West TN Regional Meetings

2017 West Regional Workshop 


May 12, 2017

Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department

This year's workshop included presentations on Community Based Initiatives, the State Oral Health Plan, and the Opioid Epidemic in TN.



TRP- Mary Ann Watson

Community Based Initiatives- Mayor Rawls

BE MORE- Kathryn Burklund & Bonnie Hinds

State Oral Health Plan-Dr. Fairrow

Opioid Epidemic- Mary Russell

West TN Health Rankings- Aundrea Porter

Engaging Communities to Address Health Disparities- Monique Anthony


Click here for printable registration, brief agenda & hotel information.




Hotels Near Venue:

Doubletree Hotel Jackson           
1770 Highway 45 Bypass,
Jackson, TN 38305

Hampton Inn & Suites Jackson
150 Campbell Oaks Drive

Jackson, Tennessee, 38305, 

2016 West Regional Workshop 

May 13, 2016

Henry County Diagnostic Center & Bethel University - Paris, TN Campus

302B Tyson Avenue

Paris, TN 38242 

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Click here for agenda.                                                                                                        Driving Directions

TRP- Mary Ann Watson          Community Based Initiatives- Kelsie Henning & Charlie Moore                                                                           

CSH- Ginger Teague                CSH-Bethany Allen

NW TN Livability Summit Flyer    A Call to Action (Health Rankings)-Liesa Jenkins

Subject: FREE TN Public Health Association -West Meeting -  Memphis


County Health Rankings

Photos from event:


Angie Dotson, RHAT West TN Vice-President                Barry Cooper-JACOA & Richard Barber-Aspell Manner            


Please make your plan early to attend our Annual Conference in Pigeon Forge, TN, November 16-18, 2016.


July 31, 2015
Pickwick Landing State Park

Attendees will:

  • Have a better understanding of how the Rural Health Association of Tennessee collaborates with partners
  • Expand and update knowledge of current health topics
  • Expand support network in other areas
  • Develop increased awareness of educational tools, resources and organizations available to assist
  • Recognize the necessity for awareness and how to become involved in policy issues

To register, please print the registration form and mail a check to the address on the form.

To register online, click here.

See the brochure for the full agenda and hotel accomodations.


2014 RHAT West Tennessee Workshop

June 27, 2014
Henry County Diagnostic Center & Bethel University - Paris, TN Campus

Attendees learned about:

  • E-cigarettes
  • Population Health 
  • Rx Drug Abuse
  • Health Workforce Development
  • State Health Plan
  • Breast Cancer Focus Group Findings

"One of the best RHAT meetings that I have attended. Great job."
  ~ Attendee comment



PA student, James Warrilow, helping us with AV

Dana Cobb helping at Registration 

Adam Jarvis & Vincent Pinkney - Population Health

Captain Lowe - how to detect fake money

NW Area Agency on Aging & Disability Exhibit

Henry County Sheriff's office drug-take-back at the event

Monique Anthony - West TN Breast Cancer Focus Group

Horace Pulse - E-Cigarettes session 


More people

Sheriff Belew and Si, the drug dog 















This workshop took place on August 19, 2010 at the Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Departmentb in Jackson, Tennessee. The workshop covered Health Reform (what changes when) and Workforce Development - National Health Service Corps (the new, revised, revamped, reworked program).

Thank you to Sandy Hayes, RHAT West TN Regional Vice President, for helping make this meeting the successful event it was.

Click here for the Health Reform Timeline.

Click here for the PowerPoint presentation by Danny Fernandez.

Stay tuned for information on the East Tennessee and Middle Tennessee workshops.

This workshops are partially funded by ARRA through the Tennessee Department of Health.