June 2019 Newsletter
2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season is here!
The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season began on
Saturday, June 1, 2019.  

Did you know? The Tulane Learning Management System is home to several hurricane, emergency and public health preparedness-related courses.

Available trainings include Crisis Management, Disaster Responder Health and Safety, Decision Making in Disasters: Lessons from the Field, Staffing for Emergency Response and Recovery and Utilizing Government Resources in a Disaster.

Are you ready for hurricane season? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) has provided several tips to help us prepare for hurricane season. Click here for more information.
New Partner Spotlight: Olawale Dudubo
Please help us welcome Olawale Dudubo to the Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center team!

Olawale will serve as a graduate research assistant for the Oklahoma Public Health Training Center. Olawale earned a Bachelor's degree in Dentistry in Nigeria and a Master’s degree in Dental Public Health from Queen Mary University of London.

Olawale is about to start his second year of doctoral training in the department of Health Promotion Sciences at the Hudson College of Public Health at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. His academic interests include oral health disparities, chronic diseases and use of common risk factors approach in health promotion.
Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center team members attend NNPHI Annual Conference
Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center team members attended The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) 's Annual Conference May 20-22, 2019 in Washington D.C.
This year’s conference theme was
“From Ideas to Innovation:
Partnerships, Policy and Practice.” 

Created in 2001, The National Network of Public Health Institutes is a social, financial and information network, connecting more than 4,500 subject-matter experts with organizational partners across the nation .
Are you looking to advance your career in Public Health and improve your earning potential?   Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine's online Master's degrees in Public Health and Graduate Certificate program s, focused in Occupational and Environmental health, provide mid-career professionals a crucial level of flexibility , permitting students to
maintain their career while completing an accredited Master's degree or Graduate Certificate program. With options to concentrate your Master's in Public Health in Disaster Management, Occupational Health and Safety Management or Occupational and Environmental health; pursue an online Master of Science in Public Health with a focus in Industrial Hygiene; or secure a Graduate Certificate in any of our offered concentrations,Tulane's programs offer unique opportunities to help you reach your professional and career goals. 
Visit   https://caeph.tulane.edu/content/request-info   for information on how to apply. Applications for the Fall 2019 semester are currently being accepted.
Course Spotlight:
Vector-borne Diseases of Public Health Importance

The Vector-Borne Diseases of Public Health Importance course provides the basic knowledge needed by the Environmental Public Health Workforce to help them protect the communities they serve from Vector-borne Diseases of environmental origin, and educate the public and the partners with whom they work, particularly in the area of vector control.

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the most important disease causing vectors in the US
  • Classify the basics of vector biology,
  • Recognize how vectors transmit disease,
  •  Differentiate the diseases each vector can transmit
  • Explain basic basic vector borne disease pathology

For more information about
this training,   please click here .
Featured Course Bundle:
Tribal Behavioral Health

The Tribal Behavioral Health curriculum is designed to provide general guidance and
understanding to increase the knowledge of behavioral health in the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) population and among tribal health departments, including issues and challenges — and organizations seeking to improve AI/AN behavioral health.

The 4 courses included in this curriculum will cover several topics related to behavioral health in the AI/AN population, including historical trauma and current issues. Descriptions of some of the programs and organizations that are working to improve AI/AN behavioral health will also be presented.

For additional information about the Tribal Behavioral Health course bundle,   click here .
Looking for more training on a specific topic in public health? Need additional training on a current public health hot topic? We want to help you address these needs. Please email us and let us know about your current training needs/interests/issues. We will evaluate our current trainings to see if we have something that can address your area of interest. 
Please send us an email at   r6-phtc@tulane.edu   and let us see if we can be of help.