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Executive Leadership meeting

The health system’s culture is rooted in collaboration and respect, teamwork and trust. Our leadership team is steadfast in its drive and commitment to support and empower all members of the organization in our shared quest for success.

Our board of directors, executive team and clinical leadership teams bring invaluable experience and direction to everything we do. These individuals are instrumental in our efforts to realize our vision to lead the nation in caring, healing, teaching and discovering.

We thank our leaders for their roles in helping us provide the best care and service to patients and their loved ones in Kansas City and throughout our state and region. See a partial listing of our executive team below.

Executive team

Bob Page Leadership

Bob Page

President and Executive Officer

Tammy Peterman Leadership

Tammy Peterman, MS, RN, FAAN, NEA-BC

President, Kansas City Division
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer

Steven Stites

Steve Stites, MD

Executive Vice President, Clinical Affairs, and Chief Medical Officer

Julie Celano

Julie Celano

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Brenda Dykstra

Brenda Dykstra

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Doug Gaston

Doug Gaston

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Chris Harper

Chris Harper

Chief Information Officer

Shawn Long

Shawn Long

Vice President, Fund Development, Corporate and Community Outreach

Rachel Pepper

Rachel Pepper

Chief Nursing Officer, Kansas City Division

Dan Peters

Dan Peters

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Christopher Ruder

Chris Ruder

Chief Operating Officer, Kansas City Division

Board of directors

Robba Moran

Robba Moran, Chair

Retired attorney, former member of Kansas Board of Regents
Manhattan, KS

Jack Newman

Jack Newman Jr., Vice Chair

Former executive vice president, Cerner Corporation
Leawood, KS

Monte Coffman

Monte Coffman

Windsor Place, executive director
Coffeyville, KS

Romano Delcore

Romano Delcore, MD

The University of Kansas Health System, chairman, department of surgery
Kansas City, KS

Dave Dillon

David B. Dillon

Former president and CEO, Kroger
Mission Hills, KS

Douglas Girod

Doug Girod, MD

University of Kansas, chancellor
Lawrence, KS

Greg Graves

Greg Graves

Former president and CEO, Burns & McDonnell
Stillwell, KS

Leland Graves

Leland Graves, MD

The University of Kansas Health System, chief of staff
Kansas City, KS

Talal Khan

Talal Khan, MD

The University of Kansas Physicians, president
Kansas City, KS

Elizabeth King

Elizabeth H. King, PhD

Wichita State University Foundation, president and CEO
Wichita, KS

Kevin Lockett

Kevin Lockett

Fulcrum Global Capital, partner and CFO
Leawood, KS

Maureen Mahoney

Maureen Mahoney

Unified Government of Wyandotte County, chief of staff
Kansas City, KS

Sally Maliski

Sally Maliski, PhD

University of Kansas School of Nursing, dean
Kansas City, KS

Akinlolu Ojo

Akinlolu Ojo, MD

University of Kansas School of Medicine, executive dean
Kansas City, KS

Bob Page Leadership

Bob Page

The University of Kansas Health System, president and CEO
Kansas City, KS

Robert Simari

Robert Simari, MD

University of Kansas Medical Center, executive vice chancellor
Kansas City, KS

Donna Thomas

Donna Thomas, DDS

Pediatric dental specialist
Kansas City, MO

Mark Uhlig

Mark Uhlig

Uhlig, LLC, CEO
Leawood, KS

Deryl Wynn

Deryl Wynn

Attorney
Kansas City, KS

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