About The Staff:

Our team is available to answer any questions about our programs and our work in the community. Call them or send them an email directly.

Patricia A. Ronald Riba, MD

Founder and Medical Director

Dr. Patricia A. Ronald Riba is a specialist in childhood and author obesity in Orange County, California. She was the founder of the Serving Kids Hope Organization and is the Medical Director of the Dr. Patricia Organization or the Dr. Riba Health Club, a community organization designed to prevent and treat nutrition-related health problems in children aged 0-18 their families. The Dr. Patricia Organization or Dr. Riba Health Club offers a variety of programs and services at different locations in Orange County. Dr. Patricia and her multidisciplinary team reach more than 6,000 families who lack medical services through individualized plans for patient care, education and training of the community and providers, school programs and Parent-to-Child Interaction Therapies. Dr. Patricia attended the Boston University School of Medicine and completed her residency in General Pediatrics at the Orange County Children’s Hospital.

Vida Delshad

Accounting Manager

vdelshad@drribahc.org

Vida Delshad is the Accounting Manager of the Organization Dr. Patricia or Dr. Riba’s Health Club. He joined the executive team in 2014 and is passionate about the organization’s mission. Vida has experience in business and non-profit organizations. Vida Delshad is responsible for the financial aspects of our program, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, financial statements, budgets and grant allocation.

Rosario Olivera

Operations Manager

rolivera@drribahc.org

Rosario oversees all operational aspects of the Dr. Patricia Organization or the Dr. Riba Health Club. As Operations Manager, Rosario establishes the vision for professional development, program delivery, quality assurance and the day-to-day performance of the Dr. Patricia Organization or Dr. Riba’s Health Club, as well as maintaining relationships with organizations and allied agencies and with the community. Rosario has worked for Dr. Riba for several years, when she started as Community Programs Coordinator. Over the years, she has assumed several roles in the organization until being promoted to Operations Manager in 2015. She sets the standard for employees so that every decision and action taken is driven by a mission. Rosario enjoys traveling,

Jennifer A. Nelson, Master of Science, Registered Dietitian, Certified Educator in Diabetes

Registered Dietitian

jnelson@drribahc.org

Jennifer has 30 years of experience working in the field of nutrition. Registered Dietitian. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of British Columbia in Canada and a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition from the Polytechnic University of the State of California in Pomona, California. Jennifer completed a one-year internship in Maternity and Pediatrics at University-Affiliated Programs at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Neuropsychiatric Institute and USC Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. She is Certified Educator in Diabetes, Certified Lactation Educator and Certified Fitness and Health Specialist with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Jennifer has worked as a counselor for various health-related organizations. She has developed curricula and has taught classes in infant nutrition, adult weight management, infant weight control, pregnancy nutrition, diabetes and its prevention, addictions and eating disorders.

Lisa Schlosberg

Health Coach and Licensed Social Worker

lschlosberg@drribahc.org

Lisa Schlosberg combines her expertise as a Social Worker (MSW), Certified Personal Trainer, Integrative Nutrition Holistic Health Coach, and public speaker to help emotional eaters and chronic dieters around the world achieve mind-body-soul health and happiness. Exploring a menu of holistic healing techniques helped Lisa understand how her own lifelong morbid obesity was a physical symptom of psychological stress, unexpressed emotion, and unprocessed trauma. Having successfully lost and maintained 150 pounds, Lisa’s mission is now to help men, women, and children overcome similar struggles by supporting them through the process of healing so they can live a life they love in the healthy body they were meant to have. She is passionate about helping her clients understand their individual relationships to food, eating, and weight management so they can give up dieting and self-loathing forever.