Jennifer has been a PA for 19 years. She is dedicated to her work in medicine and places great value on listening to her patients to better understand their clinical concerns. Her background prior to Gastroenterology includes Endocrinology, Medical Research and Emergency Medicine.
Jennifer completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry at University of Missouri Kansas City in 1998. She completed a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Southwest Missouri State University in 2001.
Jennifer is interested in preventative care, lifestyle modification and conservative treatment therapies when applicable. Medical research is an area of great interest and learning about new and exciting treatment options.
Jennifer lives in Lee Summit, MO with her two boys and her dog, Nala. She is an avid reader, movie enthusiast and enjoys running and yoga. She also loves to visit the ocean. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family. They love to travel, watch movies and take trips to the Lake of the Ozarks.