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midwest regional asthma summit

September 21, 2017 - Read Summit Summary & Next Steps
Midwest Regional Asthma Summit

Nebraska | Iowa | Kansas | Missouri

Health, housing and environmental professionals converged to discuss the successes, opportunities and challenges of financing in-home asthma care at the Midwest Regional Asthma Summit.

 


Presentations

The Business Case, Key Role of Data for Asthma Interventions
Ben Francisco, PhD, PNP-BC, AE-C, Director, Asthma Ready Communities, University of Missouri

Working with Medicaid to Advance Asthma Care & Education
Ben Francisco, PhD, PNP-BC, AE-C, Director, Asthma Ready Communities, University of Missouri
 
The Business Case and Using Data in Asthma Home Environmental Assessment Programs
Kevin Kennedy, MPH, CIEC, Director of the Center for Environmental Health, Children's Mercy

Asthma Care in the Real World
Shannon Melton, MPH, Director of Health Programs, Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance
Kat Vinton, Family Advocacy Manager, Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance
Carolyn Schaefer, BSN, RN, Case Manager/Coordinator, Polk County Health Department, Healthy Homes Des Moines
Kiersten Cooley, Family Outreach Specialist, Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa, Healthy Homes Des Moines

Funding In-Home Asthma Care Breakout
Julie Kuhn, MSW, Program Manager, Asthma CarePartners, Sinai Urban Health Institute
Facilitator: Katrin Kral, EPA, Indoor Environments Division

Credentials & Training: Are You Ready?
Kevin Kennedy, MPH, CIEC, Director of the Center for Environmental Health, Children's Mercy

Missouri Telehealth Network Presentation
Ben Francisco, PhD, PNP-BC, AE-C, Director, Asthma Ready Communities, University of Missouri

Making the Case to Decision Makers
Senator Tony Vargas, Nebraska State Legislature


Sponsors  

American Lung Association

WellCare of Nebraska

 


CONTACT


tonya bronleewe

Tonya Bronleewe
Program Manager
(316) 978-6638


leslie kimble

Leslie Kimble
Marketing & Event Coordinator
(316) 978-7460

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The Midwest Regional Asthma Summit is a joint conference hosted by Wichita State University Environmental Finance Center (WSU EFC), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).