Kimberly Templeton, MD

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Kimberly Templeton, MD, is professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Kansas in Kansas City.  She is a past-president of the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society and the United States Bone and Joint Initiative.  She is currently president of the American Medical Women’s Association and chair of the Sex and Gender Women’s Health Collaborative.  One of Dr. Templeton’s areas of focus is raising awareness of the impact of sex and gender on health and disease.  As noted in BMUS, the impact of sex and gender reaches beyond reproductive health and extends to all health conditions, resulting in many for which there is a difference in incidence, etiology, prevention, and response to treatment between women and men.