EHS Staff: Front Row: Ryan Lickteig (Director), Rick Sundell (Assistant Radiation Safety Officer), Emily Mattwaoshshe (Hazardous Materials Coordinator).  Back Row: Danielle Chavez (Industrial Hygienist), Andrea Shipp (Radiation Safety Officer), Sonny Cherrito (Biological Safety Officer), and Nathan Bushue (Biohazard Technician).

Environment, Health and Safety Office

Thank you for visiting the Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) website.

The University of Kansas Medical Center's EHS Office is part of the Associate Vice Chancellor's Office of Compliance. We are located in G032 Wescoe.

The Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Office provides leadership and guidance for the University’s environmental protection activities, health and safety programs and regulatory compliance. The EHS Office assists in developing, implementing and supporting high quality programs that allows students, faculty and staff to protect themselves from hazards they may encounter at the medical center. The EHS Office provides the expertise needed to direct efforts towards compliance with environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
This is accomplished by:

  • Providing superior customer-service to our customers: the students, faculty, staff, visitors and community of the University of Kansas Medical Center.
  • Fostering a productive, creative atmosphere based on mutual respect, trust and honesty.
  • Integrating individual skills and contributions to create a team capable of superior results, open communication and cooperation toward a common goal.

Please contact us at with any improvements we can make to this website or the rest of our program.

Last modified: Nov 06, 2014