Dr. Michael Artman, former professor of pediatrics and pharmacology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, was recently named chair of pediatrics at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kan.
During his tenure with the USA College of Medicine from 1984 until 1994, Dr. Artman served as chief of pediatric cardiology and director of the division of clinical pharmacology.
It was announced on Jan. 6, 2014, that Dr. Artman, pediatrician-in-chief and chair of the department of pediatrics at Children’s Mercy and chair of the department of pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, will also serve as chair of the department of pediatrics at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.
The University of Kansas School of Medicine began its operation in 1905 and has expanded to three campuses in Kansas City, Wichita, and Salina, Kan. The institute has gained a national reputation for educating family, primary care, and rural physicians while maintaining their commitment to enhance the quality of life and serve the community through the discovery of knowledge, the education of health professionals and by improving the health of the public.