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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

  • November 21 - Ethics Committee
  • November 21 - Public Health Approaches Committee
  • January 23 - Full Board
  • February 27 - Ethics Committee
  • March 26 - Public Health Approaches
  • April 23 - Full Board
  • May 28 - Ethics Committee
  • June 25 - Public Health approaches
  • July 23 - Full Board
  • August 27 - Ethics Committee
  • September 24 - Public Health approaches
  • October 22 - Full Board
  • November - TBD
  • December - TBD

Meeting Minutes

Full Board

Minutes - October 24, 2019 (179.07 KB)
Minutes - June 27, 2019 (187.66 KB)
Minutes - April 25, 2019 (194.88 KB)
Minutes - January 24, 2019 (161.94 KB)
Minutes - October 25, 2018 (195.17 KB)

Ethics Committee

Ethics Committee Minutes - August 22, 2019 (151.22 KB)
Ethics Committee Minutes - July 18, 2019 (198.44 KB)
Ethics Committee Minutes - February 28, 2019 (168.68 KB)
Ethics Committee Minutes - November 28, 2018 (190.73 KB)

Public Health Approaches Committee

Public Health Approaches Committee Minutes - May 23, 2019 (213.07 KB)
Public Health Approaches Committee Minutes - March 28, 2019 (189.29 KB)
Public Health Approaches Committee Minutes - February 5, 2019 (191.38 KB)
Public Health Approaches Committee Minutes - November 28, 2018 (69.08 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