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Since 1907, MPHA has been dedicated to creating a healthier Minnesota through effective public health practice and engaged citizens. 


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  • January 14, 2022 1:19 PM | Anonymous

    The Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (RMIRECC) for Suicide Prevention is a national center that is based out of the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, which conducts research, provides clinical consultation and programming and develops educational resources for Veterans, families and providers.

    RMIRECC has a variety of no cost, publicly available resources that are more generally helpful for providers and communities:

  • January 14, 2022 9:31 AM | Anonymous

    What can health care providers to do improve health equity? This Trust Conversation webinar will examine the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Center for Health Justice, which was created in 2021 to address health inequities and improve community health. 

    The Trust Conversation webinar series is one component of the ABIM Foundation’s Building Trust initiative, a national, multi-year and multi-stakeholder effort focused on building trust as a core organizational strategy for improving health care.

    Click here for more information or to register for this webinar!

  • January 06, 2022 12:15 PM | Anonymous

    Join this webinar, an APHA 150th Anniversary event, to hear a State of the Public Health Union address followed by a panel discussion among American Journal of Public Health authors.

    In the State of the Union address, presidents review the recent past and provide guidance about what lays ahead. Why not have a similar event for public health? This webinar will be staged as a State of the Public Health Union event, introduced by the address of this year’s elected prime minister and followed by a panel of AJPH authors bringing the perspective of health officers – at the county, city, territories, and state levels – schools of public health, historians of public health, and intersectional researchers. The panel will comment on the address and then discuss what the past and the current pandemic tell us about the public health we need. The webinar will include a Q&A between audience members and the experts.

    Registration is free for APHA members, $25 for nonmembers.

  • December 28, 2021 2:15 PM | Anonymous

    To support continued workforce training needs as part of the COVID-19 response, the Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development team at CDC worked with CDC response staff to update three training plans initially developed in Spring 2021. The updates ensure that the content reflects the latest guidance and resources from CDC as the pandemic evolves. 

    The training plans, available on CDC TRAIN, cover Case Investigation and Contact TracingHealthcare Infection Control, and Testing. Additionally, Public Health Foundation and CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases offer a training plan on COVID-19 VaccinationAll four training plans are free and publicly available.

  • December 28, 2021 9:39 AM | Anonymous

    Building a Coalition of the Willing for Health Equity.

    For more information or to register for this event, click here

  • December 20, 2021 12:25 PM | Anonymous

    Escape the Vape is a PSA video contest where Minnesota 6th-12th graders can use their voice to raise awareness about the dangers of vaping. To participate, students must submit a 30 second PSA video to educate their peers, schools, families, and community on the risks of vaping nicotine. 

    This year’s contest is expanded to include more students, and new tools will be available for school to engage students. A new website and more contest information will also be available in early January

    Escape the Vape runs through February 2022. Follow, like, and tag the contest on Instagram @MNEscapeTheVape.
  • December 20, 2021 12:15 PM | Anonymous

    Join us for upcoming learning oppportunities in parthnership with UW Madison! This spring we will cover many topics from Treaty Rights, Blood Quantum, to AIM and more! Registration is required for these events at the links provided below. After registration participants will recieve a confirmation email with which to access to zoom meeting. 

    1/20  - American Indian Movement: Watch Party A Good Day To Die

    Presenter: Laura and Anna

    10am: https://lco.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvceGsrT8vG9Ap9AnYCwisRsOES3CIXu4H 

    6pm: https://lco.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrdOyhrDguHNUuv81fGMh5fjE4LVmRO6_L 

    2/10 - Treaty Rights 101 with Jonathan Gilbert from GLIFWC

    Presenter: Jonathan Gilbert Phd GLIFWC Biology 

    10am: https://lco.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcuuprjssG9VZfcev4BqY9uvpBovtzzys 

    6pm: https://lco.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kcuGhrjItGNSp96yb8wudROmDZCEBkgL1

    3/24 - Divided: The Role of Blood Quantum in American Indian Identity

    Presenter: Jill Doerfler Professor and Department Head | American Indian Studies University of Minnesota Duluth

    10am: https://lco.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lduCrqzwtE9O3SpzfGCSYRTmECpNk8vgA

    6pm: https://lco.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlc-2oqDgrH9dkMCe6MSC29APrshpi80OB 

  • December 14, 2021 7:42 AM | Anonymous

    The ONLY conference of its kind in the Twin Cities, our annual Breast Cancer Education Conference features renowned experts and resources on the latest in breast cancer research, nutrition, care and prevention.

    Renowned local and national breast health experts will share the latest advancements in research, treatment and care in a supportive and inspiring environment. The day includes opportunities to connect with others and discover practical tools and resources for dealing with the challenges of surviving and living with breast cancer. The conference is designed to be relevant to anyone whose life may be affected by breast cancer – newly diagnosed, in treatment, survivors, caregivers, family members and health care professionals.


  • December 06, 2021 10:18 AM | Anonymous

    Share your feedback on ways to address the direct care workforce shortage in Minnesota!

    DHS asks you to take a survey on how to use available grant money to retain and recruit direct care workers during the current workforce shortage. 

    For the full announcement and details about the survey, go to: Share your feedback on ways to address the direct care workforce shortage in Minnesota.

  • December 02, 2021 4:28 PM | Anonymous

    Applications are now open for the Culture of Health Leadership Institute for Racial Healing – an 18-month leadership experience supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Using the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) framework, the program seeks to strengthen the ecosystem of practitioners advancing racial and health equity in their work.


    If you believe that the wounds of racism can and must be healed, are committed to building mutually respectful relationships across racial and ethnic lines and are working in your community to make these changes a reality, please read the Official Call for Application for full details.

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