Kelly appoints former hospital executive as health secretary
November 28, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday appointed a former Topeka hospital executive as the new secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Janet Stanek has most recently been director of the state employee health benefits program. She replaces Dr. Lee Norman, who announced his resignation Nov. 19. He'd been the health department's top administrator since Kelly took office in January 2019.
"With Janet's decades of experience as well as the relationships she has built across the medical community in Kansas, I have no doubt that she will be able to step into this ro...