Dr. Knapp recently graduated from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Missouri, and is the first in her family to earn a medical degree.

Dr. Knapp recently graduated from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Missouri, and is the first in her family to earn a medical degree.  Dr. Knapp was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society which is comprised of individuals who have been recognized for practicing patient-centered medical care by modeling the qualities of integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect, and empathy. Dr. Knapp was also selected by the Family Health Foundation of Missouri as the top academic ranking family medicine graduate. She also received the F.M. “Bucky” Walter Scholarship for scholastic achievement and outstanding leadership and the Glasgow Achievement Award to the top six female graduates.

Dr. Andrew Taylor Still founded the American School of Osteopathy (ATSU) in Kirksville, Missouri in 1892, and the school is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2017.  Dr. Still’s influence on healthcare and health professions education continues nationally and internationally with locations in 31 states educating more than 27,000 future physicians.

Dr. Whitney (Cornick) Knapp is the daughter of Loretta Cornick and the late Philip Cornick of Rolla, Missouri. She is the granddaughter of Freida Adey and the late Wayne Adey of Licking, Missouri and the late George and Alice Cornick of Rolla, Missouri. Dr. Knapp is beginning her medical residency program in family medicine at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.