Resources

Note: to access session descriptions, presenter bios, learning objectives, bibliographies, and presentation slides/handouts, please use the links below or those under "Resources" above.

October 18 (Pre-Conference)

HM Team Training: Health Ministry 101
Judy Johnston, Dept. of Preventive Medicine, KU School of Medicine, Wichita
Parish Nursing Topics – Spirituality
JoVeta Wescott, Executive Director, Kansas Parish Nurse Ministry, Wichita
HM Team Training: Outcomes-Based Planning
Judy Johnston
Parish Nursing Topics – Mental Illness in Congregations
JoVeta Wescott
Feeding your Active Faith, Congregational Health Ministry Basics
Becky Tuttle, Community Development Director, Greater Wichita YMCA
Shelley Rich, Director of Health Equity, Health & Wellness Coalition of Wichita
HM Team Training: Program Evaluation and Using Data
Judy Johnston
Parish Nursing on the Frontlines
JoVeta Wescott, facilitator
Nancy Bolling, Filling in the Gaps
Mindy Graham, Heartbeat in the Prairie
Jamie Spikes, Cancer Companions: A New Ministry

 

October 19 (Conference)

Keynote:  Making FaithHealth Normal
Gary Gunderson MDiv, DMin

From the Memphis  Model to the North Carolina Way: Building Faith Community and Health System Partnerships
-Teresa Cutts PhD, Faculty, Wake Forest University
-Gary Gunderson, VP, FaithHealth Professor, Wake Forest University
It Works for Us
-Facilitated by Katie Schoenhoff, Program Officer, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund
-Adam Barlow-Thompson, Executive Director, SoCe Life, Wichita
-Broderick Crawford, Executive Director, NBC Community Development Corporation, Kansas City, KS
-Beth Nech, Health Connections Public Health Specialist, KDHE Bureau of Health Promotion, Topeka, KS
-Matt Freeman, Director of Operations and Development, Big Garden Project, United Methodist Ministries, Omaha, NE
Advocacy for Health
-Sheldon Weisgrau, Director, Health Reform Resource Project, Topeka
-David Jordan, Director, Alliance for Healthy Kansans, Topeka
Good Neighboring as Good Medicine 
-Justin Moore, MD, FACP, Owner, Double Arrow Metabolism, LLC, Wichita
Ecumenical Coalitions 
-Ben MacConnell, Coordinator, Justice Matters, Lawrence
Faith and Health in Decidedly Rural Areas
Moderated by Benjamin Anderson, CEO, Kearny County Hospital, Lakin
-Judy Johnston/Benjamin Anderson: County-Wide Health Assessment
-Irma Robbins, Case Manager at Genesis Family Health, Garden City: Early Detection Works
-Sheron Lowry, Wilson: Wilson Summer Food Program

Intersections of Faith, Health and Community: The Future

Panelists:
Gary Gunderson
Benjamin Anderson
Judy Johnston
Peg Tichacek, Chief Mission Integration Officer, Via Christi Health, Inc., Wichita.

Facilitator: Kim Moore, President, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, Hutchinson