UPDATED: Kelly names new KDHE secretary


(Updated to reflect that Jeff Andersen was appointed by Brownback sted Colyer)

Democratic Gov.-elect Laura Kelly on Monday named the Kansas state surgeon and the former chief medical officer at the University of Kansas Health System as the interim secretary for the state health department.

Kelly announced Lee Norman as her choice for interim secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

He would replace Jeff Andersen as the current head of KDHE. Andersen was appointed by former Republican Gov. Sam Brownback.

“Lee Norman has a distinguished career serving our state in the Army National Guard and leading . . .


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