MSSC President

Dr. Knight

Dr. Knight

Denis Knight, DO is a family physician with Wichita Family Medicine Specialists. He is board certified in family medicine with the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Knight graduated from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City and did his internship at Riverside Hospital in Wichita before entering private practice in 1988. He has served as a clinical assistant professor of family medicine for the KUSM-W and the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Dr. Knight is vice chairman of the board of trustees for Friends University. He and his wife, Ginna, have six children. They like to travel with their youngest, Acacia, 8, especially anywhere with a beach, and he enjoys playing tennis and golf.


MSSC Board of Directors

  • Jed Delmore, MD President Elect
  • Patricia Wyatt-Harris, MD Secretary
  • John Lohnes, Jr. – MD Treasurer
  • Estephan Zayat, MD Immediate Past President
  • Theresa Cusick, MD
  • Jeffrey S. Davis, MD
  • John Flesher, MD
  • Tana Goering, MD
  • Brooke Grizzell, MD
  • Larry Hund, MD
  • Zachary Kuhlmann, DO
  • Thomas Moore, MD
  • Krista Shackelford, MD

MSSC Interim Executive Director

Penny Vogelsang is the MSSC’s Interim Executive Director as of January 26, 2017.  Her background includes the director of KUSM-Wichita’s WCGME (Wichita Center of Graduate Medical Education) from 1989 through 2010.  From 2010 to 2015, she was president and CEO of the Kansas Eye Bank & Cornea Research Center.  Her focus will be to keep the operations running smoothly during this transition and assisting the in the process of the Executive Director search. She and her husband, Kent, have three children.

MSSC Organizational Chart