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January 16, 2018
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
University of Kansas Union
1301 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045
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Health for the 21st Century Summit

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Dr. Karen DeSalvo, a public health expert who served as the former Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be the keynote speaker. She will describe how public health is changing in response to the rise in chronic diseases. DeSalvo will also serve on a panel discussion with Bob St. Peter, president and CEO of Kansas Health Institute, and Dr. Robert Moser, executive director of the Kansas Heart and Stroke Collaborative at KU Medical Center. After lunch, there will be breakout sessions about the status of public health in Kansas, sharing data and multi-sector partnerships.