While Public Health training centers will continue to play a critical role in training the public health workforce…we must find ways to engage, recruit, and retain this workforce, as well as train them.
There is a growing evidence base that supports art as an effective way to directly improve health. In particular, art has been especially valuable in the areas of collective trauma, racism, social isolation, mental illness, and chronic illness.
…in the world of local public health, even well-intended, cost-effective, and legally sound initiatives can yield unintended consequences…local health departments require additional guidance…Ethics committees and an established ethical reflection process can provide just this kind of guidance.
The RVPHTC was recently awarded $3.7 million in funding by HRSA. The award provides funding from July of 2022 through June of 2026, and will help the center expand its goal to increase the supply, diversity, and capacity of the public health workforce.
Public Health Training Centers offer a variety of public health workforce development opportunities. From epidemiology and foundational skills, to identifying and addressing problems like racial equity, PHTCs offer a robust set of subject-matter experts to strengthen the workforce.
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