Training

Training

GIS Essentials: Mapping Your Community™ Workshops

Training

In the GIS Essentials: Mapping Your Community™ Workshops you will learn to create maps and analyze data about your local community. Great for beginners and those that would like a refresher on mapping and ArcGIS. Workshops are taught by bestselling author Gina Clemmer using the text the GIS 20: Essential Skills (included in registration).

These are half day, hands-on workshops (9 AM / 12 EST to 2 PST / 5 EST). The workshops are taught online, by a live instructor. Students login from any computer and view a screen share, and dial in to a conference call. The class is conducted like a live class where students can ask questions and participate in group discussions.

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Decolonizing Diets: Traditional Foods and Beverages for Urban Indians

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Join us for this two-day interactive workshop as traditional foods educators, Valerie Segrest and Elise Krohn, share tools and teaching tips for promoting Native health and resilience.

This curriculum has been specifically adapted for urban Indian populations and will teach participants how to reclaim traditional knowledge and practices to address chronic diseases among American Indians and Alaska Natives.

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53rd University of Michigan Summer Session in Epidemiology

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Dates: July 8-27, 2018

Hosted by the Department of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, University of Michigan, the Summer Session in Epidemiology has been one of the nation’s most highly regarded summer epidemiology programs for more than 50 years. Taught by an international group of expert instructors, the curriculum is updated annually, focusing on principles, methods, and applications of epidemiology.

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Career Development Workshop

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Dates: July 12-13
Where: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

The Career Development Workshop is an annual one to two day workshop that brings together scholars, early stage investigators, and senior investigators from institutions throughout the region. The purpose of the workshop is to provide small group instruction and one-on-one mentoring to individuals who intend to apply for grant funding in the coming year.

Session topics include:

  • How to write innovative specific aims
  • Choosing a funding mechanism that is right for you
  • Research and integration across disciplines
  • Writing a budget and budget justification
  • How to write a biosketch
  • Navigating IRB requirements
  • One-on-one mentoring and grant application review

Who should attend: The workshop will be available to up to 20 participants from GMaP Region 5 which includes AK, WA, OR, Northern CA, HI, American Samoa and Guam. This workshop is geared toward individuals who intend to submit a grant application within a year of attending the workshop. Sessions will focus heavily on strengthening grant applications and one-on-one and small group mentoring. Two weeks prior to the workshop, the individuals who are chosen to attend will be asked to submit specific aims and/or a research question they would like to explore. Submitted aims and research questions will be reviewed by senior investigators and feedback will be provided.

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2018 Public Health Management Certificate Application Period Now Open

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Applications are now being accepted for NWCPHP’s 2018 Public Health Management Certificate program.

 

As the challenge to deliver efficient public health services becomes more pronounced in today’s public health environment, it’s important for managers to possess critical skills in core areas such as budgeting, planning, organizing, and personnel management. NWCPHP is now accepting applications for the 2018 Public Health Management Certificate program to help public health professionals build these important skills to be successful managers in their workplace.

Applications will be accepted through May 31, with early-bird rates available for those who apply by May 1.

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