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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.

Latest Session

Racial Justice, Healing, and Action in Tacoma-Pierce County

February 23, 2021

The February session of Hot Topics in Practice reviews how the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department began to apply a racial equity lens to their existing health equity work and how other agencies can get started too.

Register today and learn strategies for racial justice and healing through public health action.

Previous Sessions

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

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.