State-Specific TB Information - Kansas

TB Medical Consultation Process

Clinical consultation in the medical management of TB patients is available through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment TB Control and Prevention Program. The State TB Nurse Consultant will triage all requests for clinical consultation and coordinate a rapid response to clinicians treating Kansas TB patients. The State TB Nurse Consultant will gather all pertinent information required for the consultation and will facilitate coordination with in house expert resources, contracted state clinician experts and/or the Heartland National TB Center, as appropriate, for each request. The State TB Nurse Consultant may be reached at (785) 296-0739 or ginny.dowell@ks.gov.

TB Program Website

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Kansas Tuberculosis Program

http://www.kdheks.gov/tb/index.html

TB Controller

Phil Griffin, BBA, CPM

Deputy Director, Bureau of Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas Tuberculosis Controller

1000 SW Jackson, Suite 210

Topeka, KS 66612

 

Phone: 785-296-8893

Fax: 785-291-3732

Email: phil.griffin@ks.gov

Focal Point

Lisa Johnston

TB Contact Investigation Coordinator & Health Educator
Kansas Department of Health & Environment, Bureau of Diseas Control and Prevention

1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 210

Topeka, KS 66612

 

Phone: 785-296-5589

Fax: 785-559-4224

Email: lisa.johnston@ks.gov