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Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant


The Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant (PHHSBG) provides flexible funding for states, tribes and territories to address the unique preventive health needs of their jurisdiction. These discretionary funds can be used to address a broad range of programmatic and systemic activities that advance health system transformation.

PHHSBG Advisory Committee Directory - 2017

PHHSBG Advisory Committee Members

Chair: Pam Archer, Director, Office of Scientific Affairs
• James Smith, Administrative Director of Canadian, Creek, Kingfisher, Lincoln, and Logan County Health Departments  
• Kelly Baker, Vital Records State Registrar  
• Brad Finkhouse, Laboratory Administrator, Oklahoma City-County Health Department
• Jan Fox, Director, HIV/STD Service Area
• Laura Beebe, Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center  
• Captain David Gahn, Medical Director, Cherokee Nation Public Health  
• Lesley Smith March, Victim Services Unit, Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General  
• Gunnar McFadden, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Community and Family Health Services Division, OSDH.

2016 Grantee Success Stories

PHHSBG Health Equity Success Story

Summary: PHHSBG funds allowed OSDH to engage stakeholders, to develop Healthy Oklahoma 2020, the state's 5-year Health Improvement Plan.

Expanding OSDH's Reach Through Communication

Division: Office of Communication, Oklahoma State Department of Health

Oklahoma Makes Strides in Child Passenger Safety

Division: Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health

Prescription Monitoring Program Education and Compliance

Division: Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health

Improving Public Health Practice: Expanded Access to Evidence-Based Resources

Division: Office of Scientific and Research Integrity, Oklahoma State Department of Health

Older Adult Fall Prevention Education

Division: Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health

Unintended Pregnancy Prevention Project Brief

Division: Center for Health Innovation and Effectiveness, Oklahoma State Department of Health

Systems Change Approaches to Improve Utilization of the OK Tobacco Helpline

Division: Center for Advancement of Wellness, Oklahoma State Department of Health

Performance Management Success Story

Division: Office of Performance Management, Oklahoma State Department of Health

Sexual Violence Prevention in Northeast Oklahoma

Division: Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health

American Indian Data Community of Practice

Division: Office of the Tribal Liaison, Oklahoma State Department of Health

Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant Presentations

PHHSBG Grantee Conference Meeting Poster

Summary: One of Oklahoma's PHHSBG funded projects, a Naloxone distribution project to prevent drug overdoses was highlighted as a poster, displayed during the national grantee conference in Atlanta. 

PHHSBG Success Story

OSDH Press Release: Emergency Medical Services Providing Lifesaving Drug for Opioid Overdoses

Summary: One of Oklahoma's PHHSBG funded projects, a Naloxone distribution project to prevent drug overdoses was highlighted as a poster, displayed during the national grantee conference in Atlanta. 

PHHSBG Program Contacts

Adrienne Rollins
Director, Center for Health Innovation and Effectiveness
(405) 271-9444, ext. 52981
AdrienneR@health.ok.gov

James Rose
Assistant Block Grant Coordinator
CHIE, Office of Primary Care & Rural Health Development
(405) 271-9444, ext. 52541
JamesR@health.ok.gov

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