About Katia Isabel Meier, M.D.
Dr. Katia Meier is Board Certified in Family Medicine with an extensive background in Germany and the United States. She attended Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany where she received her M.D. in 1998. While in Germany, she obtained extensive training in both naturopathic and traditional medicine – taking advantage of the central European philosophy of holistic health and wellness. She garnered a broader understanding of alternative therapies to achieve optimal health including herbal medicine, acupuncture and craniosacral therapy.
In preparation for medical internship in the United States, Dr. Meier passed the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and attended The University of North Dakota –School of Health and Sciences, an institute with a concentrated focus on women’s health, obstetrics and sports medicine. She graduated in 2002 later becoming Board Certified in Family Medicine in 2003, became specialty trained in the field of Bio-Identical Hormone therapy in 2007 and Board certified in Anti-Aging Medicine in 2013.
Dr. Meier went on to practice obstetrics for eight years until the birth of her son, Noah. At which point she chose to retire from hospital work and become a solo practitioner opening the doors of Clear Sky Medical in 2007. Resolute in her passion to educate and help others, Dr. Meier remains abreast of new developments in the field of medicine. She endeavors to help patients look and feel better by rehabilitating the body – not just prescribing medications to nullify symptoms.
It should be noted that Dr. Meier is also one of the most experienced injectors for facial rejuvenation techniques in the region. She honed this skill by working alongside doctors in Germany and training with master practitioners in the field of medical aesthetics in Chicago, New York, Las Vegas and Orlando. Dr Meier has been trained in injectables and laser skin rejuvenation since 2005, and has been continuously advancing her aesthetic skills. Dr. Meier frequently contributes to Natural Awakenings- educating readers on topics related to anti-aging techniques, bio-identical hormone therapy, supplements and aesthetic solutions. Read some of her articles on our blog here.
Gretchen Muehlnickel, B.S., MNT
Gretchen Muehlnickel is a holistic nutrition therapist. Her academic diplomas include a master nutrition therapy degree from the Nutrition Therapy Institute, Denver, CO and a food science degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. After spending 10 years in the food industry working in research and product development, Gretchen decided to pursue a career in nutrition counseling where she found her true passion.
Gretchen enjoys educating others about the value of healthy eating and helping individuals achieve their health goals. She has experience in childhood and family nutrition counseling and specializes in nutrition protocols for conditions related to women’s health, children’s health, food allergies, blood sugar imbalances, weight loss, autoimmune conditions, and digestive disorders.
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