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Internal Medicine Leadership Team

Office of the Chair

Name Position
Matthias Salathe, MD Chair, Internal Medicine
Erika D'Souza Senior Administrator
Lori Reeves Executive Assistant
Allison Nutter Coordinator, Faculty Onboarding
Nancy Houston Administrative Assistant Float
Ilse Duarte Sr. Director, Grants Administration
Lauren Dymond Data Analyst
Miranda Handke Senior Director, Research Operations
Jennifer Kim Project Manager, Business Operations
Sarah Alford Division Administrator
     Endocrinology, Diabetes & Clinical Pharmacology
     Medical Education
     Nephrology
     Palliative Medicine
Becky Basinger

Division Administrator
     Dermatology
     Infectious Disease
     Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Seth Alden

Division Administrator
     Allergy
     Gastroenterology and Hepatology
     Rheumatology

Kristen Trued

Division Administrator
     Executive Health
     General Medicine
     Geriatric Medicine
     Weight Management

Emily Strusz

Division Administrator
     HMCT
     Medical Oncology

Vice Chairs and Directors

Name Position
Eyad Al-hihi, MD, MBA Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Mario Castro, MD, MPH Vice Chair, Translational and Clinical Research
Gary Doolittle, MD Vice Chair, Undergraduate Medical Education
Leigh Eck, MD Vice Chair, Graduate Medical Education
Daniel Hinthorn, MD Vice Chair, Appointments, Promotions & Tenure
Tammy Ojo, MD Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Steven Weinman, MD, PhD Vice Chair, Research


Clinical Operations

Name Position
Beth Geist Nurse Manager
      IM Ambulatory Clinics
Jeff Bierle Practice Manager
      Allergy
      Clinical Pharmacology
      Infectious Disease
      Rheumatology
Anna Fisk Practice Manager
      Endocrinology, Metabolism and Genetics
      Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Sarah Johnson Practice Manager
     Dermatology
     Gastroenterology
     Nephrology
Bethany Ramm Practice Manager
     General Medicine
     Weight Management
Cyndi Wilson Medical Support Operations Supervisor
      IM Ambulatory Clinics
Kara Patton Medical Support Operations Manager
      IM Ambulatory Clinics
KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Mailstop 1022
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-6000
Fax: 913-588-3995