www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Flamingo up in flames -10/18/2014, 6:58 PM

TV psychic coming to Salina -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Libertarian shares different philosophy -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Hoteliers placing big bets on Garden City -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Former city IT director charged with sex crimes against children -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Federal, state officials celebrate Hugoton ethanol plant -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Area optometrists attend eyecare conference -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Asked to say something nice, Greg Orman and Pat Roberts respond in Wichita debate -10/17/2014, 10:51 AM

Wichita opera company branching out this season -10/17/2014, 10:51 AM

Salina Tech wants to start professional trucking institute -10/17/2014, 10:51 AM

Fundraising appeal helps KWU meet fundraising goal -10/17/2014, 10:51 AM

Education topic of House candidates' debate -10/17/2014, 10:51 AM

Charges dropped against Pump Mart owners, may be refiled -10/17/2014, 10:51 AM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Sheppard to leave state insurance office for Kansas Health Institute

Published on -6/17/2014, 3:04 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

By Kelsey Ryan

The Wichita Eagle

(MCT) Linda Sheppard, special counsel and director of health care policy and analysis at the Kansas Insurance Department, is joining the Kansas Health Institute, according to a news release.

Sheppard will be a senior analyst and strategy team leader on health reform at KHI, looking at state and national reform initiatives and their impact in Kansas, according to the release.

She will begin June 30 but will continue as an adviser at the insurance department through the end of the year.

Before joining the insurance department in 2008, she was deputy attorney general for the Consumer Protection/Antitrust Division of the Office of the Kansas Attorney General. Sheppard also worked in private practice at Shughart Thomson & Kilroy in Kansas City, Mo.

Sheppard has a law degree from the University of Kansas.

The nonprofit Kansas Health Institute, a policy and research organization, was formed in 1995 by the Kansas Health Fondation.

(c)2014 The Wichita Eagle

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News
AP Nation-World News

View this site in another language.