We gratefully acknowledge these dedicated volunteers who serve on the Kansas City American Heart Association Board of Directors.
These dedicated volunteers are healthcare professionals and business and community leaders who guide our many activities throughout the Greater Kansas City area.
The Kansas City Board of Directors of the American Heart Association was recognized by the American Heart Association National Board as one of the top local boards in the country with the prestigious AHA Gold designation for excellence.
Dr. Rhea Pimentel
The University of Kansas Health System
Chief Executive Officer
Aetna Better Health of Kansas
Dr. Michael Artman
Senior Vice President, Pediatrician-In-Chief
Children's Mercy Hospital
Vice President & National Director - Engineering Services
JE Dunn Construction
Chief Commercial Officer
CommunityAmerica Credit Union
Regional Vice President
Dr. Sanjaya Gupta
Electrophysiologist - Associate Professor
University of Missouri - Kansas City/Saint Luke's Cardiovascular Consultants
Senior Vice President, Civic and Community Initiatives/Community Volunteer
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Dr. Willie Lawrence Jr.
Chief of Cardiology
Research Medical Center
Partners in Primary Care
Dr. Jonathan Wagner
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Mercy Hospital/University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
For more information on the Kansas City Board of Directors: Laura Lopez, Executive Director, (913) 652-1905.