Thursday, September 25, 2008

Cheerleader, Doctor, Second Lady of Missouri(?) 

Posted by James at 11:00 AM ET

Dr. Jennifer Horrell PageWhen Jennifer Horrell graduated from Ritenour High School in 1986, she was one of an elite group of students accepted in the University of Missouri-Kansas City's six-year medical program. In 1992, she completed both a bachelor's degree in biology and an M.D. degree. After a transitional year at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, she joined the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago for a three-year residency, serving as chief resident in 1995-96.

Since 1996, Jennifer has been medical director for acute rehabilitation at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis and is also in private practice at St. John's Mercy Medical Center.

She has served as midwest regional representative and program coordinator for the Midwest Regional Conference of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and as a delegate to the American Medical Association. She served three-year terms as a member of the Governing Council and Medical Legal Council of the Illinois State Medical Society and is presently a member of the Young Physicians Committee and the Women Physicians Committee of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society.

Jennifer is the author of several articles and serves on Clinical Care Pathways and the Orthopedic Review Committee at St. Anthony's. A health advocate for the elderly, she is a frequent speaker at a club for stroke survivors and is a sponsor of the Heads Up program, which focuses on head injury prevention for high school students. During her college days, Jennifer spent four years as a Cheerleader for the Kansas City Chiefs. She and her husband, Dr. Sam Page, whose specialty is anesthesiology, live in suburban St. Louis.

Sam is three-term Missouri State Representative and is the Democratic nominee for Lt. Governor.

Page Family
Sam, Jenny and their children Logan, Jacob, and Luke.

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