In 2000, he was the recipient of the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics & Gynecology Outstating Clinical Teacher Award. Dr. Mernitz enjoys running and exercise, as well as woodworking. He loves spending time with his wife and three daughters.