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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

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June 20, 2017

As a young nursing student attending her required community health nursing class, Betty Bekemeier experienced firsthand the power of a positive role model.

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Photograph of Betty Bekemeier.

Betty Bekemeier, Director, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

June 16, 2017

NWCPHP announces the release of a new online catalog with more than 400 emergency preparedness trainings and other learning materials.

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PERLC Training Catalog
June 13, 2017

In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, Lactation Consultant Camie Goldhammer reviews how communities of color, especially Native American communities, are reclaiming breastfeeding as an indigenous food source.

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May 16, 2017

Scholars in NWCPHP’s Public Health Management Certificate program receive benefits from their collaboration with a coach.

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May 4, 2017

NWCPHP sits down with John Thompson, scholar in the 2015–16 Public Health Management Certificate program, to learn how his integrated project helped shape his professional growth.

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Public Health Management Certificate scholar John Thompson holding his baby's newborn screening paperwork.

May 2, 2017

In this session of Hot Topics in Practice, members of the Seattle and King County Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force discuss their attempts to implement “supervised consumption sites” to address the health and social harms of substances.

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April 12, 2017

NWCPHP sits down with 2016–17 Public Health Management Certificate program scholar Dorota Carpenedo to learn how the program has enhanced her career.

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Dorota Carpenedo, scholar in the 2016-17 Public Health Management Certificate program.

April 4, 2017

In the April session of Hot Topics in Practice, Emily York, MPH, Oregon Health Authority, presents the state’s new climate resilience plan.

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March 8, 2017

In this one-hour webinar, Public Health Nurse Deborah Giedosh, EdD, shares how her team developed and delivered public health curriculum to support incarcerated dads and their reentry from the Goose Creek Correctional Center.

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February 16, 2017

NWCPHP's new online training is a revised and updated Evidence-Based Public Health series, a nine-part course offering a comprehensive guide to incorporating evidence into public health practice.

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