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Next Hot Topics Webinar: Stakeholder Engagement for Suicide Prevention

Next Hot Topics Webinar: Stakeholder Engagement for Suicide Prevention

Feb 04, 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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Voices from Hanford: Case Studies of Hanford Nuclear Site Workers Exposed to Toxic Vapors

Voices from Hanford: Case Studies of Hanford Nuclear Site Workers Exposed to Toxic Vapors

Feb 03, 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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NWCPHP Continues Emergency Preparedness Research and Training in 2016

NWCPHP Continues Emergency Preparedness Research and Training in 2016

Feb 02, 2016. NWCPHP will continue supporting emergency preparedness research and training efforts with two new projects in 2016.

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Funding Available for Student Public Health Projects in 2016

Funding Available for Student Public Health Projects in 2016

Jan 25, 2016. The Northwest Public Health Training Center (NWPHTC) is now accepting applications for collaborative projects and field placement opportunities in Washington, Alaska, Idaho, and Oregon for Spring and Summer Quarter, 2016.

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Megan Rogers: An Inquiring Mind

Megan Rogers: An Inquiring Mind

Jan 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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Letter From the Director: Focusing on the Underlying Causes That Impact Health

Letter From the Director: Focusing on the Underlying Causes That Impact Health

Jan 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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Next Hot Topics Webinar: Strengthening and Evaluating Boating Laws

Next Hot Topics Webinar: Strengthening and Evaluating Boating Laws

Jan 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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Scholars Celebrate Successes as 2015 Leadership Institute Wraps Up

Scholars Celebrate Successes as 2015 Leadership Institute Wraps Up

Dec 14, 2015. The 2015 Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute came to a close as scholars presented leadership projects, met with public health leaders, and discussed critical challenges in public health.

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Where Are They Now? An Update on the Clackamas County Healthy Eating Active Living Program

Where Are They Now? An Update on the Clackamas County Healthy Eating Active Living Program

Dec 03, 2015. In part five of a five-part We Are Public Health series update, we feature the continued success of the Clackamas County Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) program in providing mini-grants for community-based projects that increase access to healthy foods and physical activity. We are recognizing the excellent work of our partners as part of our 25th Anniversary.

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Next Hot Topics Webinar: The Journey to a Quality Management Culture

Next Hot Topics Webinar: The Journey to a Quality Management Culture

Dec 02, 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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