Please join us on Tuesday May 8th at 6:30pm for our speaker meeting featuring Keyena McKenzie, ND LM CPM. This event will take place at the White Bear Lake District Offices, look for signs to direct you to the meeting room.

As a recipient of a grant from the Minnesota Lyme Association that supports increasing practitioner Lyme-literacy in the effective and up-to-date assessment and treatment of tick-borne diseases in affected individuals in Minnesota, she will be recapping highlights in research, treatments, policy and advocacy work globally from the annual international ILADS conference held in Boston in November of 2017 where the topic was “Tick-Borne Diseases: The Global Perspective.

Dr. McKenzie is a primary care naturopathic family practitioner who has been specializing in meeting the holistic pediatric and women’s health care needs of her clients since 1998. She received her doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine, certification in naturopathic midwifery and completed an extended homeopathic course of study with renowned practitioners from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon in 1998 and is currently registered with the state of MN as a Naturopathic Doctor (ND); licensed in the state of Oregon as a Naturopathic Doctor (ND), the state of Wisconsin as a Licensed Midwife (LM) and the North American Registry of Midwives as a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM). She completed lactation educator training through the Evergreen Family Medical Center in Washington state. In addition to offering comprehensive assessments, therapeutic nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathic therapies and detox protocols to identify and treat root causes of imbalance,  she is a trained and certified HART Method/Maya abdominal therapy practitioner and incorporates cupping, gua sha and moxibustion therapies into her treatments as indicated. In recent years, she has completed extended studies in the specialties of naturopathic oncology, bioregulatory medicine and the treatment of Lyme, tick-borne diseases and co-infections and is a professional member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS).

An avid outdoorswoman, fly fisher, sea kayaker, Audubon prairie restoration volunteer and previously, a wilderness ranger with the USFS, she thrives in the outdoors. Affected by tick-borne disease over thirty years ago, she was fortunate to work with a practitioner who, even then, did not hesitate to treat immediately.

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