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

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


  • 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.
  • Employees and students of UCO whose registration fee is invoiced to UCO.

    Oklahoma Public Health Association 2017 Annual Conference

Creating the Healthiest State:  

People, Policy & Resources  

Online registration will close on September 21, 2017 
On-site registration will be available at conference, payment by cash or check only.

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: 

CHES/MCHES,  Dietetics RD/LD, Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselor/Licensed Marital and Family Therapist, Certified Public Health: Other applications for CEUs are pending.

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

Tentative Agenda

OPHA Conference Draft Schedule Updates 1Sept17 with additional edits.pdf

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 15th, 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   

OPHA Scholarship

Scholarship Applications are due by Sept. 20, 2017

Click to jump to application

For more information contact:

Jan Howard, OPHA Administrative Asst.

Reggie Ivey 



  2017 Conference Sponsors   

Credit Union One 
OU College of Public Health  
Northeastern State University 
Want to sponsor? Email for application

2017 Conference Exhibitors      

 Board of Regents - University of Okla.  Advanced Programs  

 MyHealth Access Network, Inc.

 Okla. Bureau of Narcotics

 Retractable Technology

 Alzheimer's 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


Legal Aid

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps


Oklahoma Public Health Association
121 NE 52nd Street, Ste. 260
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The OPHA office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, excluding state holidays.

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