Training Opportunities – July 28, 2016

Webinar: Designing Places for People

August 1, 11 am                                      Register here.

This webinar will illustrate specific features of the built environment that make a place walkable—people-and business-friendly. Learn how to survey existing conditions and visualize their transformation—from a desolate and abandoned downtown district to a modern, vibrant marketplace of human interaction, welcoming people of all ages, incomes, ethnicities, and religions.

Annual Diabetes Practice Update

November 4, 2016                                         Register here.

Join the American Diabetes Association for a full-day conference, The Annual Diabetes Practice Update, focusing on the latest emerging trends in scientific and clinical diabetes information. The Annual Diabetes Practice Update will be held on November 4 at the DoubleTree in downtown Portland. Topics include motivational interviewing in diabetes care, lessons from the T1D exchange, update on American Diabetes Association guidelines and pharmacology, diabetes prevention, and Mediterranean-style eating pattern and other diets in diabetes management. Six continuing education credits will be offered for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and diabetes educators. See the flyer for more information.

2017 National Conference on Tobacco or Health

March 22-24, 2017, Austin, TX                      Register here.

The National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH) is one of the largest, long-standing gatherings of the United States tobacco control movement. It attracts a diverse set of public health professionals to learn about best practices and policies to reduce tobacco use—the leading preventable cause of disease and death in the United States.

Exploring the connection between tobacco, marijuana, and e-cigarettes

If you missed The Triangulum: Tobacco, Marijuana, and E-Cigarettes symposium and a live webcast hosted by the tobacco-related disease research program at the University of California, San Francisco, on May 26, the presentations are now available online. The presenters explore the emerging intersection of tobacco, marijuana, and electronic cigarettes; the latter being the delivery device for both these and other substances.

Expanding Hypertension Control Learning Session Series

ASTHO and the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention have added five new podcasts to their Million Hearts Learning Session Series on Policy, Program and System Strategiesto Control Hypertension. These podcasts feature presentations and discussions with national experts discussing how to implement and expand different hypertension control strategies. Each learning session podcast includes a transcript, a speaker biography, and a summary of podcast objectives.


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