Michele Kilo, M.D., ’84, has been selected by the University of Missouri-Kansas City Alumni Association as the 2014 Alumni Achievement Award winner for the School of Medicine.
Kilo serves as Director of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Mercy Hospital with specialties in Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Mental Retardation and Related Disorders and Attention Deficit Disorders. After joining CMH she became the President of the Medical Staff, served on the Board of Directors and has chaired the Medical Executive Committee and Medical Staff Health and Wellness Committee.
She was appointed in 2009 by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to the Missouri Commission . Kilo’s dedication to special needs children lead to her service as president of the Jellybean Conspiracy Board of Directors. The organization is a Kansas City based not-for-profit meeting the social needs and artistic aspirations of high school students with disabilties.
In addition to her position as Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the UMKC School of Medicine, Kilo has served in volunteer positions such as president of the School of Medicine Alumni Association and chair of the School of Medicine’s Board of Visitors.
She is a Lifetime Member of the UMKC Alumni Association.
The University also selected the Waldman family — that includes two School of Medicine graduates, Steve Waldman, M.D., ’ 77, and son Corey Waldman, M.D., ’12, and current School of Medicine student Reid Waldman, MS 3.
The University will recognize of this year’s award winners at the 2014 Alumni Awards Celebration at 11:30 a.m. on April 24 at Swinney Gymnasium.