The Sunflower Foundation announces three appointments to its Board of Trustees by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. The appointees are Liz Sosa of Garden City, Andrea Krauss of Russell, and Les Lacy of St. Francis. Each will serve a three-year term on the board, expiring in June 2019.
At this event in Wyandotte County, Dr. Anthony Iton explored innovations in place-based work to address health inequity. Find presentation slides, full event video and more here.
This presentation by Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics focuses on avenues for creating a culture of civil discourse in today’s polarized political environment.
Leaders of the state’s six major health foundations today sent a letter to Kansas legislators and the governor urging them to give KanCare expansion “serious consideration and an open debate,” pointing to new research that shows potential savings for the Kansas budget.
Technology has improved our lives, but it has also enabled a sedentary society. If we’re not careful, we can end up spending most of our lives indoors and sitting down — which can contribute to health risks like obesity, diabetes and heart disease. GetOutdoorsKansas.org aims to make it easier for us to get outside and get active — check it out!