8:30 a.m. - NOON
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
Overland Park, KS 66212
The morning kicks off with Dr. Marci Nielsen as the keynote speaker. A seasoned health policy expert, Dr. Nielsen has served in numerous leadership positions including former Executive Director of the Kansas Health Policy Authority, Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs at University of Kansas Medical Center, CEO and President of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, and Senior Vice President for Community Engagement at Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience. Today, Dr. Nielsen is the President and CEO of PolicyPRN Consulting.
The Summit includes a multi-sector panel on the health equity issues that affect our region, moderated by Steve Kraske of KCUR and Kansas City Star. Panelists include:
- Senator Barbara Bollier, KS District 7
- Tim DeWeese, Director of the Johnson County Mental Health Center
- Dr. Ken Southwick, Interim Superintendent of Shawnee Mission School District
- Celeste Gruhin, UPS Human Resource Specialist
- Rebecca Buford, Executive Director of Tenants to Homeowners, Inc.
During the session, attendees will participate in discussions about what creates a vibrant Johnson County and the role each sector plays in strengthening our community's residents.
UCS has convened community members to plan and envision a strong future for more than 50 years. Don't miss this opportunity to share your ideas. This event is supported through funding from the Kansas Health Foundation and the REACH Healthcare Foundation.
Registration Deadline: June 8th