Who We Are
The mission of the Public Health Training Center (PHTC) Program is to improve the nation's public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of the current and future public health workforces thereby improving the infrastructure of the public health system. The MAR-PHTC is an educational and training partnership among state and local public health departments, non-traditional health care centers, and academic institutions. Pitt Public Health Serves as the Central Office. The MAR-PHTC is part of a national network of ten PHTCs funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration.
The MAR-PHTC will develop and deliver trainings
for the public health and community health center workforces in
Business and Financial Management, Childhood Obesity, Continuous Quality
Improvement, Cultural Diversity, Data Analytics, Data Visualization,
Effective Writing, Engaging Diverse Communities, Evidence-based Public
Health Practice, Health and Equity, Informatics, Mental Health, Opioid
Abuse, Policy Analysis and Development, Policy Engagement, Problem
Solving, Project Management, Resource Management, Risk Communications,
Social Determinants of Health, Systems Thinking.
In addition, the MAR-PHTC's EXPO will provide experiential learning opportunities for students of public health that will focus on medically underserved communities.
By linking academia to professional public health practice, the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Center for Public Health Practice (CPHP) contributes to better health for Pennsylvanians. CPHP is a catalyst for engaged scholarship in public health through applied research, practice-based teaching, and professional service. The activities and research provided by CPHP, along with close collaboration with community partners, enables CPHP to be a resource to the community and strengthen the public health system. For additional information, contact email@example.com.
DC Health promotes health, wellness, and equity across the District and protects the safety of residents, visitors, and those doing business in our nation's Capital. DC Health aims to promote a culture of health and wellness; address the social determinants of health; strengthen public-private partnerships; close the chasm between clinical medicine and public health; and implement data driven and outcome-oriented approaches to program and policy development. For additional information, contact Jacqueline Watson at Jacqueline.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The DC Primary Care Association (DCPCA) works to create healthier communities through advocacy and the development of the infrastructure to support a high quality, equitable, integrated health care system that gives every DC resident an opportunity for a full and healthy life. Through numerous advocacy efforts and resource development programs, DCPCA has expanded and improved primary health care services for District residents. For additional information, contact Megan Loucks at email@example.com.
Delaware Health and Social Services aspires to improve the quality of life for Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations. The Division of Public Health protects and promotes the health of all people in Delaware to foster healthy people in healthy communities. For additional information, contact David Walton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) is a unique non-profit resource that builds partnerships across sectors and cultivates innovative solutions to improve health and well-being for all people and communities throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Their work strengthens health service systems and public policy; enhances the environments and conditions in which people live, age, work, learn, and play; and builds organizational and community capacity to sustain progress. For additionalmore information, contact Mike Royster at MRoyster@institutephi.org.
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is dedicated to the improvement of health through discovery, dissemination, and translation of knowledge and the education of a diverse global community of research scientists and public health professionals. Every day, the Bloomberg School works to keep millions around the world safe from illness and injury by pioneering new research, deploying knowledge in the field, and educating tomorrow's public health leaders. For additional information, contact Craig Tower at email@example.com.
The National Network of Public Health Institutes is a resource for analysis, best practices, and network connections for communities, government agencies, foundations, the health care delivery system, the media, and academia. They are committed to advancing public health practice and improving population health through a focus on improving the often unseen conditions and systems that define the health and well-being of entire populations. For additional information, contact Jennifer McKeever at JMcKeever@nnphi.org.
The Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers (PACHC) programs and services support Pennsylvania's health centers in their mission to improve access to affordable, quality primary care for all. For additional information, contact Cindi Christ at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Community Healthcare Association’s primary responsibility is to offer training and technical assistance to support their commitment to provide high-quality, comprehensive, convenient primary care services. Primary care services include medical, dental, behavioral health, and pharmacy assistance. Throughout the year, VCHA offers webinars, in-person trainings, and individual assistance to health center leadership and staff and work with regional and national partners to provide timely and high quality trainings as well as guidance on any new or ongoing federal and state initiatives. For additional information, contact Trinette Randolph at TRandolph@VaCommunityHealth.org.
The Virginia Department of Health protects the health and promotes the well-being of all people in Virginia in order to help Virginia become the healthiest state in the nation. For additional information, contact Donna Taylor at email@example.com.
West Virginia Local Health Inc. (WVLHI) is a 501c3 non-profit organization formed to help strengthen public health agencies and the public health system in West Virginia. As such, WVLHI is dedicated to activities that aid, strengthen, support, benefit, and further in every proper and useful way the work and services of the all health departments. WVLHI provides technical assistance and leadership to assist in the development of the public health workforce to prevent disease and improve health outcomes. For additional information, contact Deb Koester at DebKoester.firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Virginia University School of Public Health is dedicated to
tackling critical public health issues facing the citizens of West
Virginia and the Appalachian region. Through community engagement
projects, innovation, and research, students and faculty are engaged in
partnerships or projects in nearly every county in West Virginia.
Research and service efforts focus on contemporary issues associated
with injury and disease prevention, elimination of health disparities,
and policy solutions.
For additional information, contact Ranjita Misra at email@example.com.