American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Board of Trustees

Jennie H. Kwon, DO
Intern/Resident Representative
Brentwood, Missouri

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, is currently training in an infectious diseases fellowship at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

After receiving her bachelor’s degrees in English literature and rhetoric, and molecular and cellular biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Kwon earned her osteopathic medical degree from the Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, Illinois. Dr. Kwon then completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago (NorthShore University HealthSystem) in Evanston, Illinois. She served as chief resident from 2012-2013.

In addition to her involvement with the AOA, Dr. Kwon has served on numerous committees during her residency, including the Educational Quality Assurance Committee and the Residency Program Evaluation Committee. As a fellow at Washington University, she currently serves on the Fellowship Program Evaluation Committee.

During her residency at the University of Chicago (NorthShore), Dr. Kwon was named Intern of the Year in 2010 and Internal Medicine Resident of the Year in 2012. She also received a Nursing Housestaff Communication award and the Medical Student Teaching Excellence award in 2012. Dr. Kwon has presented scientific research at local and national meetings and received the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Jonathan Freeman scholarship in 2014.