Content Experts

Lydia Anne Bartholow
DNP, PMHNP, CARN-AP
CENTRAL CITY CONCERN
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  • Associate Medical Director of Outpatient Substance Use Disorders at Central City Concern

  • Doctorally prepared psychiatric nurse practitioner, substance use disorder specialist and educator

  • Lecture topics include medications for addiction treatment, trauma informed care, substance use disorders, harm reduction, health justice, and holistic care

Carolina Castañeda
MS, Behavioral Health
EVOLVE INTERNATIONAL
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  • Founder and President of Evolve International with over 14 years experience in healthcare, diversity, equity and inclusion 

  • Executive coach, consultant, and mental health professional specializing in leadership  development with a socially-conscious approach

  • Consulting focus includes strengthening leaders, systems and structures that support the full development of all individuals, especially those who suffer disparities and social injustice

  • Member of the Latina Associates for Collaborative Engagement

  • Past member of Health Equity Committee of the Oregon Health Policy Board and the Southern Oregon Health Equity Coalition

Kerri Hecox
MD
OASIS CLINIC OF ROGUE VALLEY
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  • 2019 Doctor Citizen Award Winner

  • specialty in medical care and addiction treatment of pregnant and post-partum women with OUD, drug affected infants and family members

  • OHA Oregon Pregnancy and Opioids Workgroup Committee member (2017 to 2018)

Nora Stern
MS, PT
KNOW ABOUT PAIN
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  • Director, Know About Pain Educational Products and Consultation

  • Pain educator, physical therapist specializing in persistent pain

  • Providing training on pain education, patient care planning re. pain, team based care training

  Areas of Specialty:

  • Adopting trauma-informed  language  and strategies for pain care

  • Rehabilitation services integration into care plan

  • Persistent pain physical therapy

  • Instruction in use of didactic tools for consistent pain care messaging

Jeremy Hubbard
MS, Criminal Justice
LIMINAL JUSTICE CONSULTING
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  • Proven track record in design, implementation, and coordination of Medication Assisted Treatment programs in forensic settings including community corrections, jail, and transitional programs

  • Facilitates and coordinates community partnerships across disciplines including community corrections, victim advocacy, police, MAT providers, substance use treatment providers, and correctional institutions

  • Project Management experience, including research, program design, recruitment, implementation, and program expansion. In addition, significant experience with data driven projects including creating data collection tools, analysis, and presentation of data to non-data literate stakeholders

  • Trainer of correctional evidence-based practices including risk, need, responsivity, assessments, case management practices, correctional programming, and implementation