Janell S. Ridenour, M.M.Sc., PA-C.
Assistant Teaching Professor
Department(s) of Graduate Health Professions in Medicine
UMKC School of Medicine
Education and Background
University of Dallas
M.M.Sc. - Yale University
Meet Janell Ridenour
Janell joined the UMKC School of Medicine MMSPA program in 2017. Before attending physician assistant school, she worked as a Research Assistant in the department of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School. She graduated from the Yale PA program in 2005 and has spent the next 12 years practicing clinically as a Physician Assistant. Her practice areas included Otolaryngology, Pediatrics and Neurotology. She began her career as a PA in the Boston area at Boston Children’s Hospital before moving to Kansas City and working at Children’s Mercy and in private practice.