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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Events

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

New data confirm that COVID-19 is disproportionately and negatively impacting communities of color and exacerbating existing health inequities. In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, Matías Valenzuela, Equity Director, Public Health - Seattle & King County and Director of COVID-19 Community Mitigation and Recovery, shares his team’s efforts to uncover the root causes of these inequities and offers strategies for dismantling racism and supporting health in these times.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

Landmark events like the emergence of HIV, 9/11, and now the COVID-19 pandemic, bring a new wave of people into the public health workforce. At the same time, significant numbers of governmental public health professionals are expected to retire or are considering leaving their positions in the next few years. The May session of Hot Topics in Practice reviews how mentoring is an important tool for addressing these issues, developing new leaders, and building more equitable organizations.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

Information about the April 2020 Hot Topics in Practice Webinar.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

Social media began as a form of personal communication that moved into the business realm without a clear set of rules for how organizations can best use this powerful tool. In the March session of Hot Topics in Practice, Claire Tollefsen, Digital Media Specialist for the Oregon Health Authority, shares tips and resources for helping public health professionals better address trending topics on social media.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

What kinds of personal information should be collected, analyzed, and shared for improving population health? In the February session of Hot Topics in Practice, two attorneys explore the legal and ethical issues related to public health data use.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, two leaders from Idaho review why local public health agencies should be involved in mental and behavioral health issues and the role they can play in rural suicide prevention.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

These monthly Web-conferencing events, sponsored by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, provide an authoritative hour-long forum for discussing topics that are important to the public health practice community and the tribal health units in the six Northwest states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

These monthly Web-conferencing events, sponsored by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, provide an authoritative hour-long forum for discussing topics that are important to the public health practice community and the tribal health units in the six Northwest states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

These monthly Web-conferencing events, sponsored by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, provide an authoritative hour-long forum for discussing topics that are important to the public health practice community and the tribal health units in the six Northwest states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.

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Monday, September 23, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

These monthly Web-conferencing events, sponsored by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, provide an authoritative hour-long forum for discussing topics that are important to the public health practice community and the tribal health units in the six Northwest states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.

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