MPHTC Interns Assist in Housing the Homeless. Read this article from The University of Iowa College of Public Health’s latest issue of InSight about the project 2 MPHTC funded interns worked on this past summer.
The National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) board of directors is pleased to announce a new eligibility criteria for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam. Individuals who have a bachelor’s degree and at least five subsequent years’ public health work experience will be eligible to take the CPH exam. Registration […]
A new Guide to National Public Health Department Initial Accreditation was adopted by the Board of Directors of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) this summer. The Guide contains a number of policy and process revisions. Health departments considering or working toward accreditation should carefully review the new Guide to National Public Health Department Initial […]
A report card providing information on the status of diabetes in the United States, including information about diabetes, gestational diabetes, prediabetes, preventive care practices, risk factors, quality of care, outcomes, and progress made toward meeting national diabetes goals.
Wichita State University’s new Badge Program makes education accessible and affordable. Badges are designed with the working professional in mind. Coursework is structured for a student to complete online at their convenience, but in smaller increments. The first badge course to launch is the Care of Population Health Professions, Badge 1, and it is aimed […]
Webinar from Emory University: “The PHTC Network’s Collective Role in Helping the Public Health Workforce Prepare for and Respond to Infectious Diseases: What We’ve learned from Ebola”
The Midwestern Public Health Training Center is funding 20 interns this summer as they work with local public health organizations. The students will be posting their work on an MPHTC Intern Blog. Follow along with them this summer.
According to New Rankings Riley County Is Healthiest in Kansas; Woodson County Is Least Healthy. The Kansas Health Institute has the summary of the state’s report.
Linn County Public Health First in Iowa to be Awarded National Accreditation by PHAB. The full list of PHAB Accredited Health Departments also includes departments from Kansas and Missouri.
The U.S. trails other countries in life expectancy and other measures of good health, and this holds true across all ages and socio-economic groups. NPHW 2015 presents an opportunity for public health professionals and broader partnerships to address what we can do to improve health outcomes and impacts of chronic disease. This is the defining challenge […]