The Kansas Public Health Association (KPHA) is the professional association for Kansas’s public health practitioners, professionals, and advocates. KPHA provides a forum for individuals and organizations to work collectively to assure conditions in which Kansans live will be healthy. KPHA’s diverse membership is unified by a shared mission of “Working for a Healthier Kansas.”
KPHA brings together individuals and organizations from all across the state for public health including researchers/academia, health service providers, health advocates, local and state administrators, nurses, doctors, private or public organizations, safety net clinics, health foundations and all others who believe they promote public health in Kansas.
Created by Dr. Samuel Crumbine in 1920, KPHA is the oldest and largest public health organization. in Kansas. Ours is a unique, multidisciplinary environment of professional exchange, study, and action, in public health practice and the public health policy process.