News from Harlan County Health

Dr. Cameron Knackstedt appointed President of the Kansas Osteopathic Foundation.

Dr. Cameron Knackstedt, D.O. at Harlan County Health System recently attended a meeting of the Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Convention. At the convention he was appointed to the position of President of the Kansas Osteopathic Foundation. In 2013 he was awarded a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. During the UCME program, Dr. Knackstedt (Dr. K) attended medical lectures on medical topics such as advanced heart failure and transplant, geriatrics, maternal fetal medicine, Association healthcare update, two lectures on diabetes, hematological malignancies and cellular therapeutics, inpatient rehab in rural areas, newer approaches to sleep apnea, Lewy Body Dementia, NASH fatty liver disease, and emerging flaviviral pathogens. During the convention he was also reacquainted with former medical students that are now physicians and other banquets at the convention.

Dr. Knackstedt has been employed as physician at Harlan County Health System since April 2011. He cares for patients at Heartland Family Medicine Clinic in Alma and Oxford, the Alma Hospital and the Alma Good Samaritan Society nursing home.