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Ohio Public Health Advisory Board (OPHAB)

Ohio Public Health Advisory Board (OPHAB)

 

What is OPHAB?

In 2012, the Ohio legislature created an eleven member board Ohio public Health Advisory Board (OPHAB), for the purpose of reviewing and making recommendations to the Director of Health on the following:

  • Developing and adopting proposed rules under Chapters 3701 and 3717 of the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC);
  • Prescribing proposed fees for services provided by the office of vital statistics and the bureau of environmental health;
  • Any proposed policy changes that pertain to entities serving or seeking to serve as vendors under the Women, Infants Children (WIC) program;
  • Issues to improve public health and increase awareness of public health at the state level, local level, or both; and
  • Any other public health issues that the Director requests the board to consider.

OPHAB Board Members

Ohio Public Health Advisory Board (OPHAB) Members are:

O.R.C. 3701.33

Member Name - Appointing Authority

(A)(1)(a)

Edward Bope, MD - Physician Director Appointee

(A)(1)(b)

Sally Morgan, MS, RN, AGPCNP-BC, ACNS-BC - Nurse Director Appointee

(A)(1)(c)

Diane Dietz, Asst. Exe. Dir. - Member of public representing entity licensed by ODH or boards of health Director Appointee

(A)(1)(c)

Robert Jennings - Member of public NOT representing entity licensed by ODH or boards of health Director Appointee 

(A)(1)(c)

VACANT

(A)(1)(d)

Teresa C. Long, MD, MPH (Chair) - Association of Ohio Health Commissioners Appointee 

(A)(1)(e)

Adam Howard, MPH, R.S - Director of Preventative Health  - Ohio Public Health Association Appointee

(A)(1)(f)

Garrett Guillozet, MPA, RS/REHS, AEMT (Vice Chair) - Ohio Environmental Health Association Appointee 

(A)(1)(g)

Joanna Pittenger () - Ohio Association of Boards of Health Appointee

(A)(1)(h)

Chelsea Sadinski, MPH - Ohio Society of Public Health Education Appointee

(A)(1)(i)

Stephanie Gilligan, MPA - Ohio Hospital Association Appointee

Upcoming Meeting Dates - 2021

OPHAB meetings are open to the public. If you would like to attend the meeting please send an email to odhrules@odh.ohio.gov

DATE                              LOCATION              TIME

January 15, 2021 In Person 2:00 pm
February 19, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm
March 19, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm
April 16, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm
May 21, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm
June 18, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm
July 16, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm
August 27, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm
September 17, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm
October 15, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm
November 19, 2021 Microsoft Teams Meeting 1:30 pm

Meeting Information (Dates/Times/Minutes/Agendas)

 

To access our OPHAB (Current and Archived) Meeting Agendas and Minutes, please click on the following link:

OPHAB Meeting Agenda and Minutes