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The Illinois Public Health Institute works through partnerships to promote prevention and improve public health systems that maximize health and quality of life for the people of Illinois.

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MARPHLI accepting applications for 2014-2015 fellowship

The MidAmerica Center for Public Health Practice at UIC School of Public Health in Chicago is inviting public health professionals and community partners to participate in a unique educational opportunity.  The MidAmerica Regional Public Health Leadership Institute (MARPHLI), now starting its 22nd year, is accepting applications to its twelve-month program, which is designed to develop […]

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Moving from Healthcare 1.0 to Health 3.0

Due to changes in the US health care delivery system as a result of the Affordable Care Act, there is an opportunity to develop a truly integrated system to build healthy communities and address the social and economic drivers of health. A presentation by Jim Hester, PhD, Principal of Population Health Management Group and former […]

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Fall Internship Opportunities at IPHI

IPHI is offering four exciting internship opportunities for the fall: Community Capacity Development Intern The Illinois Public Health Institute is seeking a graduate-level intern in IPHI’s Center for Community Capacity Development to: (1) assist in preparing training on accreditation, quality improvement and community health assessments and improvement plans for local health departments and their community […]

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Governor Quinn Signs IAPO-Supported PE Improvement Bills

Chicago, IL- August 4, 2014— Today, Governor Quinn signed two important bills that will improve physical education (P.E.) in Illinois schools to help students become fit for life. Professionally trained P.E. and health teachers will be recognized as “highly qualified,” similar to teachers of other subjects, under SB 3274, sponsored by Sen. Linda Holmes and Rep. Stephanie […]

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: September 2014 All-IAPO Conference

CALLING ALL IAPO PARTNERS: ALL-IAPO CONFERENCE, SEPTEMBER 17-18TH, 2014 BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL, ILLINOIS Registration is free. A limited number of travel scholarships are available. This fall, partners from across the state will come together to celebrate our progress and provide input into our strategic direction as the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) celebrates its 4th anniversary. Celebrate coalition […]

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Illinois Framework Stakeholder Engagement Project Renewed

Stakeholder engagement is a central component of the Illinois Framework’s approach to change management, and the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) has been the Framework’s primary partner for facilitating public participation since 2011. Thus far, more than 2,000 stakeholders have contributed ideas and learned about the State’s plan for increasing data sharing across Illinois’ healthcare […]

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