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Dr. Valerie Yontz

Associate Specialist and Practice Coordinator, Office of Public Health Studies, Department of Public Health Sciences

University of Hawaii

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University of Hawaii

200 W. Kawili St.

Hilo, Hawaii 96720

United States

Company Description

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Background Information

Employment History

Quality Assurance Officer and the Director of Public Housing Services

Kokua Kalihi Valley

Affiliations

Member
Hawai‘i Public Health Association

Education

BSN

MS

PhD

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UH Manoa & PIHOA

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Valerie Yontz, RN, MSN, PhD

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Dr. Valerie Yontz is currently Associate Specialist and Practicum Coordinator. Through her experiences in the community, Dr. Yontz helps make linkages and placements for the MPH students' field practicum.
Prior to her work at the university, Dr. Yontz worked as Health Service Director for the Pohai Nani Retirement Assisted Living facility and with Hospice Hawaii as Patient Care Coordinator. Over a ten year span, Dr. Yontz was the Coordinator of an Elderly Service Program for a Community Health Center in Hawaii called Kokua Kalihi Valley (KKV) Comprehensive Family Services. She developed an expansive and very successful community-based elderly service program that demonstrated the elderly can exercise, eat right, improve their health, and age more successfully while staying longer in their own homes. Dr. Yontz also served as the Quality Assurance Officer and the Director of Public Housing Services for the Kokua Kalihi Valley Health Center (KKV). She created many major components of KKV's Quality Improvement system.
Dr. Yontz is originally from Central Illinois and has a wide range of experiences acquired throughout her professional life. She is a nurse, biologist, sociologist, and gerontologist. Dr. Yontz has worked in Missouri, Maine, Utah, and Illinois as an emergency room nurse, home health nurse, tuberculosis monitoring nurse, and nursing consultant. With her transcultural nursing background, Dr. Yontz has worked overseas in Liberia, West Africa training village health workers, and in Thailand, Malaysia and throughout Southeast Asia teaching and training Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees about health education topics and healthy behavior practices.
Contact Information Valerie Yontz, RN, MSN, MPH, PhD Associate Specialist & Practice Coordinator Office of Public Health Studies Department of Public Health Sciences University of Hawaii Manoa 1960 East West Road Biomed D202 Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2319 Phone: (808) 956-5771 Fax: (808) 956-5818 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots.


Hawaii-Pacific Evaluation Association (H-PEA) Keynote Speakers

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by Valerie Yontz, Associate Specialist and Practice Coordinator for the Office of Public Health Studies, University of Hawaii at Mnoa

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Dr. Yontz will review key components of the professional communication process and critique aspects for cultural effectiveness during professional face-to-face encounters, conference calls, and email exchanges. Using real examples, she will demonstrate how to move from default to designed communication.
Dr. Valerie Yontz is currently an Associate Specialist and Practicum Coordinator for the Office of Public Health Studies, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i. She is a nurse, biologist, sociologist, and gerontologist and has worked in Liberia, Malaysia, Thailand, Missouri, Maine, Utah, and Illinois. Her professional experiences include being the Quality Assurance Officer and the Director of Public Housing Services for Kokua Kalihi Valley Health Center. She created many major components of KKV's Quality Improvement system. She was also the Health Services Director for Pohai Nani Good Samaritan's Health Services. Dr. Yontz's teaching areas include health services, cultural competency, health policy, gerontology, administration and planning. She has participated in community-based participatory research, and in research on aging issues, health disparities, and end-of-life decision-making.
Dr. Yontz has a PhD in Sociology of Aging, a MPH in Gerontology, and a MS in Transcultural Nursing.
Valerie Yontz


Hawaii-Pacific Evaluation Association (H-PEA) Keynote Speakers

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by Valerie Yontz, Associate Specialist and Practice Coordinator for the Office of Public Health Studies, University of Hawaii at Mnoa

...
Dr. Yontz will review key components of the professional communication process and critique aspects for cultural effectiveness during professional face-to-face encounters, conference calls, and email exchanges. Using real examples, she will demonstrate how to move from default to designed communication.
Dr. Valerie Yontz is currently an Associate Specialist and Practicum Coordinator for the Office of Public Health Studies, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i. She is a nurse, biologist, sociologist, and gerontologist and has worked in Liberia, Malaysia, Thailand, Missouri, Maine, Utah, and Illinois. Her professional experiences include being the Quality Assurance Officer and the Director of Public Housing Services for Kokua Kalihi Valley Health Center. She created many major components of KKV's Quality Improvement system. She was also the Health Services Director for Pohai Nani Good Samaritan's Health Services. Dr. Yontz's teaching areas include health services, cultural competency, health policy, gerontology, administration and planning. She has participated in community-based participatory research, and in research on aging issues, health disparities, and end-of-life decision-making.
Dr. Yontz has a PhD in Sociology of Aging, a MPH in Gerontology, and a MS in Transcultural Nursing.
Valerie Yontz


Pacific Public Health Training Center

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Valerie Yontz, RN, MPH, PhD

Valerie Yontz is Associate Specialist and Practice Coordinator at the University of Hawaii (UH) Manoa Office of Public Health Studies, Department of Public Health Sciences. Through her experience in the Hawaii community, Dr. Yontz helps make linkages and placements for the university's MPH students' field practica. Valerie's teaching areas include health services, administration, planning, cultural competency, health policy, and gerontology. Valerie has participated in research on aging issues, health disparities, community-based participatory research, public health workforce training, and end-of-life decision making.
Prior to UH, Dr. Yontz worked 10 years at Kokua Kalihi Valley (KKV) Family Comprehensive Services, a federally funded community health center that served low-income public housing residents on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Valerie was the Quality Assurance Officer for this health center and created many major components of KKV's quality improvement system. As a gerontologist, Valerie's primary focus was the development of the health center's highly successful community-based elderly service program. The program became well-known to aging agencies for demonstrating that elders can exercise, eat right, improve their health, and age more successfully while staying longer in their own homes. Valerie has also served as Health Services Director for an assisted living facility and as Hospice Hawaii's Patient Care Coordinator before joining UH faculty.
Dr. Yontz has worked as an emergency room nurse, home health nurse, tuberculosis monitoring nurse, and nursing consultant. With her transcultural nursing background, she has worked overseas in Liberia, West Africa, training village health workers as a Peace Corps volunteer, and in Thailand, Malaysia, and throughout Southeast Asia, teaching and training Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees about health education topics and healthy behavior practices.


Pacific Public Health Training Center

www.pphtc.org [cached]

Valerie Yontz, RN, MPH, PhD

Valerie Yontz is Associate Specialist and Practice Coordinator at the University of Hawaii (UH) Manoa Office of Public Health Studies, Department of Public Health Sciences. Through her experience in the Hawaii community, Dr. Yontz helps make linkages and placements for the university's MPH students' field practica. Valerie's teaching areas include health services, administration, planning, cultural competency, health policy, and gerontology. Valerie has participated in research on aging issues, health disparities, community-based participatory research, public health workforce training, and end-of-life decision making.
Prior to UH, Dr. Yontz worked 10 years at Kokua Kalihi Valley (KKV) Family Comprehensive Services, a federally funded community health center that served low-income public housing residents on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Valerie was the Quality Assurance Officer for this health center and created many major components of KKV's quality improvement system. As a gerontologist, Valerie's primary focus was the development of the health center's highly successful community-based elderly service program. The program became well-known to aging agencies for demonstrating that elders can exercise, eat right, improve their health, and age more successfully while staying longer in their own homes. Valerie has also served as Health Services Director for an assisted living facility and as Hospice Hawaii's Patient Care Coordinator before joining UH faculty.
Dr. Yontz has worked as an emergency room nurse, home health nurse, tuberculosis monitoring nurse, and nursing consultant. With her transcultural nursing background, she has worked overseas in Liberia, West Africa, training village health workers as a Peace Corps volunteer, and in Thailand, Malaysia, and throughout Southeast Asia, teaching and training Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees about health education topics and healthy behavior practices.

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