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University of Dayton and Miami Valley Hospital Healthcare Symposium

2023 Panelist
Tristyn Ball

Tristyn Ball is the Director of the Division of Prevention and Early Intervention at the Montgomery County ADAMHS Board. Tristyn is a licensed social worker and an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant. She serves as director of the Montgomery County Prevention Coalition, Zero Suicide in Health Systems Program, and Demonstrating Effective Policies to Promote Black Youth Mental Health federal grants.

Tristyn's experience is in understanding the impact of systems, policies, and environments on behavioral health disparities.  She has years of experience working across public, private, and social sectors, focusing on a holistic approach to care, inclusive of behavioral health and social determinants of health. She serves as the chair of the Montgomery County Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Prevention Advisory Council and the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund- Western Ohio Regional Council, both with a mission to eradicate intergenerational trauma. With a focus on population-level health outcomes, Tristyn has facilitated numerous trainings specific to the prevention of behavioral health issues across the nation.

Tristyn serves on several local coalitions and boards focused on various matters impacting population-level health. She was named one of the Dayton Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty in 2021. She received her Masters of Public Administration at Ohio University and is a Doctor of Public Health candidate at Indiana University.


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