Kimberly Templeton, MD

AMWA Past- President, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center


Kim Templeton, MD, is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Health Policy and Management at University of Kansas Medical Center and the director for the orthopaedic residency program. Dr Templeton is part of the Diversity Advisory Board of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and AAOS Council for Research, Quality Assessment, and Technology. As the president of the organization United States Bone and Joint Decade, she has developed national and international programs on bone health and osteoporosis, injury prevention, and spine health. In addition, her research focuses on women’s health, medical education, and treatment of osteosarcoma. Currently, she works in the United Nations with the Commission on the Status of Women and is not only part of the committee for National Summits on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health Disparities but also part of the boards of directors of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) and American College of Women’s Health Physicians.

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