About OneFifteen

We Are On A Journey To Reverse The Course Of Addiction In Our Communities

In 2017, 115 people died each day from opioid overdoses in the United States—that number continues to rise. We are on a quest to reverse this course.


Our Vision

Our vision is to lead a movement that gives people hope for today and offers communities a better tomorrow.



Our Mission

Our mission is to heal people experiencing substance use disorders through learning, science, and partnership.

Learning

The best care starts with the best information. Despite great efforts in research and medicine, we haven’t yet learned which treatment options work best, and for whom, due to a lack of high-quality information. As a learning health system, we aim to change that.

With patient consent, OneFifteen applies analytics to measure the effectiveness of various treatment choices throughout the full continuum of care, while maintaining stringent standards for patient privacy and data security. We use current standards for evidence-based care and continuously evolve our approaches based on the insights we derive from our learning network.

We plan to share knowledge both within OneFifteen and more broadly to improve care and advance the field of addiction medicine.

Science

In order to advance the field of addiction medicine, OneFifteen embraces learning and discovery. The OneFifteen model considers the whole person and their needs, rooted in scientifically backed medical care.

We promote Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) as the gold standard of care for many substance use disorders. We also embrace promising practices as options for our patients and rigorously evaluate how well these practices may help people manage their substance use disorders.

We are excited about contributing to next-generation approaches and participating in research to discover the treatments of tomorrow.

Partnership

A healthy life free of addiction requires more than medical treatment一people need longer-term support services to build resilience and rebuild connections in their community. We partner with community-based organizations, state and national stakeholders, and, most importantly, our patients to offer unique, holistic addiction treatment that puts people and their communities first.

Recovery is not a 28-day process. At OneFifteen, we open our arms to like-minded organizations ready to join us on the journey to support people as they realize a life free of addiction.

Our History

Opioid addiction is the health epidemic of our generation, and it claimed more than 115 lives from unintended overdoses each day in 2017. Driven by a desire to reduce opioid-related deaths, Verily (an Alphabet company) started to explore the gaps between today’s treatment models and better outcomes. The Verily team began discussions with Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) to conceive of an optimal environment that could address the many unmet needs of people in recovery.

Meanwhile, in Montgomery County, Ohio, healthcare providers and public services were at the front lines of what many have termed “ground zero” for the opioid epidemic, and began taking action through public alliances to stem the tide of overdose in their communities. In Dayton, the knowledge, need, and drive of the public and private sectors to solve this crisis were a natural fit with an innovative vision.

Two health networks, Kettering Health Network and Premier Health, joined Verily to create OneFifteen, a not-for-profit ecosystem in Dayton, to provide clinical care and rehabilitation, and wraparound services such as vocational training to people in recovery. Together, Kettering Health and Premier have more than 180 years of experience serving the Miami Valley and local communities. Now, with Verily, ARE, Kettering Health, and Premier, the OneFifteen team is working with local experts and community leaders to create a long-term solution that arms families and their loved ones suffering with addiction with the tools and the hope that recovery is possible.

Leadership

Marti Taylor, R.N., M.S.N.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Marti Taylor is the President and CEO of OneFifteen.

Marti started her career in 1986 after graduating from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. She began as a staff nurse in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Duke University Hospital and during that time went on to graduate from Duke University with a Master of Science in nursing in 1993. It was during Marti’s 25-plus years at Duke that she fell in love with academics, research, teaching, clinical care and mentorship to others.

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Natalie Lester, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.

Medical Director

Natalie Lester, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., is medical director of OneFifteen.

In her current position, Dr. Lester works in partnership with Samaritan Behavioral Health to launch treatment services in Dayton, Ohio, including OneFifteen’s outpatient, intensive outpatient, and crisis stabilization programs. She remains directly involved in patient care and is working toward expanding OneFifteen’s clinical offerings to include the full spectrum of ASAM levels of care on a single campus.

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Team Members

Cassie Branderhorst, Community Relations Manager and Criminal Justice Lead

Morgan Duffy, Operations Lead

Amy Durtschi Ph.D., L.P.C., Health Economist and Clinical Counselor

Cailin Falato , Program Director

Barbara Fohl , Office and Operations Manager

Brian Merrill, M.D., M.B.A., Assistant Medical Director

Nicholas Mills, M.H.A., Finance Manager

Tina Rezash Rogal , Marketing & Public Affairs Manager

Sean D. Woodson, I.T. Manager

SBHI Leadership Team

Beth Esposito, President & CEO, Samaritan Behavioral Health
MS, LPCC-S, LSW


Karen Gaines, Chief Financial Officer

Rachel Lurie, HR Generalist

Laura McCray, Director Human Resources

Monica Schafer, Director of Nursing

Caroline Wise, MS, Director Quality and Compliance

Board Members

OneFifteen is a collaborative effort, driven by partnerships between many groups in the greater Dayton region. We’re grateful for the expertise provided by the members of our two boards.

OneFifteen Recovery Board

Chair
Robert Califf, M.D., M.A.C.C. , Head of Clinical Policy and Strategy for Verily and Google Health


Gwendolyn Buchanan, President, Carillon Civic Council

Terry Burns, Chief Operating Officer, Kettering Health Network

Lainie Dean, Vice President, Premier Health

Jessica L. Mega, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Verily

Eric Spina, Ph.D., President, University of Dayton

Marti Taylor, R.N., M.S.N., President & Chief Executive Officer OneFifteen

Lynne Zydowsky*, PHD, President & Co-Founder, Alexandria Summit; Chief Science Officer, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc./Alexandria Venture Investments
*Board Observer


OneFifteen Health Board

Chair
Danielle Schlosser, Ph.D. , Senior Clinical Scientist, Behavioral Health Clinical Lead, Verily


Scott Kanagy, D.O., M.B.A., Chief Medical Officer, Premier Health

Beverly Knapp, R.N., M.S., Vice President, Kettering Health Network

Marti Taylor, R.N., M.S.N., President & Chief Executive Officer OneFifteen

Caroline Wise, M.S., L.P.C., Director of Quality and Compliance, Samaritan Behavioral Health

OneFifteen Advisory Council

Pat Barr , Community Advocate

Jennifer Barr, Community Advocate

KeAnna Daniels, Carillon Civic Council

Heidi Hennessey, Hartzell Propeller

Jessica Hulsey, Addiction Policy Forum

Patrick Kennedy , Former Congressman (D-RI); Founder, The Kennedy Forum; Co-Founder, One Mind; Former Commissioner, President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

Scott McGohan, McGohan Brabender