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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest


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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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.

January 4, 2018

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Luci Longoria, MPH, shares how Oregon public health advocates helped raise the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21.

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December 1, 2017

In the December session of Hot Topics in Practice, Jennifer Messenger Heilbronner explores strategies for messaging health equity to decision-makers.

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November 9, 2017

NWCPHP instructor and content expert, Meagan Brown, shares her skills for effective program planning with public health workers.

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NWCPHP instructor Meagan Brown.

November 6, 2017

In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, Karyn Brownson, MSW, shares the latest research linking brain and social development with injury prevention.

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October 12, 2017

NWCPHP biostatistician applies his skills in analyzing data to interpret results of research findings.

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October 3, 2017

In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, Public Health Director Dawn Emerick describes how a local health department in Oregon used change management principles to restructure in advance of the state’s modernization efforts.

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