Hot Topics Archive
June 21, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, Jim Krieger, MD, MPH, discusses policy and communications strategies for lowering sugar consumption.
In this one-hour webinar, Christina Peters, Native Dental Therapy Initiative Project Director at Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, speaks about the use of dental aides to expand oral health services in tribal communities.
May 17, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, leaders from Washington State discuss what Zika preparedness means for the region's public health and emergency management systems.
April 19, 2016. In this one-hour webinar, Brendon Haggerty reviews Oregon’s state and local efforts to address the health impacts of climate change in the Northwest.
March 29, 3016. In this one-hour webinar, national and state public health leaders discuss putting the public health approach to firearm safety into action.
So Much at Stake: Lessons on Stakeholder Engagement from the Washington State Suicide Prevention Plan
February 23, 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 more than 250 stakeholders.
January 26, 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.
December 15, 2015. In this one-hour webinar, public health leaders from Washington State discuss how to institutionalize a quality management culture in big and small organizations.
November 10, 2015. In this one-hour webinar, Kurt O’Brien, MHROD reviews the importance of long-range planning, especially in light of health care reform.
October 28, 2015. In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN, reviews the importance of collecting standardized data and demonstrates how the information is being used to make the case for public health services.
September 29, 2015. In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, Donovan Newton, MPA, discusses evaluation results of current injury and violence prevention initiatives.
June 23, 2015. In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, Drs. Patrick O’Carroll and Tim McAfee will review past and future strategies for preventing tobacco-related diseases.