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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest


October 3, 2017

In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, Public Health Director Dawn Emerick describes how a local health department in Oregon used change management principles to restructure in advance of the state’s modernization efforts.

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September 28, 2017

PMH COR project will train primary care providers to better address the mental and behavioral health conditions of their young patients.

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September 13, 2017

NWCPHP’s PERRCoLATE research project investigates implementation realities to improve public health preparedness systems.

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September 5, 2017

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Policy Administrator Stefan Johansson discusses using data to drive performance in Wyoming state government.

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September 1, 2017

NWCPHP embarks on a five-year project to assist rural public health leaders in better using data to promote health equity.

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August 24, 2017

Leadership Institute instructor Kurt O’Brien, MHROD, teaches scholars skills in adaptive leadership, peer coaching, and crucial conversations.

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Kurt O'Brien leads a conversation at the Leadership Institute.

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.