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Notice! Save Your BU/LPHI Transcript by March 31!

By Olivia StengerFebruary 21st, 2024in Events

This is a reminder to save your BU/LPHI Transcript by March 31. You will have full access to your course transcript and completion certificates on LPHI through March 31, 2024. We highly recommend you download and save all your LPHI transcripts and course completion certificates by March 31, 2024, for... More

Apply to MDPH Local Health Internship Program for Summer 2024!

By Olivia StengerFebruary 8th, 2024in Events

Local Health Internship Program – Summer Only The Local Health Internship Program is a summer program offered by the DPH Division of Epidemiology in Massachusetts. Since 2004, the program has placed 15-35 graduate students in various health departments throughout the state. The goal of the program is to enhance students' classroom... More

Transition News and Updates from LPHI

By Olivia StengerNovember 15th, 2023in Events

Over the course of this year, the Local Public Health Institute will be undergoing significant changes described below. We are here to guide you through the transition. LPHI Moves to TRAIN Massachusetts As of April 1st, 2024, LPHI is being integrated into the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s new learning management system, More

Check out these Relaunched Courses!

By Olivia StengerAugust 2nd, 2023in Events

We are happy to announce the relaunch of our highly sought-after trainings on the management of bed bugs, hoarding, and mold! These informative trainings have been revamped in light of the recently released new housing code, and certain regulations had to be removed. However, rest assured that our commitment to... More

LPHI Course Receives Quality Seal!

By Olivia StengerJune 26th, 2023in Events

We are so excited to share that our course, Orientation to Local Public Health in Massachusetts, was 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. The training... More

New Course! Essentials of Data Visualization for Public Health

By Olivia StengerMay 10th, 2023in Events

We are delighted to announce our newest course, Essentials of Data Visualization for Public Health. Data visualization is a vital skill for public health students and professionals who seek to make meaningful contributions to improving public health outcomes. In this free, online, self-paced course, you’ll learn how to effectively communicate... More

Discontinued: MAPHIT- Housing Course

By Olivia StengerApril 11th, 2023in Events

In light of updates to the State Sanitary Code (SSC) 105 CMR 410.000: Minimum Standards of Fitness for Human Habitation (expected to take effect this spring), we are retiring the extended course MA-Public Health Inspector Training: Housing, and four On-Your-Time related trainings that were available independently: Bed Bugs: A Special... More

Upcoming Webinar for Public Health Nurses!

By Olivia StengerMarch 15th, 2023in Events

The Public Health Nursing Guide on Infectious Disease, Surveillance, and Response Wednesday March 22nd 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EST Description: Public Health Nurses in Massachusetts have a vast and varied accounting of job responsibilities, position descriptions and dedicated hours for PHN services.  The one hour webinars will provide an introduction into the... More

Apply to MDPH Local Health Internship Program for Summer 2023!

By Olivia StengerFebruary 27th, 2023in Events

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 2023! The opportunities are: Belmont Health Department Brookline Health and Human Services Dedham Health Department Gloucester Health Department Hopkinton Health Department Ludlow Health Department Mansfield Health Department ... More