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Asthma & Allergy Relief

 

John Jeppson, M.D.

dr_john_jeppsonDr. Jeppson was born and raised in Southern Idaho. After graduation from Brigham Young University, he attended the University of Utah Medical School, where he received his MD in 1989. He completed a three year pediatric residency at the University of Utah and Primary Children's Medical Center. Dr. Jeppson then completed a three year fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, at National Jewish Medical and Research Center, in Denver, CO. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Allergy & Clinical Immunology. Dr. Jeppson joined BVAAC in 1995. He is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, as well as the AMA, Idaho Medical Association, and Ada County Medical Association. He is on staff at St. Luke's RMC and St. Alphonsus RMC. He enjoys spending time with his family (Starla, John Jr., Jacob and Elizabeth), camping, biking, and gardening.

Michael Keiley, M.D

dr_michael_keileyDr. Keiley was born and raised in Helena, Montana. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and his MD from the University of Washington in 1987. After completing a three-year residency in pediatrics at Rainbow Babies Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Keiley completed a fellowship in adult and pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology at National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver, Colorado. He is board certified in allergy and immunolgy by the the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He recertified in 2011.

He joined BVAAC in 2000, after working as an allergist in Great Falls, Montana for nine years. Dr. Keiley is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology; the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology; the AMA; the Idaho Medical Association and the Ada County Medical Association. He is on staff at St. Luke’s RMC and St. Alphonsus RMC.

Dr. Keiley's  areas of special interest include severe asthma (all ages), severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis), allergic rhinitis, and food allergy, including peanut allergy.

Dr. Keiley lives in Boise with his wife Jackie. They have three children as well as three dogs, 2 guinea pigs, and a chinchilla. He enjoys spending quality time with his family.  He is also an avid runner, mountainbiker, tennis player, and hiker.   

G. William Palmer, M.D.

dr_william_palmerDr. Palmer is a native of Utah. He graduated from Harvard College with honors in biology. He attended medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, receiving honors in internal medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and inpatient pediatrics. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he served as acting chief resident and received the award for resident teacher of the year. Dr. Palmer then did fellowship training in allergy, asthma, and immunology at the National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver, an international referral center for allergic and respiratory problems. While there, he spent a year in the lab researching peanut allergy.

He has published multiple articles in medical journals on topics ranging from autoimmune diseases, anaphylaxis (whole body allergic reaction), peanut allergy, and pregnancy related allergy issues. He has also given presentations at national meetings and is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He has a special interest in asthma, food allergies, and hives. Dr. Palmer is married to Donna Cousins Palmer and has five children.

Heidi Peters, FNP

heidi_peters_fnpHeidi Peters was raised in Missoula, Montana. She attended the University of Washington and Creighton University for undergraduate degrees and Clemson University for a master's degree in science to become a family nurse practitioner. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner and is an associate member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. She has been with BVAAC since 1999. She enjoys running, skiing, and chasing after her three children.

Jennifer Neumayer, NP

dr jennifer neumayerJennifer Neumayer moved to Idaho in 1999 to attend Boise State University where she completed her undergraduate degrees in nursing and psychology. She later attended Idaho State University completing her Master of Science in Nursing in 2012 with her specialty as a family nurse practitioner. She joined Boise Valley Asthma and Allergy Clinic shortly thereafter. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children as well as crafting and crocheting. She is a member of Nurse Practitioners of Idaho, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the Idaho Medical Society.

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