About the Author

authorphoto_1Dr. Kemper is the Director of the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness and a Professor of Pediatrics at the Ohio State University. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago, UNC-Chapel Hill Schools of Medicine and Public Health, and the University of Wisconsin Pediatric Residency. Dr. Kemper has served on the faculty of the University of Washington, Yale, and Harvard University, and has founded three Centers for Integrative Medicine: Boston Children’s Hospital, Wake Forest University, and the Ohio State University. She has published over 160 peer-reviewed research papers and 4 books for the public (The Holistic Pediatrician; Mental Health Naturally; Addressing ADD Naturally) and Authentic Healing.

She is Past President of the Academic Pediatric Association, and she founded the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Integrative Medicine. She serves as the Editor in Chief of the international journal, Complementary Therapies in Medicine.

Dr. Kemper is recognized internationally as the founder of the field of integrative pediatrics, and is frequently consulted by media including the New York Times, Chicago TribuneNewsweek, ABC News, the Wall Street Journal, Redbook, and USA Today.