We're a family at CoxHealth – creating memories, sharing experiences and learning from each other.

Dr. Banks in Kenya.
Dr. Branham in Sydney.
Dr. Matzek and Dr. Branham at MAFP.
Residents playing sand volleyball.
Bowling at the MAFP fall conference.
Residents and children dressed up for Halloween.
A group of residents pose for pictures at a Royals baseball game.
Residents and their families prepare to sing Christmas carols.
Residents color eggs for Easter.
Dr. Branham and family with the Mizzou tiger.
Graduation day.
Dr. Branscum and wife on the beach.
Dr. Branscum and his son in the woods.
Dr. Kennedy and his family at graduation.
Dr. Keoppel at a baseball game.
Dr. Koepell and others celebrating a special day.
Residents participate in a ropes course.
Dr. Kennedy and his family pose on the beach.
Dr. Branham poses with her new puppy.
Dr. Kennedy's baby strikes a pose on the beach.
The Branscum family.
Dr. Keoppel poses next to a pond.
Dr. Kennedy and daughter at the beach.
Dr. Branscum and his wife.
A resident and his son pose behind the wheel.
Our physicians participate in activities like ropes courses.
Family activities are important to resident life.
A resident and his family pose for a photo.
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Incoming Residents

Class of 2021

Joe Barnard, DO

Joe Barnard, DO

AT Still University – Kirksville, Missouri

Gabriela Cox, DO, MS

Gabriela Cox, DO, MS

Edward Via – Spartanburg, South Carolina

Steven James, MD

Steven James, MD

University of Arkansas – Little Rock, Arkansas

Karissa Merritt, DO

Karissa Merritt, DO

Liberty University – Lynchburg, Virgina

Chris Odehnal, MD

Chris Odehnal, MD

Saint Louis University – St. Louis, Missouri

Bjai Rice, DO

Bjai Rice, DO

AT Still University – Kirksville, Missouri

Melany Su, MD

Melany Su, MD

New York University – New York

Caleb Tague, MD, MPH

Caleb Tague, MD, MPH

University of Kansas – Kansas City, Kansas

Theo Zemanuel, DO

Theo Zemanuel, DO

AT Still University – Kirksville, Missouri

First-Year Residents

Class of 2020

Lauren Branham, DO, MBA

Lauren Branham, DO, MBA

Kansas City University – Kansas City, Missouri

Evan Branscum, MD

Evan Branscum, MD

University of Arkansas – Little Rock, Arkansas

Trevor Conner, DO

Trevor Conner, DO

Oklahoma State University – Stillwater, Oklahoma

Joshua Gaede, MD

Joshua Gaede, MD

University of Kansas – Salina, Kansas

Kyle Gillett, MD

Kyle Gillett, MD

University of Kansas – Kansas City, Missouri

Brian Kennedy, MD

Brian Kennedy, MD

University of Arkansas – Little Rock, Arkansas

Kelsey Keoppel, DO

Kelsey Keoppel, DO

Kansas City University – Kansas City, Missouri

Kayla Matzek, MD

Kayla Matzek, MD

University of Missouri – Columbia, Missouri

Cody Rogers, MD

Cody Rogers, MD

University of Arkansas – Little Rock, Arkansas

Second-Year Residents

Class of 2019

Jennifer Bulcock, MD

Jennifer Bulcock, MD

University of Kansas – Kansas City, Missouri

Matthew Dalke, MD

Matthew Dalke, MD

University of Arkansas

Whitney Davis, DO

Whitney Davis, DO

Kansas City University of Biosciences – Kansas City, Missouri

Alyssa Easter, MD

Alyssa Easter, MD

University of Missouri – Columbia, Missouri

Jenny Eichhorn, MD

Jenny Eichhorn, MD

University of Missouri – Columbia, Missouri

Cliff Ganus, MD, MPH

Cliff Ganus, MD, MPH

St. George’s University – West Indies, Gernada

Evan Johnson, MD

Evan Johnson, MD

University of Arkansas – Little Rock, Arkansas

John Long, MD

John Long, MD

University of Kansas – Salina, Kansas

Third-Year Residents

Class of 2018

Aaron Buzard, MD, MPH

Aaron Buzard, MD, MPH

St. George’s University – West Indies, Gernada

Blake Fulks, MD

Blake Fulks, MD

University of Arkansas – Little Rock, Arkansas

Meghan Guthrie, MD

Meghan Guthrie, MD

University of Oklahoma – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Shannon Marsden, MD

Shannon Marsden, MD

University of Missouri – Columbia, Missouri

Caitlin Schmitt, DO

Caitlin Schmitt, DO

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine – Kirksville, Missouri

Kenneth Starnes, MD

Kenneth Starnes, MD

University of Arkansas – Little Rock, Arkansas

Lisa Trask, DO

Lisa Trask, DO

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Erie, Pennsylvania

Sarah Williams, MD

Sarah Williams, MD

University of Missouri – Columbia, Missouri