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Associate Faculty

Associate Faculty members of the Landon Center on Aging include faculty from the KU Medical Center campuses in Kansas City, Salina, and Wichita.  Faculty from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, and the Kansas City VA health care and research personnel are welcome.  Membership is open to all faculty who are interested in promoting the mission of the Landon Center on Aging and who have major aging/geroscience efforts in research, education and/or patient care.  All areas of aging/geroscience research are welcome including basic science, clinical research, translational research, pharmaceutical sciences, population sciences, and behavior and psychosocial science.

Research Fellows

Research Fellows are currently working on projects that received funding from the LCOA Geroscience Pilot Project Program.

Hannes Devos portrait
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

Lyndsie Koon
Associate Director, Research and Training Center on Independent Living, University of Kansas

Jonathan Miller
Assistant Research Professor, University of Kansas

Catherine F. Siengsukon portrait
Professor, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

Tobia Zanotto portrait
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Education

Associate Faculty

Ahmad Batrash
Clinical Professor, Kansas City VA Medical Center

Sandra Billinger portrait
Vice Chair of Stroke Translational Research, Vice Chair of Stroke Translational Research, Neurology

Amy Bodde portrait
Research Assistant Professor, Physical Activity & Weight Management

Jordan Borrell portrait
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Education

Jeffrey Burns portrai
Professor, Neurology

In Young Choi portrait
Professor with Tenure, Neurology

Lane Christenson portrait
Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Carissa Coleman portrait
Research Assistant Professor, School Of Nursing

Amitava Dasgupta portrait
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Raghu Dendi portrait
Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine

Portrait of Wen-Xing Ding
Professor, Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics

Joseph Donnelly Jr portrait
Professor, Physical Activity & Weight Management

Linda D'Silva portrait
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

Amanda Emerson portrait
Assistant Professor, School Of Nursing

Shawn Frost portrait
Research Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Julie Galliart

Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Development, KU School of Medicine - Wichita


Allen Greiner portrait
Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health

Tomas Griebling portrait
Professor, Urologic Surgery

Aditi Gupta portrait
Professor, Nephrology and Hypertension

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Assistant Professor, Neurology

Portrait of Chun-Kai Huang
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

John Jakicic
Professor, Physical Activity & Weight Management

Teri Kennedy portrait
Ida Johnson Feaster Professorship in Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE)

Phil Lee portrait
Professor, Radiology

Steven Levine portrait
Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

 Benyi Li portrait
Professor, Urologic Surgery

Wen Liu portrait
Associate Professor, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training

Laura Martin portrait
Associate Professor, Population Health

Colin McCoin portrait
Research Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Robert Moser potrait
Dean School of Medicine Salina - Professor, Population Health

Dinesh Pal Mudaranthakam portrait
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics & Data Science

Jamie Myers portrait
Research Associate Professor, School Of Nursing

Jaime Perales Puchalt portrait
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Barbara Polivka portrait
Professor, School Of Nursing

Lauren Ptomey portrait
Associate Professor, Physical Activity & Weight Management

Panying Rong
Assistant Professor

Dory Sabata portrait
Department Chair, Occupational Therapy Education

Neil Segal portrait
Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Madhulika Sharma photo
Assistant Professor, Nephrology and Hypertension

Ashley Shaw portrait
Research Assistant Professor, Neurology

Benjamin Skoch portrait
Assistant Professor, Palliative Medicine

Chad Slawson portrait
Professor

Nancy Stewart portrait
Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Debra Sullivan portrait
Department Chair, Dietetics and Nutrition

Isaac Sundar portrait
Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Russell Swerdlow portrait
Gene and Marge Sweeney Professor

Amanda Szabo-Reed portrait
Research Associate Professor, Physical Activity & Weight Management

Portrait of Matthew Taylor
Assistant Professor, Dietetics and Nutrition

John Thyfault portrait
Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Olivia Veatch portrait
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Jennifer Villwock portrait
Vice Chair for Research and Innovation, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Frank Weinhold
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Kansas

Heather Wilkins portrait
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Kristine Williams portrait
Professor, School Of Nursing

Michael Wolfe portrait
Associate Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Frances Yang portrait
Research Associate Professor, School Of Nursing

Liqin Zhao
Professor, University of Kansas

Landon Center on Aging

University of Kansas Medical Center 
Landon Center on Aging
Mail Stop 1005
3901 Rainbow Boulevard 
Kansas City, KS 66160 
Fax: 913-945-7544