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Increasing the Psychiatric Mental Health Workforce in Eastern Oregon

Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center (NEOAHEC) has been awarded a Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) grant of nearly $1 million to increase the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) workforce in eastern Oregon.

The new HOWTO grant program, administered under the direction of the Oregon Health Policy Board in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), selected this project as one of its first awardees.


Press Release OHSU PMHNP Program Website

Tuition Assistance for Learners

Discover Your Role - PMHNP Video

Upcoming Virtual Information Sessions:

Thursday, January 23rd - 5:00-6:00 P.M.

Thursday, January 30th - 5:00-6:00 P.M.

Wednesday February 5th - 5:00-6 P.M. - Cancelled due to hazardous weather and Eastern Oregon University campus closure

Thursday, February 6th - Noon - 1 P.M.

Thursday, February 20th - Noon - 1 P.M.

Thursday, February 27th - 5:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Register Here!

Team Members:

Kylie Lanman

Project Coordinator


Phone: 541.805.9287

Ginny Elder

R.N., M.N., F.N.P., P.M.H.N.P.

OHSU School of Nursing Regional Faculty


Danielle Patton

OHSU School of Nursing Administrative Coordinator