Agenda: OFR Recruitment and Participation

Back to Agenda Next > < Previous
calendar icon

Wednesday, February 17 — OFR Recruitment and Participation

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Session 1

Exploring Public Health and Public Safety Partnerships

play iconSession Recording
Public health and public safety partnerships are essential to preventing overdoses. This panel will discuss how these partnerships are formed and lessons learned from real-life examples.

Moderator: Lindsey Kato, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.®
Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator
Overdose Response Strategy

Tammy Brown
Senior Policy Advisor
Bureau of Justice Assistance

Jessica Wolff, M.P.H.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Special Agent Christopher Jakim
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Mallory O’Brien, M.S., Ph.D.
Senior Research Advisor, IPA
Centers for Disease Control
National Institute of Justice

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session 2

Sharing your OFR Experience: What Partnerships Work?

This informal session will foster networking and peer sharing in small groups. Participants will be able to meet fellow OFR practitioners to better understand their roles and what makes for successful OFR partnerships.

Moderator: Nava Bastola, M.P.H.
Public Health Analyst
CDC Foundation

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Café Sessions–Interactive Sessions

Café Session 2A: Meet Overdose Response Strategy (ORS) Teams

play iconSession Recording
The Overdose Response Strategy (ORS) is an initiative funded by the CDC and the Office of National Drug Control and Policy to address overdose. Meet experienced state ORS public health analysts (PHAs) and Drug Intelligence Officers (DIOs). Ask PHAs and DIOs about their roles in OFRs and additional strategies to combat overdoses.

Moderator: Lindsey Kato, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.®
Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator
Overdose Response Strategy

Bill Newell
Drug Intelligence Officer
Rocky Mountain HIDTA and Utah Department of Public Safety

Paige Andrews, M.S.
Public Health Analyst
CDC Foundation

Stephen Barnes
Public Health Analyst
CDC Foundation

Tiffany Hicks, E.M.P.A., C.P.S.
Drug Intelligence Officer
Oregon-Idaho High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

Café Session 2B: Meet Public Health and Safety Teams (PHAST) Sites

The National Association of County Health Officials (NACCHO) and the CDC Foundation have funded ten Public Health and Safety Teams (PHAST) pilot sites. Learn how PHAST sites are working to combat overdoses and develop and implement OFR. Ask questions about their experience being a PHAST site and their work in establishing a local OFR team.

Moderator: Sarisa Roe, M.P.H.
Center for Disease Control Foundation

Lee B. Smith, M.D., J.D.
Executive Director and County Health Officer
Monongalia County Health Department

Lieutenant Matthew Barter
Chief of Staff
Manchester, New Hampshire, Police Department

Executive Director
West Virginia Sober Living

Jaime Hoebeke, M.P.H., MCHES
Chief Strategy Officer
City of Manchester, New Hampshire, Health Department

Diamond shaped graphic accent