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State Delegates

Tamara Bakewell MA, BA
she/her
Family Involvement Program Manager
bakewell@ohsu.edu
Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs/Institute on Development and Disability/Oregon Health & Science University
Develops and manages OCCYSHN's family engagement strategies, directs Oregon's Family-to-Family Health Information Center, and advocates for state policy that supports CYSHCN and their families.
CYSHCN

Oregon MCH Members

Ben Hoffman MD, BS
he/his
Director
hoffmanb@ohsu.edu
Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs/Institute on Development and Disability/Oregon Health & Science University
Title V CYSHCN Director and serves on relevant state and university workgroups to advocate for policies that promote child health.
CYSHCN
Wendy Morgan MSW
she/her
Title V Workforce Development lead
WENDY.MORGAN@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Leads the workforce development prioritiy area for TV Block Grant. Also leads MCH racial equity priorities, and communications efforts.
Julie McFarlane MPH
she/her
MCH Tribal Liasion
JULIE.M.MCFARLANE@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Liasion to the 9 Oregon Tribes for the State PH Division (OPHD) for MCH programs including Oregon's TitleV Program which funds 5 Oregon Tribes.
Anna Stiefvater RN, MPH
she/her
Women's and Maternal Health Lead
ANNA.K.STIEFVATER@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Responsible for leading Title V activities related to maternal health and home visiting.
Women Maternal Perinatal
Maria Ness MPH
she/her
Lead Research Analyst
MARIA.N.NESS@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Responsible for leading Title V research, assessment and evaluation activities
Robin Stanton MA, RDN
she/her
Perinatal and Infant Health Lead
ROBIN.W.STANTON@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Responsible for leading the Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding national priority and food security within a state priority.
Heather Morrow-Almeida MPH
she/her
Title V Child Health Lead
Heather.R.MORROW-ALMEIDA@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Responsible for leading the Child health national priority. Also coordinates the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program
Nurit Fischler MS
she/her
MCH Title V Coordinator & Policy Lead
nurit.r.fischler@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Responsible for planning and coordination of the Title V Block Grant activities, and leading support for state and local level work on Title V proiorities.
John Putz Ph.D., M.A.
he/him
Assessment, Evaluation, & Informatics Manager
john.w.putz@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Cate Wilcox MPH
she/her
Title V Director/Maternal and Child Health Manager
cate.s.wilcox@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Title V Director--Responsible for the overall implementation of Oregon's Title V Block Grant.
Gillian Freney BA
she/her
Communications Specialist & Zetosch Fund Coordinator
freneyg@ohsu.edu
Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs/Institute on Development and Disability/Oregon Health & Science University
Oversees OCCYSHN's external communications strategies, co-leads internal Equity Workgroup, and manages externally funded Zetosch Fund to promote access to tech0logy for CYSHCN.
CYSHCN
Brittany Tagliaferro-Lucas BS
she/her
OCCYSHN Program Administrator & HERO Kids Program Manager
tagliafe@ohsu.edu
Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs/Institute on Development and Disability/Oregon Health & Science University
Manages OCCYSHN's budget and administrative staff, oversees office functioning and human resources, and leads HERO Kids Project.
CYSHCN
Marilyn Berardinelli BS
she/her
Systems & Workforce Development Manager
berardin@ohsu.edu
Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs/Institute on Development and Disability/Oregon Health & Science University
Develops and manages OCCYSHN's workforce development strategies and staff, and advocates for state policy and practices that support CYSHCN and their families.
CYSHCN
Alison Martin PhD, MA, BS
she/her
Assessment & Evaluation Manager
martial@ohsu.edu
Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs/Institute on Development and Disability/Oregon Health & Science University
Develops and manages OCCYSHN's applied research and program evaluation, including its needs assessment, activities and staff, and advocates for state policy that supports CYSHCN and their families.
CYSHCN
Allison Potter MPH
she/her
Title V Foundations Policy and Systems lead
Allison.K.Potter@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Responsible for leading Title V Foundations of Maternal and Child Health activities.
Alexis Phillips MPH, DrPH student
she/her
Title V Adolescent Health Lead/Policy & Assessment Specialist, Adolescent & School Health
Alexis.W.Phillips@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Responsible for leading Title V bullying prevention activities.
Adolescent
Amy Umphlett MPH
she/her
Oral Health Lead
amy.m.umphlett@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Responsible for leading oral health activities at the state level.
Wes Rivers MPAff
he/him
Youth Policy and Partnerships Manager
wesley.r.rivers@oha.oregon.gov
Center for Prevention and Health Promotion/Public Health Division/Oregon Health Authority
Adolescent