RVPHTC Blog

Welcome to our blog! Covering classic and topical public health themes, we hope you find new and interesting information through our blog posts, published weekly to keep you in the know on all things public health! 

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Your Neighborhood, Your Health

Your Neighborhood, Your Health

Redlining. Highway expansion. Gentrification. Traffic safety. What do these built environment issues have to do with working towards equity in public health? The short answer is, everything. Learn how public health professionals can make a difference.

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Health Equity: Self-Reflection and Not Stopping There

Health Equity: Self-Reflection and Not Stopping There

Reflecting on one’s own identity, catching one’s own implicit biases, and advocating for social justice in small and large ways is the work of a lifetime. These must be ongoing practices and won’t be fulfilled by completing any particular training. Yet, cultivating strategic skills that empower people and agencies to partner across sectors and engage in policy, systems, and environmental change is an important place to start.

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University of Michigan School of Public Health to Serve as Regional Public Health Training Center

University of Michigan School of Public Health to Serve as Regional Public Health Training Center

The University of Michigan School of Public Health has received a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to designate the school as a regional Public Health Training Center, effective July 1, 2018. The School of Public Health has administered the Michigan Public Health Training Center since 2000, with a focus on strengthening the capacity of the public health workforce within the state of Michigan. This new grant expands the school’s scope, establishing Michigan Public...

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