In the April session of Hot Topics in Practice, Hilary Godwin, PhD, Dean of the University of Washington School of Public Health, discusses how we can address homelessness with new messages and interventions.Read more »
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Each year, the Northwest Public Health Training Center funds student public health projects. Meagan Brown, a recipient of funding during the 2017–18 school year, describes her evaluation project on food insecurity with the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic.Read more »
Photo by Naomi Ishisaka, on behalf of the City of Seattle.
In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Marni Kuyl, MS, RN, explains how Washington County Public Health in Oregon reduced their clinical services to focus more on primary prevention.Read more »
Through the Local Health Jurisdiction Transition Learning Lab, a joint project of NWCPHP and PHI, public health leaders from across the country gathered in Seattle for a two-day meeting to explore strategies for transitioning their health departments from direct clinical services to population health.Read more »
Participants in the 2018–19 Learning Lab.
In the next session of Hot Topics in Practice, Mike Fraser, CEO of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, reviews how public health professionals can take a lead in preventing opioid misuse.Read more »
In the January session of Hot Topics in Practice, Mary Kay Chess explores the use of systems thinking for understanding and resolving difficult problems.Read more »
Each year, the Northwest Public Health Training Center funds student public health projects. Jessica Mogk, a recipient of funding during the 2017–18 school year, describes her project with the Seattle Housing and Resource Effort/Women’s Housing, Equality and Enhancement League (SHARE/WHEEL).Read more »
At the 2018 Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute’s final on-site, scholars met with public health leaders and reflected on accomplishments and goals.Read more »