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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest


August 15, 2019

The application period for the 2020 Northwest Public Health–Primary Care Leadership Institute is now open.

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Leadership Institute scholars
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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July 31, 2019

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

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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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May 9, 2019

NWCPHP sits down with Susan Allan, MD, JD, MPH, Program Director, Instructor, and Coach of the Public Health Management Certificate program to learn more about how the program meets critical workforce demands and supports professional growth.

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Susan Allan working with the Management Certificate scholas in her role as a coach.

May 2, 2019

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Adrian Dominguez, MS, Scientific Director for the Urban Indian Health Institute, explores working with small data sets to better understand health issues.

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April 2, 2019

In the April session of Hot Topics in Practice, Hilary Godwin, PhD, Dean of the University of Washington School of Public Health, discusses how we can address homelessness with new messages and interventions.

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Image credit: David J. Lee

March 25, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for NWCPHP’s 2019 Public Health Management Certificate. Applications will be accepted through June 1, with early-bird rates available to those who apply by May 1.

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March 11, 2019

Each year, the Northwest Public Health Training Center funds student public health projects. Meagan Brown, a recipient of funding during the 2017–18 school year, describes her evaluation project on food insecurity with the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic.

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Photo by Naomi Ishisaka, on behalf of the City of Seattle.