Kansas Public Health Association Conference

September 29, 2022

Wichita State University Metropolitan Complex

Hybrid Option Available



The Kansas Public Health Association annual conference brings together public health professionals from a variety of disciplines and geographic locations to work together to improve the public health infrastructure in Kansas. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from expert speakers as well as network with colleagues from around the state. The 2022 KPHA Conference theme is Engage, Collaborate, Grow: Strengthening the Kansas Public Health System.

Conference Objectives:

  • Engage with public health experts to identify strategies to improve the public health infrastructure 
    in Kansas
  • Collaborate with other public health professionals including academia, local public health departments, advocates, students, and more.
  • Grow professionally through continuing education, networking, and capacity building.



Livestream Session Links

Click the links below to join the session in Zoom. 

Opening Remarks & Keynote: Towards a Vision for Health in Kansas
Breakout Session 1: Creating a Vision for a Healthier Workforce Using a Systems-Based Approach in Kansas
Awards & Panel Keynote: Exploring the Need for a More Coordinated and Robust Public Health Action and Research Agenda in Kansas
Breakout Session 2: Wildcats and Jayhawks Talk MPH and Certificate Programs in Kansas
Closing Remarks & Panel Keynote: Building a Stronger Public Health Infrastructure


Virtual Posters

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Presentation Slides

Shigellosis Outbreak Response at a Water Splash Pad in a Jurisdiction without Aquatic Codes-Sedgwick County, Kansas, June 2021



A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors and Exhibitors!


Gold Sponsors: MPHTC, BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas, Patterson Family Foundation Bronze Sponsors: Kansas State University master of Public Health, The University of Kansas Master of Public Health Student Scholarship Sponsor: Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation Small Health Department Scholarship Sponsor: Kansas Department of Health and Environment Exhibitors: Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Alliance for a Healthy Kansas, KU Department of Population Health, KanCare Ombudsman, Sunflower Pediatric Clinical Trials, Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition Inc., Kansas Radon Program, Girls of the Run Greater Kansas City, The Voter Network




Registration Questions & More Information

For questions regarding your registration or the registration process, please contact the WSU Conference Office.

Phone: 316-978-6493
Fax: 316-978-3064
Email: conference.office@wichita.edu