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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest


June 7, 2018

The Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded NWCPHP over $3 million to support public health training and workforce development efforts around the region for the next four years.

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June 5, 2018

In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Maria Levis, CEO of Impactivo, reviews how her team helped implement a public health media campaign in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

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Photograph of a satellite dish that has been destroyed by high winds.
May 29, 2018

In recognizing NWCPHP Director Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, with its 2018 Distinguished Researcher Award, the UW School of Nursing highlights the value of collaborative, practice-based research to strengthen public health systems.

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Betty Bekemeier with School of Nursing Executive Dean Azita Emami. Photo by Stephen Brashear, courtesy of the UW School of Nursing.

May 17, 2018

Janell Blackmer, NWCPHP Associate Director for Center Operations and program manager for the Public Health Management Certificate (PHMC), will teach the 2018 PHMC’s financial management block.

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May 15, 2018

Graphics and E-Learning Designer Wes O'Seadna will use his design skills to help NWCPHP better connect with public health professionals.

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NWCPHP Graphic and E-Learning Designer Wes O'Seadna enjoys time in the park with his son, Pacific, 5.

May 1, 2018

In the May session of Hot Topics in Practice, Alexis Bates reviews maternal deaths in Washington State and how these numbers compare with national trends.

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April 26, 2018

NWCPHP welcomed Janet Baseman, PhD, MPH, into her new role as Acting Associate Dean for Practice at the annual Regional Network Steering Committee meeting’s networking reception.

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April 4, 2018

In the April session of Hot Topics in Practice, planner and architect Erin Christensen Ishizaki reviews the integration of public health research into the design of better buildings and landscapes.

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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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