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2017 National Tribal Public Health Summit

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The 2017 National Tribal Public Health Summit was held June 6-8 at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, AK.


“Together We Rise: Sustaining Tribal Public Health as a National Priority”


Conference Tracks:

  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Public Health Policy, Infrastructure and Capacity
  • Substance Misuse and Behavioral Health
  • Climate Change and Environmental Health
  • Empowering Youth Wellness


NIHB Tribal Public Health Summit website.

TEC table at NIHB Tribal Public Health SummitTEC table at NIHB Tribal Public Health Summit.

2017 CTEC Summer Research Assistant Program

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The California Tribal Epidemiology Center (CTEC) kicked off the 2017 Summer Research Assistant Program with an orientation in Sacramento, CA, on June 15.


This year, CTEC staff will mentor 3 students working at Tribal and Urban Indian Health Programs in Northern and Central California.


Students’ work will be guided by epidemiologic and evaluation-related projects the Health Programs would like assistance with over the summer.

Summer Research Assistant Program

Diabetes in Indian Country Conference

September 19-21, 2017
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM

IHS, Tribal, and Urban SDPI grantees, clinicians, and community health providers will:

  • LEARN the latest information and earn CME/CE credits*
  • NETWORK with other grantees and clinicians
  • SHARE best practices
  • SHOWCASE their successful work in AI/AN communities

Project Management Essentials

August 2-3, 2017

This course introduces project management concepts and sets a baseline for understanding terminology. It provides students with techniques to effectively manage and participate in small projects. Students will learn to apply elemental basics of project management to their work and create action plans for on-the-job application.


Data: Impacting Lives and Building for the Future

USET is hosting a workshop titled, “Data: Impacting Lives and Building for the Future” in Nashville, TN on August 22-23, 2017.

The workshop will focus on the important work of data entry staff, coding and billing personnel, and quality assurance specialists.

Attendees will learn how to produce and read reports, how data is used in grant writing, overcoming obstacles, preventing errors, and motivating clinicians towards data accuracy.

If you have any questions, please contact Bryan Hendrix at bhendrix@usetinc.org or 615-467-1611.