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.
Sep 14, 2015. Volunteer to pilot test NWCPHP's newest online course, Project Planning. Deadline to sign up is September 16.
Sep 11, 2015. Keynote speakers will address health reform and equity at the 2015 Injury and Violence Prevention Summit. Join the dialogue. Register today.
Sep 08, 2015. In part three of a six-part We Are Public Health series update, the health departments of Oregon’s Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties discuss their collaborative efforts to improve emergency preparedness in rural areas. As part of our 25th anniversary, we are recognizing the excellent work of our partners.
Sep 03, 2015. On August 5, 2015, NWCPHP recognized Carl Osaki with a Lifetime Achievement Award as part of NWCPHP’s 25th anniversary reception. The former faculty member dedicated nearly 50 years of service to public health practice, experience on which he drew to build training and mentoring opportunities for hundreds of NWCPHP scholars.
Sep 01, 2015. On August 5, 2015, NWCPHP recognized Let’s Move! Missoula with the 2015 Community Innovator Award as part of the center’s 25th Anniversary Reception. The program aims to change current culture to support healthy eating and active living, ensuring all kids have a healthier start in life.
Aug 21, 2015. Scholars from the 2015 Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute gathered for their second in-person session in early August. The three-day training, themed “Critical Issues and Leadership Skills,” featured guest speakers, practical skill building, networking lunches, and even some photo ops.
Aug 13, 2015. The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice celebrated its 25th anniversary with a reception at the University of Washington's scenic Vista Café.