Faculty recognized with promotions, tenure

UMKC-SOM-LogoThe School of Medicine celebrated several faculty members achieving promotions and tenure with a reception on Sept. 18. The promotions included 14 who received the rank of associate professor and 12 who were appointed full professor.

Dean Steven Kanter, M.D., recognized the promoted faculty for their efforts and hard work. He said that serving as a faculty member at the School of Medicine is a special privilege that presents the opportunity to help shape the future through teaching and discovery.

“You’ve earned these promotions by evidence of your commendable teaching, research and service, and we are proud to embrace you as members of our faculty,” Kanter said. “Congratulations.”

Associate Professor

Ruba A. Abdelhadi, MBBS, Children’s Mercy Hospital
M. Javed Ashraf, MBBS, MPH, Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill
Dmitri V. Baklanov, MD, PhD, Saint Luke’s Hospital
Donna M. Buchanan, PhD, Saint Luke’s Hospital
Marcia A. Chan, PhD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Mark A. Clements, MD, PhD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Hongying (Daisy) Dai, PhD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kristin A. Fickenscher, MD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Margaret E. Gibson, MD, Truman Medical Center Lakewood
P. Charles Inboriboon, MD, MPH, Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill
Kimberly A. Randell, MD, MSc, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Ibrahim M. Saeed, MD, Saint Luke’s Hospital
Lisa S. Spector, MD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Tara M. Swanson, MD, Children’s Mercy Hospital

Professor

James D. Anderst, MD, MSCI, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Paul S. Chan, MD, MSc, Saint Luke’s Hospital
James F. Daniel, MD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Christopher S. Kennedy, MD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Jennifer A. Lowry, MD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Keith J. Mann, MD, MEd, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Erica A. Molitor-Kirsch, MD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kathleen A. Neville, MD, MS, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Jason G. Newland, MD, Med, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Rangaraj Selvarangan, PhD, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Brian M. Wicklund, MDCM, MPH, Children’s Mercy Hospital

Teaching Professor

Theodore M. Cole, III, PhD, UMKC School of Medicine