Dr. C. Kenneth Peters ’57


Retired, CEO and Medical Director, Extra Hour Care, Louisville, KY

University of Louisville, M.D., 1960

Kentucky Wesleyan College, Bachelor of Science, 1957

Kentucky Wesleyan College, D. Humanities, 2005

American Academy of Family Practice, Charter Fellow, 1974

Professional/Community Affiliations

Team physician, Jeffersontown High School (35 years)

Past President, Jeffersontown Rotary Club

Past member, Wesley Manor Retirement Center Board

Co-founder Healing Place (homeless shelter and rehab program)

Healing Place Board of Directors

Initiator and founder of Extra Hour Care

Physician for Wesley Manor Retirement Home (a wing of Wesley Manor was renovated and named in honor of Dr. Peters, May 2000)

Member American Medical Association

Member Judicial Council, Jefferson County Medical Society

Past President Kentucky Medical Association

Past Chair of Kentucky Medical Political Action Committee

Past President Jefferson County Medical Society

Member National Association of Occupational Physicians

Voted Kentucky Wesleyan College Outstanding Alumni, 2003

Voted into KWC Hall of Fame, 2006

KMA Distinguished Service Award, 2005

Healing Place Freedom Award, 2005

Former volunteer faculty at UK Medical School

Served in the United States Navy, 1961-1963