Jacquelyn Meinhardt, DNP | Washington D.C., Metro Area

Functional Medicine Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Jacki Meinhardt takes an evidence-based approach to functional medicine using cutting-edge advances in science, technology, and personalized precision medicine to help patients heal, thrive, and optimize their human potential. She is an innovator, clinician, and scientist using functional and integrative medicine to treat and find the root cause of autoimmune issues, psychiatric disorders, thyroid and hormone imbalances, digestive and gut infections, and many inflammatory-based conditions.

Dr. Jacki Meinhardt has worked with and trained by Dr. Andrew Heyman and is certified by Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker in diagnosing and treating Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS). She has completed additional training by Dr. Dale Bredesen on chronic inflammatory effects on brain function and neurodegenerative disorders. She works closely with Ruth Kris, NP, in the diagnosis and treatment of embedded infections.

Dr. Meinhardt earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where her research focused on biotoxin exposure and cognitive impairment.  She also has master’s degrees in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner from Georgetown University and Integrative Medicine from George Washington University.  Jacki is a Diplomat with the International Society for Environmentally Acquired Illness (ISEAI) and is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).  Dr. Meinhardt also holds a faculty appointment at Georgetown University, where she currently teaches biostatistics.

When not working, Dr. Meinhardt enjoys spending time outdoors with her friends and family and is one of the head coaches of the Riverside High School crew team in Leesburg, VA.


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