Tag: connecticut

Mariko Rooks

As Executive Director, Mariko led coaching during actual sessions, managed the 5-8 person instructor team, oversaw all scheduling and logistical details, conducted all skills and programmatic data collection and evaluation at the participant and instructor levels, and oversaw all communication with both students & families and community partner organizations. Importantly, Mariko also served as the […]

Simone Sesse

Simone worked on a project called “Know your numbers” campaign, which is a successful method to raise awareness about major health conditions in the community. The project helped implement a larger campaign and reach more people to screen, while highlighting that there is a need for more resources and partners.

Orlando Segui

Orlando’s project produced recommendations that emerged from community members like improving patient-provider relationships with an added emphasis on cultural sensitivity, improving translation of both written and oral communications, encouraging a diversity of staff, and providing more community health workers or patient navigators to facilitate resource sharing. 

Latahj Davila

Latahj’s work at Hamden Academy involved working with children and families at the school to follow healthy COVID-19 practices while also increasing education and awareness about vaccines, testing, etc., among this population.

Senyte Pierce

Senyte Pierce completed her project at Health Equity Solutions in Connecticut. “The goal of this internship project was to support HES staff in community engagement to inform their 2022 Legislative agenda. The objective of HES is to advocate policies, programs, and practices that result in equitable access to health care improved health outcomes, and increased […]

3/9 Persuasive Public Health Messaging

March 9th, 2022, 9am to 11am We are excited to share this workshop from our partners at Yale School of Public Health! Description: This practical marketing workshop is designed to help public health teams develop clear, concise, compelling messaging for a specific program or project. Brand strategy expert Michele Levy will lead an interactive session […]

Pivoting Online with the Public Health Workforce: Managing a Virtual Public Health Conference

This article was originally shared on PHX Perspectives on February 5, 2021. As one of 10 HRSA-funded Regional Public Health Training Centers in the country, the New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC) was well positioned to serve the public health workforce when the COVID-19 pandemic changed our region and our world. Starting in March […]