Our mission

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) mobilizes stakeholders, catalyzes partnerships, and leads action to promote prevention and improve public health systems in order to maximize health, health equity and quality of life for the people of Illinois.

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DASH Webinar: Big Cities, Big Data, Big Lessons!

Register December 13 @ 1 pm CT (2 pm ET) IPHI co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), a national initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that aims to align health care, public health, and other sectors to systematically compile, share, and use data to understand the factors that influence health and develop more […]

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Immigration and Health Webinar Recordings: Creating a Welcoming Environment for All: Learn from Immigrant Health National Experts

The Alliance for Health Equity (newly named merger of the Healthy Chicago Hospital Collaborative and Health Impact Collaborative of Cook County) and IPHI recently partnered with several other organizations to hold a webinar on health and immigration, “Creating a Welcoming Environment for All: Learn from Immigrant Health national experts.” The webinar included presentations from the […]

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Free Workshop: Promoting Hope and Recovery in the Wake of Behavioral Health Stigma

The Alliance for Health Equity is offering 2 FREE workshops in November for behavioral health practitioners to discuss recovery oriented systems of care, trauma informed practices, and approaches to reduce behavioral health/mental health stigma. Madeline Ofina, PhD will lead the workshops. Dr. Ofina is a clinical psychologist and expert in Mental Health Recovery-Oriented treatment. We […]

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Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax Repealed

On October 11, 2017, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted 15-2 to repeal the County’s sweetened beverage tax. Critical Cook County services and the health of our children lost to Big Soda’s multi-million dollar campaign to protect its profits. That means diseases linked to sugary drink consumption, like type 2 diabetes, heart disease and […]

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All In Webinar: Using Big Data and Analytics to Improve Public Health

Register November 9 @ 1 pm CT (2 pm ET) IPHI co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health, which is a partner of All In: Data for Community Health, a national network of projects with the common goal of improving multi-sector data sharing and collaboration. Join All In: Data for Community Health for the next webinar in our project […]

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Register for the IAPO in-person coalition meeting on October 18th

REGISTER HERE to join the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity at its annual in-person coalition meeting on Wednesday, October 18, 2017  (10:00 AM – 3:00 PM CST) at Elmhurst Hospital (Lower Level, Oak Room), located at 155 E. Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126. This year, IAPO is refreshing our guiding document, the State Obesity […]

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