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MHOA Executive Director Job Posting

The current Executive Director of the Massachusetts Health Officer Association, Dawn Sibor, is retiring. We want to share the job posting and more information about the position. Please feel free to share with anyone you think might be interested in this role. More information about the hiring process from MHOA: “We expect that First Round […]

Two LPHI Trainings Receive PHLN Quality Seals!

Two of our trainings: Food Safety for Food Establishment Operators and Dealing with Stress in Disasters: Building Psychological Resilience were nominated and accepted as part of the Public Health Learning Navigator (PLHN). The Public Health Learning Navigator is a curated, guided, and individualized experience to help public health learners navigate high-quality trainings. Each training nomination […]

Training Overview Audience:Massachusetts local and regional board of health members and staff, health department and substance use prevention personnel, and anyone interested in learning about the MHOA Opioid Toolkit. Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 1 hour Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RN, RS and REHS/RS Competencies: Community Dimensions of Practice Learning level: Awareness Prerequisites: None […]

Training Overview Audience: Public health professionals charged with overseeing recreational water bodies in Massachusetts and anyone interested in learning more about cyanobacteria and harmful algal blooms. Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 1 hour Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO and RS, National Environmental Health Association REHS/RS Competencies: Environmental Science Learning level: Awareness Prerequisites: None Companion trainings: […]

Olivia Stenger

Olivia Stenger is the Program Assistant for New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC), School Health Institute for Education and Leadership Development (SHIELD), and Local Public Health Institute (LPHI) at Boston University School of Public Health. She provides communications and marketing support across all three training centers. Prior to her employment at BUSPH, she worked […]

Alyssa Faria

Alyssa Faria is the Training Manager for New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC), School Health Institute for Education and Leadership Development (SHIELD), and Local Public Health Institute (LPHI) at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH). Before joining BUSPH, Alyssa worked as an Academic Instructional Technologist at Northeastern University.  She completed her Bachelor […]

Ojaswini (Wini) Bakshi

Wini Bakshi is the Program Manager for the Local Public Health Institute (LPHI) of Massachusetts. She has a background in social work, and has an MPH in the field of health and social behavior from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She worked for four years across South Asia on issues such as immunization, […]

Apply to MDPH Local Health Internship Program for Summer 2022!

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s (MDPH) Division of Epidemiology is seeking graduate students to intern in local health departments during the summer of 2022! Applications are due by 11:59pm on Sunday, March 27th, 2022. The open positions are: Barnstable County Department of Health Bedford Health Department Belmont Health Department Canton Health Department Dedham Health […]

Apply to Host a Local Health Intern for Summer 2022!

We are excited to share this opportunity to host an internship from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), Division of Epidemiology. Host applications for the Local Health Internship Program 2022 are due on Friday, February 18, 2022. Learn more and apply here!