Jennifer Mead, ND
Jennifer (Kaumeyer) Mead, ND is a native of Southern Louisiana and began her studies at Louisiana State University where she majored in Microbiology and Nutrition. She went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC. She later received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Arizona and then operated a highly successful naturopathic clinic in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 2011, Dr. Mead left her highly successful clinic in Raleigh, NC and began practicing at Riordan Clinic in Wichita, KS.
She is a 4th generation doctor, the first in her family to pursue naturopathic medicine. Her father, a radiologist in Louisiana, indirectly inspired her to pursue the route of naturopathic medicine.
Because of her passion for nutrition and nutritional biochemistry, Dr. Mead fell in love with the Naturopathic Medicine philosophy. As a Naturopathic physician, Dr. Mead’s main focus is getting to the root cause of a medical problem, not just treating the symptoms; a philosophy that aligns perfectly with the 40 year treatment history of the Riordan Clinic. Although Dr. Mead treats all conditions, she is especially interested in bioidentical hormones and gastrointestinal issues. By developing a partnership with her patients, she develops a customized treatment plan to address each unique health issue. As a Naturopath she utilizes the healing power of nature to restore the health of her clients.
Dr. Mead places great value on patient self-education and embraces the “co-learner” dynamic practiced at Riordan Clinic. She assures that her patients completely understand their diagnosis and motivates them to take responsibility and become an active participant in their healing process.
She is a member of several key professional organizations including the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association. Dr. Mead enjoys speaking and has lectured at WSU for faculty and students, at local health food stores and several interest groups and businesses including the Lynwood Senior Center and High Touch Technologies. At Riordan Clinic she leads the occasional Lunch & Lecture and has been a speaker at the 3rd and 4th Riordan Clinic IVC and Cancer Symposiums.