Our Staff

KirstenNew Dr. Kirsten Evans, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Evans has lived in Lawrence since 1989. She completed medical school and residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center and has practiced pediatrics in Topeka, Kansas City, and Virginia. As a pediatrician who has worked in private practice, a faculty member at The University of Kansas Medical Center, and a pediatric hospitalist at Stormont Vail Health Care, she has treated children of all ages with a wide variety of illnesses. She also serves as adjunct faculty for Saint Louis University and is a board member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, tiny-k, and Safe Kids. She is also a member of the International Society for Travel Medicine.

Dr. Evans has been fascinated by medicine since childhood. She enjoys treating children and watching them grow and develop, and she considers it a privilege to share in their care. Additionally, she has a doctorate degree from Princeton University in classical archaeology and continues active research in archaeology and the history of medicine. She and her husband have two children and one grandchild, with whom she spends the majority of her time away from work.

KristenNew Dr. Kristen Jacobs, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Jacobs joined the Lawrence Pediatrics team in April 2015. After deciding she wanted to become a doctor while still in kindergarten, she completed medical school and residency at the University of California, San Francisco and has practiced pediatrics in Kansas City, Missouri. Her medical interests include asthma, obesity, and the effects of sleep on overall health.

Dr. Jacobs also has a degree in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. She has two "furkids", a dog named Skye and a cat named Cleo, who were both rescues from the animal shelter. In her free time, Dr. Jacobs enjoys gardening, reading, traveling, and spending time with her nephew.

MalaniNew Dr. Malani Kuiper, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Kuiper is a board-certified pediatrician who has worked part-time at Lawrence Pediatrics since November 2016. Dr. Kuiper has a Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Kansas and attended medical school at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. She completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Iowa. After residency, she served as Chief Resident at the University of Iowa. She has worked in private pediatrics practices in Salina and Leawood prior to moving to Lawrence. She enjoys treating a variety of childhood illnesses, interacting with healthy children at their well-child checks, and getting to know their families. Dr. Kuiper is married with two busy school-aged children.

AshleyNew Ashley, RN

Ashley has been a nurse since 2009, after obtaining a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Baker University. Her past experience includes hospital work on the Pediatric Unit and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and most recently in public health at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department. She lives in Lawrence with her husband and in her free time, enjoys running, kickboxing, cooking, and reading. 

CathyNew Cathy, RN

Cathy has worked in the nursing field since 2006, most recently at Stormont-Vail Pediatric Care. She is married with one son and two dogs. She enjoys playing softball, kickboxing, and spending time with friends and family.

JenNew Jennifer, LPN

Jennifer has worked in the nursing field since 1997, focusing on pediatrics for the last thirteen years. She lives in Topeka with her husband and son. She enjoys spending time with family and friends outdoors.

LaurenNew Lauren, RN

Lauren graduated with her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Washburn University in 2016. She lives in Lawrence with her husband. In her free time, she enjoys Pure Barre, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.

 KateNew1 Kate

Kate joined Lawrence Pediatrics in 2014 and works in practice management, billing, and web development. She received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Sociology in 2014 and is currently in graduate school. She has been a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician since 2011 and volunteers with Safe Kids Douglas County. She has one daughter and enjoys traveling, music, and reading.

AimeeNew Aimee

Aimee joined Lawrence Pediatrics in August 2017. She is married with one daughter and three cats. She enjoys painting and crafting in her spare time. Aimee is attending school to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse.

MollyNew Molly

Molly joined Lawrence Pediatrics in October 2017. She has lived in Lawrence for seven years and has two children and two cats. She enjoys gardening, spending time outdoors, and playing music.

Lawrence Pediatrics, PA
3310 Clinton Parkway Ct
Lawrence, KS 66047

Phone: 785.856.9090
Fax: 785.856.9093

Our Hours
Monday thru Friday:
8am to 5pm
*Walk-In from 8:00-9:00
*Closed from 12:00-1:30

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