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Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion

The Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion works to reduce obesity and tobacco use in Oklahoma by working with communities, workplaces, schools and other groups to enact policy, environmental and social norm changes. Center staff members serve as content specialists in the areas of tobacco prevention, physical activity, and nutrition. 

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The Advancement of Wellness Advisory Council was created pursuant to the Oklahoma Public Health Advisory Council Modernization Act (63 O.S. § 1-103a.1) to assist and advise the State Commissioner of Health and the State Department of Health. All members of the Advancement of Wellness Advisory Council shall be knowledgeable of issues that arise in the area of advancing the health of all Oklahomans.  The Advancement of Wellness Advisory Council shall be composed as follows:

The Governor shall appoint:

(1)  one member who is knowledgeable about breast and cervical cancer issues, and

(2)  one member who is knowledgeable about organ donor issues,

The President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall appoint:

(1)  one member who is mayor of a city or town that has been designated a certified healthy community in an urban setting, and

(2)  one member who is the president or chief operating officer of a business that has been designated a certified healthy business,

The Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint:

(1)  one member who is the mayor of a city or town that has been designated a certified healthy community in a rural setting, and

(2)  one member who is the president or chief operating officer of a business that has been designated a certified healthy business in an urban setting, and

The Commissioner shall appoint one member who is the Executive Director of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.

The jurisdictional areas of the Advancement of Wellness Advisory Council shall include all issues that arise in the areas of tobacco usage and cessation, organ and tissue donation, the requirements for a city or town in the state to be designated as a certified healthy community, the requirements for a business to be designated as a certified healthy business and such other areas as designated by the Commissioner.


Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
The Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave., Suite 1702
Oklahoma City, OK  73102-6406

Physical Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
The Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: (405) 426-8300
Fax: (405) 900-7610
Email: Center@health.ok.gov

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