New member joins Lawrence-Douglas County Health Board
- on April 24, 2012
Dr. Kevin Stuever is the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Board’s newest member.
Stuever was recommended by the health board and appointed to the board by the Lawrence City Commission. He replaces Dr. Gerald Pees, who served for two terms on the board.
Stuever, who practices at The Internal Medicine Group in Lawrence, has served on the Visiting Nurses Board and as chairman of Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. In addition to his involvement in medical mission trips around the world, he also volunteers at Health Care Access Clinic and Jubilee Café. He received his medical education at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kan., where he also completed his specialty training in internal medicine. Stuever is board certified in internal medicine.
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Board's duties include:
- Establishing and formulating policies for the operation of the Health Department
- Hiring and evaluating the director
- Adopting the annual budget
- Reviewing Health Department programs and activities.
The eight-member board meets at 5 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine St., Lawrence. For more information, see www.ldchealth.org/healthboard.php.