The California Alliance of Schools and Programs of Public Health

The California Alliance of Schools and Programs of Public Health is a statewide policy, research and training alliance to promote health equity through: 1) policy advocacy and communication; 2) public health training and practice; 3) community partnership and coalition building; and 4) fund development and sustainability.


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The California Academic Health Department

The California Academic Health Department (CAHD) project, a program of Public Health Institute’s Center for Health Leadership and Impact is working closely with local health departments to build a stronger public health workforce through a pipeline of diverse public health graduates into LHDs. CAHD will expand and deepen connections between Alliance SPPHs and LHDs through 4 core activities: (1) full-time one-year post graduate residencies; (2) student internships; (3) providing professional support and development; and (4) exchanges of faculty from Alliance SPPHs and LHDs.

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