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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

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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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January 11, 2016

In the January session of Hot Topics in Practice, Marla Peters, MHA, shares her experience working with marine law enforcement officials to evaluate a law change to improve boater safety.

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December 2, 2015

In the December session of Hot Topics in Practice, public health leaders from Washington State discuss how to institutionalize a quality management culture in big and small organizations.

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November 24, 2015

Attendees at the Transforming Injury and Violence Prevention Summit gathered to discuss strategies for policy development, practice-based approaches, and partnership building.

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November 16, 2015

NWCPHP welcomes Betty Bekemeier, a long-time NWCPHP faculty member with many years of experience as a researcher, leader, and front-line public health nurse, as its new director. Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett has stepped down as director to focus on teaching, research, and family.

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