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Region IX Western Region Public Health Training Center

Mission Statement

WRPHTC is a consortium of public health professionals with a mission to develop, provide and monitor need-based trainings for current and future community health workers to strengthen their public health competencies. The WRPHTC also provides additional expertise on nutrition, physical activity and obesity to the national network of PHTCs. 

Vision and Impact

The WRPHTC vision is to have a strong collaborative public health network and public health workforce that collectively works towards the development of healthy communities in HRSA Region IX and the entire country.

Competencies:
  • Training & Technical Assistance
Local Performance Sites:
  • University of Nevada, Reno, School of Community Health Sciences
  • University of Hawai’i, Manoa, Department of Public Health Sciences
  • University of California, San Francisco, California Area Health Education Center Program
  • Pacific Island Health Officers Association
Expertise:
  • Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
  • Health Disparities, Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health
  • Behavioral Health
Community Served:
Arizona, California, Nevada, Hawaii, U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands
Contact Information:
  • University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
    1295 N. Martin Ave., P.O. Box 245163 Tucson, AZ 85724
  • Lubna Govindarajan, Project Coordinator
  • lshaikh@email.arizona.edu
  • 520.626.1086

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