PHLN featured in Public Health Reports “Executive Perspective” Dr. Mary Beth Bigley, Director of the Division of Nursing and Public Health, Bureau of Health Workforce, at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), wrote about the history and updates to the public health training center program and how the PHTCs work to strengthen the public […]
Register for the Zika Webinar Recording: “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases” Lecture with Richard Hamburg, Interim President and CEO, Trust for America’s Health. This is a recording of a lecture held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. This Webinar was hosted by Region IV Training Center of the Public Health Learning Network.
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.
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 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 […]