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Find all episodes of Hot Topics (Hot Topics in Practice), previously Hot Topics in Preparedness, aired since 2004.
Investigating Maternal Mortality in Washington State

Investigating Maternal Mortality in Washington State

May 29, 2018. In this one-hour webinar, Alexis Bates reviews why maternal deaths in the United States have risen since the 1980s, and what is being done both locally and nationally to address the issue.

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Real Estate and Design as Public Health Practice

Real Estate and Design as Public Health Practice

April 25, 2018. In this one-hour webinar, planner and architect Erin Christensen Ishizaki explains how her work uses public health research and design as interventions to reduce chronic disease.

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Trauma-Informed Practice – a Rural Perspective

Trauma-Informed Practice – a Rural Perspective

March 27, 2018. In this one-hour webinar, Karolyn Holden, Director, Grays Harbor County Public Health and Social Services, shares how her rural public health agency took deliberate steps toward building a more trauma-informed practice.

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Youth Voice in Alaska’s Health Projects

Youth Voice in Alaska’s Health Projects

February 20, 2018. In this one-hour webinar, Jennifer Baker, Adolescent Health Project Coordinator for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, shares tested strategies for getting and keeping youth engaged in prevention efforts.

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Tobacco 21 in Oregon

Tobacco 21 in Oregon

January 30, 2018. In this one-hour webinar, Luci Longoria, MPH, shares how Oregon joined the growing movement of states and localities to raise the tobacco purchasing age to 21.

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Messaging Health Equity to Decision-makers

Messaging Health Equity to Decision-makers

December 20, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Jennifer Messenger Heilbronner shares strategies for messaging health equity to decision-makers.

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Connecting Brain and Social Development to Injury Prevention

Connecting Brain and Social Development to Injury Prevention

November 28, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Karyn Brownson, MSW, explores the latest research linking brain and social development with injury prevention.

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Change Management Principles for Public Health Modernization

Change Management Principles for Public Health Modernization

October 24, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Public Health Director Dawn Emerick describes how a local health department in Oregon used change management principles to restructure in advance of the state’s modernization efforts.

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Big Data, Big Headache?: How Non-Statisticians Can Approach and Use Data for Performance Management

Big Data, Big Headache?: How Non-Statisticians Can Approach and Use Data for Performance Management

September 26, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Policy Administrator Stefan Johansson discusses using data to drive performance in Wyoming state government.

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Marijuana Messages: Art and Media Strategies to Reach Priority Population Youth

Marijuana Messages: Art and Media Strategies to Reach Priority Population Youth

August 22, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, prevention specialists discuss how they are using art and media projects to address marijuana-related health disparities in creative ways.

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Borders and Barriers: How Population Health Nurses Are Moving Upstream to Address Refugee Health in Oregon

Borders and Barriers: How Population Health Nurses Are Moving Upstream to Address Refugee Health in Oregon

July 25, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, Kristen Beiers-Jones, MN, reviews how population health nurses in Oregon are moving upstream to improve refugee health.

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Breastfeeding is Food Sovereignty

Breastfeeding is Food Sovereignty

June 29, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, lactation consultant Camie Goldhammer reviews how communities of color are reclaiming breastfeeding as an indigenous food source.

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