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Health Policy Keynote Speakers

Speakers Bureau

When you need a knowledgeable, engaging speaker at your event, KHI staff are available to present information to community, state and national audiences.

Our Expertise

  • Behavioral Health and Mental Health 

  • County Health Rankings

  • COVID-19 in Kansas 

  • E-cigarettes/vaping

  • Insurance Coverage

  • Kansas Health Insurance Marketplace

  • Medicaid and Managed Care 

  • Medical Marijuana

  • Population Health

  • Public Health Systems and Services 

  • Social Determinants of Health 

Sample projects

Health Care Costs

Health Care Costs and State Cost Containment Strategies

By Robert F. St. Peter, M.D., and Linda J. Sheppard, J.D., to the House Health and Human Services Committee, Topeka, KS, March 11, 2020.

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E-cigarette Legislative Options Review

Presentation by Hina B. Shah, M.P.H., to the Kansas State Board of Education, Topeka, KS, November 12, 2019.

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Rural Kansas

Behavioral Health and Rural Kansas: Challenges and Emerging Opportunities

Presentation by Kari M. Bruffett for the University of Kansas Medical Center Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Grand Rounds, Kansas City, KS, February 25, 2020.

Why KHI?


For more than 25 years, we have developed a deep understanding of Kansas policy issues, systems, opportunities and challenges. With this in mind, we’ve crafted our services to meet the needs of our local, county, state and national partners.

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Why KHI?


KHI believes evidence-based information, objective analysis and civil dialogue enable policy leaders to be champions for a healthier Kansas.

KHI Employees

Why KHI?


We provide actionable information for decision-makers working to improve the health of Kansans. We collaborate across sectors and jurisdictions to deliver services and products that support effective policymaking.

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Get Started Today

We welcome you to request an expert at KHI to speak at your event or meeting. 

Contact Kari M. Bruffett, President and CEO, Kansas Health Institute.

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As a policy maker and local government elected official, the KHI website is an invaluable resource. I can find both the current information and the background data that are critical for creating sound health policy and making good, informed decisions for the benefit of my community.

- Brian McKiernan, Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS

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If you would like to explore the possibility of working with KHI, please contact us! We would be happy to discuss possible approaches, timeline and cost.

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