Born June 3, 1960, Jeffrey William Colyer, M.D. is a fifth-generation Kansan from Hays.
Dr. Colyer holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Georgetown University, a master's degree in international relations from Cambridge University, and a medical doctorate from the University of Kansas, School of Medicine. Colyer specializes in craniofacial plastic surgery.
Elected to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2006 and the Kansas Senate in 2008, Dr. Colyer became 47th Governor of Kansas upon the resignation of Sam Brownback.