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KMCH Council Members

Rebecca Adamson

Rebecca Adamson, APRN-C, FNP, MSN
KDHE

Deborah Alliston

Deborah Alliston, MD, MEd
Clinical Associate Professor, Wichita - Pediatrics
University of Kansas School of Medicine - Wichita

Anji Antje

Anji Antje, MD, PhD
Epidemiologist
KDHE Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics

Brenda Bandy

Brenda Bandy, IBCLC
Executive Director
Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition

Kourtney Bettinger

Kourtney Bettinger, MD, MPH, FAAP
Pediatrician
University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics

Heather Braum

Heather Braum
Senior Policy Advisor
Kansas Action for Children

Jennifer Bruning

Jennifer Bruning
Executive Director
Kansas State Alliance of YMCAs

Jennifer Bruning

Linda Buchheister
Children's Program Manager
KDADS

Cristi Cain

Cristi Cain
Local Public Health Section Director
KDHE

Jaquita Clark

Deena Carmona
PRAMS Program Director
KDHE Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics

Lisa Chaney

Lisa Chaney
Research & Evaluation Director
Greenbush - SW Kansas Education Service Center

Mariah Chrans

Mariah Chrans
Program Director of Cradle Kansas City
Community Health Council of Wyandotte County

Jennifer Bruning

Stacy Clarke
Kansas Interagency Coordinating Council Coordinator
KSDE

Stephanie Coleman

Stephanie Coleman
Autism Family Educator and LEND Faculty
University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral Sciences

Mary Delgado

Mary Delgado, MSN, APRN, FNP
HFS Program Manager
United Healthcare

Drew Duncan

Drew Duncan
Screening & Surveillance Unit Director
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Stephen Fawcett

Stephen Fawcett, PhD
Senior Advisor
University of Kansas Work Group for Community Health and Development

Lisa Frey Blume

Lisa Frey Blume
Community Health Manager
KDHE Bureau of Health Promotion

Jennifer Bruning

Cory Gibson Ed. D.
Superitendent
Unified School District 232

Geovannie Gone

Geovannie Gone
Executive Director
Immunize Kansas Coalition

Jennifer Bruning

Kristianna Guerrero
Program Assistant
Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy

Kari Harris

Kari Harris, MD, FAAP
KMCHC Chair
University of Kansas, School of Medicine - Wichita
Department of Pediatrics

Jaquita Clark

Shalae Harris
RN Clinical Program Supervisor
KDHE Division of Health

Sara Hortenstine

Sara Hortenstine
Executive Director
State Child Death Review Board

Stephanie Jerguson

Stephanie Jerguson, BSN, RN, CCM
Healthy First Steps Maternal Program Coordinator
UHC Community & State Kansas

Elaine Johannes

Elaine Johannes, PhD
Youth Development Associate Professor, Extension Specialist
Kansas State University Research and Extension

Kaitlin Johnson

Kaitlin Johnson, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Emporia State University

Jennifer Bruning

Shannon Kennedy
Executive Director
Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy

Karly Lauer

Karly Lauer, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
Emporia State University

Steve Lauer

Steve Lauer, MD, PhD, FAAP
Pediatrician
University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics

Steve Lauer

Julie Laverack
Patient Education & Support Manager
Community Health Center of SE Kansas

Jeni McDonald

Jeni McDonald
Family Planning Program Manager
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Oluwakemi Onyenagubo

Oluwakemi Onyenagubo
BEPHI-Vital Health & Data , Assistant Director
KDHE Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics

Patricia McNamar

Patricia McNamar, DNP, APRN, NP-C
Nurse Practitioner
Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital and Clinic

Jennifer Bruning

Amittia Parker, LMSW, MPA, PhD
Assistant Professor
Georgetown University CCHD

Susan Pence

Susan Pence, MD, FAAP
Pediatrician
Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas

Cherie Sage

Cherie Sage
Representative SAFE Kids Kansas

cari schmidt

Cari Schmidt, PhD
Associate Research Professor and Director of Pediatric Research
University of Kansas, School of Medicine - Wichita,
Department of Pediatrics

Katie Schoenhoff

Katie Schoenhoff
Program Manager
United Methodist Health Ministry Fund

Christy Schunn

Christy Schunn, LSCSW
Executive Director
Kansas Infant Death and SIDS Network

Heather Schrotberger

Heather Schrotberger
Executive Director
Kansas Head Start Association

Sookyung Shin

Sookyung S.
Family/Consumer Leader
Family Representative

Peter Stoepker

Peter Stoepker
Family/Consumer Leader

Jennifer Bruning

Melissa Valenza
Education Program Consultant
KSDE

Jennifer Bruning

Kristi Weaver, MD
OB/Gyn
Kansas City Women's Clinic

Lisa Williams

Lisa Williams
KDHE Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics

Kendra Wyatt

Kendra Wyatt
Chief Executive Officer
New Birth Company

Donna Yadrich

Donna Yadrich
Family/Consumer Leader
Owner and Principal Patient-Centered Care Advocate, Audry Spirit, Inc.

Daina Zolck

Daina Zolck
KDHE Injury and Violence Prevention Section Director
Bureau of Health Promotion

KDHE Bureau of Family Health/Title V Staff

Rachel Sisson

Rachel Sisson, MS
Title V and Bureau of Family Health Director
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Carrie Akin

Carrie Akin
Maternal & Child Health Program Manager Team Lead
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Jaquita Clark

Jaquita Clark
Child and Adolescent Health Consultant
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Amy Dean-Campmire

Amy Dean-Campmire
MCH Behavioral Health Director
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Geno Fernandez

Geno Fernandez
Pregnancy Maintenance Initiative & Teen Pregnancy Targeted Case Management
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Geno Fernandez

Derik Flerlage, RRT, MHA
Bureau Co-Director
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Kelsee Fout
MCH Behavioral Health Director
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Holly Frye

Holly Frye
MCH Program Consultant
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Dione Guyton

Dione Guyton
Home Visiting Program Consultant
KDHE Community Partnerships/Home Visiting

Jamie Kim

Jamie Kim, MPH
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist
KDHE

Brandi Markert

Brandi Markert
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist
KDHE Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics

Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller
State MCH/Title V Director
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Jill Nelson

Jill Nelson
Perinatal/Infant Health Consultant
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Karen Perez

Karen Perez
Special Health Care Needs, Lead Care Coordinator
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Jessie Piper

Jessie Piper, PhD, CFLE
Bureau Co-Director
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Jaquita Clark

Lisa Shoop
KDHE Health Care Finance

Juliet Swedlund

Juliet Swedlund
Women/Maternal Health Consultant
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Cora Ungerer

Cora Ungerer
Children Special Health Care Needs Director
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Stephanie Wolf

Stephanie Wolf, RN, BSN, CLC
Clinical Perinatal/Infant Health Consultant
Kansas Perinatal Community Collaboratives Program Coordinator
KDHE Bureau of Family Health

Project Support

Denise Cyzman

Denise Cyzman
Executive Director
Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

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KMCHC Website and Social Media Support
Envisage Consulting Inc.

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