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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September 28, 2017

PMH COR project will train primary care providers to better address the mental and behavioral health conditions of their young patients.

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September 13, 2017

NWCPHP’s PERRCoLATE research project investigates implementation realities to improve public health preparedness systems.

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September 5, 2017

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Policy Administrator Stefan Johansson discusses using data to drive performance in Wyoming state government.

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September 1, 2017

NWCPHP embarks on a five-year project to assist rural public health leaders in better using data to promote health equity.

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August 7, 2017

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, prevention specialists discuss how they are using art and media projects to address marijuana-related health disparities in creative ways.

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July 11, 2017

CDC Learning Connection showcases NWCPHP's Measuring Risk in Epidemiology course as a featured learning opportunity for July, 2017.

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July 7, 2017

In the July 2017 session of Hot Topics in Practice, Kristen Beiers-Jones, MN, reviews how population health nurses in Oregon are moving upstream to improve refugee health.

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July 5, 2017

In a new commentary in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, NWCPHP Director Betty Bekemeier and Karl Ensign of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) discuss existing Academic Health Departments (AHD) and make a case for AHD collaborations to enhance public health research and practice together.

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Photograph of the May/June 2017 JPHMP cover.
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