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Alumni around the world

More than 200 KU Medical Center alumni live and/or work in 57 different countries around the world.

  • School of Medicine — 97 degreed alumni; 78 nondegree alumni in 45 countries
  • School of Nursing — 17 alumni in 14 countries
  • School of Health Professions — 45 alumni in 26 countries

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Noteworthy alumni acheivements

  • Class of 1942: Philip H. Hostetter, M.D., author of "Doctor and Soldier in the South Pacific," a chronicling the experiences of the 24th Infantry Division in the South Pacific during WWII, including Hostetter's experiences as battalion surgeon.
  • Class of 1992: Karen Schell, DHSc, helped create Ghana's first bachelor's degree program in respiratory care.
  • Class of 2004: Mark Berry, MPH, serves as acting branch chief for strategic information at the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), Uganda.
  • Class of 2004, 2006: Muhammed Al-Jarrah, Ph.D.'06, PT'04, built up the physical therapy program at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), and now leads Fatima College of Health Sciences' effort to establish a physical therapy education and clinical practice in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Class of 2005, 2006: Murad Al‐Momani, Ph.D.'06, MA'05, is the chair of the Audiology and Balance Unit in the Otolaryngology‐Head and Neck Surgery Department at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the largest medical center in the country. 

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Last modified: Jul 26, 2018