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.
May 04, 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.
May 03, 2016. NWCPHP’s 2016 Summer Institute kicks off with a panel session about how health systems in Washington State are changing to address the social determinants of health. This session is open to the public at no cost.
Apr 26, 2016. Organizations have found unexpected benefits when they send groups of employees to NWCPHP's Public Health Management Certificate program.
Apr 20, 2016. NWCPHP discussed workforce trends, training topics, and practice-based research with its Regional Network Steering Committee at this year’s annual meeting.
Apr 08, 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.
Apr 07, 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.
Apr 04, 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.
Mar 29, 2016. Michelle Sarju, MSW, is the new Director of the Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute, replacing Bud Nicola, MD, MHSA, FACPM, who is retiring after many years of service. Sarju is the Deputy Director of Open Arms Perinatal Services. She brings two decades of experience in maternal and child health (MCH), including ten years as a midwife, as well as providing strategic leadership to local, state, national, and international MCH and racial equity efforts.
Mar 23, 2016. An online version of NWCPHP's 2015 Annual Report is available to view or download now.