CHAD is pleased to announce its participation with the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RM-PHTC) as its Local Performance Site for North and South Dakota. CHAD will be the connector for the Dakotas' public health systems to the Training Center and will also serve as the connector to the Community Health Centers (CHCs) located within Region VIII. Click here for a list of current trainings.

Check out these RM-PHTC training videos catered to Community Health Centers and Public Health Departments. 

The RM-PHTC is one of 10 Regional Public Health Training Centers across the country funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Public Health Training Centers are partnerships between accredited schools of public health, related academic institutions, and public health agencies and organizations. The Public Health Training Center (PHTC) Network improves the Nation’s public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial and leadership competence of current and future public health professionals.

The Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RM-PHTC) has an added component through its’ partnership with CHAD to provide resources and trainings that will support a high quality workforce that includes Community Health Center professionals within Region VIII along with public health professionals in the Dakotas. The other key partners, besides CHAD serving as Local Performance Sites will include the University of Utah, the Wyoming Institute for Population Health, and the Montana Area Health Education Centers.

The RM-PHTC offers a public health student stipend in North and South Dakota. The stipend, in the amount of $1,500/year, is awarded to 20 students across HHS Region VIII (Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota). The stipend will help support field placement and collaborative learning projects of students enrolled in a masters or doctoral level public health program.

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