Jennifer Howes, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Jennifer Howes is the Chief Medical Officer of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan. She then went on to complete her clinical training in Critical Care Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She holds an additional Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Louisiana State University in Shreveport and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality through the National Association for Healthcare Quality.

Dr. Howes has over a decade of clinical experience in the ICU and comes to Cheyenne from the CHRISTUS Health System in Texas, where she was the System Medical Director for Critical Care Services with oversight of 25 ICU programs in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico.

Dr. Howes has a passion for clinical quality improvement and is dedicated to excellence in patient care. She is thrilled to join CRMC as the Chief Medical Officer, where she can directly impact care for patients here in the local community.

Outside of her career as a physician leader, Dr. Howes is also married with four children. She and her family reside in Laramie County and they enjoy watching sports, playing board games and being outdoors. While most of her free time is spent cheering on her children at their sporting events, Dr. Howes also enjoys training in the gym with her husband. She is also a professional bodybuilder in the largest natural bodybuilding federation in the country