Rachel Lenon, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner available to provide primary and integrative healthcare to patients of all ages. Rachel received her Master of Science in Nursing in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Missouri in 2011. She has completed advanced training in integrative and functional medicine including IFM’s (Institute of Functional Medicine) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice, Advanced Autoimmune Module, and Functional Medicine in Pediatrics Module. She continues on-going advanced training in integrative and functional medicine.
Rachel's passion for preventative medicine began while working as an RN in the Cardiac ICU. It was there she saw firsthand the value of prevention and healthy lifestyle to avoid chronic disease. Rachel worked as a nurse practitioner in a family medicine clinic, gaining valuable experience in treating a wide range of both acute and chronic illnesses.
Rachel joined the team at the Integrative Medicine Clinic (IMC) in June of 2014. Her goal is to provide a holistic approach to healthcare that focuses on prevention and looking for the root causes of a patient's health concerns, rather than just treating the symptoms. Lifestyle modifications such as stress management, regular exercise, nutrient dense diet, and quality sleep are foundational aspects of the Integrative Medicine approach. She provides to patients of all ages who prefer an integrative approach to medicine.