Bruffett Set to Keynote the Kansas Rural Health Association Conference

Event scheduled for November 16, 2022, in Salina

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Nov 07, 2022


Kansas Health Institute

Photo of Kari Bruffett, KHI President and CEO

Kari Bruffett, KHI President & CEO, will be the keynote speaker at the Kansas Rural Health Association (KsRHA) annual conference, scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 2022, in Salina. The conference is a collaboration of KsRHA and the Kansas Center for Rural Health and will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Health Education Center on the KU Salina Campus.

Bruffett, who also serves on the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, will address rural health policy at the state and national levels.

“I look forward to joining everyone at the Kansas Rural Health Association conference next week to discuss rural health issues and policy opportunities,” Bruffett said. “We also will have the opportunity to recognize community-led efforts that are driving change for health improvement in rural Kansas.”

The KsRHA conference on November 16 in Salina is being held in conjunction with the Kansas Hospital Association’s 2022 Rural Health Symposium, scheduled for the following day in Hays. November 17 is designated as National Rural Health Day.

Additional event details:

  • Lunch will be catered from 12:30-1:30 p.m. and is open to all registrants.
  • The keynote presentation is from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Tour the Kansas Center for Rural Health during their open house from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Registration is open to the public, with the cost ranging from $10 to $75, depending on affiliation.

To access the official agenda and register for the conference, visit the KsRHA event page at:

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