In February 2013, Executive Vice Chancellor Douglas Girod, M.D., announced that a search committee had been formed to identify candidates for the position of executive dean at the the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Richard Barohn, M.D., chair of the Department of Neurology and director of Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, agreed to chair the search committee.
Three candidates have now visited the KU Medical Center campuses. Videos of their town hall presentations will be posted soon.
Robert D. Simari, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Town hall presentation: Oct. 16, 2013
Paula K. Shireman, M.D.
Professor of Surgery and Vice Dean for Research, School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio
Town hall presentation: Nov. 5, 2013
Michael S. Bronze, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Town hall presentation: Dec. 5, 2013
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