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DHS news release

Nov. 25, 2005


Contact: Bonnie Widerburg (971) 673-1282
Technical contact: Katy King (971) 673-1265


Public meeting notice: Public Health Advisory Board to meet Dec. 2



The Public Health Advisory Board will meet on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Portland State Office Building, 800 N.E. Oregon St., in Room 918.


The agenda includes updates from Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) public health director Susan Allan about progress on a report about the state of Oregon's health, public health emergency preparedness activities, state and federal pandemic flu planning and this year's influenza vaccine supplies.


Jane Moore, DHS health promotion and chronic disease manager, will outline plans for a cancer summit. Alberto Moreno, DHS migrant health coordinator, will share highlights of a recent public-health professional exchange with Mexico. Luncheon speaker Liana Winette, director of the Oregon Master of Public Health program, will speak about the program and opportunities for academic and public health practice partnerships.


PHAB is a 15-member governor-appointed board charged with reviewing statewide public health issues and advising DHS on public health policy matters.