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
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,
Retail & Franchise Support
Casey Jacobs is part of the franchise 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.
Customer & Franchise Support
Angie has her BA in psychology from Webster University. Before working with LMS, she worked in banking at US Bank and Commerce Bank. Angie developed her excellent customer service skills through selling loans to business owners and assisting them in
Joel Lazarovitz has worked in franchise development for 20 years, with a specialization in children’s edutainment. Throughout his franchise life he has helped introduce franchises in every major market across the United States and over 65 countries worldwide.
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Robert (Bob) J. Schenk has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of public affairs, corporate marketing and public relations. With a rich and varied list of employers including the U.S. House of Representatives, Anheuser-Busch Companies and the Federal Reserve Bank
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,
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.