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Deborah Barton
Sr. Coordinator
Phone: 913-588-0798     E-mail

Deborah serves as Managing Editor for the journal Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair and provides support for the research programs at the Landon Center on Aging. She also supports Community Outreach functions and the Geriatrics rotation for the Internal Medicine Residents.


Adam Bruetsch, MS
Research Engineer
Phone: 913-588-6372      E-mail

Adam is a Research Engineer in the Human Performance Laboratory. He has a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His duties include recruiting, scheduling, and collecting kinematic and kinetic data from human subjects, maintaining the laboratory equipment in the HPL, and post-processing collected data using biomechanical modeling software.


Matt Chandler, MBA
Program Director
Phone: 913-588-3094     E-Mail:

Matt is Program Director for the Life Enrichment and Wellness programs for the Community Outreach Program.


Diane Clark
Assistant Director
Phone: 913-588-1218     E-Mail:

Diane is responsible for the day to day operational oversight of the Landon Center on Aging. She also leads the Community Outreach Programs team of the Landon Center on Aging. 


Jane DeLeon
Administrative Officer
Phone: 913-588-1424     E-Mail:

Jane is the Administrative Officer for the financial area of the Landon Center on Aging.  She assists in the preparation of administrative and financial forms and analyzing data.


Iva Hornor
Lead Fitness Instructor
Phone: 913-588-0716     E-mail:

Iva is the Lead Fitness Instructor in the Landon Center on Aging. Iva has a BA in Physical Education and Health. She leads exercise classes for older adults at the Landon Fitness Center. 

Myra Hyatt

Myra Hyatt, LSCSW
Social Worker
Phone: 913-588-2365    E-Mail:

Myra serves as a social worker to both the Community Outreach Program and the Geriatric Medicine Clinic. She has 20+ years experience providing social work service to seniors and their families.

Tanya Rehma

Tanya Rehma
Project Manager
Phone: 913-588-1466      E-mail

Tanya oversees the day-to-day administrative functions of the Geriatric Fellowship program.  She is project manager and trained leader for the Chronic Dissease Self Management Workshop and Walk With Ease Program .  She also enjoys teaching an older adult Stretch and Balance class.


Miceala Tinoco
Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: 913-588-1549     E-Mail:

Miceala's duties include ordering supplies, maintaining office inventory supplies, backup timekeeper, and scheduling and maintaining the events calendar for all classroom and meeting rooms for the Landon Center on Aging. She also serves as receptionist for the Center's administrative offices.


Amy Wiedenmann
BSN, RN Geriatric Medicine Clinic
Phone: 913-588-1204

Ms. Wiedenmann is a bachelors prepared professional nurse with an RN license.  She provides daily cliical services and oversight in the geriatric medicine clinic at the Landon Center on Aging.


Laura Hughes Zahner
Research Associate
Phone: 913-588-3097     E-mail:

Laura is a Research Associate involved in the assessment and treatment of stroke survivors in the human performance lab who are part of several current studies.

Mailing address for above:  Landon Center on Aging, Mail Stop1005, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160
Fax: 913-5881201

Last modified: Oct 24, 2018