Greg Lakin


Greg Lakin JD ’88 has been named to the board of directors for Balstar Healthcare Services. Lakin is the medical director for the company’s substance abuse recovery facility Fieldview at Holland, as well as the chief medical officer of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Recently, Governor Jeff Colyer also appointed Lakin to the chair of the Kansas Substance Abuse Task Force.


Greg Lakin JD ’88 was named chief medical officer for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment by Governor Sam Brownback, effective January 8, 2018. Lakin has spent his career working in the field of medicine, caring for people of all age groups as a family practitioner, as well as in emergency medicine, skilled nursing, and long-term care, and with patients suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. He currently serves as the medical director for Valley Hope Rehabilitation Center. Lakin earned a medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998.