Office of Faculty Affairs

Faculty Council

The Council serves as the representative of the school’s faculty.  The council meets once per quarter (and monthly via conference/WebEx) as a forum for exchange between faculty and administration.  The council is also responsible for initial faculty appointments, yearly promotions and maintaining of faculty records and files.  It also develops and coordinates continuing medical education activities.

Responsibilities of the Faculty Council:
  • Advise the Dean on matters pertaining to faculty activities and faculty development
  • Facilitate and enhance faculty communication
  • To represent the School of Medicine faculty on the UMKC Faculty Senate


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Council Members
Faculty Member Affiliation
Allsworth, JenniferJenifer E. Allsworth, Ph.D.
Biomedical and Health Informatics
School of Medicine
Elliott, DavidDavid C. Elliott, D.O.
Internal Medicine
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Foote, KarenKaren J. Foote, M.D.
Community and Family Medicine
Truman Medical Center – Lakewood
Hamarshi, MajdiMajdi S. Hamarshi, M.D.
Internal Medicine – Critical Care
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Jiao, JianweiJianwei Jiao, M.D., Ph.D.
Center for Behavioral Medicine
Myers, AngelaAngela Myers, M.D., M.P.H.
Infectious Disease
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Talboy, GlennGlenn E. Talboy, Jr, M.D.
Truman Medical Center – Hospital Hill
Tieves, KellyKelly Tieves, D.O., M.S., F.A.A.P.
Pediatric Critical Care
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Wooten, JamesJames M. Wooten, Pharm.D.
Internal Medicine – Pharmacology
School of Medicine

Shackelford, JamesJames Shackelford

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