Course Detail: CN-17-KPHA - 74th Annual Kansas Public Health Association (KPHA) Conference
Please join us for the 74th Annual Kansas Public Health Association Fall Conference to be held at the Hilton Garden Inn and Manhattan Conference Center, Manhattan, KS October 10 - 11, 2017. Conference sessions will focus on our theme of "It's Time to Activate"

Hotel Accommodations:
Special rates for conference attendees have been arranged with the Hilton Garden Inn. Single and double occupancy rates are $109.00 + tax per night.

Hilton Garden Inn
410 South 3rd Street
Manhattan, Kansas 66502

Reservations must be received by September 25, 2017. When you make your reservation, please identify yourself as a Kansas Public Health Association Conference participant. To make reservations call the Hilton Garden Inn at 1-785-532-9116 or CLICK HERE to book your room online.

Cancellation Policy:
Once an online registration has been entered, the registrant will be responsible for payment unless cancellation is received in writing by email to (Please do not register unless you plan to attend.) A $25.00 cancellation fee will be assessed on all cancellations (this includes purchase orders). There will be no refunds or cancellations accepted after September 22, 2017.

 Session Detail:  CN-17-KPHA
Schedule: Please choose one subsession below for each time frame. Once you choose your subsession click "Add to Cart" at the bottom of the page. On the next page you will need to click "Add Attendee" and complete the appropriate information before you can check out. At this point you may add multiple attendees in a single order. For registration issues please contact the WSU Conference Office at 316-978-6493.
Times: 08:00am - 05:00pm
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Opening Keynote Presentation with Dr. Michael Kobernick (09:00am-10:00am)
1.1 Using Electronic Health Record (EHR) Data for Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention: The Role of Local Public Health in the Million Hearts Effort (11:15am-12:15pm)
1.2 Health Impact Assessment: Water Reuse and Health (11:15am-12:15pm)
1.3 Implementing Resident-Led Public Health Initiatives in Kansas: Stories from the Field (11:15am-12:15pm)
1.4 Assessing Statewide Capacity to Implement the Foundational Public Health Services in Kansas (11:15am-12:15pm)
1.5 Development of a Community Health Worker-Led Regional Certification Proposal to Influence State Policy/Multi-disciplinary Effort to Support the Sustainability and Integration of Community Health Workers in a Bi-state, Regional Community (11:15am-12:15pm)
Keynote Panel: A Journey to Population Health and Value Based Care (01:15pm-02:15pm)
2.1 Improving Chronic Conditions through Community Partnerships (02:45pm-03:45pm)
2.2 Advancing a Workforce: Kansas Community Health Worker & Statewide Support (02:45pm-03:45pm)
2.3 Water Quality: Rethinking Water Well Policies for Kansas (02:45pm-03:45pm)
2.4 Mobile Market: An Adaptive, Evidence-Based and Participatory Approach Towards Improving Food Access (02:45pm-03:45pm)
2.5 Practicing Quality as a LHD (02:45pm-03:45pm)
3.1 Media Usage and Obesity Prevention among Adolescents in Low-Income Communities in Three States (03:50pm-04:50pm)
3.2 Do Improvements in Park Features Increase Use? An Analysis of Park Use in Kansas City, Kansas. (03:50pm-04:50pm)
3.3 Community Engagement for Health: How bringing in community voices can create unexpected change (03:50pm-04:50pm)
3.4 An Examination of Public Health Practice and Academia: Developing an Academic Public Health Department with Saline County Health Department and Kansas State University/Public Health Practice and Academia: A Model for an Academic Public Health Department in Riley County, Kansas (03:50pm-04:50pm)
3.5 The Kansas OutbreakNet Enhanced Program: Implementation of Best Practices/Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli. Convalescent Testing by Using Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Panel and Culture Methods, Kansas, 2016/Analysis of Timeliness and Completion of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. Coli and Salmonellosis Case Investigations Conducted during Year One of Centralized Interviewing in Kansas (03:50pm-04:50pm)
4.1 Health Care Integration of Self-Management Education Referral Systems in Kansas (09:25am-10:25am)
4.2 Are we Losing Community in the Professionalization of Community Health Workers? (09:25am-10:25am)
4.3 The People's Voice: Developing Solutions to Reduce Tobacco Disparities with Targeted Community Members (09:25am-10:25am)
4.4 Keeping Charlie Brown's Open: Challenges and Successes in Maintaining and Building a Healthy Food System in Rural Allen County (09:25am-10:25am)
4.5 Doing What We Could Not Do Before: Better, Cheaper, and Together (09:25am-10:25am)
5.1 Lehigh-Portland Trails: How to build relationships with industry to create new community resources, a lesson from Allen County (11:05am-12:05pm)
5.2 Building Capacity to Address Tobacco Dependence in Behavioral Health Programs via Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training in Kansas (11:05am-12:05pm)
5.3 Growing State-Wide Capacity to Reduce Toxic Stress in Families: A Multi-Site Study in Kansas (11:05am-12:05pm)
5.4 Patterns in Current Electronic Cigarette use among Kansas Adults Using the 2015 Kansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (11:05am-12:05pm)
5.5 The Health Insurers Role in Reducing Food Insecurity (11:05am-12:05pm)
Closing Keynote: So Business has to Help You Solve Population Health?You Got a Problem with That? (01:00pm-02:00pm)

Facility Detail
Hilton Garden Inn - Manhattan, KS
410 South 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS 66502