Colonel, U.S. Air Force
Reserves, Farmer, Educator, Family Doctor
Working to Heal Kansas
Paid for by Arden Andersen Campaign, Arden Andersen, Treasurer. PO Box 274 Olathe KS 66051
for Governor of Kansas
Often, people ask me “Why are you running for governor? You’re not a politician!” And they’re right – I’m not a politician. I’m not running for governor in order to further my career; I’m running because I, like you, am tired of the unchanging state of affairs. And I’ve decided to do something about it.
I grew up on a dairy farm and never lost my love for the land. I started my career teaching high school vo-ag and coaching boys track. Teaching kids evolved into teaching farmers when I became a consultant in sustainable agriculture. I continue to receive requests from around the world to lecture, not only on the link between soil and human health but also on public health issues and preventative medicine. I have a firm grasp of the underlying causes of illnesses and disease, pandemics, environmental health and its contribution to human and animal illness, the link between soil/human health and climatic issues, and the underlying solutions needed to return harmony and health to all living systems.
The science behind the transition of how and what we grow to how it affects our bodies motivated me to become a family practice physician. I’m a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the Kansas Osteopathic Association, a certified Cenegenics trained physician, and president of the American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy Regenerative Medicine. My family practice in Leavenworth has gifted me with the ability to meet so many wonderful people. Unfortunately, many of those people suffer needlessly due to negligence in our healthcare system, including lack of coverage and lack of mental health assistance. My patients have been my constant inspiration in running for governor.
In 1997, I joined the U.S. Air Force Reserves, becoming a flight surgeon and then Colonel. It took a lot of hard work, dedication, and leadership skills to earn the title of Colonel, and it’s an honor I take very seriously. Having been deployed three times, I have not only experienced the camaraderie but also the extreme difficulties affecting our men and women who serve. They are another of my inspirations in becoming governor.
I have authored several books, including Food Plague, Real Medicine-Real Health, Science In Agriculture, and the Anatomy of Life and Energy in Agriculture. I hold a bachelor of science in Agriculture / Agricultural Education from the University of Arizona. I have a Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of South Florida, a Ph.D. in Agricultural Biophysics from Clayton University, and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Western University of Health Sciences.
When I am not engaged in other duties, I treasure my time I spend with my amazing wife, Lisa, and with our family. Being a farm boy at heart, I also keep busy working on our farm in Douglas County.
Heading for deployment in 2016
Consulting within a Soybean Field
“Arden Andersen is a member of the Air Force Reserve. Use of his military rank, job titles, and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Department of the Air Force or the Department of Defense.”