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, Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri, 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.

Jennifer Griffard

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

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Eric Axelbaum

Education Specialist
Eric Axelbaum joined the Little Medical School team in June 2017. As the Education Specialist Eric is responsible for all aspects of the development of curriculum for Little Medical School. This includes topics chosen, research, social consciousness, organization,

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Mary Kate Hoerr

Director of Marketing
Mary Kate Hoerr is the Director of Marketing at Little Medical School. Her focus is to create and develop marketing materials, manage Little Medical School’s social media accounts, assist franchisees in marketing and social media needs. Mary Kate received her bachelor’s

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