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National Coordinating Center for Public Health Training


As the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Training (NCCPHT), NNPHI partners with 10 Regional Public Health Training Centers and 40 local performance sites to offer high-quality training, tools, and resources for thousands of professionals engaged in the critical work of advancing public health practice and improving population health.

As part of the Public Health Learning Network (PHLN), our goals include:

  • Assessing nationwide needs for public health training
  • Building skills for modern public health practice using innovative training technologies as a platform for learning
  • Ensuring that any public health professional can access high-quality training, tools, and resources
  • Leading training responses to emerging public health issues
Mission Statement

As the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Training, the National Network of Public Health Institutes is a collaborative leader and facilitator of the PHLN.

Vision and Impact

We can only realize our vision for healthier people and communities with the help of a well-trained workforce, ready to take on large and complex challenges. That’s why we’re committed to being a go-to source of high-quality training for more than 500,000 professionals engaged in the critical work of public health practice and improving population health in the United States.

Competencies:
  • Convening/Partnering
  • Training & Technical Assistance
Community Served:
Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Contact Information:
  • National Network of Public Health Institutes
    1300 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 510 Washington, DC 20036
  • Jennifer McKeever, MSW, MPH, Director, Public Health Practice and Training
  • training@nnphi.org
  • 888.996.6744

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Get in touch with the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Training.

Resources contributed by this organization:

Public Health Pronto: Community Dimensions of Practice

In an interview with John Richards, Co-Director of Georgetown University’s National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health and Project Lead for the MCH Navigator, Jennifer McKeever, NNPHI’s Director of Public Health Practice and Training, discusses “community dimensions” of public health practice, including how and why public health professionals should seek out, establish, and nurture relationships that can improve health within a community.

Public Health Learning Network Workforce Training Chartbook

Developed by the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Training (NCCPHT) Evaluation team, The Public Health Learning Network Workforce Training Chartbook explores collected common metrics for the Public Health Learning Network’s 10 Regional Public Health Training Centers (RPHTCs).

Advancing Online Public Health Training Systems: Challenges and Opportunities

This report reviews the current landscape of online public health learning systems, identifies components of systems that are effective in making learning more efficient, and shares promising practices for modernizing the public health system.

From Region II LPS NYSACHO: How Local Public Health Departments Can Partner with Regional Public Health Training Centers to Support a Workforce Prepared to Advance Health Equity

Explore findings and implications from local and national training needs assessments and learn how local health departments can engage and leverage the PHLN to enhance public health practice and advance health equity.

From the NCCPHT: How Local Public Health Departments Can Partner with Regional Public Health Training Centers to Support a Workforce Prepared to Advance Health Equity

Learn more about how the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Training is supporting the Public Health Learning Network in advancing health equity through work with Local Health Departments.

From Region 2 PHTC: How Local Public Health Departments Can Partner with Regional Public Health Training Centers to Support a Workforce Prepared to Advance Health Equity

Led by the Public Health Learning Network (PHLN), this National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Annual Meeting Sharing Session explored findings and implications from local and national training needs assessments and learn how local health departments can engage and leverage the PHLN to enhance public health practice and advance health equity.

Welcome to the New Era of Public Health Training: How the Public Health Learning Network is Preparing the Workforce of Today and Tomorrow

This Web Forum shares how the PHLN is building and sustaining a national system for outstanding public health training. It features the Midwestern Public Health Training Center sharing its approach to engaging adult learners, as well as an overview of its recent workforce development activities.

Public Health Reports (131, no. 2), Executive Perspective: HRSA’s Transformation of Public Health Training

Dr. Mary Beth Bigley, Director of the Division of Nursing and Public Health, Bureau of Health Workforce, at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and former acting editor in chief of Public Health Reports (the official journal of the U.S. Public Health Service) (PHR), describes HRSA’s work to help transform the way we train public health workers in the United States.

From the Public Health Learning Network: Training, Tools, and Resources to Help You Understand and Respond to the Zika Virus Outbreak

From the Public Health Learning Network: Just-in-time training, tools, and resources to support their work protecting the public from Zika virus and build enduring public health skills to respond to future emergencies.