Nursing Section

The OPHA Nursing Section is a forum for all those interested in nursing and public health to come together, support each other, and advance the public’s health. 


Leadership: Support a variety of educational opportunities throughout the year, including nursing summit to share stories on research, policies, and programs.

Practice: Build partnerships with members, other organizations, and communities to unite around common interest in public health nursing.

Policy: Join together to inform and support policies to improve the public’s health. 

Work Plan  

Our section participates in a wide range of activities and events. Click here to view our current work plan. 

Section Meetings & Events

Section Leadership

Chair: Katherine Bradley
Vice Chair: Vacant
Member at Large: Kala Mayer
Member at Large: Angel Harris 
Board Representative: Julie Plagenhoef
Secretary Treasurer: Renee Menkens

Get Involved!

If you would like to get involved and lend your energy to developing a strong role for public health nursing in the future, contact Dianna Pickett at [email protected]