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March 29, 2018

Ray (Bud) Nicola, MD, MHSA, FACPM, will again serve as coach in the 2018 Public Health Management Certificate program.

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Bud Nicola with scholars from the 2017 PHMC cohort.

March 5, 2018

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Karolyn Holden shares how her rural public health agency took deliberate steps toward building a more trauma-informed practice.

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February 20, 2018

NWCPHP and the Public Health Institute will facilitate a “learning laboratory” to support local public health departments in answering questions about financial sustainability and core services.

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Public health professionals in Vermont practicing the Population Health Innovation Lab curriculum. Photo credit: Public Health Institute.

February 9, 2018

A new data visualization dashboard from the Public Health Activities and Services Tracking (PHAST) team enables health departments and researchers to compare toddler immunization completeness data across counties and states.

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Photograph of a young girl receiving an immunization.
February 5, 2018

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Jennifer Baker, Adolescent Health Project Coordinator for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, shares strategies for getting and keeping youth engaged in prevention efforts.

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February 2, 2018

The CDC Learning Connection showcases NWCPHP’s Project Planning course as a featured learning opportunity for February 2018.

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January 29, 2018

NWCPHP’s new three-part training helps injury and violence prevention advocates use research about childhood and adolescent brain development to guide their efforts.

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January 26, 2018

NWCPHP will help strengthen the collaboration between the UW Schools of Public Health and Nursing and Public Health — Seattle & King County.

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Photograph of a circle of people clasping hands in the middle of the group.
January 19, 2018

In this Letter from the Director, Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, reflects on 2017 at NWCPHP, and the exciting year ahead.

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NWCPHP Director Betty Bekemeier.

January 12, 2018

NWCPHP researcher Uba Backonja will use her data visualization expertise in the SHARE-NW project.

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Uba Backonja is one of the researchers in the SHARE-NW project. Photo courtesy of Ryan T. Moriarty, UW Tacoma.