Linda M. Keefer, MD, PHD is board-certified in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine and has been practicing in St. Tammany Parish since 1997. She earned her medical degree and completed her residency at LSUMC in New Orleans. Prior to that, she earned her BS in chemistry in 3 years from Loyola University in New Orleans, and a PhD in Biological Chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis. She did Research Fellowships at University of Chicago and the ICP in Brussels, Belgium before doing assistant professorship at University of Louisville and LSUMC New Orleans. She then attended medical school. She’s now focusing on General Pediatrics with a strong interest in nutritional impact on overall health and development, both pediatric and adult. She enjoys fishing and boating with her husband and has a strong interest in gardening and bird watching– and is an avid Saints fan.