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Linda J. Redford, RN, PhD

Linda J. Redford, RN, PhD
Phone: 913-588-1636

Linda is the Director of the Central Plains Geriatric Education Center (CPGEC) at the Center on Aging, University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC). She is also an Associate Director of the Center on Aging and holds an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Family Medicine in the School of Medicine.

Tanya Bishop

Tanya Bishop
Videoconferencing Manager
Phone: 913-588-1466

Tanya oversees the videoconferencing needs of the Central Plains Geriatric Education Center. She installs and manages mobile videoconferencing units at remote locations across Kansas and assists organizations with existing ITV equipment to become part of the CPGEC network. She is also responsible for video production of all CPGEC programs.

Larry Hicks, BS, MS

Larry Hicks, MS
Programmer/Web Developer
Phone: 913-945-7466

Larry programs a number of databases and develops web applications that support the many activities of the CPGEC. He's a recovering engineer and small business manager who has been writing software, in various forms, for the last decade, much of it at KUMC. He specializes in database-driven websites.

Jane Johns, MBA

Jane T. Johns, MBA
Associate Director for Operations
Phone: 913-588-3197

Jane oversees the development, coordination, promotion and implementation of CPGEC programs, products and services, manages budgets, tracks program activities, and assists in the development of grants and contracts.

Nicole Kelly

Nicole Palmer
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 913-588-1464

Nicole provides administrative support for CPGEC activities and staff. She handles registration for programs, coordinates distribution of materials to ITV sites, keeps our continuing education database updated, and takes care of many other behind-the-scenes activities that keep the CPGEC on track.

Dean E. Mehling, MA

Dean E. Mehling, MA
Education Support Technologist
Phone: 913-588-5243

Dean designs and updates various websites, publications, and marketing materials for the CPGEC, manages Adobe Connect sessions, and provides other computer and videoconferencing assistance.

Toby Turner, DHA, APRN, BC, FAAN

Toby Turner, DHA, APRN, GNP-BC, FAAN
Associate Director for Education
Phone: (913) 588-3708

Toby assists with the planning, implementation and presentation of programs for the CPGEC, on topics that address clinical competence and personal development. She has more than 20 years' experience as a geriatric nurse practitioner, and currently maintains a part-time practice through which she provides care in the home, in nursing facilities and in rehabilitation facilities.

Last modified: Apr 16, 2014