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Congratulations to our Most Recent New Local Health Officer Orientation Graduates

Tuesday, July 31, 2018  
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The Summer 2018 session of the New Local Health Officer Orientation took place in Wausau, WI on June 24-25, 2018.

Topics included a Colors Communication Style Training Refresher, Change Management, discussion on Board of Health Relationship, Communication Training, Supervision, Operationalizing Your Budget: Funding and Billing, Human Health Hazards and a series of presentations by the WI Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health.  Networking and sharing of resources were among the highest value for attendees.  

This session included graduation of four health officer, Katie Hampston from Iron County Health Department,  Molly Bonjean from Marinette County Health & Human Services Department, Darcy DuBois from Oak Creek Health Department and Vicki Dantoin from Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department.  Congratulations to Katie, Molly, Darcy and Vicki!  WALHDAB wishes you success as a graduated Health Officer!


Special thank you to our speakers, these orientations wouldn't be possible without your willingness to share!

Jason Hausler, Community Development Educator, UW- Extension, Marathon County; Linda Conlon, Health Officer, Oneida County Health Department; Bonnie Kolbe, Health Officer, Calumet County, Public Health; Mary Schwalenberg, Chair, Calumet County Board of Health; Stephanie Richards, Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute; Alan Talaga, Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute; Mary Dorn, Health Officer, Outagamie County Public Health Division; K√§ren Drogsvold, Budget Section Chief, Bureau of Operations, Division of Public Health; Yvette A Smith,Contract Specialist, Bureau of Operations, Division of Public Health; Jeff Kindrai, Health Officer, Grant County Health Department; Doug Gieryn, Health Officer Winnebago County Health Department; Roy Irving, PhD, Hazard Assessment Section Chief, Wisconsin Department of Health Services; Disa Patel, MPH, Health Educator, Wisconsin Department of Health Services; and Christy Vogt, MPH, CHES, Health Educator, Wisconsin Department of Health Services


 

 Katie Hampston, Iron County Health Department pictured with Angela Nimsgern, WI DPH Northern Regional Office

Darcy DuBoi Oak Creek Health Department pictured with Angela Nimsgern, WI DPH Northern Regional Office
     
Molly Bonjean, Marinette County Health & Human Services Department pictured with Chris Culotta, WI DPH Northeast Regional Office Vicki Dantoin, Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department pictured with Chris Culotta, WI DPH Northeast Regional Office  
     
Ice breaker activity - New Local Health Officers organizing themselves by tenure.   Ice breaker activity - New Local Health Officers organizing themselves by standalone public health departments versus health and human services departments.    




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