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The Multnomah County Public Health Advisory Board (MC-PHAB) advises the Health Department’s Public Health Division. Work focuses on ethics in public health practice, and developing long-term approaches that address the leading causes of death and disability in Multnomah County.

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are typically held every month on the fourth Thursday, from 3:30-5:30pm, unless otherwise noted. Open to the public.

Location: Multnomah Building, 500 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Room 126, Portland

  • January 24 - Full Board
  • February 28 - Ethics Committee
  • March 28 - Public Health Approaches
  • April 25 - Full Board
  • May 23 - Ethics Committee
  • June 27 - Public Health Approaches
  • July 25 - Full Board
  • August 22 - Ethics Committee
  • September 26 - Public Health Approaches
  • October 24 - Full Board
  • November - TBD
  • December TBD

Meeting Minutes

Full Board

Minutes - October 25, 2018 (195.17 KB)
Retreat Minutes - July 26, 2018 (90.54 KB)
Minutes - April 26, 2018 (96.82 KB)
Minutes - January 17, 2018 (262.77 KB)
Retreat Minutes - December 19, 2017 (229.8 KB)
Minutes - October 18, 2017 (240.69 KB)

Ethics Committee

Ethics Committee Minutes - November 28, 2018 (190.73 KB)
Ethics Committee Minutes - August 23, 2018 (86.52 KB)
Ethics Committee Minutes - May 24, 2018 (76.41 KB)
Ethics Committee Minutes - April 18, 2018 (80.08 KB)
Ethics Committee Minutes - March 9, 2018 (73.29 KB)

Public Health Approaches Committee

Public Health Approaches Committee Minutes - November 28, 2018 (69.08 KB)
Public Health Approaches Committe Minutes - September 27, 2018 (178.71 KB)
Public Health Approaches Committee Minutes - June 28, 2018 (78.66 KB)
Public Health Approaches Committee Minutes - March 22, 2018 (95.23 KB)

Membership

We're interested in members who want to explore education, environmental issues, food systems, transportation and more. We encourage membership from all parts of our county, and are looking to recruit members representing many dimensions of our community, including:

  • Racial and ethnic communities
  • Seniors/aging population
  • Youth
  • Faith leaders
  • Business leaders
  • Others

Helpful Documents

Public Health Advisory Board Charter (384.06 KB)
Public Health Advisory Board Bylaws (633.75 KB)


Questions?

Contact Nathan Wickstrom, nathan.wickstrom@multco.us, 503.988.8712