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Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

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November 1, 2019

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice and the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association are collaborating to train public health and primary care professionals together.

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Director of NWCPHP Betty Bekemeier and NWRPCA CEO Bruce Gray

Director of NWCPHP Betty Bekemeier and NWRPCA CEO Bruce Gray

October 9, 2019

Each year, the Northwest Public Health Training Center funds students completing public health projects in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington. Courtney Roark, a recipient of funding during the 2018–19 school year, describes their project with the Northwest Abortion Access Fund.

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Courtney Roark discusses their poster with colleagues.

MPH student Courtney Roark describes a project with the Northwest Abortion Access Fund.

October 3, 2019

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Jennifer Little discusses a unique community coalition in Klamath County, Oregon, that is connecting economic improvements to health.

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Oregon high desert skyline
September 20, 2019

NWCPHP releases Collaborate with Tribes: A Public Health Toolkit to help strengthen public health partnerships around the region.

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A native canoe on a beach near coastal waters.
September 4, 2019

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Tamara Fulwyler shares how non-tribal public health agencies can better collaborate with tribal entities to support community health.

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Tribal members at canoe journey
August 23, 2019

Kevin deVoss recently joined the e-learning team with Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) as the instructional designer.

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Kevin deVoss, NWCPHP instructional designer

Kevin deVoss, NWCPHP instructional designer

August 6, 2019

In the August session of Hot Topics in Practice, communications experts working on water fluoridation discuss messaging strategies for shaping public opinion and dispelling misinformation.

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Girl holding glass of water

July 31, 2019

Allene Mares joins NWCPHP’s long-standing Hot Topics in Practice webinar series as the new moderator.

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Photograph of Allene Mares.

New Hot Topics in Practice moderator Allene Mares.

July 2, 2019

The July session of Hot Topics in Practice explores how comics can be used for creative public health messaging.

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June 4, 2019

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Dr. Alan Melnick describes how Clark County Public Health in Washington State responded to a recent measles outbreak.

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