Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Governing Board

A. Michael Borkon, MD — Chair

Saint Luke’s Health System

Kansas City, Missouri


Barbara MacArthur, RN, MN — Vice Chair

The University of Kansas Health System

Kansas City, Kansas 

Stevan Whitt, MD — Secretary

University of Missouri Health Care

Columbia, Missouri 

Sameer Brahmavar

Cerner

Prairie Village, Kansas 

Thomas Crouch, MD

Kansas City, Missouri 

Kevin Dishman, MD

Stormont Vail Health

Topeka, Kansas 

Michael R. Dunaway

Leawood, Kansas 

Gary Duncan, LFACHE

Duncan Consulting

Joplin, Missouri 

Sean Kumer, MD, PhD, FACS

The University of Kansas Health System

Kansas City, Kansas 

Richard Muther, MD

Kidney Associates of Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri 

Sarah Oakley, RN, MSN

North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City, Missouri 

Ken Powell, CFA

Mariner Wealth Advisors

Leawood, Kansas 

Steve Reintjes Sr., MD

North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City, Missouri

David Theis

Garnett, Kansas 

Brad Warady, MD

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

Advisory Board

James D. Kaplan, MD — Advisory Board Chair

Kansas Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists

Overland Park, Kansas 

Cathy Ashbaugh, RN, AHCNS

University of Missouri Health Care

Columbia, Missouri 

Tracie Baker

Prairie Village, Kansas 

Aliessa Barnes, MD

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri 

Geoffrey L. Blatt, MD, FAAN

Midwest Neurosurgery Associates

Kansas City, Missouri 

Dana Buchmueller, RN

Research Medical Center

Kansas City, Missouri 

Jimi Cook, DVM, PhD, OTSC

University of Missouri Health Care

Missouri Orthopedic Institute

Columbia, Missouri 

Reagan Cussimanio

The University of Kansas Health System

Kansas City, Kansas 

Pranavkumar Dalal, MD

Kidney Associates of Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri 

Jameson Forster, MD

Saint Luke’s Health System

Kansas City, Missouri 

Carole Freiberger-O’Keefe, DO

Saint Luke’s Health System

Kansas City, Missouri 

Alexandra Garrick, MSEd

National Kidney Foundation

Overland Park, Kansas 

Ronda Horstman, CTBS

CryoLife

Kennesaw, Georgia 

Cheri Hunt, MHA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri 

Taba Kheradmand, PhD

Midwest Transplant Network

Westwood, Kansas 

Todd Murphy, MD

Wichita Trauma & Surgical Critical Care Associates

Wichita, Kansas
 

Carol Perry, MSM, BSN, RN, FACHE

Stormont Vail Health

Topeka, Kansas 

Venkataraman Ramachandran, MD

University of Missouri Health Care

Columbia, Missouri 

Timothy Schmitt, MD, FACS

The University of Kansas Health System

Kansas City, Kansas 

Mark Wakefield, MD

University of Missouri Health Care

Columbia, Missouri

Emeritus Board Members

Walter Andrews, MD, FAAP, FACS

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri 

Thomas H. Estep, MD

Wichita, Kansas 

Gilbert Ross, MD

University of Missouri Health Care

Columbia, Missouri

Legal Counsel

Darren Sharp

Armstrong Teasdale

Kansas City, Missouri