Lora Bennett, MD
Dr. Lora Bennett grew up outside of Chicago, IL and attended Valparaiso University, IN for her baccalaureate degree in Nursing/Biology with a Chemistry minor.
She completed her medical school training with the military at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD and went on to Eglin Air Force Base, FL for her Family Medicine Internship and Residency.
After her post-graduate education, she received further training as an Air Force Flight Surgeon and was privileged to care for and fly with the United States’ premier pilots of various airframes to include F-16’s, B-1 bombers, KC-135 refuelers, C-5 tankers, and Blackhawk helicopters. She was stationed at and deployed to numerous locations including Germany, Korea, Oman, Bahrain, Turkey, Kuwait. Her last assignment was at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, where she decided to separate from the Air Force to settle in beautiful Colorado.
She completed a 2 year Associate Fellowship in Integrative Medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona (Tucson). Soon thereafter she started a private practice, Family Medicine clinic outside of Boulder, CO. She founded this practice on Integrative Medicine principles of holistic and collaborative care, partnering with her patients to utilize the best of Eastern and Western medicine.
In 2017, she was recruited to re-join the military as a Flight Surgeon for the Boise Air National Guard. Soon thereafter, she was blessed to be asked to join the staff at ICOM and so she an her husband (and dog) moved to Idaho in June of 2018.
Dr. Bennett is incredibly excited to begin a new chapter of her professional career; to be a part of this talented staff and to serve the higher mission of teaching and mentoring new medical students!
In her free time, Dr. Bennett loves to hike, ski, camp, bike, cook, garden, entertain and read.