Board of Directors 2020


Betty Drees, MD, FACP, FACE – President
Dean Emerita and Professor of Medicine, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
President, Graduate School for the Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Scott Kujath, MD, FACS – President-Elect
Vascular Surgeon
Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute

Mark Brady, MD, FASA – Past President
Midwest Anesthesia Associates PA

Carole Freiberger-O’Keefe, DO – Secretary
Critical Care Medicine
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City

Gregory K. Unruh, MD, FASA – Treasurer
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
University of Kansas Medical Center


Board Members

Jennifer Bernard, MD
Pediatrician, Saint Luke’s South Hospital

Cassie Dietrich, MD
Anesthesiologist, Anesthesia Associates of Kansas City

Chris Dixon, MD
Physician Anesthesiologist

John Hagan, III, MD
Ophthalmologist, Discover Vision Centers
Editor, Missouri Medicine (Missouri State Medical Association)

Sarah Hon, DO
Neurologist, North Kansas City Hospital

Sheila McGreevy, MD, FACP – At Large
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center

Brian Mieczkowski, DO
Pulmonologist, Research Medical Center

Joseph Reuben, MD
Emergency Medicine

Stephen Salanski, MD – At Large
Family Medicine Specialist
Transcend/Partners in Primary Care

Jim Wetzel, MD – Chair, Strategic Planning
Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
Olathe Medical Center

Michael O’Dell, MD, MSH, FAAFP
Editor, Kansas City Medicine (Ex. Officio)
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Truman Medical Center Lakewood
Chair, Department of Community and Family Medicine, UMKC School of Medicine

Angela Bedell, CAE
Executive Director (Ex. Officio)