Lee S. Clore, Jr., M.D.
Lee S. Clore, Jr. specializes in adult and pediatric allergy, asthma, and immunology. He is board certified by the American Board of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and has been practicing in Owensboro, Kentucky and surrounding counties since 1998.
Dr. Clore received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Kentucky in 1989 and his medical degree from the University of Kentucky in 1993. From 1993 to 1996, he undertook his internship and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed a fellowship in pediatric and adult allergy immunology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta in 1998.
After graduating from his fellowship, Dr. Clore moved to Owensboro with his wife, Julie, and their family. Dr. Clore is also a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology and the American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology. He has served, since 2009, as the executive secretary of the Southeastern Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Society.
In addition, Dr. Clore has served as principal investigator for more than 45 clinical trials in the field of allergy immunology. His participation in these studies allows patients the opportunity to receive new and innovative therapies for their allergic diseases.
In 2002, Dr. Clore received the president’s award from Owensboro Regional Health Hospital, recognizing his dedication to the core commitments of integrity, service, respect, teamwork, excellence, and innovation. In 2001 and in 2003, Dr. Clore was the recipient of the American Red Cross real hero award nomination for outstanding service.
In 2000, Dr. Clore started “Camp Wheeze Away” and since then has served as medical director for the not-for-profit asthma camp for children. Camp Wheeze Away is conducted for children with new onset asthma who are 6 to 10 years of age.
Dr. Clore is an avid sports fan. When he is not working, he enjoys UK basketball, Cincinnati Reds baseball and spending time with his wife and three sons.
Katelyn A. Rinell, PA-C
Mrs. Rinell began her career at Allergy & Asthma Specialists in 2006, while attending Kentucky Wesleyan College, as an assistant in our research department. After graduating from Kentucky Wesleyan, she completed a master’s of science in physician assistant studies at South University in Savannah, Georgia, graduating in March of 2013. She has been seeing patients for Allergy and Asthma Specialists in the clinic now for three years.
Sara J. Westmoreland, APRN
Ms. Westmoreland has worked with Allergy & Asthma Specialists since 2006. She began her career here as a registered nurse and then worked her way through school. She is a certified Asthma Educator. Ms. Westmoreland graduated in 2015 from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri with a master’s of science in nursing, family nurse practitioner.