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Home-Based Telemedicine Family Counseling Sessions for Grief/Trauma

Home-Based Telemedicine Family Counseling Sessions for Grief/Trauma

August 7, 2014 No Comments

The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) is offering home-based telemedicine family counseling sessions for children and adolescents who have been impacted by grief/trauma.  This program is available to qualified residents of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties and is supported by a grant from the REACH Healthcare Foundation.  The counseling sessions are provided at no cost […]

Kansas HPV Rates Lowest in Country

Kansas HPV Rates Lowest in Country

August 6, 2014 No Comments

Kansas ranks lowest in US in HPV vaccination rates for girls.  Overland Park pediatrician and KAAP member Jennifer Mellick, MD, FAAP spoke with Kansas City’s Fox 4 News to raise awareness for the important vaccine.  Her most compelling argument?  She has given the HPV vaccine to her own kids!

KAAP Launces New Baby Buffer Website

KAAP Launces New Baby Buffer Website

November 11, 2013 No Comments

KAAP is proud to announce the launch of the www.babybuffer.org as part of the Baby Buffer program developed through the AAP Healthy People 2020 grant awarded to the chapter.  Baby Buffer is a parenting resource aimed to use social media to help pediatricians translate the science of toxic stress into guidance that helps parents of young […]

Kansas Physicians Have Been Promoting Literacy for 10 Years

It’s been a decade since KAAP developed the Turn a Page. Touch a Mind. ®  (TAP-TAM) early literacy program...

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