Anne Walling, MB, ChB, FFPHM

Dr. Walling earned her medical degree from St. Andrew’s University. She completed internships at Dundee Teaching Hospitals in Scotland and postdoctoral studies in public health medicine in London before joining the faculty of the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. Dr. Walling has held several leadership roles, including vice chair for Family and Community Medicine, vice chair of Preventive Medicine, co-director of the the MPH program, director of predoctoral education, associate dean for faculty development for KC and Wichita campuses, then associate dean for faculty affairs and professional development on the Wichita campus. Dr. Walling has been recognized as a distinguished educator, receiving the Thor Jager M.D. Award, the Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Classroom Teaching, and the W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. She is associate editor of American Family Physician and a reviewer for multiple journals. Her publications include 120 peer-reviewed articles, 20 book chapters, and multiple monographs and other publications. Her book Academic Promotion for Clinicians is due to be published in 2018. Dr. Walling’s clinical interests include headache and care of the elderly. She has been awarded over $25 million in grant funding throughout her career. Her current research projects focus on curricular innovation, medical student transition to residency, and issues of senior women physicians.

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