Board of Directors

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Tom Bell

Thomas L. Bell
President
Kansas Hospital Association
Topeka, Kansas

Tom Bell began his career at Kansas Hospital Association in 1986 as Vice President and legal counsel.   He became President of KHA in January 2005. Mr. Bell is a graduate of Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, KS.  He is a member of the Kansas Bar Association; the American Health Lawyers Association; and the Kansas Society of Association Executives.

John Broberg

John R. Broberg, Vice Chair
Retired
Manhattan, Kansas

John Broberg retired as the Senior Administrator for Via Christi Hospital, Manhattan.  Prior to joining Via Christi Hospital (formerly known as Mercy Regional Health Center), Mr. Broberg served as Chief Executive Officer of Wamego City Hospital.  Mr. Broberg earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University Of Kansas and a Master’s of Arts in Health Service Management from Webster University in Kansas City.

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Craig A. Concannon, MD
Internal Medicine
Beloit Medical Center, P.A.
Beloit, KS

Craig Concannon, MD currently practices Internal Medicine at Beloit Medical Center, P.A. Dr. Concannon earned his degree in Medicine from the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in Wichita, KS.  He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Kansas and affiliated hospitals in Wichita, KS. Dr. Concannon is a past president of Kansas Medical Society.

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Joe D. Davison, MD
Family Practice Physician
West Wichita Family Physicians, P.A.
Wichita, Kansas

Joe Davison, MD is a family physician with West Wichita Family Physicians, P.A. He received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma, graduating in 1981. Dr. Davison completed his family practice residency at St. Joseph Medical Center in Wichita and is board certified in Family Practice.  Dr. Davison is a past president of Kansas Medical Society.

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Debra Doubek, MD
Family Practice Physician
Stonecreek Family Physicians
Manhattan, Kansas

Debra Doubek, MD, is one of four physicians who established Stonecreek Family Physicians, Manhattan, in 1999. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed her internship and family practice residency also at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. She is a founding physician of the Flint Hills Community Clinic, a free clinic for Riley County citizens that have no health insurance. Dr. Doubek’s passion is treating obesity, and she holds a second Board Certification in Bariatric Medicine. 

 

Francie Ekengren, MD

Francie Ekengren, MD
Wesley Medical Center
Wichita, Kansas

Francie Ekengren, MD is Vice-President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer for Wesley Medical Center.  Dr. Ekengren graduated from the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine and completed a residency in family medicine.  She is certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is an executive staff member of Wesley Medical Center.

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Tyler G. Hughes Sr., MD, FACS
General Surgery
McPherson Medical & Surgery Associates
McPherson, Kansas

Tyler Hughes, MD has been a practicing surgeon at Memorial Hospital for 15 years.  Dr. Hughes received his Medical Degree in 1978 from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern.  Dr. Hughes is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons where he currently serves as At Large Governor Kansas. 

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Lora Key
Chief Executive Officer
Sabetha Community Hospital
Sabetha, Kansas

Lora Key currently is the Chief Executive Officer of Sabetha Community Hospital. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management and Leadership from Friends University, Wichita, KS. Key joined the hospital purchasing department staff in 1980, moving into administration and human resources before being named Chief Operating Officer. She was named CEO in 2008.

                                                              

Jennifer Koontz

Jennifer Scott Koontz, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Chair
Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician
Newton Medical Center
Newton, Kansas

Jennifer Scott Koontz, MD, MPH, FAAFP, is a primary care sports medicine physician at Newton Medical Center. A native of Hutchinson, she joined the Newton Medical Center staff in 2009. Dr. Koontz earned an undergraduate degree from Bethel College, Newton, and a doctorate in medicine from the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. Dr. Koontz is an active member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the Kansas Medical Society.            
 

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Roger Masse, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
Ellsworth County Medical Center
Ellsworth, Kansas

Roger Masse is the Chief Executive Officer of Ellsworth County Medical Center. Mr. Masse holds a Master's degree in Business Administration in Health Care Management from Boston University in Boston, MA. He is Fellow of American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the Board of Director for Kansas Hospital Association.

 

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Robert Moser, MD, Secretary-Treasurer
Executive Director
The University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, Kansas

Dr. Moser currently directs a CMS Innovation Center Health Care Improvement Award project that seeks to improve heart health and stroke outcomes in 12 critical access hospitals in Northwest Kansas. In addition, he is a clinical associate professor in the KU-SOM Dept. of Preventive Medicine/Public Health. He served as Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and is a graduate of both of University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and the University of Kansas School of Medicine. 

 

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Tammy Peterman, RN, MS
Executive VP, COO and Chief Nursing Officer
The University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, Kansas

Tammy Peterman, currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer at the University Of Kansas Hospital.  Ms. Peterman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Kansas Nursing School.

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Jim Reagan, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Morris County Hospital
Council Grove, Kansas 

Jim Reagan, PhD is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Morris County Hospital.  He earned his Doctorate in Psychology from Purdue University.  He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and is Chairman of the Kansas Hospital Association Board.

Mary Redmon

Mary Redmon, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas Medical School
Kansas City, Kansas

Mary Redmon, DO is Clinical Assistant Professor in Family Medicine at the University Of Kansas Medical School. Dr. Redmon received her medical degree from the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, MO and completed her residency at the University of Kansas.  Dr. Redmon is past President of Johnson/Wyandotte County Medical Society as well as the Kansas Medical Society.

Karen Shumate

Karen Shumate
Chief Operating Officer
Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Lawrence, Kansas

Karen Shumate is the current Chief Operating Officer at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.  Ms. Shumate earned a diploma in Nursing from Newman School of Nursing.  She earned a Bachelor degree in Health Administration from Ottawa University and a Masters degree in Management from Baker University.  Ms. Shumate is past President of Kansas Association of Risk and Quality Management.

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Jerry Slaughter
Executive Director
Kansas Medical Society
Topeka, Kansas

Jerry Slaughter joined the staff of the Kansas Medical Society in 1973 and has served as its Executive Director since 1975.  Mr. Slaughter also serves as Executive Vice President of KaMMCO, the physician-owned professional liability insurance company created by KMS. 

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George M. Stover
Chief Executive Officer
Hospital District #1 of Rice County
Lyons, Kansas

George Stover is the CEO of Hospital District #1 of Rice County in Lyons, a leadership position that he has held for five years. Prior to that he served as CEO of Rush County Memorial Hospital, LaCrosse. Stover is a member and past president of the Kansas Hospital Association’s Workers Compensation Board of Directors, and serves chair of the KHA Communication Workgroup. He currently serves as president for the Lyons Chamber of Commerce.

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Joseph A. Stratton, DBA, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
Geary Community Hospital
Junction City, Kansas

Joseph Stratton, DBA, MS, BA, FACHE, is an experienced health care administrator and educator, and currently serves as CEO of Geary Community Hospital in Junction City. He is a Board Member and Secretary/Treasurer of the Health Innovations Network of Kansas, and a member of the Kansas Hospital Association Strategic Planning Committee. Stratton holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Northern Colorado, a Master’s of Science in Education Administration from Kansas State University, and a Doctor of Business Administration from the California Southern University-Irvine. 

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Mark Woodring, DrPH, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
Coffeyville Regional Medical Center
Coffeyville, Kansas

Mark Woodring, DrPH, FACHE, is an experienced health care professional and currently serves as CEO of the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center (CRMC). Prior to joining CRMC, Woodring led his organization through the American Academy of Family Physicians' "TransformMED" national demonstration project. He is a past board chair of the Community Health Centers of Southeastern Iowa, and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Woodring received a Bachelor's degree in Risk Management and Insurance from Bradley University, and a Master's in Health Administration and Policy from the University of Iowa. He received his Doctorate degree from the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC.