March 10, 2016

In this one-hour webinar, national and state public health leaders discuss putting the public health approach to gun safety into action.

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February 4, 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 over 250 stakeholders.

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February 3, 2016

Each year, the Northwest Public Health Training Center (NWPHTC) funds student public health projects. Emily Turk, a recipient of funding in 2015, describes her experience documenting the health effects of toxic vapor exposure on Hanford tank workers.

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Photograph of a chain link fence with many warning signs posted on it.
January 14, 2016

Evaluation Specialist Megan Rogers, MS, draws from a background in social services, psychology, and statistics to create practical evaluation tools that are useful for non-profit and government agencies.

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January 12, 2016

In her first Letter from the Director, Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, RN, recaps NWCPHP’s events during the past year and shares her vision for 2016.

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January 11, 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.

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December 2, 2015

In the December session of Hot Topics in Practice, public health leaders from Washington State discuss how to institutionalize a quality management culture in big and small organizations.

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November 24, 2015

Attendees at the Transforming Injury and Violence Prevention Summit gathered to discuss strategies for policy development, practice-based approaches, and partnership building.

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November 16, 2015

NWCPHP welcomes Betty Bekemeier, a long-time NWCPHP faculty member with many years of experience as a researcher, leader, and front-line public health nurse, as its new director. Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett has stepped down as director to focus on teaching, research, and family.

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Photograph of Betty Bekemeier

Photo: Stephen Brashear

January 13, 2015

NWCPHP received a three-year grant to evaluate and develop a sustainability plan for the Snohomish County Health Leadership Coalition’s Gear Up & Go! program.

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Photograph of a girl using a hula hoop wearing the Sqord bracelet.

Photo courtesy of the Snohomish County Health Leadership Coalition.