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Looking for a way to gain the skills and knowledge you need to make your community more walk-able? America Walks invites you to apply for a 2017 Walking College Fellowship - http://americawalks.org/walkingcollege/ - to help you take your local advocacy work to the next level. The application process opens on February 1st, there's an "Orientation to the Walking College" webinar on February 14th, and the deadline for submitting applications is February 28th.

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Please join American Public Health Association, Prevention Institute, Public Health Institute, and Trust for America's Health for a Dialogue4Health Web Forum featuring a panel discussion highlighting advocacy opportunities to advance prevention, equity and public health with the new Administration and Congress.

Click here for registration and further details.

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The Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE) LEAP: Lupus Education and Awareness for Patients, Professionals and Providers Program will offer a webinar on tobacco use and lupus entitled Lasso Tobacco before Lupus Strikes at 11:30 am EST on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 featuring Emily Kohler, RDH, CTTS, CPT, who is the Tobacco Program Manager for the Big Bend Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and Rob Thomas, DrPH, EdD, MBA, Executive Director & CEO of Big Bend AHEC and Big Bend Rural Health Network.

The purpose of the webinar is to increase the lupus health knowledge and awareness of health educators, public health professionals and primary care providers. This webinar is a part of the educational offerings of the DHPE LEAP: Lupus Education Webinar Series. One free continuing education unit is offered for this webinar.

Registration Link for Tobacco and Lupus Webinar:
attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4262097774733954561

Thank you for your support of the LEAP Program. For additional information about the LEAP Program, visit the website at www.bit.ly/dhpelupus.

 

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Climate Change and Occupational Safety & Health Webinar

Thursday, January 12 2017

11:00 AM-12:30 PM CST

Sponsored by APHA ENVIRONMENT & OHS sections
Co-sponsored by the NIOSH ERC CEO programs
Continuing Education
Contact hours: 1.5

Please register for the session at no cost at:
http://www.cvent.com/d/tvqrkg

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The Culture of Health Leaders Program is pleased to announce that the Call for Applications for the 2017 cohort is now open.  Register at my.rwjf.org to access the application system. A copy of the application is attached. APA is one of the national partners supporting the program.

The application process closes at 3:00 pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 15. All application materials, including the required video and references, must be submitted in the online application system by the deadline.

Please consider attending the upcoming optional webinar for applicants interested in the Culture of Health Leaders Program:

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 (3:30-4:30 p.m. ET)

Registration is required: Register.

Additional information about the Culture of Health Leaders Program is available at Culture of Health Leaders website and at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's website.

Co-led by the National Collaborative for Health Equity and CommonHealth Action, the Culture of Health Leaders Program is one of four leadership development programs designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, with national partners, to advance the next generation of leaders committed to equity and better health.

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Please click the link below for the Surgeon General's report on E-Cigarettes.

http://www.lung.org/about-us/blog/2016/12/e-cigarettes-a-real-threat.html

 

 

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The Winter 2017 issue of NJPHA's newsletter features a column from the NJ Commissioner of Health on the Department's #kNOwLEAD campaign, plus 2 articles on NJPHA's Annual Conference in October and an article on public health data in the U.S. Supreme Court.  newsletter_winter17

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