Active Living By Design (ALBD) works with communities across the country to increase physical activity and healthy eating through community design. ALBD worked closely with the Health and Wellness Trust Fund to design and implement the Fit Community grant program and provides direct technical assistance to applicants and grantees across North Carolina. More...
Each year new community members are named to local boards of health (BOH). The NC Division of Public Health enlisted the Institute's Office of Continuing Education (CE) to provide training to orient BOH members to their role and function in the context of public health, its systems, and legal statutes. More...
After an extensive makeover, the Southeast Public Health Leadership Institute (SEPHLI) is focusing on laying the groundwork for partnerships between public and community health. This year's Institute is cosponsored by the NC Community Health Center Association. More...
On March 30, the annual county health rankings were released. Every county in the country was rated by average length of life, health behaviors, level of clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment. But what to do beyond the media coverage and the local health director's desk? More...
34th Annual Occupational Safety and Health Summer Institute
Last year a small group of graduate students from the Gillings School of Global Public Health became the first cohort of NC Public Health Leaders in Practice, a new student practicum/internship program designed to involve students in public health field practice while receiving academic credit. More...
From the Director Anna Schenck
This newsletter is filled with ways the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the Institute work with those in public health practice. Let me add another. As Associate Dean of Public Health Practice, this spring I participated in a "leadership conversation" in Chapel Hill. Health directors from across the state and public health leaders from Raleigh joined our faculty to discuss their vision for a healthier North Carolina. More...
Responding to a request for technical assistance, the UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness's Spatial Health Assessment and Research Program (SHARP) assisted the Forsyth County Department of Public Health and the Forsyth County Healthy Community Coalition with conducting a community health opinion survey March 31-April 2. More...
20th NPHLI offers politically savvy advice
In April the NC Institute for Public Health convened the 20th National Public Health Leadership Institute in Chapel Hill. Fifty-two upper level public health directors and managers from across the nation attended sessions designed to "support the public health leaders who will help lead the change in the public health system for years to come." More...
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