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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest


December 1, 2016

In this one-hour webinar, representatives from Public Health - Seattle and King County describe their work investigating and preventing death among young people and offer lessons for other jurisdictions interested in this approach.

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November 16, 2016

NWCPHP's latest online course is designed to help public health professionals pull together the key elements needed to secure funding for public health projects and programs.

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November 1, 2016

In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, speakers share the results of NWCPHP's 2016 regional public health training needs assessment and discuss how one health department in Washington State is acting on the findings.

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October 11, 2016

NWCPHP's new training series in emergency preparedness leadership is now available. The training includes an introduction and three courses to help public health professionals build skills in managing change, making decisions, and communicating about risks.

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October 6, 2016

In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, speakers present new evidence and examples about cross-jurisdictional resource sharing among local public health jurisdictions.

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September 8, 2016

In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, representatives from the Coeur d’Alene tribe and Idaho’s Panhandle Health District discuss how they responded to a powerful windstorm.

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August 4, 2016

In the August session of Hot Topics in Practice, Christina Peters speaks about the use of dental aides to expand oral health services in tribal communities.

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Photo courtesy of Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board.

June 29, 2016

Each year, the Northwest Public Health Training Center (NWPHTC) funds student public health projects. Tai Crawford, a recipient of funding in 2015, describes her sun safety intervention project with the Southeastern Idaho Public Health Department.

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June 7, 2016

In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, Jim Krieger, MD, MPH, discusses policy and communications strategies for lowering sugar consumption.

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May 12, 2016

NWCPHP collaborates with the newly branded Public Health Learning Network to strengthen the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of public health professionals.

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