Mary Meador

MD Chair Education Team
Mary Meador, MD has been a Board Certified Family Physician for the past 25 years. After more than a decade of practicing primary care medicine, in 2002 she began to specialize in mental health. This has allowed her to spend more time with patients in her private practice in Bend, Oregon; as well as to promote a deeper understanding of the indivisible connection between our physical and mental health. 
She joined the GAINS Board in 2013 and currently enjoys being the Chair of the Education Committee. She teaches the Science of IPNB as part of the Foundations of Interpersonal Neurobiology non-credit Certificate Program at Portland Community College – Institute for Health Professionals. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Andrus Childrens’ Center, a national leader in shaping policies and practices that prevent and overcome the effect of childhood adversity. 
Mary received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences Institute in Portland, Oregon. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Davis.