You will not want to miss this two day opportunity to hear from expert speakers as well as network with fellow public health professionals as we work together to enhance the public health infrastructure in our state.
2023 Award Recipients Samuel J. Crumbine Medal: Elaine Johannes, PhD Dorothy Woodin Award: Elizabeth Parthemer, RN Virginia Lockhart Health Education Award: Amy Drassen Ham, PhD, MPH Special Service Award: Lisa Horn, BA, BSN, RN Special Service Award: Elizabeth Burger, PhD, MBA, EMT Corporate Public Health Service Award: Kansas Health Institute Jane Addams Award: Juliane Walker, MSW Public Health Policy Maker of the Year Award: Senator Pat Pettey Public Health Policy Maker of the Year Award: Senator Kristen O’Shea Emerging Leader Award: Devin Quinn Emerging Leader Award: Taylor Carter, MPH President’s Award
Keynote Panel Discussion: Transforming the Kansas Public Health Workforce
Sonja Bachus, CEO at Community Care Network of Kansas
Our Past Annual Membership Meeting was on November 19, 2020.
Learn More About KPHA
Promoting & Improving Population Health in Kansas
KPHA has been influencing policies and setting priorities in public health for Kansas since 1920.
Throughout our history, we have been at the forefront of numerous efforts to prevent disease and promote health.
The Kansas Public Health Association (KPHA) is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the state, representing more than 250 members from over 20 occupations and organizations.
KPHA brings together researchers, health service providers, administrators, teachers, and other health workers in a unique, multidisciplinary environment of professional exchange, study, and action.
KPHA is concerned with a broad set of issues affecting personal and environmental health, including federal and state funding for health programs, pollution control, programs and policies related to chronic and infectious diseases, a smoke-free society, and professional education in public health.