Lynn Bahta, RN, PHN

Minnesota Department of Health
Immunization, Tuberculosis, International Health Section
624 Robert St N
St. Paul, MN
USA 55164
Email: lynn.bahta@state.mn.us

Biographical Sketch:
2007-present Senior Public Health Nurse Advisor, MDH, St. Paul, MN 2001-2007 Principal Health Program Representative, MDH, Minneapolis, MN 1996-2001 Immunization Consultant, Immunization Action Coalition, St. Paul, MN 1990-1996 Public Health Nurse Program Coordinator, St. Paul Public Health, St. Paul, MN 1986-1991, Clinical nurse, University of MN Hospital, Minneapolis, MN 1975-1976. Clinical nurse and Health Educator, Ramsey Hospital, St. Paul, MN - Responsible for development and implementation of immunization materials for vaccine providers - Clinician consultant for immunizations - Clinical editor of monthly newsletter, 2001-present - Associate Editor of NeedleTips & the Hepatitis B Coalition News, 1996-2001 - Coordinator in programs for lead prevention (1990-92), perinatal hepatitis B (1992-94), TB (1994-96), VFC (1990-2001) - Technical consultant for vaccination in vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks - Author or co-author in some articles related to immunization and VPDs - Invited speaker for national, state and regional and local conferences and seminars on the topics of Immunization, Hepatitis B, Lead Poisoning prevention, and Tuberculosis