2016 Governor's Public Health Conference
April 26 - April 28, 2016
Wichita Marriott

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Conference Attendees

Registration is Closed for the 2016 Conference.

To see if there is still space please contact the Conference Office at 316-978-6493.  If you've registered on KS Train already click HERE to pay.  

Click HERE to download a copy of the Brochure.
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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

Exhibitor space for this conference is now full.  Please call 316-978-6493 to be put on a waitlist.

Click HERE to download a copy of the Exhibitor Brochure.

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 Wichita Marriott. Single and double room rates are $99.00 + tax. There is no charge for parking. 

Reservations must be received by April 11. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 316-651-0333 or 1-800-228-9290, or by visiting the Marriott's Website.

Check In/Out

Check in time is 4:00 p.m. If you arrive before 4:00 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 programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, status as a veteran, genetic information or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Executive Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita KS 67260-0138; telephone (316) 978-3186.