KC Health Professions Ministry Network
uniting vision and talent for local and global service
KC-area health professionals, church leaders, and others who are interested in health care ministry...you are invited to join us for the next KC Health Professions Ministry Network Gathering on October 24. This is an opportunity to build community and encourage each other in the context of healthcare ministry. Featured presentations will include Chuck Horner who will be presenting for Kansas City CMDA, and Nicholas Comninellis, who will be sharing about INMED.
The KC Health Professions Ministry Network is being facilitated by The Sending Project in partnership with Dr. Nicholas Comninellis, Founder and President of INMED, the Institute for International Medicine. Dr. Comninellis serves as a full-time volunteer with INMED.
Thursday, October 24
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Hillcrest Covenant Church
8801 Nall Ave
Prairie Village, KS 66207
Cost to attend: $10 (includes dinner) - Each attendee must pay $10 either in advance online or at the door by cash or check.
Please spread the word to health professionals, church leaders, and others from the KC area about this network gathering!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (Please register by October 22)
Chuck Horner grew up in Kansas City and attended the University of Kansas for his undergraduate work as well as for Medical school and residency. He completed a fellowship in Neuroradiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Chuck has worked as a private practice radiologist for 24 years, the most recently of which is with the St. Luke's system, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and for the College Park Family medical care group.
He has been a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) throughout his medical career and first became involved with this organization as a medical student in the mid 80’s. This membership has been important in his growth as a Christian physician. Chuck has been on the local council of CMDA in Kansas City for approximately 15 years working primarily with students but also reaching out to some post graduate physicians. He has been married to his wife, Susie, for 28 years and they have three grown children. They attend Christ Anglican Church in Overland Park.
Nicholas Comninellis is also faculty in the Department of Medical Humanities at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Over a two year period Dr. Comninellis served inner city citizens at Shanghai Charity Hospital, and over another two years lead a healthcare ministry in the war-besieged nation of Angola in southern Africa.
Dr. Comninellis next served for six years in the Kansas City public hospital before launching INMED in 2003. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, the Saint Louis University School of Public Health, and was a family medicine resident at John Peter Smith Hospital. Dr. Comninellis also earned a professional diploma in tropical medicine from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and became board certified in both public health and family medicine. Among his authored books are Shanghai Doctor, Where Do I Go From Here, and INMED International Medicine & Public Health. Dr. Comninellis is a classical guitarist, a leader at Shoal Creek Community Church, and is faculty advisor for Cru at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He was recognized as the 2009 United Nations Association of the United States World Citizen and the 2015 University of Missouri-Kansas City Alumni of the Year.
"Please join us for this uncommon opportunity to broaden city-wide awareness of healthcare ministries. In the process, we anticipate your participation will encourage your heart, and may draw volunteers and supporters toward your own healthcare ministries."
- Dr. Nicholas Comninellis, Founder and President of INMED, and Leader of the KC Health Professions Ministry Network