Dr. Mary Mason, Founder of LMS
Mary V. Mason, M.D., MBA, FACP, is the founder of Little Medical School. She has 20 + years of experience in the corporate and educational world designing clinical programs that improve health outcomes and literacy. Dr. Mason earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Bio-engineering at the University of Illinois and her M.D. and MBA from Washington University. She completed her clinical training at the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where she was Chief Resident for the Department of Medicine. She is board-certified in internal medicine, is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honorary Society.
An active member in the community, Dr. Mason serves on the Board of Oasis, Parents as Teachers Board, and the Washington University National Council for the Institute of Public Health. She has also been recognized as a member of the 2008 class of 40 under 40 and 2016 class of Most Influential Business Women by the St. Louis Business Journal. Most recently Dr. Mason received the 2019 Washington University School of Medicine Alumni Achievement Award.
Dr. Mason is a Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine and an adjunct lecturer at the John Olin School of Business where she teaches Health Policy.
Dr. Mason is the lead author on several peer-reviewed papers focused on reducing premature births in the Medicaid population. Additionally, she wrote the Managed Care Primer, a textbook aimed at teaching medical and business students about managed care and two children’s books exploring the world of medicine.
Chief Operations Manager
Jennifer Griffard is the Chief Operations Officer and has been part of the Little Medical School team since 2013. Jennifer has been responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations. Jennifer ensures that all program activities operate consistently and ethically
Casey Jacobs is part of the franchise and retail support team at Little Medical School. She joined the team in May 2019 as an Administrative Assistant. Previously, Casey was working as a General Manager for Steak ‘n Shake.
Director of Special Programs
Alissa started at Little Medical Schoo this fall as the Director of Special Programs. She is responsible for creating alternative funding streams for all areas of the company as well as providing marketing and franchise support. Alissa was born and raised in Los Angeles,
St. Louis Franchise Director
Robert Thornton is a young entrepreneur with a passion for helping people learn and creating new meaningful experiences. He has been all over the country working in the recreation and leisure industries as a Camp Counselor, Outdoor Education Instructor, Team Building\
Dave Albers has served as Little Medical School’s warehouse supervisor since October of 2018. Dave utilizes his experience in management and customer service to support the needs of our franchisees and retailers through the daily operations of our warehouse facilities.
Wendi Milhous joined Little Medical School as a program coordinator in the Spring of 2021 and in the fall began transitioning into the role of educational lead. Wendi brings to Little Medical School a broad background in healthcare, early childhood education, and event and volunteer management.