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August 7, 2017

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, prevention specialists discuss how they are using art and media projects to address marijuana-related health disparities in creative ways.

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July 11, 2017

CDC Learning Connection showcases NWCPHP's Measuring Risk in Epidemiology course as a featured learning opportunity for July, 2017.

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July 7, 2017

In the July 2017 session of Hot Topics in Practice, Kristen Beiers-Jones, MN, reviews how population health nurses in Oregon are moving upstream to improve refugee health.

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July 5, 2017

In a new commentary in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, NWCPHP Director Betty Bekemeier and Karl Ensign of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) discuss existing Academic Health Departments (AHD) and make a case for AHD collaborations to enhance public health research and practice together.

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Photograph of the May/June 2017 JPHMP cover.
June 20, 2017

As a young nursing student attending her required community health nursing class, Betty Bekemeier experienced firsthand the power of a positive role model.

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Photograph of Betty Bekemeier.

Betty Bekemeier, Director, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

June 16, 2017

NWCPHP announces the release of a new online catalog with more than 400 emergency preparedness trainings and other learning materials.

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PERLC Training Catalog
June 13, 2017

In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, Lactation Consultant Camie Goldhammer reviews how communities of color, especially Native American communities, are reclaiming breastfeeding as an indigenous food source.

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May 16, 2017

Scholars in NWCPHP’s Public Health Management Certificate program receive benefits from their collaboration with a coach.

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May 4, 2017

NWCPHP sits down with John Thompson, scholar in the 2015–16 Public Health Management Certificate program, to learn how his integrated project helped shape his professional growth.

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Public Health Management Certificate scholar John Thompson holding his baby's newborn screening paperwork.

May 2, 2017

In this session of Hot Topics in Practice, members of the Seattle and King County Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force discuss their attempts to implement “supervised consumption sites” to address the health and social harms of substances.

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