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Elizabeth Mumper


Dr. 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 her practice devoted to the care of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental problems.
Education & training:

  • Bridgewater College - degree in General Science
  • Medical College of Virginia - MD degree 1980
  • University of Massachusetts - internship
  • University of Virginia - Pediatric Residency and Chief Residency
Post-training experience:
  • F. Read Hopkins Pediatrics – private group practice in Lynchburg x 5 years
  • Director of Pediatric Education - Lynchburg Family Practice Residency Program 11 years
  • Medical Director of the Autism Research Institute - five years
  • Miracle Maker in Central Virginia in 1996 by the Children's Miracle Network
  • Woman of the Year in Health and Sciences in 1998 by the YWCA
  • Inspiring Change Award – Australia – 2009 & 2013.
Dr. Mumper has written book chapters about allergy, immunology and behavioral and developmental pediatrics published in the book "Pediatrics" published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.  She has conducted clinical research at the Rimland Center and published peer reviewed articles in the medical literature. 

She lectures nationally and internationally. She feels privileged to mentor physicians around the world.  Her travels on behalf of children with autism have taken her to Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and the United Kingdom.

  • Private practice: Advocates for Children & Advocates for Families
  • Director of the Rimland Center for Integrative Medicine, for mentoring clinicians and doing clinical research
  • Faculty for the Medical Academy of Special Needs; receives honoraria for these and other lectures nationally & internationally
  • Clinician for Biobalance, a mentoring program affiliated with the Walsh Institute
  • Chief Medical Officer for KTHealtheeYou, an educational website start-up
  • Limited supplement sales in office for Klaire/ProThera, Nordic Naturals, Designs for Health & Pure Encapsulations