The Southern Plains Tribal Health Board presents the "Resilience Looking Towards the Future of Tribal Public Health" Tribal Public Health Conference on April 20-22, 2021. Find the agenda and registration here.
The Oklahoma Public Health Association has created TEAM OPHA that is participating in the APHA’s National Public Health Week Keep It Moving Challenge. Join the team and track how far your activity takes you each day. Register here, get moving, have fun, and improve your health!
This series of trainings was developed by Dr. Marshan Marick of OSU-Tulsa, Dr. Kerstin M. Reinschmidt of the OU Hudson College of Public Health, and Ms. Floribella Redondo, CHW, BS of the Arizona Community Health Worker Association (AzCHOW). You can access the trainings by clicking here
CBS Sunday Morning
The neurosurgeon, CNN commentator and author of "Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age" has long studied the brain and the onset of Alzheimer's. He talks with CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook about the recommended steps to a healthier brain, from diet and exercise to the value of sleep and social interaction.
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Now That You're Vaccinated!
A one-sheet handout about what to expect after getting the first vaccine. By Mark Nichter, PhD, MPH & Kacey Ernst, PhD, MPH | Feb 5, 2021.
Oklahoma Health News
Today on Oklahoma Health News with Lee Jennings, M.D., MSHS, Geriatrician and Chief of Geriatrics at the OU College of Medicine, to discuss common questions and concerns seniors may have surrounding COVID-19. Watch the interview here.
Oklahoma State Department of Health - COVID-19
The Oklahoma State Department of Health provides daily updates on cases and additional information in the Executive Order Report.
CDC - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The OPHTC is pleased to welcome Munim Deep and Sameer Gopalani to our team as graduate research assistants. Both are doctoral students with the Dept of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and both are fantastic. This spring and summer, we are focused on completing new training courses for the South Central Public Health Training Center's new Learning Management System. Our courses are Data Into Action, Tribal Behavioral Health, and Aging and Behavioral Health. We will highlight them when they go live.
Tulane University's School of Public Health hosts the HRSA funded, "Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center." Check out their excellent newsletters! The Oklahoma PHTC is a "local performance site" in partnership with Tulane University.
Dr. Daniel Boatright retires from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Public Health. His tremendous contributions date back to before the College was in the current building. He was the founding director of the Oklahoma Public Health Training Center. Best wishes, Daniel, Professor Emeritus.
The January 2016 joint workshop with Tulane University (PI site) and Local Performance Sites was a huge success for bringing new people up-to-date and focusing attention on remaining activities for the grant year. Group and individual achievements and remaining responsibilities were reported and timelines were revisited. The important work of purposefully aligning our work with that of HRSA, CDC, and other major stakeholders was completed.
Jan 31, 2016
Dr. Tall Chief retires and Ms Burton shifts her focus to other career paths. Best wishes, Vicki, Professor Emeritus.