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Where Health Meets Equity in Ohio

January 18, 2017 | Daniel Lau, Build Healthy Places Network

Ohio skyline. Photo credit: Lisa Chamberlain

New from our Build Healthy Places Network: This post is part of our Healthy Communities Initiative blog series, highlighting the role of regional Federal Reserve banks in supporting and enabling cross-sector collaboration across community development and health sectors. In Ohio, the Cleveland Fed and its partners address the legacy of discrimination.  more

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Press Releases

Announcing Inaugural Class of Carol Emmott Fellowship for Women Leaders in Health

December 15, 2016

Fifteen dynamic and innovative women from across the US have been selected to the inaugural class of the Carol Emmott Fellowship (CEF), a cutting-edge program based at the Public Health Institute which accelerates the leadership capacity and impact of women leaders in health. The newly launched Fellowship is one of only a few mid-career initiatives seeking to fill a critical vacuum in establishing the next generation of women leaders who will further transform health.  more

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PHI Statement on Efforts to Repeal ACA

January 10, 2017

The Public Health Institute strongly opposes any efforts to repeal or weaken the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The nation's landmark health law strengthens, supports and improves public health and health infrastructure across the country. Read the statement from PHI President and CEO Mary Pittman.  more

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Announcements & Events

Webinar: Evaluation Tools for SNAP-Ed Populations and Needs

January 11, 2017

Hosted by the USDA, join the SNAP-Ed Connection and Sharon Sugerman, MS, RD, FADA from the Public Health Institute for a free webinar to learn about some of the existing SNAP-Ed tools that are available for specific populations and environments, and understand how to find and use evaluation tools for SNAP-Ed Framework Indicators.   more

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PHI in the News

'No One Should Go Hungry': How the Root Cause Coalition is Working to Change Healthcare's Priorities

December 19, 2016 | Becker's Hospital Review

The Root Cause Coalition is a member-driven, nonprofit organization created to take on issues pertaining to social determinants of health like poverty, housing instability and hunger to improve the health of America's disenfranchised communities. One of the Root Cause Coalition's research initiatives, Tackling Hunger to Improve Health in Older Americans, is focused on adults over 50 years of age who experience food insecurity and are afflicted with chronic illness. The study is the result of a partnership with the CDC and is being conducted by the Public Health Institute.  more

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