The CPHI Digest
February 2, 2016
Annual Report 2014-2015
Introducing CPHI's annual report, Taking Root, Growing Strong. Learn about what CPHI was up to in the 2014-2015 academic year and see where we're headed! 
Flip through the report or download the PDF

CPHI Events

Fischer Fine Arts Library, Kleinman Center
220 S. 24th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Maiken Scott, host of WHYY's The Pulse
Don Sapatkin, health reporter and deputy health and science editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer

Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall, 1st Floor
3417 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
CPHI Fellows in the News

Senior Fellow Terri Lipman finds that exception care requires patient-driven eduation.

Senior Fellow Susan Sorenson comments on President Barack Obama's move to tighten controls on guns. 

Senior Fellow Christina Roberto states that warning labels on sugary drinks may have a powerful effect on whether parents purchase these beverages for their children.

A ssociate Fellow Tanja Krall recommends children eat protein-rich breakfast - it keeps their bellies fuller longer and causes them to eat smaller lunches.

Adjunct Fellow Jeffrey Hom was featured by Billy Penn as one of the 13 young Philly leaders shaping the health scene

Want to become a CPHI Fellow?
CPHI welcomes new voices and representations from various sectors related to health. 
To become a Fellow, please visit our website and apply!

Other Public Health Events

Thursday, February 11, 2016; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Senior Hunger Workshop
Location: Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), 642 N Broad St, 2nd fl conference rm
Learn about local food resources, SNAP for seniors, nutrition and wellness, best practices for providers, volunteer opportunities, and more! Read more.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016; 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Building Community Health & Wellbeing through Business, Culture, and Policy
Location: Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, Virginia
Please join the American College of Preventive Medicine as we proudly present this groundbreaking one-day symposium exploring the impact of a variety of societal influences on community health and unique solutions addressing lifestyle-related diseases. Read more.

Saturday, April 2, 2016
Zoobiquity Conference 6
Location: Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, 8574 Paxton St, Hummelstown, PA
Zoobiquity explores how human and non-human animal commonalities can be used to diagnose, treat, and heal patients of all species. Drawing on the latest in medical and veterinary science - as well as evolutionary and molecular biology - Zoobiquity proposes an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to physical and behavioral health. Registration is open and is limited to the first 240 healthcare professionals and 70 veterinary and medical students. Read more.

Monday, April 4, 2016; 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia's 3rd Annual Public Health Day Symposium
Location: College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA
The Public Health Day Symposium is designed for public health professionals to present their work. Students are encouraged to attend to learn more about the public health activities occurring in our community. Read more.

May 2-4, 2016
Alliance of Public Health Associations Meeting
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
The Alliance of Public Health Associations of the Americas will help advance public health through four areas: education, research, policy, and practice. The Alliance will foster collaboration among existing and new public health associations. Join the mailing list.
Innovations & Resources in the Field

The switchb
acks on this bright blue bench inspir e  climbing, balancing and active exp loration.  The bench is
 looking for a public space to call home - one where it will spark imagination and physical activity, as the young people (including Anthony, pictured) and other designers who created it intended.  It will be awarded free of charge to a Philadelphia community nonprofit. Learn more.

The National Institutes of Health have some helpful resources for advance planning and end of life decisions. Find these resources here.

The Senior Hunger Task Force released a Senior Hunger Relief Toolkit, which serves as a guide for providers on assisting older Philadelphians to access the food resources they need to stay healthy.

Public Health Job & Fellowship Opportunities

Multicultural Health Initiatives Director
Philadelphia, PA
The American Heart Association seeks a candidate to fill the role of Multicultural Health Initiatives Director. The Multicultural Health Initiatives Director will support the health impact goals in high risk African American communities by focusing on the areas of hypertension, nutrition, obesity and physical activity to build a sustainable culture of health. Read more.

Penn Casual Fellow
Philadelphia, PA
The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology seeks a postdoctoral researcher for the position of Penn Causal Fellow. The position is designed to be a career-building step for a scholarly career in causal inference. Read more.

Supervisory Health Care Administrator
Rockville, MD
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) within The Department of Health and Human Services seeks a candidate with extensive knowledge and expertise in both research methodology and the field of Maternal and Child Health, as well as significant leadership qualities. Read more.

Arlington, VA
The Environmental Protection Agency seeks a epidemiologist to work in the  Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticide Programs, Health Effects Division, Toxicology and Epidemiology Branch, Arlington, VA.  Read more.
3620 Hamilton Walk, Anatomy-Chemistry Rm 148, Philadelphia, PA 19104