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Prevention Institute e-alert: March 5, 2015

March 19 Webinar: New Year, New Efforts and Opportunities to Advance Prevention and Population Health

2015 brings renewed efforts and opportunities to strengthen prevention and population health – including working with an expanded list of multi-sector partners and policymakers to ensure greater awareness and reach.  A host of initiatives across the country – from efforts funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to private/public partnerships – are constructing a strong foundation for healthier communities, and building a culture of health.

Thursday, March 19th

12:30-2:00pm PST/ 3:30-5:00pm EST

Please join Prevention Institute, American Public Health Association, Public Health Institute, and Trust for America’s Health, to learn more about strategies to cultivate partners, and to support and communicate the importance of continuing investments in prevention and population health. The webinar will include:

  • An update on how children’s hospitals are working to advance population health;

  • Strategies from a public health department that is leading the way with elected officials and other stakeholders to build support for continuing public investments; and

  • A Congressional update about the current national funding landscape for public health.

 Register today.


  • Andi Lipstein Fristedt, MPA, Senior Health Policy Advisor, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

  • Karen Seaver Hill, Director, Child Advocacy, Children’s Hospital Association

  • Chris Tholkes, MPA, Assistant Division Director, Minnesota Department of Health

register and join us for this Web Forum co-hosted by American Public Health Association, Prevention Institute, Public Health Institute, and Trust for America's Health to learn more.

Advancing Equity Through Partnerships 

PI Managing Director Leslie Mikkelsen writes on the Equity of Care blog about how partnerships between health care organizations and community groups can advance equity. Read here.

Now Hiring: Program Manager or Director for Mental Health in Oakland, Executive Assistant in L.A.

PI is hiring a program manager or director to advance community approaches to mental health and well being in our Oakland office. Learn more here. We are also hiring an executive assistant to support two directors and serve as manager of the Los Angeles office. Learn more here 

Community-Centered Health Homes

Community-Centered Health Homes: Bridging the Gap Between Health Services and Community Prevention outlines an approach for upstream integration between community-based efforts and clinical services. Download here.

Closing the Loop

Prevention measures that restrict tobacco  consumption or require the use of seat belts save lives—and money. But that money rarely gets used to fund new prevention efforts. In a paper published by the Institute of Medicine, PI’s Larry Cohen and The California Endowment’s Anthony Iton argue that we need to “close the loop” by ensuring that we invest and reinvent in prevention. Download here.

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