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Council Members


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KMCHC Chair: Dennis Cooley, MD, FAAP

Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

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Rebecca Adamson, APRN-C, FNP, MSN

Crawford County Health Department

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Stefanie Baines, CHES

The University of Kansas Hospital, Poison Control Center

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Brenda Bandy, IBCLC

Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition

no photo available for Linda Blasi

Linda Blasi

Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services

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Ellie Brent

March of Dimes
Kansas and Missouri

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Joe Caldwell

Parent Representative

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Julia Connellis

Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy

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Stephen Fawcett, PhD

University of Kansas Work Group for Community Health and Development

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Beth Fisher, MSN, RN

Hays Area Children's Center

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Lisa Gabel, RN, BSN, CCM

Amerigroup Kansas, Inc. (MCO)

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Terrie Garrison RN, BSN

Wyandotte County Public Health Department

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Deanna Gaumer

Parent/Consumer Representative

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Kari Harris, MD, FAAP

University of Kansas - Wichita: Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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Sara Hortenstine

State Child Death Review Board

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Charles Hunt, MPH

Kansas Health Institute

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Elaine Johannes, PhD

Kansas State University Research and Extension

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Peggy Kelly

Kansas Head Start Association

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Patricia Kinnaird

Central Kansas Mental Health Center

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Steve Lauer, MD, PhD, FAAP

University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics

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Melody McCray-Miller

Zero to One

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Annie McKay

Kansas Action for Children

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Patricia McNamar DNP, APRN, NP-C

Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital and Clinic

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Brian M. Pate, MD, FHM, FAAP

Wesley Medical Arts Tower

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Susan Pence, MD, FAAP

Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas

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Cherie Sage

SAFE Kids Kansas

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Cari Schmidt, PhD

KUMC - Wichita Pediatric Research

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Katie Schoenhoff

United Methodist Health Ministry Fund

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Christy Schunn, LSCSW

Kansas Infant Death and SIDS Network

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Pam Shaw, MD, FAAP

University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics

no photo available for Sookyung Shin

Sookyung Shin

Parent Representative

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Sharla Smith, PhD, MPH

Univeristy of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Preventative Medicine and Public Health

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Annie Wallace, RN

Kansas School Nurse Organization

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Lisa Williams

KDHE PRAMS, Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics

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Na'shell Williams

Sedgwick County Health Department

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Donna Yadrich

Special Health Care Services, Title V Program, Kansas Department of Health and Environment

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Phyllis Young, MEd

University of Kansas Center for Child Health and Development

KDHE Staff


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Carrie Akin

KDHE Maternal and Child Health
Bureau of Family Health

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Kayzy Bigler

KDHE Special Health Care Needs
Bureau of Family Health

no photo available of Greg Crawford

Greg Crawford

KDHE Vital and Health Statistics
Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics

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Diane Daldrup

KDHE Maternal & Child Health
Bureau of Family Health

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Sarah Fischer, MPA

KDHE Bureau of Family Health

no photo available of Aarion Gray

Aarion Gray, PhD

KDHE Bureau of Family Health

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Beth Greene

KDHE Bureau of Family Health

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Lori Haskett

KDHE Injury and Disability Prevention Programs
Bureau of Health Promotions

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Jamie Kim, MPH

KDHE Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
Bureau of Family Health

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Susan Mosier, MD

KDHE Office of the Secretary

no photo available of Debbie Richardson

Debbie Richardson, PhD

KDHE Maternal and Child Health
Bureau of Family Health

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Rachel Sisson, MS

KDHE Bureau of Family Health

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Heather Smith, MPH

KDHE Special Health Services
Bureau of Family Health

no photo available of Kasey Sorell

Kasey Sorell, BSN, RN

KDHE Health Care Finance — Medicaid

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Lori Steelman

KDHE Early Care and Youth Programs (Child Care)
Bureau of Family Health

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David Thomason, MPA

KDHE Nutrition and WIC Services
Bureau of Family Health

photo of Tamara Thomas

Tamara Thomas, MPH

KDHE MCH, Child & Adolescent Health
Bureau of Family Health

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Stephanie Wolf, RN, BSN

KDHE Maternal and Child Health
Bureau of Family Health

Project Support


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Melissa Hudelson

Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

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Connie Satzler

EnVisage Consulting, Inc.

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Chris Steege

Kansas Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics