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Larry Bergner, RS

Oklahoma State Department of Health

Pryor, OK   74361



Larry Bergner has been employed as a Public Health Specialist since 1992.  He began his career with the Oklahoma City/County Health Department and then transferred to Enid, Oklahoma in 1996 with the Oklahoma State Department of Health.  Since 2002 he has held the position of the NE Region Public Health Specialist Supervisor covering 18 counties in Northeast Oklahoma.


Leadership Development Opportunities

I am proud to have been able to work with such wonderful people as those who have spent this past year in EPHLI.  This has been a rigorous, yet rewarding adventure.  I have learned to be a systems thinker which has broadened my skills as a District Supervisor in Oklahoma.  The institute allows for an opportunity to brainstorm with other professionals and create a network of friends with a common goal, that is, to improve public health.  The institute has taught me to think "big picture" rather than just locally.  I am grateful for the opportunity and want to thank all of the EPHLI staff for making this a very productive year.