Dr. Jennifer Lyon, DO is a board certified family medicine and sports medicine osteopathic physician. Prior to studying medicine, she was a dance major at Butler University and performed professionally as a dancer with Dance Kaleidoscope in Indianapolis, and finished her undergraduate degree at Michigan State University. Jennifer attended Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency at Sparrow Hospital. She accomplished her Sports Medicine Fellowship as one of the team medical doctors for MSU. Most recently, she is being trained by the Institute of Functional Medicine ultimately to receive certification in Functional Medicine. Dr Lyon is on the advisory board for Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities and has helped organize and present at both the 2015 Food Farm and Health Conference and most recently at the 2017 Culinary Medicine Conference. She has a particular passion for educating physicians about nutrition’s role in healing chronic disease. Jennifer believes that if physicians are excited about nutrition and its ability to heal and prevent disease, then patients will be more likely to recognize its power as well. Jennifer runs her own practice, Pure Health, at Brookside Family Medicine, and is deeply involved with Table Health in Traverse City, MI.
Here is Jennifer’s story from the October 2019 event….