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Name: Tomas L. Griebling, MD, MPH

Affiliation: Vice-Chair – Department of Urology Faculty Associate – The Landon Center on Aging Assistant Dean for Student Affairs The University of Kansas Kansas City, KS, USA

Chapters Contributed: Conservative Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

General Biographical Description: Tomas L. Griebling is the John P. Wolf 33° Masonic Distinguished Professor of Urology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City. He is Vice-Chair of the Department of Urology, a Faculty Associate in The Landon Center on Aging, and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Director of the Orr Academic Medical Society. He earned his MD from the University of Iowa College of Medicine, where he also completed his urology residency and a two-year fellowship in Geriatric and Reconstructive Urology, Urodynamics, and Outcomes Research. This work was funded by a Health Services Research Scholar Award from the American Foundation for Urologic Disease (AFUD) and the American Urological Association (AUA). He received his Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Kansas. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Urology; the Journal of Surgical Education; International Urology and Nephrology; and the Journal of Aging, Humanities, and the Arts. Dr Griebling received the prestigious William T. Kemper Fellowship Award for Teaching Excellence from the University of Kansas for the 2002-03 academic year. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Gerontological Society of America. He is past-president of both the Kansas City Urological Society and the Geriatric Urological Society of the American Urological Association.

Special Interests: Geriatric urology, urodynamics and urinary incontinence, surgical education, clinical outcomes research and epidemiology.

Contact Address: Department of Urology - Mailstop 3016 University of Kansas - 3901 Rainbow Boulevard Kansas City, KS 66160 Phone (913) 588-7571
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