Meredith Slan is the Public Health Educator for the Community-Clinical Linkages Section within the Bureau of Health Promotion at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. She received a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion from Emporia State University. Previously, Meredith worked at the Kansas State Department of Education as a Public Health Educator. There, she managed Active Schools: Let’s Move Kansas, an initiative to increase physical activity throughout the day. Meredith lives in Topeka with her husband Erik and their son Benjamin.