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History

History

KAFP was chartered as the Kansas Academy of General Practice on May 6, 1948. Kansas was the 11th state to receive a charter from the AAFP (then the AAGP.) Charter members were: Eugene A. Reeves, MD; Clyde W. Miller, MD, who served as the first president of the Academy; Ray Meidinger, MD; Albert C. Harms, MD, who served as the 5th president; Conrad Barnes, MD, who served as the 9th president; Carl D. Siegel, MD; James P. Haigler, MD; and Ray Busenbark, MD. Three Kansas members have gone on to be President of the AAFP Ned Burket, MD (1967-1968) ; Ernie Chaney, MD (1981-1982) ; Rick Kellerman, MD (2006-2007) and Michael Munger, MD, FAAFP (2017-2018).

Clyde W. Miller, MD, 1948                             Robert E. Boyer, MD, 1982        

L.B. Gloyne, MD, 1949                                   Thomas C. Simpson, MD, 1983

Charles L. White, MD, 1950                          Tell B. Copening, MD, 1984       

George L. Thorpe, MD, 1951                        Larry R. Anderson, MD, 1985   

Albert C. Harms, MD, 1952                            Arthur D. Snow, Jr, MD, 1986   

George E. Burket, Jr, MD, 1953                    D. Ray Cook, MD, 1987               

Clovis W. Bowen, MD, 1954                          Richard L. Rajewski, MD, 1988 

Lawrence E. Leigh, MD, 1955                      Deborah G. Haynes, MD, 1989

Conrad M. Barnes, MD, 1956                       Roger R. Tobias, MD, 1990        

Bruce P. Meeker, MD, 1957                           Edward J. Lind, MD, 1991           

Floyd E. Dillenbeck, MD, 1958                     Rick D. Kellerman, MD, 1992    

Cloyce A. Newman, MD, 1959                      John R. Eplee, MD, 1993            

J. Allen Howell, MD, 1960                              Richard L. Watson, MD, 1994   

Gaylord P. Neighbor, MD, 1961                    Dennis D. Tietze, MD, 1995       

Norman H. Overholser, MD, 1962               Diane D. Klingman, MD, 1996   

Floyd C. Beelman, MD, 1963                       John M. Ryan, MD, 1997            

Galen W. Fields, MD, 1964                           Joel E. Hornung, MD, 1998        

John N. Blank, MD, 1965                               Keith A. Wright, MD, 1999         

Sam Zweifel, MD, 1966                                 Charles T. Allred, MD, 2000       

Ben W. Barker, MD, 1967                              Robert P. Moser, MD, 2001      

Kenneth L. Lohmeyer, MD, 1968                Rick Glover, II, MD, 2002            

Donald D. Goering, MD, 1969                     Carol Johnson, MD, 2003           

Ernie J. Chaney, MD, 1970                          Verlin Janzen, MD, 2004            

J. Warren Jacks, MD, 1971                          Joe Davison, MD, 2005               

John D. Huff, MD, 1972                                 Brian Holmes, MD, 2006             

Richard R. Brummett, MD, 1973                Michael Kennedy, MD, 2007    

Alexander C. Mitchell, MD, 1974               Terry "Lee" Mills, MD, 2008      

Philip H. Hostetter, MD, 1975                      Michael Munger, MD, 2009      

Anol W. Beahm, MD, 1976                          Jennifer L. Brull, MD, 2010

F. Giles Freeman, MD, 1977                        Deborah S. Clements, MD, 2011

Herbert M. Nason, MD, 1978                      Christian Cupp, MD, 2012

Floyd L. Smith, MD, 1979                             Mary Beth Miller, MD, 2013

William R. Lentz, MD, 1980                          Doug Gruenbacher, MD, 2014

Kenneth D. Wedel, MD, 1981                       Diane Steere, MD, 2015

                                                                            Lynn Fisher, MD, FAAFP, 2016