Paula Nauer, M.D., is a physician consultant based in Lenexa, Kan. She spent 40 years as a family practice physician before transitioning to a physician consultant in 2015. Her professional history includes private practice with Encompass Medical Group in Lenexa and Lenexa Family Practice. She formerly was on staff at both St. Luke’s Shawnee Mission Medical Group and Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She spent seven years as an emergency room physician at Spelman Memorial Hospital, Smithville, Mo.
Nauer is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Medical Society. She has served as Physician of the Day in the Kansas Legislature and was Johnson County Representative for the House of Delegates/Kansas Medical Society from 1989-2008. She was Johnson County Councilor to the Kansas Medical Society from 1996-2002.
Before joining the IETF Board, Nauer had never heard of the IETF. “Tremor is so common that I feel it would be very beneficial for patients and their physicians to be aware of the resources the IETF has to offer,” she said.
Nauer graduated from Jennings Rural High School, Jennings, Kansas, and received her undergraduate degree in pre-med at Fort Hays Kansas State College. She received her doctor of medicine from the University of Kansas Medical Center.