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  • Title: Oregon Public Health Institute | Tomorrow's Health Today
    Descriptive info: .. support_ophi_image.. Skip to content.. About OPHI.. Strategic Projects.. Advocacy.. Coalitions Partnerships.. Founding Programs.. Resources.. ophi-banner-1.. Health Happens in Places Where Oregonians Live, Work, Learn and Play.. Oregon Public Health Institute improves the health of Oregonians through advocacy and support of effective public health policy and systems change.. We are a nonprofit that leads Oregon s movement for a sustainable and equitable public health agenda.. We see a world where vibrant health is a reality for all Oregonians.. We see tomorrow s health today.. To learn more about OPHI,.. watch our video.. Liz Baxter Named Executive Director of OPHI.. The OPHI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Liz Baxter MPH will become executive director August 1, 2013.. Baxter brings three decades of experience in health and health policy, most recently as executive director of We Can Do Better, a grassroots organization focused on reframing Oregon’s policy debate to emphasize health rather than simply health care..  ...   of all Oregonians:.. What s New:.. Nominations for.. 2013 Billi Odegaard Public Health Genius Awards.. are due September 6th.. Nomination guidelines can be found.. here.. August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month.. Join OPHI and BCO staff Brittany Vuylsteke in promoting breastfeeding.. August 15th at 9:00 am at the Multnomah Building.. Help us out while running errands! From now through September 29, bring a reusable bag to Whole Foods Market in the Pearl and you can donate 10 cents per bag to OPHI.. The Convergence Partnership hosted a.. webinar.. on July 17 as a follow up to the Healthy Foods Healthy People statewide meeting.. Nancy Becker and Emma Sirois (Health Care Without Harm) discussed Healthy Food Purchasing from both a sustainability and nutrition standards perspective.. Check out our upcoming.. Trainings Presentations.. !.. footer_logo.. Footer Text-left.. 310 SW Fourth Avenue, Suite 900.. Portland, Oregon 97204.. Phone: 503-227-5502.. Fax: 503-954-1405.. Footer Text-right.. HOME.. |.. CONTACT US.. DONATE.. SIGN UP.. site design.. Search..

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  • Title: Who We Are | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: Gallery.. Home Tab.. Home.. Contact Tab.. Contact Us.. Support Tab.. Support OPHI.. about menu.. Who We Are.. Mission Vision.. Values.. Strategic Direction.. Brief History.. Staff.. Board of Directors.. Employment.. OPHI sees a world where vibrant health is a reality for all Oregonians.. Our future depends on it.. Health is fundamental to quality of life.. It touches every aspect of our daily experience in the places we live, work, learn and play.. Countless choices present opportunities that collectively shape our health.. OPHI strategies work to put healthy choices within reach of all Oregonians.. A member of the National Network of Public Health Institutes (.. NNPHI.. ), OPHI is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit that leads Oregon s movement for a sustainable public health agenda.. We give Oregon s public health system and its workforce an independent voice, and place cutting-edge research into the hands of policymakers and practitioners where it can do the most good.. Together, we make Oregon a place where the healthy choice is also the easy choice.. We work to build a world where all Oregonians have equal opportunity for a life of optimal health.. OPHI s Strategic Direction.. OPHI Milestones.. click here to read.. 2102.. OPHI became the home of Wellness@Work, a movement launched in 2011 by partners in the public and private sector.. The effort engages employers of all sizes and types to create a culture of health at work.. HEAL Cities Campaign was launched statewide as a partnership with League of Oregon Cities that engages local elected officials and decision makers in championing policy and planning solutions to promote healthy eating and active living.. The Portland Plan was adopted by City Council and includes goals, objectives and action steps to achieve health and equity for the city.. OPHI provided technical support to city planners and convened diverse stakeholders to impact the process and final Plan.. OPHI and partners organized Healthy People Healthy Places statewide convergence meeting focused on Health and Agriculture, Opportunities at the Intersection.. 2011.. Breastfeeding Coalition of Oregon supports more than 15 emerging local breastfeeding coalitions across the state engaged in taking action in their communities to promote, support and protect breastfeeding.. OPHI provides leadership and support to enact the strongest state chain restaurant menu labeling law in the US.. Similar legislation is adopted in 2012 at the federal level.. Under OPHI leadership, Portland Parks and Recreation adopts nutrition standards for recreation centers, based on nutrition standards in schools.. Waterfront Blues Festival pilots healthier  ...   Southeast Portland s Lents community.. 2007.. Oregon House Bill 2650: Heathy Foods for Healthy Students, bans junk food, sugar-sweetened beverages and soda and established the toughest K-12 school nutrition standards in the nation.. CHP: OPHI provides testimony to support grassroots efforts to pass Oregon s landmark law that gives breastfeeding mothers the right to unpaid breaks at work to express milk in a clean, private space.. This law paves the way for federal legislation in 2010.. Physical Education for All (PEAK) Coalition restores physical education to Oregon K-12 public schools with state required PE curriculum benchmarks.. PEAK reconstitutes in June 2010 to keep PE in Portland K-8 Public Schools.. 2006.. CHP: OPHI convenes public health agencies from across the state in the first Public Health Alignment Workgroup to create a unified health policy agenda for each subsequent state legislative session.. CHP: OPHI gives testimony in the Oregon State Legislature to bring attention to the childhood obesity epidemic.. This lays groundwork for passage of Oregon House Bill 2650 in 2007, and federal legislation in 2010.. CHP: OPHI doubles the reach of its Special Needs Grants from 9 to 18 counties in Oregon.. 2005.. Community Health Partnership joins the National Network of Public Health Institutes and is renamed Community Health Partnership: Oregon s Public Health Institute.. CHP: OPHI publishes first investigative report in the nation on soda contracts in K-12 public schools.. The report attracts coverage in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal.. 2004.. OPHI initiated healthy-community planning projects in outer southeast Portland that piloted effective integration of health policy into urban planning and development.. These practices are now part of Portland s Comprehensive City Plan.. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Northwest Health Foundation provided grants to support these projects.. 2003.. Friends of Public Health is renamed Community Health Partnership.. Childhood obesity prevention becomes the stated CHP strategic initiative.. 1999.. Friends of Public Health merges with Project Health, receives a $2 million endowment and launches funding initiatives to cultivate and support Oregon s public health workforce.. The Laurence R.. Foster Memorial Fund, an educational scholarship to promote diversity in the public health workforce, is folded into Friends of Public Health.. Friends of Public Health establishes Special Needs Grants to help public health workers across Oregon address urgent client needs.. Friends of Public Health inaugurates an annual Public Health Genius Award to celebrate outstanding individual achievement in the field.. 1998.. Billi Odegaard founds Friends of Public Health.. Comments are closed.. page_footer-logo..

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  • Title: Strategic Direction | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: strategic projects.. Breastfeeding.. Healthy Community Planning.. Healthy Comprehensive Plan.. Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) and Housing.. Urban Food Code.. Healthy Eating at Farmers Markets.. Healthy Active Lents.. Bicycle Master Plan.. Food Nutrition.. Nutrition Standards in Oregon Schools.. Better Food for Public Places.. Menu Labeling.. Healthy Eating at Farmers Market.. SNAP Health Roundtable.. SNAP Outreach Strategic Planning.. Healthy Child Care.. Leaders in Care for Healthy Kids.. Right from the Start.. Wellness Champions.. Health Insurers and Business.. OHIPP.. Health Impact Assessments.. Completed HIA.. OPHI as convener.. OPHI as partner.. Worksite Wellness.. HEAL Cities.. OPHI improves the health of Oregonians through advocacy and support of effective public health policy and systems change.. We are a nonprofit organization that leads Oregon s movement for a sustainable and equitable public health agenda.. As a member of National Network of Public Health Institutes, we give Oregon s public health system an independent voice for prevention,  ...   physical, social and political conditions where people thrive.. Promoting health equity statewide.. To serve our changing communities, we will expand our partnerships that eliminate health disparities and promote health equity, extending our reach through the urban, suburban, and rural communities, and continue to engage public health practice throughout the country.. Bringing health into multiple conversations.. We bring health into new conversations, thriving in cross-discipline collaborations with partners in transportation, education, housing, agriculture, food systems, anti-poverty, social justice and more.. Shifting the health care paradigm.. As our health care system transforms, OPHI s prevention work will help shift the paradigm- rethinking what it means to deliver care and promote health, and rethinking what it means to move beyond the clinic and into the communities where health happens everyday.. Strategic Projects:.. Food and Nutrition.. Health Insurers Business.. Target audience:.. Parents.. Educators.. Legislators.. Policy makers.. Business community.. Schools.. Service organizations.. Community planners..

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  • Title: Coalitions & Partnerships | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: coalitions partnerships.. Oregon s Fruit Vegetable Coalition.. Screen Time Awareness and Reduction.. OPHI believes that working with others who share our mission enhances our efforts and maximizes our resources.. We are a catalyst for brokering resources, bridging cross-organizational efforts and connecting systems and individuals to achieve greater results, cutting redundancies and developing more successful relationships.. To this end we collaborate with numerous organizations by convening and partnering to accomplish work..

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  • Title: Billi Odegaard Public Health Genius Award | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: founding programs.. Billi Odegaard Public Health Genius Award.. Sponsorship.. Foster Scholarships.. Special Needs Grants.. Billi Odegaard Public Health Genius Awards.. Save the Date: The 2013 Genius Awards will be held on October 25, 2013.. Each year at our.. Annual Billi Odegaard Public Health Genius Awards.. event, OPHI celebrates our public health colleagues in each of the following award categories:.. Lifetime Excellence.. Emerging Leader.. Exceptional Group.. To purchase a ticket or sponsor a table, please contact Pattie at.. a o h o.. or 503.. 227.. 5502 x221.. Sponsorship information can be found.. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased through check or credit card.. The annual Genius Awards recognize individuals and groups who labor tirelessly, usually “behind the scenes,” to  ...   well-known and recognized individuals, including Thomas Aschenbrener (NWHF) and Oregon State Representative Mitch Greenlick.. All award recipients are extremely effective health advocates and change agents in their local communities in the state’s rural eastern, central, southern, and coastal regions.. All of them have done amazingly creative, innovative and effective prevention work that help us all live more healthful and fulfilling lives.. We hope you are able to help OPHI celebrate and recognize those who have made significant impacts in public health.. GENIUS AWARD WINNERS.. 2012.. 2002.. FORMS.. Genius Award Criteria.. Genius Nomination Guidelines.. PAST EVENTS.. 2009 Press Release.. 2009 Luncheon Photos.. 2008 Luncheon Photos.. The Quilt Story.. The Cappi Watercolors.. Donate.. Download.. free Adobe Reader to view PDF files..

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  • Title: Tools and Publications | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: Tools and Publications.. Newsletters.. Videos.. Photo Gallery.. Partner Organizations.. Oregon Public Health Institute collaborates with a variety of partners to produce reports and other tools and resources.. Healthy Community Planning-General.. Dobson, N.. , Adler, Sy.. , Perl Fox, K.. , Weigand, L.. (2008).. Advocating for Active Living on the Rural-Urban Fringe: A Case Study of Planning in the Portland, Oregon, Metropolitan Area.. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.. 33(3): 525-558.. , Gilroy, A.. (2009).. From Partnership to Policy: The Evolution of Active Living by Design in Portland, Oregon.. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.. 37(6S2), S436-S444.. Healthy Community Planning-Health Impact Assessment.. OPHI HIA Reports.. Goff, N.. , Bhat, M.. , Johnson, S.. Colombia.. Crossing Health Impact Assessment.. Portland Health Impact Assessment Workgroup.. White, S.. , Dobson, N.. SE 122nd Avenue Planning Study Health Impact Assessment.. Oregon Public Health Institute.. , Schooley, S.. Lake Oswego to Portland Transit Project: Health Impact Assessment.. 122nd Ave HIA Executive Summary.. 122nd Ave HIA Final Report.. State HIA Resources.. Oregon s HIA Initiative.. : The State of Oregon s initiative is a joint effort between the.. Office of Environmental Public Health s Research and Education Services.. and the.. Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology s Health Department and Chronic Disease Section.. Their main focus is building HIA capacity around the state through technical assistance and trainings.. In addition, the State of Oregon maintains a.. current list of HIAs.. completed throughout the state.. Clark County (WA) Highway 99 Sub-Area Plan Health Impact Assessment.. (2010).. Clark County adopted a Highway 99 Sub-Area Plan that identifies the vision and projects for the corridor over the next six years.. The HIA will be conducted on the plan and offer an assessment of how the current plan can impact health as well as recommendation on how the plan s projects can improve health.. Vehicle Miles Traveled HIA.. Upstream Public Health and researchers at Oregon Health and Sciences University conducted a policy scan of Oregon policies to look to reduce vehicle miles traveled in Oregon and how these policies do or can potentially impact human health.. HIA on Transportation Policies in the Eugene Climate and Energy Action Plan.. This project examines the health benefits and negative impacts of transportation recommendations within the Eugene Climate and Energy Action Plan (CEAP).. It examines seven objectives within the CEAP and summarizes the scientific evidence that links those policies to health issues in Eugene.. National HIA Resources.. UCLA HIA Clearinghouse Learning and Information Center (UCLA HIA-CLIC).. In response to the growing number  ...   Planning and Sustainability.. Rhoads, A.. , Guenin, H.. Portland Plan Food Systems Background Report.. Healthy Community Planning-Urban Food Code.. Gilroy, A.. , Sanders, B.. Urban Food Zoning: Health, Economic and Environmental Considerations.. A Supplement to the Urban Food Zoning Code Update’s Concept Report.. Oregon Public Health Institute and The City of Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.. Stein, D.. , Gisler, J.. , Cohen, S.. , Richman, J.. , Kolker, K.. Urban Food Zoning Code Update Concept Report.. Healthy Farms Healthy People.. Pengruber, B.. A First Look at Produce Safety Costs on Oregon's Small and Medium Fresh Fruit Farms.. Oregon Public Health Institute and Globalwise, Inc.. 2013.. A First Look at Produce Safety Costs on Oregon's Small and Medium Fresh Fruit Farms: Executive Summary.. Evaluation.. Zakocs, R.. , Kabel, C.. , Briggs, S.. Framework and Tools for Evaluating Progress Toward Desired Policy and Environmental Changes: A Guidebook Informed by the NW Community Changes Initiative.. Kaiser Permanente Northwest and Northwest Health Foundation.. Health Equity.. Portland’s Partnership for Racial Equity.. Racial Equity Strategy Guide—DRAFT.. Healthy Eating.. Bodonyi, B.. Healthy Eating at Farmers Markets: The Impact of Nutrition Incentive Programs.. Patterson, L.. Community Garden Resources Guide.. /].. Providing Support, Promoting Health: Maximizing SNAP Dollars for Good Nutrition.. Community Health Partnership.. Healthy Food Options for a Healthier Workplace:.. How to choose healthy options when ordering foods or beverages for a meeting or event.. Becker, N.. , Sirois E.. Webinar: Food Purchasing for Better Health.. Convergence Partnership.. Healthy Foods for Healthy Students: School Snack Calculator.. Oregon Model Policy For Cafeterias.. Screen Time Reduction For Children Project Summary.. Right From the Start Executive Summary.. Right From the Start Final Report.. Healthy Schools.. Lessons from the Field: Portland, Oregon.. Kelly GROW: Integrating Healthy Eating and Active Living (H.. E.. A.. L.. ) in Kelly Elementary.. Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities.. Assembled by Gilroy, A.. Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Amenities on Affordable Multifamily Housing.. 2011: Existing Conditions Report.. Spring 2012.. Executive Summary: Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Amenities on Affordable Multifamily Housing.. Healthy Food for New Columbia: The Journey of the Village Market.. Health Insurers and Businesses.. Oregon Health Insurers Partnering for Prevention (OHIPP) Roundtable.. More.. Congregational Health Index:.. Developed by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO), the CHI is a self-assessment tool and planning guide that enables congregations to identify strengths and weaknesses in their facilities to promote health, develop an action plan and involve the whole faith community in implementation.. For help or more information, contact.. p t e p i org..

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  • Title: OPHI Video | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: photo gallery.. OPHI Video.. Gala Photos.. Gala Description.. In celebration of OPHI s ten years of progressive public health work, our board treasurer and film producer, Rian Moore, has created a short video that showcases OPHI s vision of tomorrow s health today..

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  • Title: Trainings & Presentations | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: Trainings.. See the.. Wellness@Work Upcoming Events.. for worksite-related events.. Presentations.. Beth Kaye will be at the Oregon Mayor s Association Conference July 25-27 in Corvallis.. She will be speaking on the HEAL Cities Campaign to promote healthy eating and active living.. Visit.. www.. healcitiesnw.. org.. for more info.. On September 17, Beth Kaye will be presenting on the HEAL Cities Campaign at the Oregon Recreation and Parks Association Conference in Welches, Oregon with Patti Brescia, Activities Director of Wilsonville Parks Rec.. She will be also presenting on the HEAL Cities Campaign and tabling at the League of Oregon Cities Conference in Portland September 26-28.. Steve White  ...   DC in September.. They will also be helping to facilitate some pre-conference workshops around HIAs.. Also in September in DC, Steve will be co-leading a full-day HIA training for a new round of NACCHO member grantees receiving funding from the Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.. On October 11, Beth Kaye will be part of a panel, Real World Lessons in Creating a Healthy Community, with Fairview City Councilor Tamie Arnold, Washington County Environmental Health Manager Amanda Garcia-Snell, and Coalition for a Livable Future Outreach Director Scotty Ellis.. Public Health is ROI: Saves Lives, Saves Money..

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  • Title: Contact Us | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: Portland, OR 97204.. Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm.. email:.. pat ph.. rg.. MAKE A DONATION.. To view a listing of OPHI staff along with contact information, please visit About OPHI,.. Staff page..

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  • Title: Donate | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: To Donate.. To make a tax deductable donation to Oregon Public Health Institute.. By Check.. 310 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 900.. By Credit Card.. Monthly Donations.. You can also have your donation automatically charged to your credit card each month through PayPal.. Click on the amount button to setup your donation.. $10.. 00.. $15.. $20.. $25.. $50.. $75.. $100.. $150.. $200.. Please specify if you want your donation designated to a particular Oregon Public Health Institute program.. Contact: Pattie Carlin.. 503-227-5502 x221.. ie o ph.. c m.. Thank you!..

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  • Title: Mission & Vision | Oregon Public Health Institute
    Descriptive info: Mission- Improve the health of Oregonians.. To achieve our mission as a Public Health Institute we:.. Serve as an independent catalyst and convener among local and state public health agencies, private entities, and community-based organizations;.. Identify and seize opportunities for public policy and systems change, advocating to prevent and resolve health problems and address unmet community health needs;.. Research and dissminate best  ...   emerging public health leaders.. Vision- We have a vision for tomorrow s health, today.. OPHI us building a future Oregon where the places we live, work, learn and play support a vibrant community of healthy people.. We are guided by an abiding belief in the long term value of preventive health for everyone and we actively partner with others to achieve that vision..

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