Dr. Jennifer Pierre
Dr. Jennifer Pierre, ND, MPH is the founder and CEO of JenteelNature Health. As a physician and public health professional, she specializes in women's health, with the goal of improving reproductive health outcomes and reducing health disparities. Dr. Pierre integrates her knowledge of medicine with public health acumen by designing public health and wellness programs, and provides medical advisory for non-profits and corporate entities. She is a Co-Author of Pathways to HerRise, a best-selling anthology for entrepreneurs. In addition, she is a multi-year winner of “10Best” in the Natural Nutmeg Readers’ Choice Awards.
Dr. Pierre is a licensed Naturopathic physician in Arizona and Connecticut. She received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences in Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Pierre is a native New Yorker and alumna of Cornell University and University at Albany, School of Public Health. Her experience as a public health professional and advocate spans nearly 20 years, with roles in health research, prenatal health education and mental health. She currently serves as Senior Advisor of the Health & Wellness Ministry of Christian Tabernacle Baptist Church, SVP of Health & Well-Being Strategies for the Divine Grace Foundation, and Medical Advisor for United Black Mothers of America.
Born to Haitian immigrants in Queens, NY, Dr. Pierre considers herself a global citizen, is multilingual, and incorporates cultural sensitivity into her practice style. Her love of patient care has expanded into global health initiatives, participating in medical missions in Haiti, Mexico and Kenya. Prior to becoming a physician, she received training in prenatal and Kundalini yoga in India, which she emphatically integrates into her patient care protocols. Preceding the explosion of the “natural hair movement”, Dr. Pierre was an influencer whose tips for healthy hair growth, treatment and styling were widely sought after in the natural hair community.
When she is not seeing patients, Dr. J enjoys prayer and meditation, traveling with her husband, hosting the Seeking Wellness podcast, fashion, reading, and cooking vegetarian meals that make meat lovers reconsider.