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Region VI South Central Public Health Training Center

Mission Statement

SCPHTC's mission is to strengthen the technical, managerial, and leadership competence of the current public health workforce and to advance the knowledge and skills of the future public health workforce.

Vision and Impact

SCPHTC's trainings center on competency-based, practice-focused courses addressing core functions and essential services; all training is based on formal needs assessments in the south central region. SCPHTC develops and delivers courses on-site or through a variety of distance delivery modalities; administers needs assessments that inform the choices of training topics; and features an extensive evaluation program for curricula.

Competencies:
  • Training & Technical Assistance
Local Performance Sites:
  • Texas Health Institute
  • Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
  • University of New Mexico
Expertise:
  • Behavioral Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Public Health Preparedness
Community Served:
Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Contact Information:
  • Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
    1440 Canal St., Suite 2400, TW-13 New Orleans, LA 70112
  • LuAnn E. White, Director of the Tulane Center for Applied Environmental Public Health
  • lawhite@tulane.edu
  • 504.988.3906

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