Updates

Peter Harbage Fellowship

 Feb 25, 2018

 

 

Fellowship information and the application can be found at: https://www.harbagefellowship.com/ The most recent development since the fellowship launched in June, is a component where the fellow will get, in addition to a well-paid job and mentoring by a successful health policy veteran, a year of lunches and interviews with top leaders in the public health and health policy fields. Toby Douglas, former head of CA DHCS is going to set up meetings with foundation CEOs, health plan CEOs, heads of state agencies and other stakeholders based on the interests of the fellow. It will be a great opportunity. The fellowship is only open to students from CA MPP and MPH programs and U Michigan (alma mater of Peter Harbage). --- ..

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SOPHE Webinar: Global Trends in Chronic Disease Management

 Feb 25, 2018

 

 

SOPHE'S Free Live Webinars Coming soon: Global Trends in Chronic Disease Management through Community Based Participatory Research (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=00169zMF_YTKzOUNK6yQXFHWmk9DBeENk5GHvGo-5RxQzEW_m0Rixq0O0aXeMFoO8fVdI8biLrulmclrAddbBO1oBwVEcnfTjkieXBT3iZRmEcDWESzmv6fCWml3klSWWdtQkIe9fU2WYXpNWVsz6vdHF26ujn40tenumRfbpv1jN5F-X-mCkTczZ1BGw71c-I48Tj_wjTOrzI=&c=fbmvzepAvjoUOf29W_LiN9-FsApREV1C2QV_VcqTpU6G08qYqY5cYw==&ch=cuSDX63CVCpxdBQlbnJSqzz77D5PhLjpIAMnFC_zHKNjyqx_iWFYNg==) Wednesday, February 28, 2018 |2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST This webinar will cite specific examples of successful community-based chronic disease prevention programs from developed and developing countries and give participants an opportunity to discuss approaches to replicate them in their own communities. https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=gb539hubz4g8&campaign=3o ..

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SJSU MPH Program Accepting Applications!

 Feb 21, 2018

 

 

Thinking about the next steps in your public health career? San Jose State University's MPH program offers on-campus and online formats, taught by experienced faculty. Now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 semester [link tohttp://www.sjsu.edu/hsr/academicprograms/mph/]. ..

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African Ancestry Health & Heritage Month celebration

 Feb 20, 2018

 

 

Good Afternoon Partners, We invite you to join us and the Black Leadership Kitchen Cabinet of Silicon Valley (BLKC) in the first annualAfrican/African Ancestry Health & Heritage Month celebration. Here is a list of upcoming events Community Presentation by John Templeton & Jordan Smallwood Wednesday, February 21, 11:30pm-2pm African American Community Service Agency (AACSA), 304 N. 6th Street, San Jose 95112 See flyer for RSVP link and more information Survivor of Human Sex Trafficking: Community Presentation and Reception with Nola Brantley Wednesday, February 21, 3pm - 6pm African American Community Service Agency (AACSA), 304 N. 6th Street, San Jose 95112 See flyer for RSVP links and more information Gather at the Table – The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade by Authors Thomas Norman De Wolf and Sharon Leslie Morgan Thur ..

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Advance Care Planning Webinar

 Feb 14, 2018

 

 

This Week: Public Health Live! Advance Care Planning Webinar On Thursday, a free webinar entitled Advance Planning for Independence and Autonomy (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=bFy5gYsKc0dG1358VH6gcg) will be presented by David Hoffman, Director of the Bureau of Community Integration and Alzheimer’s Disease in the New York State Department of Health. As part of Public Health Live! (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=MJENwFnhPSbN7wYKZYpa9w) this webinar will explain the differences between advanced planning and advanced directives, describe the benefits of advanced planning, and highlight current public health efforts to increase it. Join the University of Albany’s School of Public Health on February 15 from 9:00 — 10:00 a.m. EST. Please register in advance (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=qfXK5Vf-St2TCroUBecm8A). An issue brief (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=sJ6D6DEdHGi-O04MtcjQHQ) from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=CyTAW ..

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Erin Aaberg Givans Memorial Scholarship

 Feb 13, 2018

 

 

Erin Aaberg Givans MemorialScholarship Applications dueMarch 9, 2018 Just a friendly reminder from theSacramento Region Community Foundationthe deadline for the 2018 Erin Aaberg Givans MemorialScholarshipis fast approaching - just four weeks away! You are receiving information because your organization works with students who meet the eligibility requirements for thisscholarship. The Children's Specialty Care Coalition, together with the Givans family, established this scholarship fund to honor its founding executive director, Erin Aaberg Givans, who committed her career to advocating for quality health care on behalf of children and youth in California. The scholarship will be available to female students pursuing a Master's degree in public policy or related graduate program (such as public administration or public health) at a California University, who plan to pursue a career in the field of children's health policy/advo ..

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Webinar: Global Trends in Chronic Disease Management through Community Based Participatory Research

 Feb 08, 2018

 

 

Global Trends in Chronic Disease Management through Community Based Participatory Research (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001f-8X4co7H0fc9eZur6824MPUZTYCvUZo8utionh4I1WeUbtQb3b6tlrG44QAzxmt-kqhUtcYcSNZNrSh0ov-60-8ETcyj1k9om4bX9nk2QSzpT4StFTW1YTOlFRO17O9yQfxJWOyWMvg66_At2eGgSgkIj7MxI6P71appNnwfSqnT2byxmAQljhxaR69qE64rIjKYI1CZqs=&c=O4mwWeIkn6EFlxrfgX4_mvLnzSRamgS-CKRKp4JKjTGdeAX9lz94ig==&ch=GfqMNrCfmc3IE8EoKnK0g_lVi9O8BCYULRCodJYmyGI09T6k7ZxaVQ==) Wednesday, February 28, 2018|2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST This webinar will cite specific examples of successful community-based chronic disease prevention programs from developed and developing countries and give participants an opportunity to discuss approaches to replicate them in their own communities. https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=gb539hubz4g8&campaign=3okdb97ps6dp  ..

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SOPHE Action Alert

 Feb 06, 2018

 

 

ACTION ALERT House CR cuts 4.85billion from Prevention & Public Health Fund House continuing resolution (CR) proposes a $4.85B from the Prevention and Public Health Fund by FY 2028 to offset the costs of extending expired health programs February 6, 2018 Last night, the House released a draft continuing resolution (Rules Committee Print 115-58) (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001by0ydgdVbeiPQTCDVhVk4zDX9lB5-c0HMqum8ebkV6uaaS0hVG2dIDmyhX2KXfjsEyAqUSk4Z8PtLNqjS_PYtskQrSa1oSDpnRCakulLKR0L7k6Ot-SJGHkE7fA1oVS4sdFvZ4a49hVgOrc2u5b3XJWlp8Gun7ANZosdXuDQlTHZRMyJeU0TtGuqKfZ7UXAYmXNUGT4taOXPgPWFvPw1zCVo6MaaLRRYvaDrz0_rq3BiH8zLd8ushg==&c=sdGaAffy-wi-ra4CHUflfg7KU-a2ZmUOLVYXoZ9Du9HuSzxxwbyrBw==&ch=VLb2jddBIYZYbSIADWFPYanRmUujTlBX0o-igPsvVDbXEnkaB7Whig==). The CR funds the government throughMarch 23, 2018and extends expired public health programs, including Community Health Centers and the National Health Service Corps for two years (FY18-FY19), ..

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