2017 Kansas Governor's Public Health Conference
April 25 - April 27, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS

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Conference Attendees

Check back in February 2017 for conference registration.

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2016 Conference Handouts


MCH Pre-Session: Handout 1, Handout 2

Public Health Pre-Session:


Dr. Robert Block:
Dr. Amy Drassen Ham:
D. Charles Hunt, MPH:
Presciption Drug Abuse Panel:  CLICK HERE

Breakout Session 1:

Safe Sleep:
Family Caregiver Health:
Supporting the Term, Brain Health:
Public Health Law:

Breakout Session 2:

Safety in and Around the Home:
Developmental Screening:
Strong Foundations:
Work Well Kansas:

Breakout Session 3:

Infant Mental Health:  CLICK HERE
Perinatal Smoking Cessation Efforts:  CLICK HERE
The Public in Environmental Public Health Tracking:  CLICK HERE
Chronic Disease Management in Schools:  CLICK HERE

Breakout Session 4:

Making the Connection:
Learning about Health from Kansas Teens:  CLICK HERE
Connecting the Dots for a Healthier Community:
Financial Planning and Budgeting: CLICK HERE
Cafe Sessions-
  School Nutrition:
  Epi Trax:
  Oral Health:  CLICK HERE
  Early Detection Works:
  Syndromic Surveillance:
  Cerificate in Public Health:

Breakout Session 5:

Safety on the Front Lines:  PRESENTATION, HANDOUT 1, HANDOUT 2
A Systematic Approach to Preventing Bullying in Kansas:
The Public Health Impact of E-Cigs:
Building Community Collaboratives:
Cafe Sessions-
  Kansas Information for Communities:  CLICK HERE
  Colorectal Cancer Screening:
  Physical Activity and Nutrition:
  MRC's and K-SERV:
  Multi-Jurisdictional Sharing:



Exhibitors and Sponsors

Check back in September 2016 for exhibitor/sponsor registration.

Questions- please contact the WSU Conference Office at 316-978-6493, conference.office@wichita.edu.

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Making a Reservation

Special rates for conference attendees and exhibitors have been arranged with the Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS.  Single and double room rates are $107.00 + tax. There is no charge for parking. 

Reservations must be received by March 25, 2017. Reservations for rooms will begin when conference registration opens in February 2017.

Check In/Out

Check in time is 3:00 p.m. If you arrive before 3:00 p.m. the hotel will accommodate as rooms become available. Check out time is 12:00 noon.

Smoking/Non Smoking Rooms

All sleeping rooms are non-smoking.

Internet Access

There is complimentary high-speed internet access in all guest rooms.


There is no charge for parking.

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Special Accommodations

Wichita State University is committed to making programs available to people with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please contact the Office of University Conferences at (316) 978-6493.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. Retaliation against an individual filing or cooperating in a complaint process is also prohibited. Sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking are forms of sex discrimination and are prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Complaints or concerns related to alleged discrimination may be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity or the Title IX Coordinator, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita KS 67260-0138; telephone (316) 978-3187. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.