Training Opportunities

Webinar: Five Years After the Release of the Institute of Medicine’s Tobacco Report: Is the Blueprint for the Nation on Track to End the Tobacco Epidemic? March 29th at 9:30 am (pacific)
Five years ago, the public health and tobacco control communities were given bold recommendations on how to end an epidemic that kills more than 400,000 Americans annually. In this time, the nation has seen historic changes in public policy as well as declines in smoking prevalence.  Please join Legacy for a thought-provoking panel discussion examining the IOM report as a tool to measure progress, while highlighting key areas where improvement is required.

Webinar: Health Care’s Blind Side – Exploring Solutions to Address Social Needs  April 5th at 10:30 am This Robert Wood Johnson Foundation webinar follows up on survey findings indicating that 85 percent of primary care doctors surveyed feel it is as important to address patients’ social needs as it is to treat their medical conditions. Overwhelmingly, they wish they had greater capacity to eliminate social barriers to their patients’ health—things like access to nutritious foods, housing assistance, and reliable transportation—and want the ability to write prescriptions to connect patients with such resources.

Call for Submissions: APHA Public Health Materials Contest – Deadline: April 13th
The American Public Health Association (APHA) Public Health Education Health Promotion section is soliciting the best health education, promotion and communication materials for its 22nd annual competition.

Professional Grant Development Workshop – May 2-4 at Portland State University

This intensive three-day grant proposal workshop is geared for: 1) those who wish to strengthen their grant writing skills and 2) beginners who wish to acquire and master the techniques of preparing, writing and winning proposals from various funding agencies. The center of attention will be on how to effectively write proposals in times of keen competition and limited resources.

Workshop Fee: $595 (including tuition, materials, certificate of completion and breakfast)

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