Maternal & Child Health Clinic Presentations

Below is a list of past MCH ECHO Clinic presentations. To view presentation slides, presenter bios, and additional resources, click view more.

Tobacco, Women, Pregnancy & Baby | November 19, 2020

In this presentation, Kerri Lopez (Tolowa), will discuss the importance of understanding how smoking cessation is beneficial in the prenatal and postpartum periods of pregnancy for birthing persons and families.

Presenters: Kerri Lopez

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Breastfeeding in a Time of Coronavirus | October 22, 2020

In this presentation, Roberta Eaglehorse-Ortiz (Oglala Lakota/Yomba Shoshone), Community Health Worker, Full Circle Doula, Lactation Educator, and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, discusses the importance and benefits of breast and chestfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Presenters: Roberta Eaglehorse-Ortiz

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Improving Vaccine Hesitancy | September 24, 2020

In this series of presentations, Dr. Allison Empey, Pediatrician, reviews a common case study in vaccine hesitancy. Then, Dr. Thomas Weiser, Medical Epidemiologist at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, shares a brief overview of current vaccination rates in Indian Country. Finally, Dr. Ryan Hassan, Pediatrician serving on the Boost Oregon Medical Advisory Board, provides an overview of immunizations, and common strategies to empower clinicians to become better advocates for their patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presenters: Dr. Ryan Hassan, Dr. Tom Weiser

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