Kathryn Plummer ND, LMTDr. Kathryn Plummer, a registered naturopathic doctor and licensed massage therapist in Colorado, uses her knowledge of natural medicine to support and inspire her patients to cultivate health in mind, body and spirit. With expertise she guides her patients in making healthy food and nutrition decisions, while assessing the need for lifestyle changes, nutritional and herbal supplementation to build health and vitality.
Dr. Plummer is a 2002 graduate of the National University of Naturopathic Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon. Her specific area of focus within the four-year doctoral program was Western botanical medicine. She completed approximately 100 additional hours of elective courses in botanical medicine and continues to attend annual herbal medicine conferences. Outside of academic study, she participated as assistant editor to the school's visual art and literary magazine, and was on the honor code committee.
Prior to attending naturopathic medical school, Dr. Plummer had thriving massage therapy practices in Denver and Lakewood, Colorado. She was trained at the Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado (MTIC), which provided a 1-year course of study requiring 1000 hours of training leading to her certification. She was awarded an honors letter for extra study and excellence in practice. She has built upon her massage education and now employs Advanced Restorative Bodywork with some patients as an adjunct to their medical concerns.
Dr. Plummer attended Colorado College as an undergraduate, where she majored in biology. She was a competitive swimmer throughout her high school and college career.
Dr. Plummer is currently a member of the Colorado Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CoAND), and volunteers as the web administrator for the organization. She received a certificate of Outstanding Support in 2009, and the CoAND President's Distinguished Service award in 2010. She has a passion for the environment and the arts, loves to cook, is an avid organic vegetable, native flower and herb gardener, and is committed to a healthy way of life.