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University of Kansas Medical Center Leadership Team

Leadership at KU Medical Center is guided by a vision to lead the nation in health care education, healing, teaching and discovery.

Robert Simari, M.D.
Executive Vice Chancellor
KU Medical Center

University of Kansas Medical Center
2032 Murphy Administration Building
Mail Stop 2015
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160

Members of the Leadership team

Abiodun Akinwuntan, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Dean, KU School of Health Professions

Becci Blaesing
Vice President for Medical Development, KU Endowment

Donna Clausen
Director, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor

Emily Diederich, M.D.
Director, Zamierowski Institute for Experiential Learning
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Simulation

Kimberly Gibbens
Deputy General Counsel

Robert Klein, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

Natalie Lutz
Director of Communications

Sally Maliski, Ph.D., R.N.
Dean, KU School of Nursing

Robert McCormack
Director, Government Relations

Jerrihlyn L. McGee, DNP, RN, CNE
Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Garold Minns, M.D.
Dean, School of Medicine-Wichita

Robert P. Moser, M.D.
Dean, KU School of Medicine-Salina

Akinlolu Ojo, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Executive Dean, School of Medicine

Matthias Salathe, M.D.
Interim Vice Chancellor for Research

Ryan Spaulding, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement

Steven Stites, M.D.
Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs

David Vranicar, M.B.A.
Vice Chancellor for Finance/CFO

Steffani Webb, M.B.A.
Vice Chancellor for Administration

Brian A. White, J.D.
General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs

Last modified: Nov. 17, 2020