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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Events

Thursday, May 27, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

The May session of Hot Topics in Practice explores successful strategies for COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Alaska.

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

The April session of Hot Topics in Practice explores navigating change during trying times.

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

The March session of Hot Topics in Practice reviews strategies and policy approaches for preventing adolescent intimate partner violence.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

The February session of Hot Topics in Practice reviews how the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department began to apply a racial equity lens to their existing health equity work and how other agencies can get started too.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

The January session of Hot Topics in Practice reviews the nuances of local governance in Washington state to better understand the financial, political, and cultural factors that influence local public health oversight.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

The December session of Hot Topics in Practice considers how influential media sources present vaccine issues and how public health professionals can help frame the discussions and promote responsible coverage.

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Monday, November 23, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

The November session of Hot Topics in Practice reviews how public health professionals can make sure accurate messages cut through the abundance of information and help steer the public conversation.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, Melody Bowyer, Director of Idaho’s South Central Public Health District, explains how she builds trust with elected officials, community partners, and the public to address the known and unknown health risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, representatives from Connect to Wellness discuss the program’s unique model for supporting evidence-based health promotion in small worksites, which are the vast majority of US worksites.

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Monday, August 31, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PDT

Public health agencies need more flexibility to effectively prevent and respond to emerging issues like wildfires and COVID-19, but core funding for new approaches has been declining for years. In the August session of Hot Topics in Practice, John Auerbach, President and CEO of Trust for America’s Health, examines what has led to the chronic underfunding of federal, state, and local public health systems, and what can be done to repair the damage.

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