University of Kansas Medical Center Leadership Team
Leadership at KU Medical Center is guided by a vision to lead the nation in health care education, healing, teaching and discovery.
Robert Simari, M.D.
Executive Vice Chancellor
KU Medical Center
University of Kansas Medical Center
2032 Murphy Administration Building
Mail Stop 2015
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Learn about the leadership structure of the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Members of the Leadership Team
Sunil Abhyankar, M.D.
Director, Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center
Abiodun Akinwuntan, Ph.D., MPH, MBA
Dean, KU School of Health Professions
Vice President for Medical Development, KU Endowment
Director, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor
Emily Diederich, M.D.
Director, Zamierowski Institute for Experiential Learning
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Simulation
Kimberly Gibbens, J.D.
Deputy General Counsel
Chief Information Officer
Robert Klein, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs
Director & Chief Communications Officer
Sally Maliski, Ph.D., RN
Dean, KU School of Nursing
Robert McCormack, MPA
Director, Government Relations
Jerrihlyn L. McGee, DNP, RN
Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Garold Minns, M.D.
Dean, School of Medicine-Wichita
Tyler Hughes, M.D.
Dean, KU School of Medicine-Salina
Akinlolu Ojo, M.D., Ph.D., MBA
Executive Dean, School of Medicine
Matthias Salathe, M.D.
Vice Chancellor for Research
Ryan Spaulding, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement
Steven Stites, M.D.
Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs
David Vranicar, MBA
Vice Chancellor for Finance/Chief Financial Officer
Scott Weir, PharmD, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation
Brian A. White, J.D.
General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs
Chari Young, J.D.
Chief Human Resources Officer