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Denver Public Health Grand Rounds: Achieving Health Equity to Eliminate Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is the leading infectious disease killer globally; however, it is also preventable and can be stopped by addressing healthcare inequities.

Please join Denver Public Health and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to unite to end TB in support of World TB Day (March 24). Dr. Michelle Haas will discuss how to eliminate the burden of TB by creating a framework to address health disparities in our community.  

Event Details

  • Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • 7:30-8 am, continental breakfast and networking
  • 8-9 am, lecture and discussion
  • Rita Bass Trauma & EMS Institute Auditorium: 190 W 6th Ave, Denver CO, 80204


Space is limited. Register online today to reserve your seat. Please feel free to share this invitation with your colleagues and partners.

Education Credits: This program has been approved for 1.0 nursing contact hours at successful completion of the event evaluation. 


Hope to see you there, 
Denver Public Health & 
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

denverpublichealth@dhha.org

 

A Warm Welcome To New CPHA Members

Please welcome Erin Huck, a brand new student member of CPHA this week. Erin, we're happy to have you! 

 

CPHA Legislative Team At Frontline Issues Update 

CPHA's legislative team at Frontline Public Affairs has issued a members-only report, including one on an update on the lieutenant governor's health-care package as another on a project underway to examine the Affordable Care Act in Colorado and its potential replacements. 

Members: Read the update (password required)

Not yet a member? Join us

 

Members: Get The Inside Scoop!

CPHA's new website also has online discussion "circles." Join any circle that's appropriate! A password is required. Not a member? (Join here).

Public Health Consultants

Running your own consulting firm, working as an independent public health consultant, have past experience or just thinking about going out on your own? Want to engage with consultants? Join this circle and share your experience, advice and questions!

Past Presidents Club

A forum for any of the CPHA Past Presidents to connect and exchange information, including providing input on Association policies and activities. Past Presidents, please join!

Students

The Student Committee, currently headed by two elected Co-Directors, maintains linkages to public health training programs in Colorado, represents the interests of students studying in public health fields and promotes Student Membership in the Association.

Membership

The committee develops and implements a Membership plan that includes recruitment and retention of Members in the Association. The committee shall also engage in organizational development activities such as press and public relations.

Public Health Policy

CPHA's Public Health Policy Committee is chaired by elected Public Health Policy Board Director, who initiates the policy and legislative activities of the Association.

Professional Education

The main objective of CPHA’s professional education efforts is to lead the execution of the annual Public Health in the Rockies (PHiR) Conference each year.

Communications

CPHA Communications Committee works on increasing CPHA’s visibility amount internal and external audience, as well as promote networking and dialogue among members.

 

CPHA President Brian Turner Speaks To Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police 

On Thursday February, 16, 2017 CPHA President Brian Turner spoke about Mental Health First Aid at the Mid-Year Conference of the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police in Evans, Colorado

Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking, 8-hour certification course designed to teach participants to recognize the signs and symptoms of a mental health challenge or crisis, and give them the tools to appropriately respond.

In his presentation, Brian described a specific public safety module designed for law enforcement participants and engaged participants in the effort underway to extend this training statewide as a complement to Crisis Intervention Training for the law enforcement community.

 

 
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