Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Webinar: Opioid Abuse Prevention in a Tribal Community






TUESDAY DECEMBER 8TH, 2020 | 12 - 1 PM MT / 2-3 PM ET




In this presentation, the intervention team will describe the steps involved with launching a pilot program to research prevention effectiveness for the distribution and monitoring of lock boxes for clients with opioid medication in a Tribal Community.



CDR Robert Morones, MPH, RS/REHS, CPH, USPHS

Indian Health Service: Injury Prevention Program

Robert Morones is currently the Area Injury Prevention Program Manager for the Phoenix Area Indian Health Service (IHS). He is responsible for managing the Phoenix Area Injury Prevention Program, focusing on assisting over 40 Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah tribes and IHS staff in the development of community based injury prevention programs and initiatives.  Robert’s past positions include being assigned as a Service Unit Environmental Health Officer at the Fort Yuma Service Unit in Winterhaven, CA and as an Environmental Health Specialist at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA. His education background includes a B.S. in Environmental Health from Wright State University and an MPH from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.


Nancy Mangieri, DNP MSN RN C-PHFP CPM

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Epidemiology Program

Dr. Nancy L. Mangieri earned her Doctorate of Nursing degree and MSN in Nursing Education from Rutgers University, NJ and her RN from Phillips Beth Israel Medical Center School of Nursing /Hunter College, New York.  Currently, Dr. Mangieri is the Community Epidemiologist at the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, Scottsdale, AZ. Working within this Community she focuses on all things Public Health with a special emphasis on Infectious, Communicable diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections. Her days since early 2020 has been focused on CoVID19 monitoring, surveillance, prevention and data collection. Dr. Mangieri is Adjunct Faculty at Grand Canyon University and Arizona State University teaching Masters Level nurse leader’s the importance of population health. Rounding out her interest in all forms of healing/wellness Dr. Mangieri is a Massage therapist and trained in Eastern Holistic Healing.


Monte Yazzie, MA, E-RYT 200

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Injury Prevention Program

Monte Yazzie, MA, is the Injury Prevention Program Coordinator for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Monte is working to increase the health status and decrease unintentional injuries within the Community in Salt River. He is a Child Passenger Safety Instructor, Yoga and Tai Chi Instructor, and provides partnership and collaboration interventions as one of the leads for the Community Health and Wellness Summit Committee. Monte is working to build a program that promotes data driven, culturally appropriate interventions that strive for effectiveness and efficacy within their methodology in efforts to provide immediate prevention measures that will benefit the present and future client needs.


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