Our Providers

Dr. Christina Midkiff 

Born and raised in Wood River, Illinois.  After obtaining her BS in Zoology from Eastern Illinois University in 1990 she attended Medical School at Saint Louis University.  Since 1998, upon completion of the Saint Louis University OB/GYN Residency Program at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Clayton, Missouri, she has been in private practice in Maryville, IL.  She feels in women’s health it is important to assess the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of life to care for patients.  In addition to her patient care, she has served as OB Chairman at Anderson Hospital from 2001-2006.  She served as Medical Staff President 2010-2011.  Dr. Midkiff lives in Troy with her husband and two daughters.  She enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.  She has been leading groups through recovery from childhood sexual abuse. She remains active in abortion recovery classes and teaching women's classes at her church.    

 Dr. Markel Owens

Born and raised in East St Louis, Illinois. After graduating from the University of Illinois in 1998 with a BS in Chemical Engineering, she then pused Medical School at St Louis University from 2001 - 2005.   In 2009, upon completion of the Saint Louis University OB/GYN Residency Program at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Clayton, Missouri, she joined Dr. Midkiff in private practice in Maryville, IL. During her training at Saint Mary’s Hospital she was trained in urogynecology and is able to perform urodynamic testing in our Maryville office for incontinence (urine loss) and Trans Obturator Tapings to correct the incontinence at Anderson hospital.  Dr. Owens lives in Edwardsville, IL with her husband and two sons. She currently serves as Chairperson for the Ob/Gyn Department at Anderson Hospital. She enjoys napping, puzzles, reading, walking and spending time with family and friends.

 Jennifer Wesselman-Williams, FNP-BC

Born in Oklahoma and raised in the military. She embraced and enjoyed living in various places and experiencing different cultures. Jennifer graduated with a BS in Nursing from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2002. She completed her MS in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner specialization from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2009. Jennifer lives in Troy, Illinois with her husband and two children. She enjoys traveling, exercising, reading, attending sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.

 Deanna Moorman, FNP-BC

Born and raised in Vandalia, Illinois. Deanna graduated with a BS in nursing from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2009. She completed her MS in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner specialization from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2013. Deanna is married and is currently living in Troy, Illinois. Her hobbies include spending time with her husband, her dog Penny, family, and friends.

 Jenny Daniels, FNP-BC

Jenny grew up in Litchfield, Illinois. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Murray State University in Kentucky in 2010. She then worked Labor and Delivery at Anderson Hospital for 7 years. During that time, she completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at Maryville University as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her passion has always been women's health, with a focus on pregnancy and preventative care. She currently lives in Edwardsville with her husband and son. Hobbies include traveling, reading, trying new foods, and spending time with her family.

 Kelly Houston, MS, RD, LD

Born and raised in Maryville, IL, Kelly attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville for her Bachelor’s degree. Her love of nutrition compelled her to seek further schooling and she was accepted to Saint Louis University for undergraduate nutrition courses and for her dietetic internship. She earned her MS in Human Nutrition from the University of Alabama. Kelly lives in Troy, IL with her husband, two children, and three cats. She enjoys trying new restaurants, reading, and being active with her family. Kelly understands that each client is unique with individual health concerns and goals. She loves food and wants her clients to love it too!  She aims to help her clients better understand how food affects their health so they can feel confident in making choices that are right for them.
Chistina Midiff, Md - 2023 Vadalabene Dr., Suite 200 • Maryville, IL - (618) 288-7408