Elizabeth Mumper, MD, FAAP, IFMCP
Dr. Elizabeth Mumper is president and CEO of The RIMLAND Center, established to mentor clinicians interested in children with neurodevelopmental problems. Her general pediatrics practice is Advocates for Children; Advocates for Families is devoted to the care of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental problems.
Dr. Mumper attended the Medical College of Virginia and did residency training at the University of Massachusetts and University of Virginia, where she served as Chief Resident of Pediatrics at UVA.
Her clinical experience has included five years in pediatric practice, over a decade as Director of Pediatric Education in a family practice residency program, 16 years as clinical faculty at the University of Virginia, and five years as medical director of the Autism Research Institute. She is currently on the faculty of MAPS (Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs) and is certified by The Institute for Functional Medicine, where she developed the first advanced clinical training in pediatrics for the organization. She is a medical advisor to several charities, including Children’s Health Defense and The Autism Community in Action.
Dr. Mumper has been named a Miracle Maker in Central Virginia and Woman of the Year in Health and Sciences by the YWCA. She has also received several Inspiring Change Awards from the MINDD Foundation in Australia. Dr. Mumper has written book chapters about allergy, immunology, and behavioral and developmental pediatrics. Her clinical research at The RIMLAND Center has been published in peer reviewed journals. She lectures nationally and internationally and mentors physicians around the world, including in Australia, Austria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and the United Kingdom.
She is currently doing research about vaccination status as it relates to the prevalence of chronic illness in children. She advocates integrative and functional medicine strategies to care for children with complex chronic illness.