Kathi Kemper, MD, MPH
Kathi Kemper, MD, MPH, has dedicated her career to the advancing the rate of integration of complementary medicine into pediatric practice and research. She is the Caryl J. Guth Chair for Holistic and Integrative Medicine and professor of Pediatrics, Public Health Sciences, and Family and Community Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Kemper also serves as Senior Research Associate at the Mind-Body Medical Institute at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, and Instructor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Kemper founded the Council on Bioenergetic Healing, the Council on Mind-Body Medicine, the Committee for Holistic and Integrative Medical Education, and the Herb and Dietary Supplement Task Force at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. In Boston, she founded the Longwood Herbal Task Force and the Center for Holistic Pediatric Education and Research at Boston's Children's Hospital. In addition, Dr, Kemper founded the Section for Holistic and Integrative Medicine within the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her book, The Holistic Pediatrician, serves as a key reference for families and pediatric educators and clinicians.