Agenda | September 16, 1-2.30pm
In this session, we heard from clinicians about providing SUD care in specific treatment settings. The webinar featured:
- One Key Question at The Crossroads with Karen Martinot
- Women’s Health at CompDrug with Alex Meyer and Jo Taylor
- Women’s Health at Edna House for Women with April Vince and Brittani Flory
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Karen Martinot, DNP, WHNP, IBCLC is a doctoral-trained, board-certified women’s health nurse practitioner and internationally board-certified lactation consultant. She began her nursing career at Oregon Health Sciences University and now lives in Phoenix, Arizona where she recently graduated from Arizona State University’s DNP program. She enjoys empowering women with support and guidance that is evidence-based and individualized to meet the needs of women, particularly in the highly nuanced areas of family planning and breastfeeding. She is currently involved in a pilot demonstration of a pregnancy desire screening conversation on admission to Arizona’s largest substance use recovery program. The goal of the project was to connect women who desired reproductive healthcare to the newly established integrated on-site primary care clinic and address reproductive wellness as an integral part of overall wellness in recovery.
Alex Meyer, MS joined CompDrug in 2015 and was named Chief Operating Officer in 2018. Alex holds a Masters in Applied Psychology, and has over 15 years experience in health services programming and research with private non-profit organizations. Alex works to develop and enhance partnerships with other organizations, develop new programming, and enhance existing programming with current focus including enhancement of services for pregnant women. She also serves as the agency’s Research Oversight Officer.
Jo Taylor, APRN-CNP is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in reproductive health and family planning. For over 20 years, she has worked with women, men, and teens in a variety of settings. Her practice includes improving healthcare access, contraception, pre-conception health, and community-based programs. Currently, she serves as the clinical administrator at Columbus Public Health and leads the Women’s Health & Wellness Center, a reproductive health and wellness program.
Brittani Flory, BSN is a public health nurse at the Title X Clinic for the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. She has been in family planning and comprehensive sexual health education for 9 years. Brittani has a Bachelor of Public Health and Bachelor of Science in Nursing, both from Kent State University. Brittani has been at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health since January 2019. She has worked with Teen Pregnancy Prevention to provide birth control lessons in local schools. Brittani has been working on expanding the recovery model and clinic services in Cuyahoga County. She has expanded the Cuyahoga County Board of Health’s existing PrEP program by partnering with PAPI for increased patient access. Brittani has a passion for providing reproductive healthcare to teens, men and women and continues to try and breakdown barriers to care and education.
April Vince, MSSA is a licensed social worker and Project Manager of the Overdose Data to Action CDC cooperative agreement at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, where she has worked since 1999. As part of her present duties, April serves as the co-chair for the Cuyahoga County Opiate Taskforce, is a member of the Ohio Injury Prevention Partnership, and has served as the head of the State’s Prevention Network Policy sub-committee. April has held multiple positions with the Board of Health, including case manager for a dental access program, a case manager of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, and managing the aging programs for senior populations.