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2016 OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting 

Registration Now Open!

It's an exciting time to be in Public Health; how decision makers and communities think about health evolves daily. Where will public health in our state go next? Come and find out at OPHA's 72nd Annual Conference & Meeting, it's the perfect place to discover, network, share, and recharge.

Download the 2016 OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting flyer here. 


Click here to learn about the Pre-Conference Workshop: Smart Data Visualization.


Date: Monday, October 10th & Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Time: Doors open at 8:00 am; presentations begin at 9:00 am and run throughout the day.

Location: LaSells Stewart Center, Oregon State University
100 LaSells Stewart Center
875 SW 26th St
Corvallis, Oregon 97331-3101

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At OPHA 2016 you'll find the latest in public health research and trends, focused learning sessions, thought-provoking speakers, and plenty of networking opportunities. Highlights include:

Education: Over 60 presentations on key functional areas of public health; facilitated discussion forums to learn from your peers; and an interactive poster session. Continuing education credits will be available - Stay tuned for more information!

Networking Events: Connect with other public health professionals and stakeholders from around the Northwest during plentiful breaks, receptions, and evening events.

Association Awards: Join OPHA in recognizing Oregon's public health advocates and leaders. 

Professional Opportunities, Products & Services: Connect with OPHA Sponsors and visit the Exhibit Hall.

OPHA 2016 Keynote Speakers:

Monday, October 10th
George E. Luber, PhD


George E. Luber, PhD is an epidemiologist and the Associate Director for Climate Change in the Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects at the National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. His research interests in environmental health are broad and include the health impacts of environmental change and biodiversity loss, harmful algal blooms, and the health effects of climate change. Most recently, his work has focused on the epidemiology and prevention of heat-related illness and death, the application of remote sensing techniques to modeling vulnerability to heat stress in urban environments, and climate change adaptation planning.

Tuesday, October 11th
Helen K. Bellanca, MD, MPH


Dr. Helen Bellanca is a family physician and a public health advocate. She is currently the Associate Medical Director of Health Share of Oregon, the state’s largest CCO. Dr. Bellanca has experience and expertise in reproductive health, maternity care, early childhood initiatives and health care reform. She is known for her work on the One Key Question initiative for pregnancy intention screening and Project Nurture which is a model of integrated substance use treatment in maternity care. 

OPHA 2016 Sponsors & Exhibitors:































Conference Sponsors & Exhibitor Opportunities
The 2016 OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting is the premier annual event for more than 400 public health professionals throughout Oregon. As an OPHA Conference Partner, you have the chance to showcase your organization with the decision makers responsible for crafting and implementing local and state-level policies and programs that directly contribute to the effectiveness and success of public health in Oregon.

Attendees include: Physicians, Administrators, Nurses, Educators, Policy Makers, Researchers, Non-profit Executives and Students.

Download the OPHA 2016 Sponsor-Exhibitor Prospectus & Application here.

Questions? Please contact Jessica Nischik-Long for more information.