Newman Regional Health

Newman Regional Health Foundation

Investing in Your Family's Health Care

Mission Statement

The mission of the Newman Regional Health Foundation is to enhance quality healthcare for the residents of Lyon County and the surrounding counties by securing private gifts that support the mission of Newman Regional Health.

Vision Statement

To support the mission of Newman Regional Health and enhance the quality of life and health for all residents in the area we serve.

Our Community Commitment

Newman Regional Health is committed to providing high quality healthcare to the people of Lyon County and the surrounding Emporia, Kansas communities. For over 90 years, Newman Regional Health has strived to meet the needs of a growing community and has established a tradition of excellence in healthcare for East Central Kansas.

The hospital serves the community's healthcare needs, regardless of the individual's ability to pay. Dedicated to improving the health of the community, Newman Regional Health invests excess revenue over expenses in services, equipment, and facilities that further advance that mission.

Read about the Foundation's upcoming and past events, and get updates in our newsletters:

The Foundation

Incorporated in 1957 as the Newman Memorial Hospital Endowment Association, Newman Regional Health Foundation continues to help the hospital achieve its mission.

The Foundation secures, manages and disburses funds to benefit Newman Regional Health and is committed to helping sustain Newman Regional Health as a community hospital.

The Foundation has its own Board of Directors made up of community citizens who volunteer their time and talents to the Foundation.

Charitable Gifts Provide Funds for...

  • New and innovative medical services
  • Newman Regional Health medical equipment needs
  • Newman Regional Health facility updates
  • Resources for students pursuing medical professions
  • ...and much more

For more information about the Newman Regional Health Foundation, please contact:

Robert Wright, Chief Executive Officer

1201 W. 12th Avenue
Emporia, KS  66801
Phone: 620-341-7781

Board of Directors - 2017

Chair: Richard Duncan, Navrat's Inc. Owner
Vice Chair: Jennifer Browning, Emporia
Secretary/Treasurer: Jon Pool, Pool & Associate Chartered


  • Jerry Campbell, Emporia Anesthesia Associates
  • Lori Clark, Co-Owner, Clark Carpet & Tile, Inc.
  • Don Hill - Kansas State Representative, Pharmacist
  • Wes Jones, Emporia
  • Teresa Maley, Retired Educator
  • Sarah Tidwell, Nurse Educator, ESU Dept. of Nursing
  • Ty Wheeler, Managing Attorney, Kansas Legal Services
  • Barbara Wry, Emporia

Ex Officio:

  • Robert Wright, CEO
  • Holly French, CFO

More information:

Newman Regional Health
Newman Regional Health (Hospital)
1201 W. 12th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas 66801
Phone: (620) 343-6800
Newman Medical Plaza
1301 W. 12th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas 66801