Online ECHO Clinic | September 14, 2020

Presentation Titles: Tribal COVID-19 Vaccine Readiness Planning

In this session, Lou Schmitz, lead consultant for the American Indian Health Commission’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness projects, provides updates on federal and state plans, reviews materials and resources for Tribes consideration to develop their COVID-19 vaccine plans.

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Presenter Bios

Lou Schmitz, BS, GCPH, is a member of the American Indian Health Commission’s team of consultants, serves as lead consultant for the Commission’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness projects and has over 29 years of service in Indian healthcare and tribal public health. Her areas of experience in Indian country include public health emergency preparedness and response, cross-jurisdictional collaboration, tribal health department management, electronic health record implementation, patient-centered care delivery, health programs planning and design, community based participatory research, healthcare reform, quality assurance, data management, and grant development. She has designed and successfully implemented programs and quality assurance measures for various clinical, prevention, and community health services. Ms. Schmitz is an alumnus of the University of Washington School of Public Health, and the Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute. She is an Affiliate Instructor for the University of Washington School of Nursing Department of Psychosocial and Community Health.

Presentation Slides

Tribal and UIHP COVID-19 Vaccine Readiness

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