Board of Healing Arts en Brownback Fills Vacancy On Medical Board <p>Gov. Sam Brownback has named Dr. Joel Hutchins of Holton, Kan., to the State Board of Healing Arts.</p><p>The northeast Kansas physician will serve a four-year term on the 15-member board, which licenses and regulates physicians.</p><p>Hutchins will replace Dr. Nancy Welsh of Topeka. Welsh was appointed by Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.&nbsp;She stepped down in November, after serving on the board since 2004.</p><p>Hutchins is a former Air Force pilot who has practiced medicine for more than 20 years. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:30:51 +0000 Associated Press 10833 at