Simply Health of Maine is a health education and advocacy group that informs individuals about improving health through lifestyle interventions. Simply Health of Maine offers educational seminars and individual coaching for community members on evidence-based healthy lifestyle choices. Simply Health of Maine focuses on subjects such as Weight Loss, Sleep, Mindfulness, and Exercise as it relates to Longevity and Health Span. The goal of each course is to increase quality of life and decrease the cost of healthcare to the individual and the community.  

Emory Liscord MD

Dr Liscord is a board certified emergency medicine physician who graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and completed residency at Boston Medical Center. After several years practicing in the emergency department Dr Liscord became acutely aware that most of disease she was treating in the ER was 100 percent preventable by evidence based lifestyle intervention. This realization prompted her to pursue training in the field of Obesity Medicine. In addition to practicing full time as an emergency physician Dr. Liscord is also a clinical professor at the University of New England School of Osteopathic Medicine. Some specific interests include the role of epigenetic in disease prevention and treatment and the role of autophagy on health span. Dr Liscord’s philosophy is that when people understand the physiologic consequences behind their lifestyle choices they are more likely to be motivated to implement change.

Peter Spiegel M.Ed.

Peter Spiegel, M.Ed. holds a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instructional Technology from Framingham State University and is also a certified personal trainer, health educator and co-founder of the SimplyHealthME podcast. He teaches clients to relearn how to learn as an adult and put those skills into context of a busy adult life. This essential skill leads to self-education about disease prevention and treatment so that minor changes in lifestyle can have dramatic long term effects on health. His focus is the interconnectedness between weight loss, sleep, mindfulness, and exercise as they improve human longevity and health-span. It’s his firm belief that education at all ages is the path to long term wellness and happiness. His educational blog can be found at



We, as individuals (Peter and Emory), and on this website do not provide medical advice. We provide informational and educational materials only. We cannot guarantee that the information we share on our website, podcast, Facebook page, and in our community classes reflect the most up do date medical literature. The information on this website and in class has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should not stop your current medication, therapy, or diet without the consent of YOUR doctor.