CALL FOR POSTERS, Deadline to Submit is June 28, 2019

The Tennessee Public Health Association’s Annual Conference is currently accepting abstracts for poster presentations on topics pertaining to public health. This year’s theme is “Managing Change: Opportunities for Public Health Impact”.Click Posters for more information.

ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL AWARDS, Deadline to Submit is July 15, 2019 

TPHA’s Awards Committee is currently accepting nominations for the Tennessee Public Health Association’s Annual Awards to be presented on Thursday, September 12 during the 2019 Education Conference at the Franklin Cool Springs Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.  Click Awards for more information.

SIGN-UP TO BE AN EXHIBITOR AT TPHA’S 2019 CONFERENCE 

We are currently accepting exhibitors to showcase their services and products at the Tennessee Public Health Association’s annual conference to be held September 11-13, 2019 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, Tennessee.  Space is limited so click here Exhibitors to register online or download the contract now!

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

Registration is now open for the Tennessee Interprofessional Practice and Education Consortium’s (TIPEC) annual meeting on August 2 at Lipscomb University, Ezell Center.  For more information and to register online before July 15, 2019, click here TIPEC.  The meeting will include networking, problem-solving, a keynote address, and working group break-out sessions. Keynote speaker Dr Renee Bogschutz will present Leveraging a Statewide Consortium to Collaboratively Advance Interprofessional Practice and Education the Texas Model.

The Bloomberg American Health Initiative is seeking applicants to its Bloomberg Fellowship Program, which offers a fully-funded MPH degree to individuals who are on the front lines of change in their communities. Applications for the fellowship will be available in August, due December 1 and will be found online. Learn more online at American Health Fellowship.

The University of Memphis School of Public Health kicks off its Summer Institute in August.  For more information and to register, visit Public Health Summer Institute 

The College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University has hosted the Leading Voices in Public Health lecture series since 2007.  This premier series of lectures brings internationally respected thought leaders to the community to speak on issues of key importance to the public’s welfare.  Topics are purposely diverse, reflecting the broad interests and impact of public health.  Most of the lectures are available by Live Stream and for later viewing online.  Go to https://www.etsu.edu/cph/lvph.php for more information.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville offers a Graduate Certificate in Food Safety. The thirteen credit-hour Certificate can be earned completely online or in-person in three to four semesters. The Certificate Program is designed for the working professional as well as current students. The program provides Public Health and food industry leaders, researchers, educators, and practitioners practical knowledge and skills to enhance food safety and prevent food-related disease.  Interested persons must hold an undergraduate degree and be admitted into the University of Tennessee Graduate School https://gradschool.utk.edu/admissions/.   For more information, please visit https://publichealth.utk.edu/certificates/food-safety or contact Dr. Kathy Brown at publichealth@utk.edu