John T. Cecil, Jr., MD, FAAP
Dr. Cecil received his BS in Biology in 1975 from the University of Kentucky where he was inducted into the UK chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his Doctor of Medicine in 1979 from the University of Louisville School of Medicine where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He did his internship at Southwestern Children’s and Parkland Hospitals in Dallas, Texas and his residency at University and Kosair Children’s Hospitals in Louisville, where he served as chief resident in Pediatrics in 1981/82. He practiced pediatrics in Paducah for 15 years followed by a 20 year stint in urgent care. He opened The Cecil Clinic in October 2012 with many of his loyal staff members who have worked with him for many years.
Dr. Cecil is on the gratis faculty at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University, Sullivan School of Pharmacy, Louisville, Kentucky, Bethel College and Southern Illinois. Teaching is very important to him and The Cecil Clinic enjoys a steady stream of students doing rural medicine rotations. He has been a primary investigator in numerous drug trials for ADHD medications. He serves as Medical Director of The Lily Pad, an Easter Seals associated day care for medically fragile children. He was appointed by Governor Matt Bevin as a board member of the Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs.
Caitlyn R. Cecil, MD
Dr. Caitlyn Cecil received a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kentucky in 2009 and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2013. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at University of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals in July of 2016 and joined her father at The Cecil Clinic in August of 2016. She is board certified in Pediatrics and is on staff at Western Baptist Hospital. She is excited about seeing newborn admissions as well as pediatric appointments including well baby visits. She also sees pediatric and adult walk-in patients.
Natalie Brenningmeyer, BSN, RN, MSN, FNP
Natalie is a nurse practitioner at The Cecil Clinic. She graduated from Heath High School in 2002. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2006 from the University of Louisville and worked as an RN in the oncology unit at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. She graduated from Spalding University in 2008 with a Master’s of Science in Nursing. She then moved back to her hometown of Paducah and worked as an OB/GYN nurse practitioner for five years before joining The Cecil Clinic in December 2012. She loves every part of her job from routine exams to follow-up and sick visits; she just enjoys taking care of people.
Christy Overstreet, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Christy is originally from Pilot Oak Kentucky and she is a 2001 graduate of Lyon County Jr./Sr. High School. She attended Paducah Community College and received her Associate in Science in 2003. Christy then went on to Murray State University where she graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2006. She began her career by working in Cardiac Care at Lourdes Hospital. She then transferred to the Emergency Room and spent six years caring for the age spectrum in the acute care setting and also attained her Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Licensure. She then spent time floating around the hospital working within the critical care units while she attained her Masters as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Christy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Frontier Nursing University in March of 2014. She is ecstatic to begin her career as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Christy looks forward to meeting you, and becoming your partner in health care.
Eva Lock, RN, BSN, FNP-C
Eva Lock was born and raised in Southern Illinois. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Murray State University in December of 2011. Eva worked as a Registered Nurse in Baptist Health Paducah’s Intensive Care Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit from January 2012 to October 2015. She decided to further her career through Austin Peay State University and graduated in August 2015 with her Master of Science in Nursing and obtained her Family Nurse Practitioner Certification. Eva is thrilled to practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner and hopes to bring compassionate and effective health care to all ages in Western Kentucky.