June 2009


Preparedness Center supports state and local agencies during H1N1 outbreak
The North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness (NCCPHP) provided assistance to state and local agencies responding to the Influenza A H1N1 “swine flu” outbreak in April and May 2009.

To provide just-in-time information about this emerging disease, NCCPHP developed new influenza training materials and made them available online for immediate public use. More...

STD Nurse Clinician Training is now online

syphillisThe long-standing continuing education course STD Nurse Clinician Training course is now available online. The revised course offers students the opportunity to learn at their own pace without having to travel to an off-site location in pursuit of quality training.  The first offering began May 11. More...


team epi flu team

Team Epi-Aid volunteers Margaret Adgent (left) and Kim Angelon-Gaetz assist with the flu response at North Carolina's Public Health Command Center.

New book offers management lessons to public health professionals
managing the public health enterpriseIn 1983 Ken Blanchard captured the business world’s attention with a small book called The One-Minute Manager.

A new book from the North Carolina Institute for Public Health, Managing the Public Health Enterprise, promises similar to-the-point lessons for public health managers and others in related professions. More...

Wheel success on the road to combating obesity
Each year the new cohort of the Management Academy for Public Health (MAPH) welcomes teams from local health departments eager to use their business lessons to solve a community health problem. A Wilkes County, North Carolina, team developed “Y on Wheels”, a childhood obesity prevention program for under-served Latino children. More...

Education to NC public health practitioners threatened
In recent communiqués to key stakeholders, Steve Hicks, director of the Office of Continuing Education, and Monecia Thomas, the director of the Management Academy for Public Health, described changes in their programs due to budget cuts. More...

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Upcoming occupational safety and health continuing education offerings

Academy trio published in National AHEC Bulletin

Core Certificate celebrates 500 graduates

Public Health Projects make NC "shovel ready" for Health IT Stimulus Funds

NC accreditation news



The University of North Carolina School of Public Health at Chapel Hill

The North Carolina Institute for Public Health
The Gillings School of Global Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box 8165
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8165
Phone: 919.966.4032
Fax: 919.966.5692

Editorial: Bev Holt  bev_holt@unc.edu
and Becky Hart rmhart@email.unc.edu
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