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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest


January 8, 2019

In the January session of Hot Topics in Practice, Mary Kay Chess explores the use of systems thinking for understanding and resolving difficult problems.

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December 3, 2018

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, David Farrer, MS, PhD, reviews how his colleagues addressed community concerns after high levels of arsenic and cadmium were detected in a Portland neighborhood.

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November 29, 2018

Each year, the Northwest Public Health Training Center funds student public health projects. Jessica Mogk, a recipient of funding during the 2017–18 school year, describes her project with the Seattle Housing and Resource Effort/Women’s Housing, Equality and Enhancement League (SHARE/WHEEL).

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November 19, 2018

At the 2018 Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute’s final on-site, scholars met with public health leaders and reflected on accomplishments and goals.

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November 1, 2018

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Judith LaPan, MS, MBA, discusses how her rural health department adopted an emergency response framework to better support emotional health and wellness among community members.

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October 2, 2018

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, communications professor Devon Greyson explores ways to help public health professionals and clinical providers speak about vaccinations.

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September 27, 2018

The Public Health Learning Navigator has certified three NWCPHP online courses with their quality seal.

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September 25, 2018

Data analyst Melinda Schultz connects her passions for sociology, statistics, and creativity to help develop data tools health departments can use.

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September 5, 2018

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Sarah Coefield, MS, discusses how the Missoula City-County Health Department supported public health during the 2017 summer wildfire season.

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August 28, 2018

NWCPHP has developed an online toolkit to train 9-1-1 call center managers to reduce stress in the working environment.

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