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Board of Advocates

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The School of Health Professions Board of Advocates complements and further strengthens the commitment of the school to effectively fulfill its mission to serve the citizens of Kansas, the region, and the nation, and to develop tomorrow's leaders through exemplary education, research and service.

Members of the board will individually and collectively be advocates for the mission-based activities of the school by providing support, advice, and guidance to the dean of the School of Health Professions.

Learn more: Purpose, meetings, and roles  |  Bylaws

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Francie Stoner, Chair

Founder and President
The LAUGHH Foundation
Weston, Mo.

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Paula Woolworth, Secretary

Shady Shores, Texas



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Peter Beyer

Prairie Village, Kansas

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Dan Conyers, MS, RRT, RCP

Director of Respiratory Therapy Services
The University of Kansas Health System
Kansas City, Kansas


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Teresa Gerard, MBA

Chief Executive Officer
Guardian Group, LLC
Lawrence, Kansas

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William Howard III, MSS, OTR/L

Senior Occupational Therapist
CHI Creighton University Medical Center
Omaha, Neb.


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Theresa Jackson

Director of Medical Records
The University of Kansas Health System
Overland Park, Kansas

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Talal Khan, M.D., MBA

Associate Professor and Chair
KU Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Overland Park, Kansas

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Mani Mani, M.D.

Professor Emeritus
KU Medical Center
Lenexa, Kansas


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Ike Nwabuonwu

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Alpha Energy and Electric, Inc.
Kansas City, Mo.

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Tammy Peterman, M.S., RN

Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Nursing Officer
The University of Kansas Health System
Kansas City, Kansas

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Kelly Rudolph

Hans Rudolph, inc.
Shawnee, Kansas


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Patricia Sanders Hall, M.A., FACHE

Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer
Higher Road Leader Coaching and Women’s Ministry
Lake Lotawana, Mo.

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Toni Shields

Director of Pharmacy
Queen's Price Choppers
Pleasant Hill, Mo.

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Lisa Stehno-Bittel

Founder and President
Likarda LLC
Basehor, Kansas


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Col. Roy Swift, Ph.D. (Ret.)

Executive Director
Washington, D.C.

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David S. Zamierowski, M.D., FACS

Plastic Surgeon (retired) and Philanthropist
Overland Park, Kansas


Last modified: Oct 12, 2018

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