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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All In Webinar: Sustainably Financing Community Health

IPHI co-leads Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), a national initiative that aims to improve the capacity of communities to form collaborations that share data across sectors to improve health. DASH is a partner of the All In: Data for Community Health learning network, which is hosting an upcoming webinar. Sustainably Financing Community Health: Where to Look, […]

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Position Description: Program Manager 1- Community and School Nutrition

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is seeking an energetic and well-organized team member to support program operations, coordinate with partners, and implement strategies related to the Illinois State Physical Activity and Nutrition Program (ISPAN) and Healthy Schools initiatives in IPHI’s Center for Policy & Partnership Initiatives. The program manager will work with the program […]

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Position Description: Program Director- Chicago CARES to Prevent Diabetes

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is seeking an energetic and well-organized team member to lead program operations, coordinate with partners, and implement strategies for the new Chicago CARES to Prevent Diabetes initiative in IPHI’s Center for Policy & Partnership Initiatives. The Program Director reports to IPHI’s CEO. The position is full-time exempt; IPHI’s standard […]

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New Chicago CARES Collaboration Launched to Combat Diabetes Disparities Through Five-Year, $6 Million CDC Award

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) are joining forces with nearly two dozen community partners to launch a new initiative in Chicago that aims to reduce racial and socioeconomic disparities in diabetes outcomes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is awarding approximately $6 million over […]

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IPHI to Improve Physical Activity and Nutrition in Illinois Through Five-Year, $4.6 Million CDC Award

SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 – The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five-year, $4.6 million grant to implement physical activity and nutrition interventions designed to get at root causes of obesity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is awarding the funds to IPHI to support […]

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Access the webinar recording: Strong School Wellness Policies: Best Practices, New Resources, and Tips for Illinois Schools & Districts

Access the webinar recording: Strong School Wellness Policies: Best Practices, New Resources, and Tips for Illinois Schools & Districts

Description For any school participating in the federal Childhood Nutrition Programs, developing a school wellness policy is a must. However, how can schools and districts ensure their wellness policy meets best practice, has community buy-in, and is implemented comprehensively across the school campus and day? Access a recording of the webinar below to hear about […]

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