Real World Public Health

See what life is like at the local public health level – this annual interactive event provides an opportunity to spend a day discussing scenarios and case studies with practitioners at the Cambridge Public Health Department. Graduate public health students are invited to attend a free, half-day seminar at the Cambridge Public Health Department from … Continue reading “Real World Public Health”

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Pathways to Governmental Public Health

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Are you considering going to work for a local or state health department following graduation? We have invited officials from the Boston Public Health Commission, MA Department of Public Health, and local health departments from around the state to come to campus and speak with students. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with seasoned public … Continue reading “Pathways to Governmental Public Health”

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Local Public Health Institute

The mission of the Local Public Health Institute (LPHI) is to improve public health and preparedness capabilities by creating, implementing, and sustaining workforce development activities for local public health and other public health system partners in Massachusetts. LPHI offers standardized courses and training materials as well as other trainings upon request. It also works on … Continue reading “Local Public Health Institute”

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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 continuous 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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