About Jennifer Boyd

Jennifer Boyd is a licensed Physician Assistant certified in New York State and Connecticut, an Ecopsychologist, and a Reiki Master. Jennifer graduated Summa Cum Laude and received the Bergen Award for her clinical work. She is the former Chair of the Board of Epidemic Answers and on the medical advisory board of Documenting Hope.

She has post-graduate education and certifications in Functional and Biological Medicine, Somatic Movement Therapy, and Psychedelic Assisted Therapies.

At the retreat center, Jennifer joyfully lives with goats, chickens, ducks, 10,000+ bees, some very personable Koi, and an office therapy dog named Pickles.

Jennifer Boyd has been a medical lifeline for me. Her knowledge and compassionate presence has helped me navigate the most serious health challenge of my life. I truly do not know where I would be without her. - EC

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Clinical Experience

Physician Assistant, CT. August 2003 - Present.

  • Provide full-service reproductive health care to men and women in all phases of life.
  • Services include preventative care and sick visits, extensive patient education, office surgical procedures.

Physician Assistant, Principal Investigator, Brooklyn, NY. December 1999 - December 2001.

  • Managed family practice panel: Urgent care, HIV, adolescent, pediatric, and reproductive patient populations, in particular.
  • Principal Investigator of NIH, ALLHAT study (anti-hypertensive trial).
  • Managed clinical staff, created patient education materials and practice marketing materials.

Physician Assistant, Faculty, Brooklyn, NY. December 2000 - November 2001.

  • Innovative grant funded practice to train PCPs in the integration of women’s reproductive health technologies into the primary care setting.
  • Instructed and supervised MD “learners” in ultrasound, counseling, and on-call management.
  • Managed patient panel and took first call.
  • Co-authored grant proposals, designed training curriculum.

Physician Assistant and Co-Investigator, Brooklyn, NY. October 1999 - November 2000.

  • Co-investigator in national Mifepristone study.
  • Enrolled patients, conducted and interpreted diagnostics such as ultrasound, dispensed medications. Solely responsible for emergency call 7 days a week.
  • Managed administrative staff.


Naropa University, Boulder, CO. 2022, Certificate in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy

Naropa University, Boulder, CO. 2021, M.A. Ecopsychology

The Brooklyn Hospital Center/Long Island University, Physician Assistant Program, Brooklyn, NY. 1999. P.A. and B.S., Summa Cum Laude. Full Scholarship.

The University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. 1999. Post-graduate training in reproductive health technologies.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. 1992. B.A. International Relations.

Post-Graduate Education

  • Theta Healing ™
  • Inner Wise Healing System
  • Functional Medicine (ongoing)
  • Somatic Movement Therapy (ongoing)
  • Biological Medicine (ongoing)
  • Lyme Literacy training ILADS and Office of Dr. Charles Ray Jones (ongoing)
  • Certified by Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams, 2000
  • Certificate in Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy
  • Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Trainee
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  • Certification for Paracelsus Biological Medicine Institute in Biological Medicine 2006
  • Reiki Practitioner Master Level, 2006
  • Certified Practitioner of Darkfield/Phase Contrast Live Blood Cell Analysis, 2007
  • Biological Terrain Auditing Training, 2007
  • Emofree Technique Training, 2008
  • Extensive Training in Cellular Nutrition & Milieu Therapy
  • Certified Ozone and UBI Trainer 2022

Related Experience

Private Dermatology Office, Clinical Assistant, New York, NY. 1996-1997.

  • Assisted with outpatient surgical procedures including Coagulation and CO2 laser therapies.
  • Assisted in hair restoration surgery including preparing micrografts and closing the donor area.
  • Pre-, peri-, and post-operative patient care and education.
  • Responsible for follow-up wound care and closure removal.
  • Supervised two offices with a staff of four.

Chairman of the Board

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Cardiothoracic Unit, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY. 1995-1996.

  • Participated in daily rounds and management of CCU patients.
  • Assisted in femoral sheath removal.
  • Observed angiography, angioplasty, and CABG procedure.

MNS, Inc., Consultant, New York, NY 1993-1996.

  • Secured and managed international development projects through USAID RFPs.
  • Managed international team of ten consultants.
  • Accounting, grant writing, business development.