Tag: Health Equity

New Video Series: How Do We Train for Health Equity?

See the highlights of a joint NEPHTC (Public Health) Advisory Committee, SHIELD (School Health) Advisory Committee meeting in which met with community partners to learn and consider “How Do We Train for Health Equity?” Leading the training was Jacques Colon, Health Equity Coordinator of the Tacoma-Pierce Health Department in Washington. Jacques provides an overview of […]

How Do We Train for Health Equity? Lessons from Health Equity Coordinator, Tacoma, WA

New video series! NEPHTC is delighted that videos and handouts from our visit from Jacques Colon, Health Equity Coordinator from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department are now available to our NEPHTC training community. Learn how this leading health department trained to integrate health equity into its programming and planning. To register to watch the videos […]

Improvement: 86% of NEPHTC Interns Worked on Medically Undeserved Projects

Wrapping up the year, NEPHTC is reflecting on the important public health practical experiences we get to offer graduate students in the form of internships. We were happy to see in our data from last year 86% of student placements were with medically underserved populations or in medically underserved communities. This is an improvement from […]

Storytelling for Public Health Advocacy November 2 and November 28 in Connecticut

There are two opportunities in November to attend a live 3.5 hour free workshop with Health Equity Solutions.  This workshop may be particularly helpful if you are looking to improve your persuasive communication skills or your organization is required to meet CLAS standards. Session options: 8:30am-12:00pm, November 2, 2018, Room 110, Birdseye Municipal Complex, 468 […]

Good for You Connecticut! Bringing CLAS Standards to Life

New England Public Health Training Center is joining a meeting of committed public health and health care professionals on August 15 at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to learn about, and take video for future sharing of lessons learned, “Bringing the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Standards to Life.”   The day will be […]

PHTC Content Area Accomplishments on National Webinar

Kathi Traugh, of the Yale School of Public Health, represented the New England Public Health Training Center, on a national webinar hosted by NNPHI on recent accomplishments in our content area, Preparedness. The PHLN (Public Health Learning Network) is composed of ten Public Health Training Centers, each covering a wide range of public health topics […]

Video: The Harris County Health Equity Transformation Story

NEPHTC Advisory Committee, with membership from health departments across the region, met in November, 2017 to learn about another excellent health equity implementation model.  We were fortunate to hear from Jennifer Hadayia, who served for several years as the Harris County (Houston) Health Department Health Equity Coordinator.  (See other post on Jacques Colon, on Tacoma-Pearce’s […]

Racial Equity School Health + Public Health

Attend “Racial Equity in School Health: A Groundwater Approach” on March 27 8:30am -4:00pm in Lowell, MA NEPHTC’s sister training center, SHIELD (School Health Institute for Education Leadership Development) is pleased to host a Racial Equity workshop to establish a foundational understanding of how race-based structural inequities impact access and outcomes. Public Health professionals are […]