• John Dougherty, DO, Appointed as Senior Associate Dean

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 1, 2013) – Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences recently announced the appointment John J. Dougherty, DO, FACOFP, FAOASM, FAODME, as senior associate dean for educational programs and medical affairs, effective July 1.

    “During the past five years, Dr. Dougherty has skillfully directed the University’s clinical education,” said Marc B. Hahn, KCU president and chief executive officer. “In his role as senior associate dean, we’ll count on his strategic expertise and influence to further enhance programs in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education.”

    Dr. Dougherty has been with KCU since 2008 and most recently served as associate dean for clinical education and medical affairs, and professor of family and community medicine.

    He is a graduate of Culver Stockton College in Canton, Mo., with bachelor of science degrees in biology and education.  He earned a doctor of osteopathic medicine from KCU in 1992 and completed a post-doctoral residency in family medicine at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas in Ft. Worth, Texas. 

    He currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Missouri Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

    Dr. Dougherty also specializes in sports medicine and serves as the head team physician for the Kansas City Comets Indoor Soccer Team and Rockhurst University.

    About KCUMB
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, founded in 1916, is a fully accredited, private university, with a College of Biosciences and a College of Osteopathic Medicine.  The College of Osteopathic Medicine is the oldest medical school in Kansas City, Mo., and the largest in the state. It is the second-largest provider of physicians within the state of Missouri, with 72 percent practicing in a primary care specialty and 40 percent in rural areas.


    Posted: 07/01/2013

    Category: Alumni, Faculty, Osteopathic Medicine, General