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Region I New England Public Health Training Center

Mission Statement

The New England Public Health Training Center delivers trainings, provides training services and places students to build public health workforce competency, particularly in New England’s medically underserved areas. We work with our partners to move the field to Public Health 3.0.

Vision and Impact

In the last grant year, NEPHTC provided or supported over 20,000 instances of training to frontline and management staff working in public health and community health across New England. Enrollees in our trainings or programs include: Employees of local and state health departments; Nurses, with emphasis on School Nurses; Community Health Workers; Employees in Federally Qualified Health Centers; Health Educators; Environmental Health Professionals; Social Workers and Substance Abuse Counselors; Varieties of other health professionals. Achievements in the past grant cycle include: Developing and maintaining over one hundred on demand courses or previously recorded webinars (all available 24/7); Running live trainings, as appropriate, for adult learning and as prioritized by state partnerships; Offering most training at no or minimal cost to the participant; Maintaining educational technology services for our training delivery and to support training partnerships; Innovating to reduce duplication and increase sharing across the region and the country.

Competencies:
  • eLearning Production
  • Evaluation of Trainings
  • Expert Network and National Resources
  • Instructional Design
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Marketing Coordination
  • Webinar Support
  • Workforce Development
Community-Based Training Partners:
  • The Activist Lab at Boston University School of Public Health*
  • New Hampshire Public Health Association, NH
  • Local Public Health Institute of Massachusetts*
  • School Health Institute for Education and Leadership Development*
  • Rhode Island Department of Health Academic Center, RI
  • University of New England Center for Excellence in Health Innovation, ME
  • The Vermont Public Health Institute, VT
  • Yale School of Public Health, CT
  • Western Massachusetts Public Health Training Center at the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences, MA
  • The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)
  • Maine Public Health Association
  • Rhode Island Public Health Institute
  • New Hampshire Southern Area Health Education Center
  • Community Health Education Center, BPHC
  • *Central Office Training Partners
Expertise:
  • Advocacy
  • Communications
  • Community dimensions of practice
  • Community Health Workers
  • Emergency Preparedness for Public Health
  • Environmental Public Health
  • Leadership
  • Local Public Health
  • Management
  • School Health
  • Systems Thinking
Community Served:
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Contact Information:
  • Boston University, School of Public Health, Activist Lab
    715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
  • Karla Todd, NEPHTC Program Manager and Training Specialist & Anne Fidler, Assistant Dean for Public Health Practice and Associate Professor of Environmental Health, NEPHTC Principal Investigator
  • toddks@bu.edu
  • 617.358.4081

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