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Join PHI at Women Deliver

May 11, 2016

Women Deliver’s 4th Global Conference, taking place in May 2016, will be the largest gathering on girls’ and women’s health and rights in the last decade and one of the first major global conferences following the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more about the conference and PHI program participation.  more

PHI Board Member Claire Brindis Receives Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award

May 06, 2016

PHI board member Claire Brindis, DrPH, MPH, has been selected to receive the 2016 Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Faculty Mentoring Program. She is being recognized for her commitment to mentoring across the academic lifecourse, from students through senior faculty and researchers across disciplines.  more

Protecting Health at the Intersection of Tech and Data

May 03, 2016

Join PHI and others in San Francisco on May 11th for Protecting Health at the Intersection of Tech and Data, presented by P2HEALTH. 

The event features a night of sharing ideas and networking, and a special guest panel with PHI's Sue Grinnell.   more

FEMA Promising Practice: Disability Inclusion in Planning and Hawaii Personal Preparedness (Webinar)

April 29, 2016

Full and meaningful inclusion of individuals with disabilities and others with access and functional needs in the emergency management process needs shared understanding, cultural competence, effective communication, inclusive practices, and comprehensive emergency management principles. Personal preparedness education combined with accessible and inclusive emergency management can enable individuals with disabilities and others with access and functional needs to participate in a meaningful way with emergency managers and planners.

Please join us for this May 12th webinar, part of the ADA National Network/FEMA Webinar Series on Emergency Management and Preparedness-Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities, provided by PHI's Pacific ADA Center.  more

Webinar: 3 Perspectives for Healthy Policy and Practice Change in the School Environment

April 28, 2016

To advance school wellness policies and practices takes time, guts, and vision for real efforts to take place. The Public Health Institute’s (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition and California Project LEAN are pleased to invite you to participate in learning from three school stakeholders—an adult ally working with youth, a parent leader, and a district assistant superintendent—about their efforts to advance successful school wellness policy and practices in their district. Join us on May 17th.

Collective Roadmapping: Brainstorm Your Ideas (Connecting the Capital Web Forum)

April 27, 2016

In partnership with PHI's California Convergence, CA4Health is offering a series of monthly web forums that focus on supporting community partners to learn the basics of social impact investment capital and how they can access different types of capital to help develop and support healthy communities. Join us on May 12th, where we will hear and share emerging opportunities across our cohort for implementation of our session learnings in California communities. 

Research Paper by PHI's Rosemary Cress & Colleagues Receives Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

April 25, 2016

A research paper produced by PHI’s Dr. Rosemary Cress, Research Program Director with our Cancer Registry of Greater California (CRGC), and colleagues has received an excellence in research award for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California Davis School of Medicine. The Roy M. Pitkin Award was established in 1998 to recognize departments of obstetrics and gynecology that promote and demonstrate excellence in research.  more

RFP Request: Fundraising Proposal Consultant

April 18, 2016

PHI is seeking a consultant to work directly with PHI’s President/CEO, members of the PHI Board of Directors and identified PHI Program Directors to develop and implement a focused plan for fundraising.    more

Healthy Retail Webinar: "Promotional Strategies for Healthy Retail Programs"

April 07, 2016

Working with retailers to provide shoppers with adequate access to healthy foods is an integral part of public health efforts to prevent obesity, reduce certain chronic diseases, and enhance community vibrancy. Join PHI's Center for Nutrition and Wellness for a webinar on how public health professionals can work with food retailers, from large chain grocery stores to corner markets, to increase shoppers' access to and consumption of fruits and vegetables. 

ARG Researchers Present at AP17

April 07, 2016 | Alcohol Research Group

In early April, researchers from around the world met in Arlington, Virginia for the 17th annual Alcohol Policy (AP) Conference. Scientists from PHI's Alcohol Research Group were among the presenters, and the conferene featured Center Director William C. Kerr’s plenary session on alcohol privatization, highlighting his recent work in Washington State.  more

Pay for Success: A New Way of Financing Prevention (Web Forum)

April 05, 2016

In partnership with California Convergence, PHI's CA4Health is offering a series of monthly web forums that focus on supporting community partners to learn the basics of social impact investment capital and how they can access different types of capital to help develop and support healthy communities. Join us on April 14th for the next in the series, which will provide an overview of Pay for Success models including Social Impact Bonds and other ways to build social ROI into investment opportunities.  more

ADA National Network Learning Session: Including People with Disabilities in Emergency Planning—Projects from the CDC

March 29, 2016

At the federal level, while FEMA gets most of the attention for doing work around emergencies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is also involved. CDC funds projects that include people with disabilities and other access and functional needs in emergency planning and preparedness. Provided by PHI's Pacific ADA Center, this session will review the efforts of some of these projects, including a presentation from one of the grantees at the Iowa Office of Disability and Health concerning including people with disabilities in disaster drills and exercises.   more

Announcing the 2016 Behavioral Health Undergraduate Summit--Application Deadline Extended

March 25, 2016

PHI's FACES for the Future is seeking highly motivated recent high school graduates and college undergraduates who are interested in a career in behavioral health. The Behavioral Health Undergraduate Summit is a unique opportunity to gain experience, training and professional development in the behavioral healthcare field. This two-week summer program will provide a participation stipend and a combination of workshops, tours, and guest speakers to advance participants toward their career goals.

Rise Up Launches Champions for Change Kenya

March 22, 2016 | Rufaro Kangai and Albert Obbuyi, Rise Up

PHI's Rise Up is thrilled to announce the launch of Champions for Change Kenya, a powerful new initiative working to improve the lives and health of young people. In partnership with the AstraZeneca Young Health Program, Champions for Change (C4C) invests in visionary Kenyan leaders and local organizations working to prevent and combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among young people.

The Future of Global Health 2016

March 18, 2016

Hosted by Global Health Council and the Global Health Fellows Program II, The Future of Global Health 2016 is an event for global health unlike any other. It is a unique opportunity to step outside the usual panel discussion format and engage in meaningful conversation with peers and potential mentors.

Climate One: Health Hazards of One Degree

March 15, 2016

What is the outlook for public health in a warming world? Is California and the Bay Area prepared to deal with the medical impacts of a hot and crowded world? Join us on April 7th for a Climate One discussion, featuring PHI's Dr. Linda Rudolph.

Hospitals, Food Insecurity and Chronic Disease: Tackling Hunger to Improve Health

March 11, 2016

The Public Health Institute (PHI) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC Foundation, ProMedica and the AARP Foundation is conducting a study to identify promising practices in health care to address food insecurity—and we want to hear from you.  more

Call for Applications: Culture of Health Leaders

March 09, 2016 | Daniel Lau, Build Healthy Places Network

PHI's Build Healthy Places Network is proud to be a partner agency in the new Culture of Health Leaders program. This is a new leadership development and funding opportunity for leaders from sectors that influence health—including community development, education, transportation, technology, public health, government, faith/spiritual, business, health care, social service, economic development, urban planning, and others.

Join Rise Up and Girl Leaders at CSW60

March 01, 2016

Rise Up’s Let Girls Lead (LGL) and Youth Champions Initiative (YCI) programs will join together to amplify girls and young women’s voices at the 60th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).  more

Join the Next #NetworkCommons: Early Childhood and the Role for Community Development

February 26, 2016 | Build Healthy Places Network

Join PHI's Build Healthy Places Network for the March 15th #NetworkCommons discussion, where three field leaders will discuss the connections between early childhood development and neighborhood environments, and the role for community development in supporting the health and well-being of children and their families. 
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