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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest


October 6, 2016

In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, speakers present new evidence and examples about cross-jurisdictional resource sharing among local public health jurisdictions.

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September 8, 2016

In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, representatives from the Coeur d’Alene tribe and Idaho’s Panhandle Health District discuss how they responded to a powerful windstorm.

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August 4, 2016

In the August session of Hot Topics in Practice, Christina Peters speaks about the use of dental aides to expand oral health services in tribal communities.

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Photo courtesy of Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board.

June 29, 2016

Each year, the Northwest Public Health Training Center (NWPHTC) funds student public health projects. Tai Crawford, a recipient of funding in 2015, describes her sun safety intervention project with the Southeastern Idaho Public Health Department.

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June 7, 2016

In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, Jim Krieger, MD, MPH, discusses policy and communications strategies for lowering sugar consumption.

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May 12, 2016

NWCPHP collaborates with the newly branded Public Health Learning Network to strengthen the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of public health professionals.

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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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