Nov 24, 2015. Attendees at the Transforming Injury and Violence Prevention Summit gathered to discuss strategies for policy development, practice-based approaches, and partnership building.
Nov 23, 2015. NWCPHP faculty member Bud Nicola, MD, MHSA, FACPM, was honored with the Excellence in Health Administration Award at the 2015 American Public Health Association annual meeting.
Nov 17, 2015. Northwest Public Health magazine is seeking story ideas from the community. The 2016 issue will focus on the interplay between our most difficult health issues and the social determinants of health.
Nov 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.
Oct 29, 2015. In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, Kurt O'Brien, MHROD, reviews the importance of long-range planning, especially in light of health care reform.
Oct 22, 2015. NWCPHP's newest online course, Project Planning, is now available. The 90-minute course offers a method and a set of steps to help jumpstart the planning process, along with multiple opportunities to apply the project planning process to a project of your own.
Oct 15, 2015. In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN, reviews the importance of collecting standardized data about public health services.
Sep 28, 2015. In this Letter From the Director, NWCPHP's Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett, MD, MPH, explains why health care systems should prioritize injury and violence prevention in light of health reform. He invites leaders to attend the upcoming Injury and Violence Prevention Summit.
Sep 21, 2015. In part four of a six-part We Are Public Health series update, the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board discusses their continued efforts to engage Native youth through social media. As part of our 25th Anniversary, we are recognizing the excellent work of our partners.
Sep 16, 2015. In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, CDC Analyst Donovan Newton, MPA, shares evaluation results of injury and violence prevention initiatives.