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Orientation Session

Pacific NorthWest Border Health Alliance (PNWBHA) Overview: Who We Are and What We Do  PDF1 –  Wayne Dauphinee, PNWBHA


Plenary Sessions

International Mutual Aid Agreements: Foundations of Health Security in North AmericaPDF1Carole Cameron , DHS-FEMA


Lessons Learned but Forgotten: How to Implement Sustained  Change in Public Health Preparedness and Response                     

  • Lessons Learned, Identified and Adapted PDF1Dr Barbara Redmond,  PHAC-CEPR

  • Lessons Learned, Forgotten, and Remembered PDF1 – Rick Buell,  HHS-ASPR (Region X)


Ebola Forum

Ebola Preparation in the Pacific Northwest

  • Ebola Virus Disease Preparedness in Saskatchewan PDF1Dr Denise Werker SK Ministry of Health

Meeting Public Health Threats at Ground Zero

  • CDC Ebola Response Guinea July – December 2014  PDF1– LCdr Michael Kinzer USPHS

  • Monrovia Medical Unit Team 1 PDF1– LCdr Jesus Reyna USPHS

  • Operation SIRONA PDF1– Capt Angela Bremner 1 (Cdn) Fd Hosp


Breakout Sessions

Quarantine Revisited

  • EVD Contact Management in BC PDF1Michelle Murti, BC Fraser Health

  • Quarantine Planning in Washington State PDF1– Mahlet Zeru and David Owens, WA DOH


Infectious Waste Management  PDF1 – Lisa Young, BCAS and David Jansen, WA DOH


Catastrophic Disaster Planning: Cascadia Subduction Zone PDF1 – Michael Loehr, WA DOH


EMS Management of Highly Contagious Patients PDF1 -Rod Salem, BCAS and Larry Torris, OR HA


Emergency Licensing of Healthcare Professionals

  • WA State Licensing Framework PDF1 – Karen Jensen, WA DOH

  • BC Perspective PDF1 – Kelli Kryzanowski, BC MOH


Speaking the Same Language: Fundamentals of Risk Communication PDF1 – Laura Blaske, WA DOH


Poster Presentations and Displays


1. FEARBOLA  PDF1 – Rod Salem,  BCAS


2. PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Mass Gatherings Public Health PDF1 – Andy Stergachis, NWCPHP


3. Region Specific Mass Casualty Incident Simulation : A Look at Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulations Education in Two Rural BC Communities  PDF1 – Dara Davies, BCMMU


4. Seeing Spots: Measles Outbreak in Clallam County PDF1 – Christina Hurst, Clallam County Health


5. PNWBHA: Who We Are and What We Do  PDF1 – Amy Sheridan, PNWBHA Secretariat


6. Washington State Wide Pharmacy Agreement  PDF1 – Jessica Baggett, WA DOH


7. Pacific Northwest Emergency Management Arrangement PDF1 – PNEMA (WA EMD)


Working Group Sessions

Environmental Public Health

  • There’s a Fungus Among Us!  PDF1 – Heather Hill, RN, PHN IV

  • Updates on Coccidioides in Washington State: When, Where, & What’s of Environmental Surveillance PDF1  – Ron Wohrle,  WA DOH

  •  Avian Influenza in Washington: The State-Wide Animal PerspectivePDF1  –  Amber J Itle, WA DOH


Emergency Medical Services

  • Ebola or Highly Infectious Disease EMS Response  PDF1 – WA DOH