Adam Hoverman, DO, DTMH, Research Fellow in Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University will examine the philosophy and principles underlying Alma Alta of 1978 – primary health care initiatives by the World Health Organization. This year is the 40th anniversary of Alma Alta, and it is time to critically review its relevance for today’s world population health.
Adam Hoverman, DO DTMH, is a public health physician who currently resides in Clackamas County, Oregon. Adam entered public health practice as a family physician and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholar in 2008. Completing an initial residency in family medicine at the University of Minnesota, he then served his NHSC service obligation at the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic in the lower Yakima valley in Washington state.
Following a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTMH) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Adam helped to establish the Office of Global Health at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, Washington prior to moving to Portland, Oregon to complete a fellowship in preventive medicine and the Masters in Public Health at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health.
Inspired to better understand comparative national and sub-national health metrics monitoring and evaluation, Adam’s practice and research now includes county health department focus alongside both community epidemiology and integrated clinical services emphasizing primary health care, health system strengthening and improvement science vis-a-vis co-design and co-production at the most local level.
Wednesday, November 28 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Hallie E. Ford Center For Healthy Children and Families, 115
2631 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97330