Sonja Armbruster, MA

Ms. Armbruster serves as Director of the Center for Public Health Iniatives at Wichita State University’s Community Engagement Institute. She leads a team which provides training and technical assistance to the state health department as well as local health departments and other health services agencies
across the state. Sonja joined WSU in 2013. Previously, she worked for nearly 10 years at the Sedgwick County Health Department where she served in several administrative roles. Ms. Armbruster serves as adjunct faculty for both the University of Kansas Master of Public Health Program and the Wichita State University College of Health Professions. She chaired her community health improvement coalition, the Wichita Health Alliance, for six years and still serves on the leadership team. She is a board member at E.C. Tyree Health & Dental Clinic as well as a member of the College of Health Professions Dean’s Advisory Committee. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education and a Master of Arts in Communication, both from Wichita State University.