Poster Presentations

Best practices, innovative programs, and new ideas for delivering health care to kids at school were showcased during the Poster Presentations at Advancing Health Care in a Time of Reform. See the projects that were highlighted:

No More Ouch
Explore different techniques that are being used to reduce pain and distress associated with immunizations.
Presenters: Claudia Ramirez, MA, Medical Assistant, La Clinica de la Raza; Hallie Chertok, FNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, La Clinica de la Raza; Marit Sonstelie, PNP, Consultant

How to Get Patients in the Door at Your SBHC
See what strategies are being implemented to increase SBHC awareness and utilization among youth and their parents.
Presenters: Margarita Torres, Clinic Administrator, Northeast Valley Health Corporation; Jan Marquard, Grants Administrator and Policy Advisor for SBHCs, Northeast Valley Health Corporation

The Future of Oral Health Care at SBHCs
See a unique model that improves access to oral health care via mutually beneficial dental services at SBHCs.
Presenters: Samuel Lee, BS, DMD 2014 Candidate, Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine; Karen Lee, BS, DMD 2015 Candidate, Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine; Sei Kim, BA, BA, DMD 2016 Candidate, Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine

Charting the Course for School Health Services at a Charter School
See a community-driven approach to plan, implement, and maintain health services in a high-needs charter school setting.
Presenters: Myleen Abuan, Operation Samahan & PAA SBHC Board Member; Tamara Myers, City Heights Youth and Family Organization Staff Member

Wellness Champions for Total School Health
Discover ways that site-based Wellness Champions are creating healthier and happier school communities in Oakland.
Presenter: Michelle Oppen, MPH, Wellness Program Manager, Oakland Unified School District

Engaging Youth in Reproductive Care at Your SBHC
Learn how to engage youth in assessing needs and promoting reproductive health services at your SBHC.
Presenters: Robin MacPherson-Dias, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN, Clinical Nurse Educator, Sutter Modesto Emergency Department, Sutter Health; Joanna Mello, BSN, RN, CEN, Emergency Clinical Nurse II, UC Davis Medical Center

Reducing Teen Pregnancy
Explore a continuum of programs that provide reproductive health services and reduce teen pregnancy.
Presenter: Cristina Perez, MBA, Project Director, Contra Costa Health Services

Condoms at School: The Journey to Greater Access
Learn about one school-based health center’s process to initiate a condom availability program on high school campuses.
Presenters: Kimberly Gillette, MPH, Director, Daly City Youth Health Center; Marguerite Mache, Outreach Worker/Educator, Daly City Youth Health Center

Measuring the Impact of “Reducing the Risk” of Teen Pregnancies
See process and outcomes of a multi-year “Reducing the Risk” teen pregnancy prevention curriculum.
Presenters: John Capitman, PhD, Executive Director, Central Valley Health Policy Institute; Cindy Ballesteros, BS, Research Assistance, Tulare Community Health Clinic

Mobile Apps to Improve Teen Sexual Health
Discover two mobile apps that are improving sexual health behaviors among adolescents.
Presenters: Rebecca Dudovitz, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine; Hillary Seidenberg, Medical Student, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
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