Spotlight: Local Public Health Institute

Did you know that the Activist Lab is home to three, federally-funded training centers, each with a different mission and audience? Here’s a quick look at one and how it may benefit you! The mission of the Local Public Health Institute (LPHI) is to improve public health and preparedness capabilities by creating, implementing, and sustaining … Continue reading “Spotlight: Local Public Health Institute”

Published on November 15th, 2017 in Training Centers | Tags: , ,

Local Public Health Events Calendar for 2017

A skilled public health workforce is essential to the effective delivery of public health services at the local level. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health works with statewide and regional public health professional associations, academic partners, and other training providers to promote and advance the catalog of training and continuing education offerings for local public … Continue reading “Local Public Health Events Calendar for 2017”

Published on October 18th, 2017 in Training Centers | Tags: , ,

New England Public Health Training Center

The New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC) develops trainings and provides services that build public health workforce competency. NEPHTC is one of ten Regional Public Health Training Centers (PHTCs) funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Together the ten PHTCS are part of the Public Health Learning Network (PHLN), led by the National … Continue reading “New England Public Health Training Center”

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School Health Institute for Education and Leadership Development

The Activist Lab is home to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health-funded School Health Institute for Education and Leadership Development (SHIELD), which is responsible for the development and delivery of high-quality continuing education programs to approximately 2400 school nurses throughout the Commonwealth. SHIELD provides training that fulfills DESE certification requirements, discusses emerging trends, shares best … Continue reading “School Health Institute for Education and Leadership Development”

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