Kat Quinn Porco, MS., NBC-HWC*
Duke Certified Integrative Health Coach
Kat is co-founder of Attain Health. She attended Humboldt State University to complete her Bachelor’s in Social Work, graduating cum laude. Following her BSW, she attended Boston University to achieve her Master’s of Science degree in Health Communications. Her work over the past seven years has been solely focused on supporting and advocating for the cystic fibrosis community. Throughout these years, she has seen first hand the disconnect between the recommendations of the medical community and subsequent applicability for the patient community. Understanding this complex relationship, Kat felt that she could assist in bridging the gap to reach the ultimate health goals of both parties. In order to be prepared to create lasting change in the community she attended Duke Integrative Medicine and is a Duke Certified Integrative Health Coach. In September, she will sit for board certification through the National Board of Medical Examiners.
Mike Porco, BS., CSCS., FMS
Mike is co-founder of Attain Health. He attended Notre Dame, where he received his BS in Biology, graduating cum laude. During his time at Notre Dame he completed the Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Formally, Howard Hugh's Biological Research Program). Following graduation, he spent one year in Haiti, as a member of the worldwide effort dedicated to the eradication of Lymphatic Filariasis. He translated for and assisted physicians in remote medical clinics throughout the impoverished nation. Since then, he has been involved in the CF community, working in the field of supplemental therapies, focusing on exercise and nutrition and their profound impact on the health of our community. Mike works remotely with clients to obtain their ultimate health through fitness, postural and nutrition therapy. In order to offer the most impactful programs for his clients he became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a FMS Level 1 certification with Functional Movement Systems and is currently enrolled in a certification program through the Postural Restoration Institute.
Gillian Mocek, MSW Intern
Gillian Mocek is a Masters student at Spalding University's School of Social Work. She and her husband, Christian, raise their lively one-year-old son, Simon, in New Albany, Indiana. She lives with cystic fibrosis and is thrilled to be a part of the Attain Health team and work with the CF community. Gillian leads support groups focused on empowerment for parents of children with CF and individuals living with CF, of all ages.