Amy Holthusen

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Amy Holthusen, MPH
Project Management Consultant

Amy Holthusen joined the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center in February 2024. She serves as Project Management Consultant for the State Opioid and Stimulant Response grant (SOS 3.0). She brings expertise in harm reduction, opioid education for health care providers, grantwriting and management, and mixed-methods research.
Prior to joining GRC, Amy served as coordinator for the Project DAWN community naloxone distribution programs at the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Violence and Injury Prevention Program. In this role she provided subject matter expertise and technical support, conducted surveys and analyzed evaluation data, created program tracking systems and data reporting processes, and facilitated collaboration and problem-solving among harm reduction programs and local and state agencies.
She also has prior experience in the field of continuing medical education, where she evaluated quantitative and qualitative outcomes data from large-scale educational initiatives and developed a core curriculum for training clinicians on safe use of opioid medication for chronic pain management. 
Amy helped develop administrative processes for the Ohio Public Health Association's Public Health Professional Services (PHPS) program and currently serves on the PHPS advisory board. She received her Master of Public Health degree through the Ohio State University College of Public Health and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Willamette University.

In her free time Amy enjoys reading books with her son, bouldering, and killing houseplants.