2017 OPHA Conference Highlights  

OPHA would like to give special thanks to the 2017 Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors for their generous support!

The Annual OPHA Conference & Meeting is the premier event for Oregon’s public health professionals, showcasing the latest in public health research and trends, focused learning sessions, thought-provoking speakers, and plenty of networking opportunities. Over 475 public health professionals and students attended this two-day educational and networking event. Physicians, Administrators, Dentists, Nurses, Educators, Policy Makers, Researchers, Non-profit Executives, CCO Executives & Partners, and Students all gathered in Corvallis, Oregon on October 9th & 10th to learn about and discuss the latest research, programs and developments in Oregon public health.

The Annual OPHA Conference & Meeting always offers a variety of topics to choose from. In addition to keynote presentations from APHA President, Thomas C. Quade, and Health Policy & Politics Consultant, Dr. John Kitzhaber, there were more than 70 presentations on key functional areas of public health, facilitated discussion forums, and an interactive poster session. Sessions covered a wide variety of topics, including: Gun Violence, Suicide Prevention, Latino Health, Food Security, Injury Prevention, Reproductive Health, Social Justice, Disability and Health Promotion, and much more. 

Click here to view the complete OPHA 2017 Program.

Click here to view more photos of OPHA 2017.
*Photos courtesy of Alan Calvert and Hayley Strenke. 

Want to learn more or see what you missed at OPHA 2017? 

Keynote Presentations

The Value of Traveling Upstream Together: New Approaches & New Partners
Presented by APHA President, Thomas C. Quade, MA, MPH

Swimming Upstream
Presented by Dr. John Kitzhaber

Presentation Slides

A big thank you to all the presenters at the 2017 OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting! There were a broad range of interesting topics discussed during this year's concurrent sessions. Some presenters have chosen to share the slides from their presentations. Click here to download your favorite presentations.

OPHA 2017 Association Awards

Congratulations to this year's award winners:

Lifetime Achievement: S. Marie Harvey, DrPH, MPH

Policy Champion: Jangho Yoon, PhD, MSPH, BHA

Emerging Leader: Rebecca Chávez, BS

Outstanding Student Poster Awards: Christie Jackson & Susannah Gibbs

Click here to read more about this year's award winners.

OPHA 2017 Twitter Contest

Congratulations to winners Sarah Shin & Meghan Field - Thanks for helping OPHA trend on Twitter!!

Remember…The more involved you become, the stronger the voice of Oregon Public Health can be so "Take 2 to Tweet"!

October 8th & 9th | LaSells Stewart Center - OSU, Corvallis

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Opens in May, 2018

Conference Sponsors & Exhibitor Opportunities
Conference sponsorship offers an exciting and unique opportunity to reach out to public health leaders and decision-makers and demonstrate how your products or services can lead the way to a healthy future. For more information about sponsorship opportunities for OPHA 2018, please contact Jessica Nischik-Long.