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Jennifer McCoy

Patient Care Coordinator

Jennifer McCoy is the Patient Care Coordinator at Alder Family Medicine.  She is a Clinical Herbalist who has been enthusiastically studying herbal medicine and nutrition since 2003.  She recently moved to Portland after being in clinical practice in Ashland, OR for 8 years working under Dr. Howard Morningstar, MD and Sue Morningstar, WHFNP at Morningstar Healing Arts, where she was part of their medical assistant team for over 10 years.  She also managed an extensive supplement, Chinese & Western herbal medicine dispensary and acted as a patient liaison for Dr. Jason Miller, LAc, DACM, Dipl. CH, CAK and Kara Miller, LAc, MAcOM, Dipl. CH. for 8 years at Jade Mountain Medicine.  She is excited to work with the amazing practitioners at Alder Family Medicine, and learn more about supporting those with complex chronic and environmental illness through cutting edge naturopathic medicine.

Jennifer enjoys hiking, biking, surfing, climbing, snowboarding, and skiing.  She is newly cultivating her musicianship through songwriting, singing, and playing the guitar, piano and drum kit.  She is passionate about live music, food, dancing, and enjoying as many sunrises and sunsets as possible.  She loves living in Portland, OR amongst a community rich in holistic healthcare, where the botanical diversity feeds her passion, a gracious climate fills her garden, and homemade ferments and medicinal meads keep her bubbly.