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University of Kansas Medical Center Postdoctoral Association

Purpose and Mission

The purpose and mission of the University of Kansas Medical Center Postdoctoral Association (KPA) is to:

  • To support and advocate for postdoctoral scholars at the KUMC in all aspects of their professional research training and career development
  • To promote interaction among KUMC postdoctoral scholars on an academic, social and cultural basis
  • To act as a liaison between the Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Postdoctoral Advisory Committee, mentors, department chairs and administrators, and the postdoctoral scholars population, as well as represent the interests of the postdoctoral scholars

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Executive Board Members (pictured from left)

Mohamad Kalot, Postdoctoral Fellow - Kidney Institute

Alex Varela, Postdoctoral Fellow - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Amy Whitaker (Chair), Postdoctoral Fellow- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Kaela Varberg, Postdoctoral Fellow- Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

David Bundy, Postdoctoral Fellow- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Kevin Elliot, Postdoctoral Fellow- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Last modified: Apr 09, 2019