Please join us for the Kansas Vaping ECHO for Education Summit!

When9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, Aug. 30
Zoom virtual meeting - link will be sent once registered

Join us for an exciting summit to kickstart a new session of a multi-year initiative tackling vaping in Kansas middle and high schools. The Vaping ECHO for Education Pilot aims to create a healthier, vape-free future for Kansas youth. This event brings educators, parents, community members and youth advocates together to support students who use e-cigarettes on their journey toward cessation. The summit will feature discussions and presentations by leading experts, offering valuable opportunities to share diverse approaches. Register now to be part of this important movement toward a healthier future for Kansas youth!

To learn more about the pilot, visit

Keynote Speaker
Brenna VanFrank, M.D., M.S.P.H.


Brenna VanFrank, M.D., M.S.P.H., is the senior medical officer in the Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In this role, she serves as a scientific and medical consultant for OSH programs, communications and projects. Dr. VanFrank joined CDC in 2014, and is board certified in pediatrics and preventive medicine.

Panel Discussion: JumpStart Your Stop Vaping Initiative


• Jody Hoener, President and CEO, The Healthy Bourbon County Action Team
• Kirbie Nutt, 
Assistant Administrator, Northeast High School
• Amanda Olinger, D.O., M.A., F.A.A.P., 
Pediatric Hospitalist, University of Kansas Health System
• Tony Woollen, 
School Resource Officer, Shawnee Mission School District

Please complete form below to register.

Continuing Education Credits

KHI is offering continuing education credits for the following professionals – physicians, APRNs, RNs and social workers. Other participants may request a certificate of attendance. Instructions to receive credit or a certificate will be provided at the event.


We value inclusion and access for all participants and are pleased to provide reasonable accommodations for this event. For inquiries about accessibility or to make a reasonable accommodation request, please contact Lyndsey Burkhart at or (785) 233-5443.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students

The Kansas Health Institute admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs and other school-administered programs and conferences. Please call (785) 233-5443 with any questions.