The Kansas Psychiatric Society is comprised of more than 200 psychiatrists from all areas of the state. It is an organization composed of medical specialists who are qualified, or in the process of becoming qualified as psychiatrists. The basic eligibility requirement is completion of acceptable training and holding a valid license to practice medicine or holding an academic, research, or governmental position that does not require licensure.
Dr. MacKenzie is a private practitioner with offices in Kansas and Missouri. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed his psychiatric residency training at Washington University, St Louis, before attending forensic fellowship training at UC-Davis in Sacramento, CA. In 2006, Dr. MacKenzie founded "Telepsychiatry Associates" and started the first private practice telepsychiatry program in the state of Kansas. He is currently on staff at Overland Park Regional Medical Center where he also delivers telepsychiatry services to the medical and surgical inpatients. Also in 2006, Dr. MacKenzie gained DATA-2000 certification for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder and has been actively engaged in the fight against opioid addiction ever since. Dr. MacKenzie currently serves as the Medical Director for Midwest Recovery Centers which offers a full spectrum of treatment for substance use disorders including residential, IOP, PHP, and outpatient services. In conjunction with his clinical activities, Dr. MacKenzie practices forensic psychiatry with a focus on Independent Medical Evaluations for corporations and government agencies. Outside of work, Dr. Mackenzie derives his greatest satisfaction spending time with his family, especially supporting the athletic and musical endeavors of his two daughters and traveling with his wife, Rhea.
Christine R. D. Glenn, D.O., is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, associate program director for the University of Kansas psychiatry residency program, and medical director at The University of Kansas Health System Strawberry Hill Campus. Dr. Glenn earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Central Methodist University and a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. She completed her residency in psychiatry at KU Medical Center, where she served as chief resident and was recognized with the Excellence in Scholarship award, which honors psychiatry residents who demonstrate excellent medical knowledge based on Resident-in-Training Examination scores. Prior to joining the faculty at KU Medical Center in 2019, Dr. Duncan Glenn was a practicing psychiatrist in Missouri. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and currently serves as secretary for the Kansas Psychiatric Society.
Dr. Gabrielli is a Psychiatrist and Internist. He has a PhD in Psychology and Post-Doctoral training in behavioral genetics. He has been Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City since 1996. Dr. Gabrielli’s research interests have been in antisocial behavior, behavioral genetics, and addictions. He has been actively involved in medical student education for over a quarter century for the psychiatry part of the core curriculum at the University of Kansas Medical School. Many of the physicians in Kansas have learned some psychiatry or internal medicine from Dr. Gabrielli.
Rachna Kalia is a board-certified general psychiatrist who practices in Wichita, KS and has been in clinical practice for over 10 years. She is clinical associate professor with KU School of Medicine-Wichita campus, and is a consultation-liaison psychiatrist working at Ascension Via Christi. She also is the consultant psychiatrist for a local FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center), and practices there in collaborative care model, in close collaboration with several medical providers. She grew up in India, where she attended medical school and after relocating to United States did her residency in Psychiatry at KU School of Medicine in Wichita. She is a member of several organizations which are involved in advocacy and promotion of mental health in Kansas including Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition.
Kamalakar Surineni, MD, MPH is a Psychiatry faculty at the University of Kansas – Wichita. Dr. Surineni completed his medical school from India, and later pursued his Master’s in public health from Missouri State university, Springfield, MO. He completed his psychiatry residency from KU-Wichita (06/2021) and joined as a faculty. He currently supervises residents in outpatient clinics and inpatient senior behavioral health service.
Dr. Huston is a board-certified adult psychiatrist whose passion is Community Mental Health, its advocacy and conservancy. He serves as the medical director for Valeo Behavioral Health center in Topeka and Shawnee county which offers mental health services, crisis stabilization services, and substance recovery center. He also splits time serving in Douglas County at Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center as an adult psychiatrist. In addition to clinical services, Dr. Huston has served as a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry with the University of Kansas Medical Center where he has enjoyed teaching residents and lecturing. He completed his residency training in the adult psychiatry program at the University of Kansas Medical Center where he served as chief resident and graduated from medical school from Saba University School of Medicine. Dr. Huston is honored to be a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
Amanda L. Klass, D.O. joined the Psychiatry faculty at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2016. She currently holds an appointment as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and serves as a member of the Inpatient Consult Liaison Service in addition to working in the outpatient clinic. Her principal duties are educating residents and medical students, staffing the outpatient clinic, and staffing inpatient consults. She received her D.O. degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri, in May 2012. She completed her residency training in the Adult Psychiatry program at the University of Kansas Medical Center in June 2016.
Jana Lincoln, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist currently on faculty of University of Kansas, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Wichita. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of patients with severe mental illness who are hospitalized in the civilian hospital as well as in the forensic unit of the state hospital. Additionally, she performs electroconvulsive treatment (ECT). Dr. Lincoln is Director of Clinical Services and Program Director for the Residency program. She has additional training in ECT from Duke University and training in Principles of Medical Education from Harvard University. Dr. Lincoln was involved with KPS since 2008 and fulfilled the role of secretary, president elect, president and APA representative. During her tenure in KPS board she chaired multiple "KPS Spring and Fall Meeting" planning committees and edited KPS E-Update for several years.
Assistant clinical professor at KU Medical Center, Marillac Campus. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, providing inpatient acute psychiatric care at Marillac Campus. Part time private practice, specializing in treating LBGTQIA youth.
Angela Mayorga attended Creighton Medical School and then completed the combined internal medicine/psychiatry residency program at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. After residency, Dr. Mayorga completed an internal medicine chief year. After the chief year, Dr. Mayorga joined the psychiatry department at KU and has been there ever since. She is currently an associate professor of both psychiatry and internal medicine, program director for the psychiatry residency program, co-director for the internal medicine/psychiatry residency program, and psychiatric consultant to the liver transplant program at KU. Her favorite job is mom to 2 children who keep her very busy!
Wichita: Dr. Dan Lilligren
Kansas City: Dr. Kyle Ahonen
Executive Director: Steve Kearney
Association Manager: Melissa Munoz
Lobbyist: Abe Pfannenstiel
Dr. Colin MacKenzie (chair)
Dr. Martiza Buenaver
Dr. Tina Mahl
Dr. Vishal Adma (chair)
Dr. Barbara Winkleman
Dr. Jim Moore
Dr. Michael Burke
Dr. Linda McDonnaugh
Dr. George Dyck
Dr. W. Walt Menninger
Dr. Brad Grinage (chiar)
Dr. John Whipple
Dr. Matthew Macaluso
Dr. Vishal Adma (chair)
Dr. Jana Lincoln
Dr. Moneesh Mittal
Resident-Fellow Member (RFM) Committee:
Dr. Lisa Harding
Dr. Christine Duncan