2015 KPHA Fall Conference 

September 16 - September 17, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS 66502

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A special thank you to this year's Sponsors:

Kansas State University Master of Public Health Program
Wichita State University


Check out the Conference Video here.


Registration Questions & More Information

To view the brochure or register online CLICK HERE.

For questions please contact the Wichita State University Conference Office.

Phone: 316.978.6493
Fax: 316.978.3064
Email: conference.office@wichita.edu


2015 KPHA Conference Handouts

Please check back often as we continue to receive handouts. If you experience difficulty, please call our office at 316-978-6493.


A Vision for a Culture of Health delivered by Paul Kuehnert

Promoting Health for All Kansans: Hospitals and Health Departments Working Together (Not available at this time)

Public Health in the Medical Neighborhood (Not available at this time)

Breakout Sessions:

1.1a - Pioneer Baby - A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes in Southwest Kansas (Not available at this time)

1.1b - Meeting the Perinatal Mental Health Needs of All Kansas: Key Barriers and Future Directions (Not available at this time)

1.2 - Key Factors Motivating Continued Participation in High-Intensity Exercise at K-State CrossFit (Not available at this time)

1.3 - Collective Impact of State Health Planning (Not available at this time)

1.4 - Accreditation Readiness Activities: Participant Perspectives

1.5 - Identifying Opportunities for Injury Prevention and Control in Kansas (Not available at this time)

1.6a - A Novel Tickborne Disease and Tickborne Disease Incidence in Kansas, 2012-2014

1.6b - Utility of Mosquito Surveillance Data to Predict Human Cases of West Nile Virus, Kansas, 2013

1.6c - Mosquito Control Capacity Survey, Kansas, 2015

2.1a - Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Priorities in Kansas, 2016-2020; Handout 1, Handout 2

2.1b - Why Collaboration is the Key to Health for All Kansans (Not available at this time)

2.2 - Three Simple Words: EAT REAL FOOD! (No online handouts)

2.3 - Bringing Population Health Considerations to Policy Discussions: Medical Marijuana (Cannabis)

2.4 - The Kansas Public Health Workforce Assessment: What do the Results Mean for Workforce Development?

2.5 - Health Insurance Smarts

2.6 - Syndromic Surveillance at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Success, Challenges, and Opportunities

3.1 - Medical-Dental Integration: Your Mouth the Gateway to Health

3.2 - Reducing Sendentary Behavior in the Workplace: Implications for the Health of all Kansas; Handout 1; Handout 2; Powerpoint

3.3 - Promoting Health for All Kansans: Can we Learn Anything from Cuba? (Not available at this time)

3.4 - Local Public Health Action Inspired By Local Health Information: Six Years Later... (Not available at this time)

3.5 - Beyond Hearing Aids - Assisting Older Adults Who Possess Hearing Impairment

3.6 - Disease Investigator Surge Capacity Toolkit for Local Health Departments


4.2 - Topeka Bike Share Health Impact Assessment: Using HIA to Guide State and Local Decisions Impacting the Health of Kansans (Not available at this time)

4.3 - Striving for Successful Health Improvement Coalitions (Handouts will be provided in class)

4.4 - Kansas Update: Public Health and Health Information Exchange

4.5 - Development of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program for the State of Kansas

4.6 - Impact of Vaccinations on Vaccine-Preventable Disease Cases and Outbreaks in Kansas; Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3