HealthEd Connect Leadership

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Phone: 816.423.4731
Address: 1401 West Truman Road
Independence, MO 64050
United States of America

Board of Directors

SHARON L. (SHERRI) KIRKPATRICK
BS, MN, PhD (International Nursing), RN, Board President
  • Co-founder, HealthEd Connect
  • Former Vice President and Dean of Nursing, Graceland University
  • Former Vice President Institutional Advancement
  • Founder and Director of International Health Center
  • Lee’s Summit, MO
Michelle Mahlik
BA Sociology, MA Philosophy, Board Vice-President
  • Philosophy Instructor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Former Child Protection Social Worker, Brown County Human Services, WI
  • Co-owner, Duet Resource Group
  • Milwaukee, WI
JOHN P. (JAC) KIRKPATRICK
BS, ME
  • Co-founder, HealthEd Connect
  • Former International Field Administrator for Africa, Asia, Europe
  • Former Chief of Technology Branch, NASA
  • Lee’s Summit, MO
Cherry Newcom
BA Psychology, Board Secretary
  • Children’s advocate
  • Extensive international travel
  • Community and church volunteer
  • Westminster, CO
Heather Campbell
BA
  • Cerner
  • Director Consulting Associate Education
  • Liberty, MO
Ron Carter
MD, BS
  • Retired, Orthopedic Surgeon, Columbia Orthopedic Group
  • Columbia, MO
Amy Guthrey
BSBA, Finance
  • VP and Sr. Compliance Officer, Burch & Company, Inc.
  • Kansas City, MO
R. Michael (Mike) Keeble
CPA, MBA, EdS, Board Treasurer
  • Associate Vice Chancellor of Finance, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Former fiscal officer for USAID Hungarian pediatric project
  • 30 years experience in fiscal management for governmental and private research grants
  • Kansas City, KS
Michael Lewis
BA, Speech Communications/Theatre, JD
  • General Counsel, APM/MPR St. Paul Minnesota
  • Graceland University Trustee
  • Los Angeles, CA
Jeffrey D. Manuel
BS Biology, M.D
  • Kaiser Permanente Area Specialty Chief, Palliative Care
  • Physician Educator, Life Quality Institute
  • Former Medical Intern and WorldService Corps volunteer in Malawi
  • Denver, CO
Shandra Newcom
MAR, MSW
  • Mission Center Minister, Community of Christ
  • Social Worker
  • Boulder, CO
Stuart D. Waite
DDS, MBA
  • Chair Department of Dental Medicine, Mercy Hospital
  • Director Hospital Dental Residency, Mercy Hospital
  • St. Louis, MO
 
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