Oklahoma Public Health Association

78th Annual OPHA Conference - Creating the Healthiest State . . People, Policy and Resources

  • 27 Sep 2017
  • 8:00 AM (CDT)
  • 28 Sep 2017
  • 5:00 PM (CDT)
  • Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center
  • 318


  • Current OPHA member
  • Employees who work for the OCCHD and whose membership and conference registration is invoiced to OCCHD.
  • You must be an OPHA member and a confirmed poster presenter in order to use this registration type.
  • Pre-Conference will be help on Wednesday, September 27th. Speaker and presenter information will be posted ASAP.
  • Employees of TCCHD whose membership and registration fee is invoiced to TCCHD.

Oklahoma Public Health Association



Online registration will close on September 21, 2017.

On-site registration will be available at conference, payment by cash or check only.

Pre-Conference will be held on Wednesday, September 27th - $25.  Speaker and presenter information will be posted ASAP.

By submitting your registration for the conference, you agree to the terms of registration and limitation of liability.

Cancellations must be sent in writing to the OPHA office.  Cancellations received by September 15th will receive a refund of their registration fee less $10 Service Charge. 

Hotel Reservations:
The rate at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel Convention Center  for $91.00 USD  per night

Participants are responsible for making their own reservations by 11:59 p.m. on September 5th, 2017, to receive the group rate.   

Telephone Reservations:

In House Reservation: 1.918.307.2600 OR 1.800.264.0165 - ask for Oklahoma Public Health Block Rate 

Online Reservations:

Book your group rate for Oklahoma Public Health Association 2017   

Conference Objectives

  • ·       Explore how programs, practices, and policies in multi-sector fields affect the health of individuals, families and communities.
  • ·       Identify common goals, complementary roles, and ongoing constructive relationships between the private sector, health and human service agencies, the Oklahoma State Legislature and the following State Departments: Education, Housing, Transportation, Agriculture, the Health Care Authority and the Department of Health and Human Services.
  • ·       Promote participation in policy-making and implementation of the Social Determinants of Health.
  • ·       Explore key issues impacting poverty and social inequity in Oklahoma.
   Continuing Education Credits:  

Applications for CEUs are pending.

OPHA Conference Agenda Draft 22Aug17.docx

Scholarship Applications are due by Sept.11, 2017


For more information contact:

Jan Howard, OPHA Administrative Asst.

Reggie Ivey                                                        




2017 Conference Sponsors

Credit Union One

OU College of Public Health



    2017 Conference Exhibitors   

Board of Regents - University of Okla. Advanced Programs  

MyHealth Access Network, Inc.

Okla. Bureau of Narcotics

Retractable Technology

Alzheimers Association

The Tristesse Grief Center

American Diabetes Association

Grand Canyon University

PJ's Enterprises

Okla. AIDS Care Fund, Inc.

Parkside Psychiatric Hospital

Okla. Library for the Blind

OKC Indian Clinic


Blue Cross Blue Shield

Harold Hamm Diabetes Center

Oklahoma Relay

Okla. Healthy Aging Initiative

Oklahoma Relay

OSU MPH Program

PJ's Enterprises

Univ. of Okla. School of Social Work

Credit Union One

OU College of Public Health







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