Governing Board

Gary Duncan, LFACHE – Chair
Duncan Consulting
Joplin, MO

A. Michael Borkon, M.D. – Vice Chair
Mid America Heart & Lung Surgeons, PC
Kansas City, MO

Richard Muther, M.D. – Secretary
Kidney Associates
Kansas City, MO

Thomas Crouch, M.D.
Kansas City, MO

Michael R. Dunaway
Missouri Hospital Association
Overland Park, KS

Thomas H. Estep, M.D.
Wichita, KS

Michael Hettinger, M.D.
Leawood, KS

Barbara MacArthur, RN, MN
University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, KS

Michael Moncure, M.D.
University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, KS

Sarah Oakley, RN, MSN
North Kansas City Hospital
North Kansas City, MO

Carol Perry, RN, BSN, MSM, FACHE – Advisory Board Chair
Stormont-Vail HealthCare
Topeka, KS

Ken Powell
Leawood, KS

Steve Reintjes, M.D.
The Kansas City Neurosurgery Group, LLC
Kansas City, MO

David Theis
Garnett, KS

Brad Warrady, M.D.
The Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Stevan Whitt, M.D.
University of Missouri Health Center
Columbia, MO

Legal Counsel

Darren Sharp
Armstrong Teasdale, LLP
Kansas City, MO

Advisory Board

Carol Perry, RN, BSN, MSM, FACHE – Chair
Stormont-Vail HealthCare
Topeka, KS

Walter Andrews, M.D.
The Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Tracie Baker
Prairie Village, KS

Geoffrey L. Blatt, M.D.
Midwest Neurosurgery Associates
Kansas City, MO

Lauralee Brown, RN, MHSA, CPHQ
Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation
Columbia, MD

Dana Buchmueller
Research Medical Center
Kansas City, MO

Jimi Cook, DVM, PhD, OTSC
University of Missouri Healthcare
Missouri Orthopedic Institute
Columbia, MO

Pranavkumar Dalal, M.D.
Kidney Associates of Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Brady Dubois
Mosaic Life Care Medical Center
St. Joseph, MO

Jameson Forster, M.D.
St. Luke’s Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Alexandra Garrick, M.S. E.d.
National Kidney Foundation
Overland Park, KS

Cheri Hunt, RN, MHA, NEA-BC
The Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

James D. Kaplan, M.D.
Kansas City Pulmonary & Sleep Specialist
Overland Park, KS

Taba Kheradmand, PhD
Midwest Transplant Network
Westwood, KS

Nancy D. Long, RN, BA, CCTC
Saint Luke’s Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Erik Mitchell, M.D.
First Call Morgue
Kansas City, KS

Denise Mogg, RN
St. Luke’s Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Dan Murillo, M.D.
Transplant Institute, Research Medical Center
Kansas City, MO

Venkataraman Ramachandran, M.D.
University of Missouri Health Center
Columbia, MO

Timothy Schmitt, M.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Barbara Starr
Blue Springs, MO

Mark Wakefield, M.D.
University of Missouri Health Center
Columbia, MO

Harry Wilkins, M.D.
Prairie Village, KS

Emeritus Board Members

Dennis Diederich, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Gilbert Ross, MD
University of Missouri Hospital
Columbia, MO