2015 OPHA Annual Conference Presentations


Keynote Presentation: 

Public Health in the Era of the Internet: Lessons Learned From Immunizations
Presenter/Author: Elizabeth Steiner Hayward

Concurrent Sessions - Presentations & Panels:
*Listed alphabetically by title

A Memory Loss Intervention: Unidos Podemos 
Presenter/Author: Sarah Holland

A Model for a 3-County Health Assessment: Linn, Benton, and Lincoln County
Presenter/Authors: Peter Banwarth, Jessica Deas

A Two-County Collaborative Community Health Assessment
Presenter/Authors: Sharon HeuerRachel PosnickPam HutchinsonKatrina Rothenberger

Assessing the Burden of Breast Cancer Among Women in Oregon: Identifying Priority Populations for Action
Presenter/Authors: Keshia Bigler, MPH; Bridget Jamieson, BS

Assessing the Impact of Community-Based Interprofessional Student Teams on Health Outcomes & Healthcare Costs
Presenter/Authors: Katherine Bradley, PhD, RNNic Bookman, MPH; Peggy Wros, PhD, RN

Behavioral Health Home Learning Collaborative
Presenter/Authors: Mark Remiker, MA; Elizabeth Needham Waddell, PhD

Bridging the Cultural Gap: Collaboration Between the Health Care System and the Ex-Convict Population
Presenter/Authors: Karen Meurer, Donald Henschel, Harry Olsen, Wes Bell

Case Study of a Preconception Health Campaign in Southern Oregon
Presenter/Authors: Martha RiveraAubra JohnsonMaggie Sullivan 

Clackamas County Health @ Home Initiatives
Presenters: Cathy Perry, Concetta Branson, Mary Horman  

Coordinated Care Organizations: How are they doing?
Presenter/Author: Michael C. Huntington M.D. 

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Data Detectives: Promising Strategies to Identify Suspect Client Records in Oregon’s Immunization Information System (ALERT IIS)
Presenter/Authors: Andrew OsbornDeborah Richards

Direct Primary Care: A Model for Providing Health Care to the Uninsured
Presenter/Authors: Catherine DegninElvin Yuen 

Eastern Oregon CCO Health Care Transformation
Presenter/Author: Jordan Rawlins, MPH 

Explore Your Neighborhood: Introducing Online Birth and Death-Related Data Maps
Presenter/Author: Krista Markwardt 

Formative Assessment of Availability of Healthy Snacks & Beverages in Stores Near Schools in Two Rural Oregon Counties
Presenter/Authors: Nancy Findholt, PhD, RN; Betty Izumi, PhD, MPH, RD; and Hayley Pickus, MPH, MURP

From the Ground Up: Community Organizing and Participation in Local Food Systems 
Presenter/Author: Julia Reynolds  

Harmful Algae Blooms 
Presenter/Author: Rebecca Hillwig

Impact of Substance Abuse Parity Legislation on Suicide
Presenter/Authors: Linh Bui, MIPHJangho Yoon, PhD 

Incentives That Engage: Designing a Tailored Care Program for a High Utilizer Population
Presenter/Author: Joel Michels, MSN, FNP-BC 

Multnomah County Brownfield Initiative: Mapping Health Equity
Presenter/Authors: Matt Hoffman, MPH; Caislin Firth, MPH

Neurodevelopmental Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Environmental Toxins
Presenter/Authors: Marjorie Kircher, MS OTR; Pat O'Herron, MD, FACS; Theodora Tsongas, PhD, MS

Rapid Health Impact Assessment: The Effects of Tobacco Retail Licensing on Youth Usage in a Rural Community
Presenter/Author: Kristen Wils, MSc

Survey of Patients Smoking While Pregnant in a Rural Community: Practical Applications
Presenter/Author: Kristen Wils, MSc (study done by Jennifer Narron, MPH; Rose Keppinger, RN; and Becca Ferrer, RN)

TEAM OREGON: Motorcycle Safety Program
Presenter/Author: Pat Hahn 

Thinking Outside the Box—Collective Impact to Reduce Health Disparities
Presenter/Authors: Belle ShepherdCaryn WheelerHannah Ancel

The 'C' of Acronyms: CCos, CACs, CHAs, CHIPs, and CHWs
Presenter/Authors: Bill Bouska, MPABelle Shepherd, MPH 

The Evolution of Regulating E-cigarettes in Oregon
Presenter/Authors: Kim La Croix, Steven Fiala, Holly Heiberg

The Institute of Medicine and the Affordable Care Act
Presenter/Author: Peter Mahr, MD 

Using Syndromic Surveillance Data to Model Strategies to Increase Influenza Vaccine Coverage for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season
Presenter/Author: CAPT Thomas Weiser, MD, MPH

Warriors of Wellness- A Multicultural Community Health Worker (CHW) Collaborative
Presenter/Author: Teresa Lavagnino

Weight Discrimination and Selected Health Behaviors 
Presenter/Authors: Sandi PhibbsJenny FaithTassnym SinkySheryl Thorburn

Oregon Whole Grain Heroes Video Campaign: A Partnership Between Foodhero.org and the OSU Moore Family Center
Presenter/Authors: Sandra Carlson, Mandy Hatfield, Rose Jepson-Sullivan, Jenny Rudolph, Lauren Tobey