View the Spring 2014 Kansas Public Health Grand Rounds flier (PDF)
The Kansas Association for Local Health Departments, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, KU Medical Center's Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health and Area Health Education Centers are once again collaborating to make available the Kansas Public Health Grand Rounds series. The Spring 2014 series will occur live on Wednesdays from 12:00 - 1:00 between January 22 and May 7 2014 via the Adobe® Connect® web conferencing system.
To join the meeting in progress, click here for the Kansas Public Health Grand Rounds meeting room and enter as a Guest.
A total of 14 sessions will be included. Topics are listed below with the Adobe® Connect® link for the recording of that session. The link includes the slide show.
January 29, 2014
"Public Health in Year 8 of Health Care Reform in Massachusetts"
Alfred DeMaria, Jr., M.D.; Medical Director, State Epidemiologist; Bureau of Infectious Disease; Massachusetts Department of Public Health
February 5, 2014 (canceled due to inclement weather)
"Lessons from Medicaid Expansion (or not)"
Tami Gurley-Calvez; Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, KU Medical Center
February 26, 2014
"Public Health in Transition: Embracing and Preparing for the Future"
Joyce R. Gaufin, BS; President, American Public Health Association, Executive Director (Retired),
Great Basin Public Health Leadership Institute
March 5, 2014
"What Does the Affordable Care Act Mean for Kansas?"
Roberta Riportella, Ph.D.; Kansas Health Foundation Professor of Community Health; School of Family Studies and Human Services; College of Human Ecology; Kansas State University; K-State Research and Extension
March 12, 2014
"The Adolescent Challenge - It's Not Just Preventing High Risk Behaviors"
Pam Shaw, M.D., FAAP; District VI Chairperson, AAP; Professor of Pediatrics, Vice Chair of Education; Medical Director, NCSL, Phase II Director; KU Medical Center
March 19, 2014
No session due to spring break
April 9, 2014
"Seeking Accreditation: The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department Experience"
Dan Partridge, RS, MPH; Director, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Dept. and Charlotte Marthaler, MS; Assistant Director/Accreditation Coordinator, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Dept.
April 30, 2014
No session due to Governor's Public Health Conference
May 7, 2014
"Community Water Fluoridation: One of the 10 Great Public Health Achievements of the 20th Century - Lessons Learned from Wichita"
Becky Tuttle, MA, Director of Wellness Initiatives, Greater Wichita YMCA