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 15 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 University of Louisville School of Medicine, University of Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine , University of Kentucky, Vanderbilt University, McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University, Bethel College and Southern Illinois University. 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 also serves as Medical Director of The Lily Pad, an Easter Seals associated day care for medically fragile children.
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.
Jennifer Story, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Jennifer is a graduate of Graves County High School and received an Associate Degree in Nursing in 2002 from Paducah Community College. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 2005 and Master of Science Degree in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner in 2008, both from Murray State University. She worked as an RN in critical care for six years and in labor and delivery for one year. She began working with Dr. Cecil as an NP in 2009 in an urgent care setting. Jennifer worked as an NP in an OB/GYN office for two years before returning to The Cecil Clinic in May 2014.
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.