KCMS Board of Directors

Board of Directors2019-01-29T18:26:11+00:00

2019 Officers 

Mark Brady, MD, FASA – President

Midwest Anesthesia Associates PA



Joshua Mammen, MD, PhD – Past President

Surgical Oncologist

Associate Professor

University of Kansas Hospital


Betty Drees, MD, FACP, FACE – President-Elect

Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

President, Graduate School for the Stowers Institute for Medical Research


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


2019 Board of Directors

John Hagan, III, MD, Chair

Ophthalmologist, Discover Vision Centers

Editor, Missouri Medicine


Scott Kujath, MD, FACS – Chair, Patient Advocacy

Vascular Surgeon

Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute


Jim Wetzel, MD – Chair, Strategic Planning

Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer

Olathe Medical Center


Chris Dixon, MD

Physician Anesthesiologist


Joseph Reuben, MD

Emergency Medicine



Michael O’Dell, MD, MSH, FAAFP – Editor, Kansas City Medicine (Ex. Officio)

Associate Chief Medical Officer

Chair, Department of Community and Family Medicine


Sheila McGreevy, MD, FACP – At Large

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center 


Stephen Salanski, MD – At Large

Family Medicine Specialist

Transcend/Partners in Primary Care


Angela Bedell, CAE – Executive Director (Ex. Officio)

2018 Officers:

  • Joshua Mammen, MD, PhD, President
  • Gregory Unruh, MD, Past President
  • Mark Brady, MD, President-Elect
  • Carole Freiberger-O’Keefe, DO, Secretary
  • Christine White, MD, Treasurer

2018 Board of Directors

  • John Hagan, III, MD, Chair
  • Governance Scott Kujath, MD, Chair, Patient Advocacy
  • Scott Roethle, MD, Chair, Physician Advocacy – Kansas
  • Casey Rives,MD, Chair, Physician Advocacy – Missouri
  • Jim Wetzel, MD, Chair, Strategic Planning
  • Michael O’Dell, MD, Editor, Kansas City Medicine
  • Sheila McGreevy, MD, At Large
  • Stephen Salanski, MD, At Large