Drug Utilization Review Board

Meetings

The Drug Utilization Review Board (DUR) meets quarterly, the third Wednesday in the months of January, April, July, and October, from 10 am to 2 pm via Zoom and/or at Gainwell Technologies (formerly DXC Technology). The address is 6511 SE Forbes Avenue, Building 283J Topeka, KS 66619. The meeting is in the Capital Room

Conflict of Interest

Members of the general public are required to complete a Conflict of Interest Form (PDF) if they intend to provide public comments to the Board. To assist the operator in coordinating public comment, completed forms are due 1 week prior to the meeting. Email the completed form to Annette Grant and Crystal Blackmon.

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Current Agendas


Board Members

Member Name
Office Location
Board Position
Arthur Snow, MD

Shawnee Mission, KS
Physician who is a Medical Director of a nursing facility, has experience with the State Medicaid Plan, nominated by the Kansas Medical Society and appointed by the Secretary of KDHE from a list of two or more nominees.
Moneeshindra Mittal, MD
Wichita, KS
Physician who is actively engaged in a mental health practice, has experience with the State Medicaid Plan, nominated by the Kansas Psychiatric Society and appointed by the Secretary of KDHE from a list of two or more nominees.
Jim Backes, PharmD
Kansas City,  KS
Pharmacist who is actively engaged or has experience in research pharmacy, nominated jointly by the Kansas task force for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association and Kansas University, and appointed by the Secretary of KDHE from a list of two or more nominees.
Michele Reisinger, DNP, APRN, 
FNP-BC
Leawood, KS
APRN or PA who is actively engaged in providing health care and treatment services for which they are licensed, has experience with the State Medicaid Plan, nominated jointly by the Kansas State Nurses' Association and Kansas Academy of Physicians Assistants, and appointed by the Secretary of KDHE from a list of two or more nominees.
Kristen Powell
Topeka, KS
Pharmacist who is actively engaged in retail pharmacy, has experience with the State Medicaid Plan, nominated by the State Board of Pharmacy and appointed by the Secretary of KDHE from a list of two or more nominees.
Cori Durall, PharmD
Salina, KS
Pharmacist who is actively performing or has experience performing Medicaid pharmacy services for a licensed adult care home, nominated by the State Board of Pharmacy, and appointed by the Secretary of KDHE, from a list of two or more nominees.
Jennifer Clair, MD
Lawrence, KSPhysician who is actively engaged in general practice of allopathic medicine, has experience with the State Medicaid Plan, nominated by the Kansas Medical Society, and appointed by the Secretary of KDHE from a list of two or more nominees.
Daryl J. Callahan, D.O., M.S.S.Wichita, KSPhysician who is actively engaged in general practice of osteopathic medicine, has experience with the State Medicaid Plan, nominated by the Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine, and appointed by the Secretary of KDHE, from list of two or more nominees.
Gregory Burger, PharmD, CPPS, FASHP, EMTTopeka, KSPharmacist who is actively performing or has experience performing Medicaid pharmacy services for a hospital, nominated by the Kansas Hospital Association, and appointed by the Secretary of KDHE, from a list of two or more nominees.