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With New Leadership Skills, Public Health and Primary Care Face Change Together

With New Leadership Skills, Public Health and Primary Care Face Change Together

Jan 22, 2015. NWCPHP’s January 9, 2015 leadership development training, Leading and Managing Change: Essential Skills for Continuing Leadership Development, addressed change management leadership styles and new opportunities for collaboration.

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Kids Gear Up Through Innovative Community Health Model

Kids Gear Up Through Innovative Community Health Model

Jan 13, 2015. NWCPHP received a three-year grant to evaluate and develop a sustainability plan for the Snohomish County Health Leadership Coalition’s Gear Up & Go! program.

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Letter From the Director: Celebrating 2014 and the Year Ahead

Letter From the Director: Celebrating 2014 and the Year Ahead

Jan 07, 2015. In this Letter from the Director, Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett, MD, MPH, reflects on NWCPHP and public health in 2014 and the exciting opportunities to come in 2015.

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Meghan Fitzpatrick: An Eye for Design, a Heart for Service

Meghan Fitzpatrick: An Eye for Design, a Heart for Service

Jan 07, 2015. Communications Lead, Meghan Fitzpatrick develops a wide variety of print, web, and other media products for NWCPHP. She channels her love for community health and service through communication, making each word and design choice count for the greater good.

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Next Hot Topics Webinar: Data for Addressing Health Disparities

Next Hot Topics Webinar: Data for Addressing Health Disparities

Jan 06, 2015. In the January session of Hot Topics in Practice, Teresa Litton, MPH, discusses ways public health and health care professionals can use data to jointly address health disparities and lead health systems reform in their state.

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SPH Will Play Key Evaluation Role Under $65 Million Grant for Healthier Washington Project

SPH Will Play Key Evaluation Role Under $65 Million Grant for Healthier Washington Project

Jan 06, 2015. The UW School of Public Health is poised to play a key role evaluating Washington State's transformative Healthier Washington Project. The evaluation effort will be based at the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice.

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Competencies: A Roadmap for Professional Development

Competencies: A Roadmap for Professional Development

Dec 22, 2014. Competencies, or skill sets, have many practical applications. The CDC’s Public Health Law Program recently used them to improve their public health law training.

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Studying the Health Impacts of New Technologies on 911 Telecommunicators

Studying the Health Impacts of New Technologies on 911 Telecommunicators

Dec 16, 2014. NWCPHP researchers received a $1.8 million grant to study the impacts of new communication and technology developments on 911 emergency call takers and centers.

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Funding Available for Student Public Health Projects in 2015

Funding Available for Student Public Health Projects in 2015

Dec 10, 2014. The Northwest Public Health Training Center (NWPHTC) is now accepting applications from graduate students for state, local, and tribal public health practice collaborative projects and field placement opportunities in Washington, Alaska, Idaho, and Oregon.

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Taking the Upstream Approach to Ebola

Taking the Upstream Approach to Ebola

Dec 05, 2014. In this editorial, NWCPHP's Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett, MD, MPH, discusses the importance of "upstream" factors of health on the ongoing Ebola outbreak and American perception.

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