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Hospice and Palliative Medicine Faculty

Our program is fortunate to combine the talents of many experienced practitioners across institutions and specialties. Fellows commonly rotate and interact with the core physician faculty listed below.

University of Kansas Health System Faculty  

Christi Bartlett, MD, Assistant Professor, Palliative Medicine
Deon Cox-Hayley, DO, Associate Professor, Geriatrics
Jessica Kalender-Rich, MD, FAAHPM, Assistant Professor, Geriatrics
Carla Keirns, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medical Ethics, Palliative Medicine
Lindy Landzaat, DO, FAAHPM, Associate Professor, Palliative Medicine
Lori Olson, MD, Assistant Professor, Hospitalist, Palliative Medicine
Karin Porter-Williamson, MD, FAAHPM, Associate Professor,  Palliative Medicine
Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM, Associate Professor, Palliative Medicine
Ben Skoch, DO, Assistant Professor, Palliative Medicine
Lori Spoozak, MD, Assistant Professor, Gynecology Oncology, Palliative Medicine
Ky Stoltzfus, MD, Assistant Professor, Palliative Medicine
Elizabeth Wulff-Burchfield, MD, Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology, Palliative Medicine
Brice Zogleman, MD, Assistant Professor, Hospitalist, Palliative Medicine

Interprofessional Faculty

Blake Coulter, APRN, ACHPN, Palliative Care
Kathy Davis, PhD, Assistant Professor, General Pediatrics
Margaret Dee, LMSW, Palliative Care
Rev. Ashley Masoni Huber, M. Div., BCC, Spiritual Care
Carol Mulvenon, APRN, ACHPN, Palliative Care
Marilyn Parker, APRN, ACHPN, Palliative Care
Kate Shoemaker, LMSW, Palliative Care



Children's Mercy Hospital Faculty

Jennifer Linebarger, MD, MPH, FAAP, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Palliative Medicine
John Stroh, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Palliative Medicine

PaCT Team


Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care Faculty

Pam Harris, MD, FAAPMR, FAAHPM, Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor, PMR, Palliative Medicine
Timothy Link, MD, Volunteer Clinical Faculty, Family Medicine, Palliative Medicine
Mark Wiles, MD, Volunteer Clinical Faculty, Family Medicine, Palliative Medicine
Maria Ferrel, MSN, APRN, ACHPN, NP-C, Volunteer Clinical Faculty

KCH&PC Team 


North Kansas City Hospital Faculty 

Beth Thomas, MD, Volunteer Clinical Faculty, Anesthesia, Palliative Medicine

NKCH Supportive Care Team

Last modified: Jul 08, 2019
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