Jacquelyn Meinhardt is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner committed to the health and wellness of all patients. Recognizing the unique needs of each patient encounter, Jacki places a strong emphasis on active patient engagement, critical thinking, and education to achieve optimal and sustainable results. With a Bachelor’s of Science from Villanova University and a Master’s of Science in Health Studies from Georgetown University, Jacki has extensive experience in working with chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and metabolic disease associated with neuroendocrine dysfunction.
Prior to joining the Virginia Center for Health and Wellness, Jacki was a Trauma Nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital, focusing on international health, disaster response, cardiac care, and infectious diseases. While at Georgetown University, Jacki was a fellow with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Health Policy Team. She has additionally lobbied for improved quality of patient care and nurse practitioners on Capitol Hill. Jacki continues to teach in the graduate degree program at Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies.
Jacki’s focus at the Virginia Center for Health and Wellness includes Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, vector borne illnesses, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, thyroid and adrenal management, detoxification, and auto-immune diseases. Jacki’s research interests include neuro-inflammation and biotoxin exposure, the stress response and neuroendocrinology, hormone regulation, and vector borne illnesses.