AboutHealth for Life

Meet The Team


Alison Rue Cover, RN, MPH

Health For Life Coordinator.

Currently a stay-at-home mom but in her pre-kid life, a nurse and public health epidemiologist. She enjoys the challenge of translating 

nutrition and lifestyle science into real-world living. Cooking tasty, nutritious, and economical food is important to her. Alison has fun experimenting in the kitchen.

Tamra Wertz, RN, BSN

Practiced Emergency nursing in large metropolitan areas for over 18 years. Additionally she has 9 years of experience as a complex-case patient manager. She has special training for managing Complex,  Transplant, Cancer, ESRD, and Pain Management cases. She has additional education in DM, CAD, HF, COPD, and Rare Disease/ Autoimmune diseases. 

Tamra has personal experience overcoming addictions to tobacco and food. She was a weight-loss counselor for 4 years. She also manages her own complex allergies and wants to help others do the same.

She has a great passion for juicing because of what she feels it's done for her health. She is a mother of five children and four grandchildren.


Valerie Scrafford, RN, BSN

Has worked as a staff nurse, preceptor and charge nurse as well as an adjunct nursing instructor. Recently, Valerie completed the Certificate program for Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutritional Studies.


Valerie and her husband Doug became Whole Food Plant-Based (WFPB) in 2013 after Valerie had suffered a stroke and was having difficulty regaining her health. Valerie has had stage 4 kidney disease and was counseled to become plant-based by a doctor whom she had formerly worked with at Sacred Heart.  

It has been an amazing past five years of healing, weight loss, regained strength and renewed hope and excitement for life. 


Deni Moore, RN

I have been primarily vegetarian since college and then the last few years more of a “junk food” vegan.  I ate a lot of refined foods - loved candy bars and donuts especially!  


In January 2018, I read about calorie density and it changed my life.  I retired from operating room nursing last year and I am now enjoying cooking simple, healthy foods.  My husband and I both dropped over 35 pounds, lowered our blood pressure and our joints feel great – all without “dieting” or feeling deprived.  


I can attest that your taste buds can be retrained to appreciate good, wholesome foods again.



Moises Ramirez, MDiv

Moises pastors two churches in the Post Falls area. He obtained his bachelor's degree in theology from Walla Walla University and his master's degree in divinity from Andrews University.


Moises is available for anyone needing additional emotional or spiritual support.  


When he is not busy helping people in the community, Moises enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.

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Annalee Wilson, RN, MSN

Family Nurse Practitioner

Annalee Wilson is a nurse practitioner with a special interest in integrative medicine. She recently became certified by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.

Annalee Wilson and Dr. Angie Eakin provide direct patient care in the Spokane area at Coeur Wellness.

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