Pregnancy, Infant and Child Health Committee Meeting
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Speaker: Scott Anglemyer, Executive Director, Kansas Association of Community Action Programs.
Poverty, Community Action and Health” 

Mid America Immunization Coalition Quarterly Meeting
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Slide show: Mumps  – Ellen Dorshow-Gordon, MPH, MT (ASCP), Epidemiologist, Jackson County Health Department

Metro KC Breastfeeding Collaborative Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, February 9, 2017 

Click here for a certificate of attendance: 02-09-17-Breastfeeding Collaborative Certificate-Of-Attendance


MCHC Quarterly Meeting: “Trauma-Informed Care: Theory and Practice in Metro Kansas City” Friday, January 27, 2017

Amethyst Place  Jessica Baeuchle, MS, LMFT, Family Support Therapist, Amethyst Place.

Trauma-Informed Care in Practice Briana Woods-Jaeger, PhD, Director of Psychological Services & Research, Children’s Mercy Hospital, and Operation Breakthrough.

Overview of Trauma-Informed Care, Kate Pankey, Prevention Education Manger, Synergy Services

Annual Legislative Advocacy Meeting: “The State of the Child In Metropolitan Kansas City”  Friday, October 28, 2016

child-and-family-system-transformation  Tim Decker, Director, Missouri Children’s Division

invest-in-missouri-mo-budget-project  Amy Blouin, Executive Director, Missouri Budget Project

early-childhood-education-ryh4k  Reggi Rideout, Raise Your Hand for Kids

Policy Choices and Kansas Kids: Looking Ahead to 2017  Amanda Gress, Director of Government Relations, Kansas Action for Children (This presentation exceeds the maximum size we can post. Please contact us at to request the pdf via email.)

The Kansas Budget and 2017 Priorities  Heidi Holliday, Executive Director, Kansas Center for Economic Growth (This presentation exceeds the maximum size we can post. Please contact us at to request the pdf via email.)

After you have completed the evaluation, click here for a certificate-of-attendance-10-28-16

MCHC Quarterly Meeting: “Partnering to Prevail Against Poverty: Creating a Common Agenda” Friday, July 22, 2016

Status of Women and their Families in the Bi-State Region

Wendy Doyle, and J. Kendall Seal, Women’s Foundation

Collaborating to Create a Common Agenda

Jovanna Rohs, PhD, Head Start

2016 Child Safety Initiative (CSI) Conference Friday, April 8, 2016

Adolescent Mental Health Vickie Ward, MA  Tri-County Mental Health

Call to Action  Connie Farakhan, MA  KCMO Health Department

Tobacco & Nicotine, Issues and Initiatives: The Kansas Indoor Clean Air Act, Electronic Cigarettes, and Policy Needs  John S. Neuberger, DrPH, MPH, MBA, BME Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine

Suicide Intervention  Shayla Sullivant, MD  Child Developmental and Behavioral Sciences

Transportation: Who’s Looking Out for the Kids  Keith Henry, MBA, CPDT  School of Transportation, Lee’s Summit School District

(This presentation is too large to post. Please contact us at to request the pdf via email.)

Trauma Informed Care  Patty Davis, MSW, LSCSW, LCSW  CMH Social Work

Playing Safe  Greg Canty, MD CMH Center for Sports Medicine and Emergency Medicine

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Breastfeeding 101 
Thursday, February 11, 2016

Breastfeeding 101 Collaborative Agenda
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding
Script for Helping Mothers with Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Toolkit for Dads
Breastfeeding Resources in Kansas


Quarterly Meeting: “Preventing Youth from Becoming Victims of Violence”
Friday, January 22, 2016

Gun Legislation in Missouri  The Honorable Stacey Newman, District 87, Missouri House of Representatives

From Victim to Offender  Kate Pankey, Prevention Education Manager, Synergy Services

Homicides  Jinwen Cai, MD, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

The Protective Factors Framework Handout and

The Protective Factors Framework Presentation  Kristina Brown, Director of Family Support, Child Abuse Prevention Association

WHO CALLS THE SHOTS? Annual Mid America Immunization (MAIC) Symposium
Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

The other presentations, by Dr. Atkinson, Dr. Pahud and Shirley Molitor-Kirsch, are over the size limit for our website. Send a request to to have them emailed to you.

HPV & Teens

Stephanie Colburn

Immunization Considerations for Internationally Adopted Children

Douglas Swanson, MD
The Philadelphia Measles Outbreak: Lessons from the Past

Paul Offit

Preventing Cancer – The HPV Vaccine

Kevin Ault

Social Determinants of Health and Immunizations

Jose Belardo

MCHC Annual Legislative Advocacy Program: “Child Health and Well-Being: A Bi-state Priority for 2016”  
Friday, October 23, 2015

Raise Your Hand for Kids

Erin Brower, RYH4K

Summary of Early Childhood Policy

Erin Brower, RYH4K

Opportunities to Improve Early Education and Care in Kansas

Hillary Gee, Kansas Action for Children

2015 Kids Count Kansas Data

Kansas Action for Children

Kansas City Early Learning Commission Universal Early Learning Plan

Jerry Kitzi, Office of Early Learning, Kansas City Schools

Kansas Budget: Impacts on Maternal and Child Health and KanCare

Nathan Madden, Kansas Center for Economic Growth

Kansas Tax Failures: Key Takeaways

Nathan Madden, Kansas Center for Economic Growth

Quarterly Meeting: “Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Vulnerable Communities”
Friday, July 24, 2015

Effects in Adulthood of Exposure to Prenatal Stress

Prabhu S. Parimi, M.D. FAAP

Pregnancy Associated Mortality Review (PAMR) in Missouri

Venkata Garikapaty, MSC, MS, PhD, MPH

Using SNA to Reduce Violence in Kansas City: Past, Present and Future

Major Joe McHale, KCMO Police Department

nnual Meeting and 30th Anniversary Celebration Friday, April 24, 2015

Kansas City Healthy Start Initiative

Jean Craig, PhD, KCHSI Program Director

KCSHI and Collective Impact

Jovanna Rohs, PhD, UMKC Institute for Human Development