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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest


May 4, 2016

In the May session of Hot Topics in Practice, leaders from Washington State discuss what Zika preparedness means for the region's public health and emergency management systems.

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April 26, 2016

Organizations have found unexpected benefits when they send groups of employees to NWCPHP's Public Health Management Certificate program.

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Management Certificate scholars from Montana kick off the yearlong program with an onsite session in Missoula.

April 8, 2016

The Public Health Activities & Services Tracking (PHAST) Measures research project will standardize and disseminate local public health data to support decision making by policymakers, practitioners, and researchers.

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April 7, 2016

Gita Krishnaswamy, MEd, MPH, will teach the new Examining the Root Causes of Health Equity course at the 2016 Summer Institute. She talks about how the course is structured and why she’s excited to teach it.

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April 4, 2016

In the April session of Hot Topics in Practice, Brendon Haggerty reviews Oregon’s state and local efforts to address the health impacts of climate change in the Northwest.

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March 10, 2016

In this one-hour webinar, national and state public health leaders discuss putting the public health approach to gun safety into action.

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February 4, 2016

In the February session of Hot Topics in Practice, Karyn Brownson describes the process of developing the new Washington State Suicide Prevention Plan with over 250 stakeholders.

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February 3, 2016

Each year, the Northwest Public Health Training Center (NWPHTC) funds student public health projects. Emily Turk, a recipient of funding in 2015, describes her experience documenting the health effects of toxic vapor exposure on Hanford tank workers.

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January 14, 2016

Evaluation Specialist Megan Rogers, MS, draws from a background in social services, psychology, and statistics to create practical evaluation tools that are useful for non-profit and government agencies.

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January 12, 2016

In her first Letter from the Director, Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, RN, recaps NWCPHP’s events during the past year and shares her vision for 2016.

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