School of Medicine announces academic appointments

The UMKC School of Medicine has announced four recent appointments to academic leadership positions: John Borsa, M.D., chair of the Department of Radiology; Adam Algren, M.D., chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine; Jennifer Elliott, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Anesthesiology; and Molly Uhlenhake, D.O., director of the Continuing Care Clinic clerkship.

Borsa adds the role of the school’s academic chair of radiology to his current position as department chair at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City. A board certified vascular interventional radiologist, he is a national expert in procedures related to percutaneous treatment of venous thromboembolic disease.

A fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology, he also is a peer reviewed author and international lecturer in his field. He has been honored three times as teacher of the year by residents and five times as a distinguished faculty presenter.

Borsa completed medical school and an internship at the University of Manitoba, and his radiology residency at the Mayo Clinic. He also completed an interventional radiology fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle before joining the staff of Saint Luke’s Hospital in 2011.

Adam Algren, M.D.Algren, a 2001 graduate of the UMKC School of Medicine, has served as interim chair of emergency medicine since January. He is also chair of the University Health Physicians Board of Directors.

A member of the UMKC departments of emergency medicine and pediatrics since 2007, Algren has served as the chair of the School of Medicine’s Council on Selection and on the Truman Medical Centers Board of Directors.

He completed his emergency medicine residency and served as chief resident at TMC. Fellowship trained in medical toxicology at the Emory University/CDC program, Algren also served as a clinical instructor in the Emory University emergency medicine department.

Elliott, JenniferIn addition to her new role as interim chair of anesthesiology, Elliott currently serves as medical director of the Pain Management Clinic at Saint Luke’s Hospital. A 1996 UMKC School of Medicine graduate, she has served for many years as a member of the residency education committee in the radiology department.

After completing her anesthesiology residency and a fellowship in pain management at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Elliott joined the staff at Saint Luke’s Hospital. She has been a member of the hospital’s Institutional Review Board, a member of the UMKC School of Medicine Physician Promotions Committee, and the physician chair of the Saint Luke’s Health System Opioid Stewardship Committee. She completed the UMKC Physician Leadership Development Program in 2018.

Elliott has also written numerous articles and chapters on topics in pain medicine and is the primary editor of an acute pain management handbook published in 2011.

Uhlenhake, MollyUhlenhake takes on her director’s role in the school’s Continuing Care Clinic, having previously served on the Council of Selections as vice chair and the scholarship selection committee as chair. She is currently working to develop a multidisciplinary LGBT+ clinic at TMC, where she directs primary care services.

A member of the School of Medicine docent team, Uhlenhake is also medical director of Refugee and Immigration services at the Kansas City Health Department and medical director of community outreach for TMC. She is a core faculty member for the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency program at TMC and for Teen Primary Care at Children’s Mercy Kansas City.

After graduating medical school at Des Moines University in Iowa, Uhlenhake completed her internal medicine-pediatrics residency the UMKC School of Medicine, where she also served chief resident. Before joining the staff at UMKC and TMC, she served at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and was the medical director of adolescent medicine at the High Street Clinic in Denver.

2018 Promotion & Tenure

Ahmed, AtifAtif A. Ahmed, M.B.B.S.
Professor
Pediatric Pathology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Al-Shawwa, BahauddinBahauddin A. Al-Shawwa, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pulmonary
Sleep Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Prakash Chandra, M.D.
Associate Professor
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
TMC Behavioral Health Network

Chhabra, RajivRajiv Chhabra, M.B.B.S.

Associate Professor
Gastroenterology
Saint Luke’s Hospital

Cooper, AshleyAshley M. Cooper, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Rheumatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Davis, DanielDaniel Davis, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Radiology
VAMC – Kansas City

Dubin, JonathanJonathan R. Dubin, M.D.
Associate Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery
Truman Medical Centers – UMKC Health Sciences District

Edwards, SarahSarah T. Edwards, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Escobar, HugoHugo Escobar, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Pulmonology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Ferguson, AngelaAngela M. Ferguson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Pathology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Fisher, StanleyStanley P. Fisher, M.D.
Professor
Neurology
Saint Luke’s Hospital

Fowler, MiltonMilton A. Fowler, Jr., M.D.
Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Goldman, JenniferJennifer L. Goldman, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Gould, SaraSara R. Gould, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Hathaway, SusanSusan B. Hathaway, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Graduate Medical Education
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Jacobsen, RyanRyan C. Jacobsen, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Johnson County EMS System

Kaye, AlisonAlison E. Kaye, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Lim, JoelJoel D. Lim, M.D.
Professor
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Moffatt, MaryMary E. Moffatt, M.B.B.Ch.
Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Morales-Ramirez, PedroPedro B. Morales-Ramirez, M.D.
Associate Professor
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Truman Medical Centers – UMKC Health Sciences District

Nadler, CyCy B. Nadler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Maheshkumar, PatelMaheshkumar K. Patel, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Psychiatry
Center for Behavioral Medicine

Plencner, LauraLaura M. Plencner, M.D.
Associate Professor
Hospital Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Rivard, DouglasDouglas C. Rivard, M.D.
Professor
Pediatric Radiology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Shenoy, SantoshSantosh G. Shenoy, M.B.B.S.
Clinical Associate Professor
Surgery
VAMC – Kansas City

Soden, SarahSarah E. Soden, M.D.
Professor
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Srivastava, TarekTarak Srivastava, M.B.B.S.

Professor
Pediatric Nephrology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Sullivant, ShaylaShayla A. Sullivant, M.D.
Associate Professor
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Tryon, ThomasThomas W. Tryon, M.D.
Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Upadhyaya, CheeragCheerag D. Upadhyaya, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Neurology
Saint Luke’s Hospital

Weaver, MichaelMichael L. Weaver, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Emergency Medicine
Saint Luke’s Hospital

Willig, LaurelLaurel K. Willig, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Nephrology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Wooten, JamesJames M. Wooten, Pharm.D.
Professor
Internal Medicine – Pharmacology
UMKC School of Medicine


Zhang, LeiLei Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatric Pathology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Faculty Council Committee Meeting Schedule

Face-to-Face Meetings – School of Medicine

Face-to-face meetings are scheduled quarterly – the second Monday beginning in January, April, July and October.

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2017 Promotion & Tenure

Ahmed T. Abdelmoity, M.D.
Professor
Pediatrics
Neurology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Ayman Abdul-Rauf, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Ibrahim A. Ahmed, M.B.B.Ch.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
John T. Anderson, M.D.
Associate Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Thomas M. Attard, M.D.
Professor
Pediatrics
Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Keith J. August, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Mara L. Becker, M.D.
Professor
Pediatrics
Rheumatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
James W. Bogener, M.D.
Associate Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery
Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill
Christine M. Boutwell, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Neurology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Julia R. Broussard, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Endocrinology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Stephanie A. Burrus, D.O.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hospitalist
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Michael R. Christian, M.D.
Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine
Truman Medical Center- Hospital Hill
Akin Cil, M.D.
Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery
Truman Medical Center- Hospital Hill
Gabriel L. Converse, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Surgery
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital
John D. Cowden, M.D.
Professor
Pediatrics
General Pediatrics
Children’s Mercy Hospital
John E. Croom, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Neurology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Ashley L. Daly, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hospitalist
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Jennifer A. Elliott, M.D.
Professor
Anesthesiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Emily G. Farrow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Genomic Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Matthew M. Feldt, D.O.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Endocrinology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Terrie G. Flatt, D.O.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
John M. Gatti, M.D.
Professor
Surgery
Pediatric Urology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Mary M. Gerkovich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor with Tenure
Department of Biomedical
& Health Informatics
UMKC School of Medicine
Steven Go, M.D.
Professor
Emergency Medicine
Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill
Erin M. Guest, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
J. Joshua Hall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Miranda M. Huffman, M.D.
Associate Professor
Community and Family Medicine
Truman Medical Center-
Hospital Hill
Timothy E. Hug, O.D.
Associate Professor
Ophthalmology
Pediatric Optometry
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Matthew B. Johnson, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hospitalist
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Andrew C. Kao, M.D.
Professor
Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Ayman Khmour, M.B.B.S.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Jeffery Kunin, M.D.
Professor
Radiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Kamani M. Lankachandra, M.B.B.S.
Professor
Pathology
Truman Medical Center-
Hospital Hill
Kevin H. Latz, M.D.
Associate Professor
Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Amy S. Lay, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Cardiology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Michael A. Lypka, M.D.
Associate Professor
Surgery
Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Michele Maddux, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Amgad G. Masoud, M.B.B.Ch., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine
Truman Medical Center-
Hospital Hill
Russell J. McCulloh, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Infectious Diseases
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Jeffrey A. Metzner, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Psychiatry
Truman Medical Center-
Hospital Hill
Ann C. Modrcin, M.D.
Professor
Pediatrics
Physical Rehabilitation
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Karin E. Olds, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Neurology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Lina M. Patel, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Mary Ann J. Queen, M.D.
Professor
Pediatrics
Hospitalist
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Mohamed A. Radhi, M.B.Ch.B.
Professor
Pediatrics
Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Mamta S. Reddy, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Allergy/Immunology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Danielle J. Reed, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy HospitalMercy Hospital
Professor
James B. Reynolds, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Psychiatry
Center for Behavioral Medicine
Robert R. Riss, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hospitalist
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Venkatesh Sampath, M.B.B.S.
Professor
Pediatrics
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Mukta Sharma, M.B.B.S.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Julia K. Simmons, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hospitalist
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Erin D. Stahl, M.D.
Associate Professor
Ophthalmology
Refractive Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Christine Sullivan, M.D.
Professor
Emergency Medicine
Truman Medical Center-
Hospital Hill
David A. Voran, M.D.
Associate Professor
Community and Family Medicine
Truman Medical Center-
Lakewood
Christopher M. Walker, M.D.
Associate Professor
Radiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Kirsten L. Weltmer, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
General Pediatrics
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Brandt C. Wible, M.D.
Associate Professor
Radiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Yun Yan, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Endocrinology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

Faculty Feedback Form

2016 Promotion & Tenure

algrenD. Adam Algren, M.D.
Emergency Medicine
Truman Medical Center
Hospital Hill
Associate Professor
allanCarla C. Allan, Ph.D.
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
allenGeoffrey L. Allen, M.D.
Critical Care
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
arnold-gerhkeSuzanne (Arnold) Gehrke, M.D.
Mid America Heart Institute
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Associate Professor
austinBethany A. Austin, M.D.
Mid America Heart Institute
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Associate Professor
Ghufran S. Babar, M.B.B.S.
Endocrinology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
barnesAliessa P. Barnes, M.D
Cardiology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
Julie A. Bass, D.O.
Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
bawejaParamdeep S. Baweja, M.B.B.S.
Internal Medicine – Cardiology
Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill
Associate Professor
beckAmy R. Beck, Ph.D.
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
bettenjausenJessica Bettenhausen, M.D.
Hospital Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
bhatAbid M. Bhat, M.B.B.S., M.B.A.
Internal Medicine- Pulmonary and Critical Care
Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill
Professor
burgertTania S. Burgert, M.D.
Endocrinology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
carpenterShannon L. Carpenter, M.D., M.S.C.I.
Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Professor
Joseph T. Cernich, M.D.
Endocrinology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
chanYui-Yee (Ray) Chan, M.D.
Hospital Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
coffmanKeith A. Coffman, M.D.
Neurology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
colomboJennifer M. Colombo, M.D.
Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
connellyMark A. Connelly, Ph.D.
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Professor
ellisonStefanie Ellison, M.D.
Emergency Medicine
Truman Medical Center- Hospital Hill
Professor
enriquezJonathan R. Enriquez, M.D.
Internal Medicine-Cardiology
Truman Medical Center- Hospital Hill
Associate Professor
frazierTerra N. Frazier, D.O
Child Abuse and Neglect
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
fulbrightJoy M. Fulbright, M.D.
Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
fuMingui Fu, Ph.D.
Basic Medical Science
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Associate Professor
gardnerSara E. Gardner, M.D.
Bioethics
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
hamplSarah E. Hampl, M.D.
General Pediatrics
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Professor
hempsteadLaura Hempstead, D.O.
Community and Family Medicine
Truman Medical Center
Lakewood
Professor
hoffartCara M. Hoffart, D.O.
Rheumatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
horiiKimberly A. Horii, M.D.
Dermatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Professor
ibarraMaria F. Ibarra, M.D.
Rheumatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
jarkaDale E. Jarka, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
juangDavid Juang, M.D.
Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
kotwalSuhel Y. Kotwal, M.B.B.S.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Truman Medical Center
Hospital Hill
Associate Professor
krishnaRohit Krishna, M.D.
Ophthalmology
Truman Medical Center
Eye Foundation
Professor
linebargerJennifer S. Linebarger, M.D., M.P.H.
Teen Clinic
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
mcnellisEmily M. McNellis, M.D.
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
meierottoRuby E. Meierotto, M.D.
Radiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor
miller-smithLaura A. Miller-Smith, M.D.
Critical Care
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
mitreNaim G. Mitre, M.D.
Endocrinology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
monaghan-nicholsPaula Monaghan-Nichols, Ph.D.
Basic Medical Science
Professor
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Wael S. Mourad, M.D.
Community and Family Medicine
Truman Medical Center-Lakewood
Associate Professor
newmanRoss E. Newman, D.O., M.H.P.E.
General Pediatrics
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
nicholsMark Nichols, Ph.D.
Basic Medical Science
Research Associate Professor
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
nypMichael F. Nyp, D.O., M.B.A.
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
oshodiAdebayo A. Oshodi, M.B.B.S.
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
pahudBarbara A. Pahud, M.D., M.P.H.
Infectious Disease
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
Eugenia K. Pallotto, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Professor
John Papagiannis, M.D.
Electrophysiology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
parthibanAnitha Parthiban, M.B.B.S.
Cardiology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
petrikinJoshua E. Petrikin, M.D.
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
rosemergeyBeth Rosemergey, D.O.
Community and Family Medicine
Truman Medical Center-Lakewood
Associate Professor
rosenJohn M. Rosen, M.D.
Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
simpsonElizabeth A. Simpson, M.D.
General Pediatrics
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Professor
staggsVincent S. Staggs, Ph.D.
Health Services and Outcomes Research
Children’s Mercy Hospital Associate Professor
sutkinGary Sutkin, M.D., M.B.A.
Victor and Caroline Schutte Endowed Chair in Women’s Health and Associate Dean of Women’s Health Departments of Biomedical & Health Informatics & Obstetrics & Gynecology
Professor
jane taylorJane B. Taylor, M.D.
Pulmonology
Children’s Mercy Hospital Associate
Professor
tisma-dupanovicSvjetlana Tisma-Dupanovic, M.D.
Cardiology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
Carrie A. Vyhlidal, Ph.D.
Clinical Pharmacology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
wallaceDustin P. Wallace, Ph.D.
Developmental and Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
weatherlyRobert A. Weatherly, M.D.
Otolaryngology Surgery
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Professor
Julie A. Weiner, D.O.
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor
Kristi M. Williams, M.D.
General Pediatrics
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Associate Professor

2015 Promotion & Tenure

ruba-a-abdelhadiRuba A. Abdelhadi, MBBS
Associate Professor
Pediatrics Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
james-d-anderstJames D. Anderst, MD, MSCI
Professor
Pediatrics
Children at Risk
Children’s Mercy Hospital
m-javed-ashrafM. Javed Ashraf, MBBS, MPH
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Truman Medical Center
Hospital Hill
dmitri-baklanovDmitri V. Baklanov, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
donna-buchananDonna M. Buchanan, PhD
Associate Professor
Biomedical and Health Informatics
Saint Luke’s Hospital
marcia-chanMarcia A. Chan, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Immunology Research
Children’s Mercy Hospital
paul-chanPaul S. Chan, MD, MSc
Professor
Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
mark-clementsMark A. Clements, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Endocrinology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
theodore-coleTheodore M. Cole, III, PhD
Teaching Professor
Basic Medical Science
UMKC School of Medicine
hongying-daiHongying (Daisy) Dai, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Medical Research
Children’s Mercy Hospital
james-danielJames F. Daniel, MD
Professor
Pediatrics
Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
kristen-fickenscherKristin A. Fickenscher, MD
Associate Professor
Radiology
Pediatric Radiology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
margaret-gibsonMargaret E. Gibson, MD
Associate Professor
Community & Family Medicine
Sports Medicine
Truman Medical Center
Lakewood
p-charles-inboriboonP. Charles Inboriboon, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine
Truman Medical Center
Hospital Hill
christopher-kennedyChristopher S. Kennedy, MD
Professor
Pediatrics
Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital
jennifer-lowryJennifer A. Lowry, MD
Professor
Pediatrics
Pharmacology / Toxicology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
keith-mannKeith J. Mann, MD, MEd
Professor
Pediatrics
General Pediatrics
Children’s Mercy Hospital
erica-molitorErica A. Molitor-Kirsch, MD
Professor
Pediatrics
Critical Care
Children’s Mercy Hospital
jason-newlandJason G. Newland, MD, MEd
Professor
Pediatrics
Infectious Disease
Children’s Mercy Hospital
kimberly-randellKimberly A. Randell, MD, MSc
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy Hospital
ibrahim-saeedIbrahim M. Saeed, MD
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
rangaraj-selvaranganRangaraj Selvarangan, PhD
Professor
Pathology
Pediatric Pathology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
lisa-spectorLisa S. Spector, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Children At Risk
Children’s Mercy Hospital
tara-swansonTara M. Swanson, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
brian-wicklundBrian M. Wicklund, MDCM, MPH
Professor
Pediatrics
Hematology/Oncology
Children’s Mercy Hospital

2014 Promotion & Tenure

karina-carlsonKarina Carlson, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
adnan-chhatriwallaAdnan K. Chhatriwalla, MD
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
xiangping-chuXiangping Chu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor with Tenure
Basic Medical Science
Neuroscience
UMKC School of Medicine
daniel-dimDaniel C. Dim, MD
Associate Professor
Pathology
Truman Medical Center
Hospital Hill
meredith-dreyer-gilletteMeredith L. Dreyer Gillette, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Developmental / Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
anna-eganAnna M. Egan, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Developmental / Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
ryan-fischerRyan T. Fischer, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
r-stephen-griffithR. Stephen Griffith, MD
Professor
Community & Family Medicine
Truman Medical Center
Lakewood
jeffrey-hackmanJeffrey L. Hackman, MD
Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine
Truman Medical Center
Hospital Hill
bryce-heeseBryce A. Heese, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Medical Genetics
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
gregory-howellGregory H. Howell, MD
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary & Critical Care
Saint Luke’s Hospital
rebecca-johnsonRebecca J. Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Developmental / Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
bridgette-jonesBridgette L. Jones, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Allergy / Immunology
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
ding-you-liDing-You Li, MD, PhD
Professor
Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Jeffrey-MichaelJeffrey G. Michael, DO
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Ann-ModrcinAnn C. Modrcin, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Physical Rehabilitation
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
N-Christine-MoserN. Christine Moser, PsyD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Developmental / Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Sarah-NypSarah S. Nyp, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Developmental / Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Brian-PateBrian M. Pate, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Hospitalist
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Diane-PlantzDiane M. Plantz, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Geetha-RaghuveerGeetha Raghuveer, MBBS, MPH
Professor
Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
M-Afzal-RiazM. Afzal Riaz, MBBS
Clinical Associate Professor
Radiology
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Robert-SchremmerRobert D. Schremmer, MD
Professor
Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Lisa-SchroederLisa L. Schroeder, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Fariha-ShafiFariha Shafi, MD
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine
Truman Medical Center
Hospital Hill
Kevin-SmithKevin C. Smith, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Developmental / Behavioral Sciences
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Kristin-VoosKristin C. Voos, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Neonatology
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City
Michael-WackerMichael J. Wacker, PhD
Associate Teaching Professor
Basic Medical Sciences
Physiology
UMKC School of Medicine
Jennifer-WattsJennifer L. Watts, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Mercy
Kansas City

Faculty Events

Oct
27
Tue
DBHI Multi-Disciplinary Seminar: Clinical Trials Using the Electronic Medical Record
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the UMKC School of Medicine Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics for a multi-disciplinary seminar on Tuesday afternoons from 4-5 p.m.

This Tuesday, Oct. 27, join Ryan Moog (Cerner) for a discussion on Clinical Trials Using the Electronic Medical Record.

All seminar meetings will be conducted on Zoom.

Oct
28
Wed
Health Sciences Deans’ Seminar Series
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Health Sciences Deans’ Seminar Series

Jared May, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Cell Biology & Biophysics, School of Biological
and Chemical Sciences, University of Missouri – Kansas City

Phase separation of a plant virus movement protein facilitates multiple virus-host interactions

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 / Noon – 1 p.m.

https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/94056835606?pwd=azkxb1FGTnZ4UnMzM08ranQrTU56QT09
Meeting ID: 940 5683 5606 / Passcode: 001842

Oct
30
Fri
William Goodson, Jr., M.D. Memorial Lectureship
Oct 30 @ 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Nov
3
Tue
DBHI Multi-Disciplinary Seminar: Outcomes Research
Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the UMKC School of Medicine Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics for a multi-disciplinary seminar on Tuesday afternoons from 4-5 p.m.

This Tuesday, Nov. 3, join Stacy Farr (School of Nursing) for a discussion on Outcomes Research.

All seminar meetings will be conducted on Zoom.

Nov
10
Tue
DBHI Multi-Disciplinary Seminar: Health Informatics
Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the UMKC School of Medicine Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics for a multi-disciplinary seminar on Tuesday afternoons from 4-5 p.m.

This Tuesday, Nov. 10, join Iris Zachery (Mizzou) for a discussion on Health Informatics.

All seminar meetings will be conducted on Zoom.

Nov
17
Tue
DBHI Multi-Disciplinary Seminar: Language Processing
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the UMKC School of Medicine Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics for a multi-disciplinary seminar on Tuesday afternoons from 4-5 p.m.

This Tuesday, Nov. 17, join Keith Feldman for a discussion on Language Processing

All seminar meetings will be conducted on Zoom.

Nov
26
Thu
Thanksgiving Holiday Begins – University Closed
Nov 26 – Nov 27 all-day
Dec
25
Fri
University Holiday – University Closed
Dec 25 2020 – Jan 1 2021 all-day