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”
“Advocacy is like a baby crying in church,” Harold Cox said to the collected students. “She knows she needs to communicate with Mom to get what she wants, and Mom is interested in helping the baby and giving her what she needs—but she also sees all of these people trying to strain their necks to look back … Continue reading “In the Classroom: Translating Passion into Action”
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”
MDPH and SHIELD are pleased to announce an exciting new workshop entitled: Racial Equity in School Health: A Groundwater Approach, which is being offered by the Race Equity Institute (REI) of Greensboro, NC. This lively and interactive program will establish a foundational understanding of how race-based structural inequities impact school health access and outcomes. This foundation will provide … Continue reading “Racial Equity in School Health: A Groundwater Approach”
Start off your fall with this report in mind as you plan for your public health professional staff and your own career.