How is your heart doing?
What are the Compacts of Free Association (COFA)?
The idea of taking leave emerged in conversation, but I brushed it off, a defense mechanism. I didn’t even think it was an option, that leave was something you were permitted to do after dedicating decades of your life to the work. I realized my hesitation also stemmed greatly in how I valued myself based on my work. That translated into the following thoughts:
How obviously distorted is this thinking?
New Year, New OHEA!
...through the COFA Dental Program put forward to Oregon legislators this session, we are a step closer to ensuring optimal health for all Oregonians.”
—Lilian Ongelungel, a Palauan woman born and raised in Portland, Oregon who served as a Commissioned Officer in the US Army.
Learn a more about our new staff at OHEA!
Welcome OHEA's new Director, Zeenia Junkeer!
Read Zeenia’s thoughts after almost six months as the first ever Director of OHEA.
The Oregon Health Equity Alliance (OHEA) is pleased to announce the hiring of its first Director, Dr. Zeenia Junkeer.