Functional Medicine

What is Functional Medicine?

The Institute for Functional Medicine defines functional medicine as “addressing the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century.

By shifting the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a more patient-centered approach, functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Functional medicine practitioner spends time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. In this way, functional medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual.”

Consult with our Functional Medicine Practitioners

Dr. Kathryn Nelson-Murphy, DNP, DNH, FNP-BC, genetic testing certified and certified in Brain Health through the Daniel Amen Clinic, and Dr. Kacey Adams, R.Ph., Pharm.D., M.S., M.B.A. are now offering private functional medicine consultations.

These consultations go beyond the standard hormone consultation and explore:

  • Energy issues
  • Metabolism
  • Cardiovascular issues
  • Gut issues
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Lab work analysis and interpretation
  • Genomics
  • Environmental toxin exposure
  • Infertility
  • Childhood autism

Functional Medicine Fee Schedule

A 30 minute consultation is $100 and $200 for 60 minutes. We also offer 15 minute follow-up appointments for $50. 

About Our Practitioner

Dr. Kathryn Nelson-Murphy, DNP, DNH, FNP-BC

Dr. Nelson has an extensive background in education, prevention, and wellness. Having worked in the health care arena for nearly 40 years, she has had the privilege to help innumerable people improve their health and well being. She possesses expertise in bio-identical hormone replacement, thyroid management, adrenal fatigue, cardio-vascular prevention, and primary care. Dr. Nelson believes strongly in education and partnering with patients to achieve their health care goals. Many of the diseases that affect us, such as diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and chronic stress, can be avoided with proper nutrition, physical activity, nutritional supplements, and restoring the body to proper balance. With not only clinical expertise, but also a background in education, Dr. Nelson believes it is imperative for the patient to understand what is happening to their bodies, be educated in health management, and partner with the medical provider to reach their goals.

Dr. Nelson has presented health care topics at local, state, and national venues. She has also served as adjunct faculty for Indiana Wesleyan University and has been a preceptor and educator for many local universities.

Dr. Kacey Adams
R.Ph., Pharm.D., M.S., M.B.A

Dr. Kacey Adams earned Doctorate of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration degrees from Cedarville University, a Master of Science in Biology degree from Wright State University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Wittenberg University. She is certified in medication therapy management, has completed compounding training through Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA), and has received training in functional medicine through Functional Medicine University.

Dr. Adams values the connection between body systems and looks beyond symptoms to manage illness. Through implementing a functional medicine approach, she creates patient-centered strategies for improving health. She believes in educating and empowering patients to be participants in their health and wellness journey, and enjoys helping people reach their goals for well-being. Areas of special interest include infertility, autism, gut health, genomics, and environmental toxins.

Having a background in biology and environmental science, Dr. Adams has worked for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency where she served as an emergency responder. Utilizing this experience, she has served as chair of the Ohio Pharmacists Association’s Preparedness Task Force for several years. She enjoys merging her experience with the Ohio EPA and healthcare, and advocates for patients to lessen the impact of environmental toxins on their health.

With experience in fertility challenges, Dr. Adams is passionate about helping patients who are trying to conceive. She uses a functional medicine approach to help patients balance their bodies and increase likelihood of achieving a successful pregnancy. She strives to educate patients on holistic, integrative therapies and guide them toward optimizing their health prior to natural conception or assisted reproductive technologies.

Dr. Adams was raised on a grain and dairy farm in midwestern Ohio and resides in a rural area where she can enjoy her love for nature. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and extended family, and is an avid pianist and music enthusiast.

Contact Us for Your Consultation Today!

Functional medicine clients can be seen remotely with telehealth or at our Integrative Hormone Center (IHC) located at 8101 Miller Farm Lane, Centerville, OH. 

To make an appointment with Dr. Nelson-Murphy,

please call 513–444–6343.

To make an appointment with Dr. Adams, please email her at

Men interested in pursuing treatment through our IHC for Men Center can make an appointment with Jeff Hogrefe, RPh, AFAARM, and should contact Kimi at 937-694-4750 or 937-888-8378.

 Visit for  more information on our men’s health program.



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