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New job announcement!

Nice start to my Monday morning: The first email I see shares a new full-time job opportunity that could just be ideal for one of our CWU Public Health grads. As always, I’m reminded of the breadth of work settings … Continue reading

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Public Health Thank You Day – Monday Nov 21!

Think you owe something to public health? Go ahead and thank a public health person! November 21 is Public Health Thank You Day. Click here to learn a few reasons why we might want to recognize the work of public … Continue reading

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New positions and training opportunities

Been out in the field for a year or two? Maybe even have a master’s? Enjoy working with children and families? Interested in a move to the Southwest? Take a look at the announcement for a Case Manager position in … Continue reading

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Great news for public health: Our nutrition facts label is changing – in three years

First lady Michelle Obama announced an important public health win yesterday: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is changing the nutrition facts label in some significant ways, The new changes take effect for large manufactures on July 26, 2018. Smaller … Continue reading

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Great Changes Happening for CWU Public Health!

PH major moving to new departmental home: You may have heard a bit about this news on the wind, but now it’s official! As of July 1, 2016, the Purser Building will hold a new department – Health Sciences. Your … Continue reading

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Happy May – and some current PH thinking!

How about a few words on political apathy and public health issues – straight from Georges Benjamin, the current Executive Director of APHA? Next up – a quick (3-minute) video on Healthier Washington, with key policymakers discussing an important pilot … Continue reading

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Community Health Worker training starts Thursday – FREE, and here at CWU!

The Washington State Dept of Health offers a Community Health Worker (CHW) Training, and we are bringing it to campus. Training starts Thurs April 13 with a 9am to 3pm Opening Day, follows up with several weeks of small, straightforward … Continue reading

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Terrific CDC Resource – State-specific Prevention Status Reports!

Wow! Just received word about an excellent resource in the CDC Weekly Digest Bulletin email: the Prevention Status Reports for 2015. Take a look and consider how local public health folks – and public health students – might use these … Continue reading

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Second “1st Monday” event coming up! Monday March 7

We’ll have KCPH staff and two CWU Public Health students sharing their experiences from last month’s Legislative Day! Join us. This will be a great presentation. Monday, March 7 – 8 to 9:30am – we’ll bring the coffee and goodies! … Continue reading

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Inaugural 1st Mondays event – Monday Feb 1!

Our 1st Mondays series begins this Monday Feb 1, 2016 in Purser Hall Rm 205. 1st Mondays is a brand new initiative, designed to enhance academic community in CWU’s public health program. Over the winter and spring quarters, on the … Continue reading

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