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Region IV Public Health Training Center

Mission Statement

R-IV PHTC aims to strengthen competence of the current and future public health workforce in HHS Region IV, develop a learning community within the Central Office and the Local Performance Sites (LPSs), expose public health students to the value of working in underserved areas, advocate for public health systems and policies, and contribute to the work of the national PHTC program.

Vision and Impact

R-IV PHTC offers training and continuing education for public health practitioners across the region, provides opportunities for public health students to work in underserved areas, and advocates for public health systems and policies.

Competencies:
  • Training & Technical Assistance
Local Performance Sites:
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Florida A & M University
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • University of North Carolina – Wilmington
  • East Tennessee State University
  • University of Louisville
Expertise:
  • Infectious Disease (HIV/AIDS, emerging infectious diseases)
  • Public Health Preparedness
  • Public Health Informatics and Health Information Technology
Community Served:
Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Contact Information:
  • Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
    1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322
  • Michelle Carvalho, Program Manager/Coordinator of the R-IV PHTC
  • emoryphtc@emory.edu
  • 404.712.2606

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Resources contributed by this organization:

New Virtual Training: Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP)

Developed jointly by the CDC, NNPHI, Texas Health Institute, Region IV Public Health Training Center, and other partners, the Vector Control for Environment Health Professionals online training course provides insight into tools and technique to combat public health pests and vectors that spread pathogens for environmental health professionals. Courses are free and provide flexibility to accommodate a wide variety of schedules. Participants also have the option of earning continuing education credits (CEUs) pending completion of the courses and a final evaluation. This training emphasizes the use of integrated pest management (IPM) as an effective tool in pest and vector-borne disease management.

Public Health Learning Network Sessions and Posters at APHA Annual 2016 in Denver

Join the Public Health Learning Network at the 2016 American Public Health Association Annual (APHA) Meeting and Expo in Denver. Find us in booth 624 and check this list of all of our sessions and posters at this year’s meeting.

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.

Public Health Training Center Webinar Presentation: The Zika Virus: What It Is and How to Protect Against It

Cherie Drenzek, DVM, MS, State Epidemiologist, Georgia Department of Public Health provided an overview of the Zika Virus and its spread, including, what it is, how it is transmitted, and who it affects. Dr. Drenzek discussed how to protect against Zika and how health departments can prepare to recognize, manage and report Zika infections and communicate prevention measures to the public.