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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

New Resource: Public Health Job/Intern Description Templates

By Olivia StengerAugust 17th, 2022in Events

We wanted to share this new resource from the Massachusetts Health Officers Association (MHOA). Over the past couple of months, MHOA has been collecting local public health job/intern descriptions to create templates that you can use when creating a position in your department or amending a current one. This resource... More

MHOA Executive Director Job Posting

By Olivia StengerAugust 16th, 2022in Events

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... More