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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Public Health Training, Research, and Evaluation for the Northwest

Hot Topics in Practice

Hot Topics in PracticeHot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar forum to discuss issues currently affecting public health practice.

Each month guest speakers from local, state, tribal, and national public health organizations present and take questions from the audience. Hot Topics is moderated by Allene Mares.

Next Session

Alaska Tribal Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

May 27, 2021

As the country’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, many unique challenges and successes are emerging.

In the May session of Hot Topics in Practice, public health leaders from Alaska share what’s working in their state.

Register today to learn about systems thinking for successful vaccine distribution in Alaska.

For more background on this topic, watch the archived recording of the July 2020 Hot Topics in Practice session.

Previous Sessions

Below you may browse previous Hot Topics webinar sessions. All are available for viewing in PH LearnLink free of charge.

October 18, 2005

In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, a panel of speakers describe a unique example of how preparedness resources have contributed to developing the skills, talents, capacity, and experience of a fully functioning health department in Montana.

Screenshot of webinar slides.
June 30, 2005

In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Betty Bekemeier, MSN, MPH, RN, focuses on using collaborative leadership in public health preparedness.

January 20, 2005

In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Casey Milne and Tom Milne, Principals of Milne & Associates, LLC, introduce participants to the concepts of quality improvement and will offer opportunities to discuss the application of an improvement model in the area of emergency preparedness.

June 23, 2004

In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Randal Beaton, PhD, EMT talks about how frontline public health practitioners can help respond to the mental health needs of the community following a disaster.

Photograph of cars with rubble as from a large scale disaster.