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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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Internship Opportunity: CCCD Intern Fall 2019

The Center for Community Capacity Development (CCCD) enhances the effectiveness and reach of local public health systems by collaborating with public health partners to provide training, technical assistance and support services for community-level health improvement and prevention programs. CCCD seeks an intern for fall 2019 to contribute to ongoing work in community health assessments, community […]

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Position Available: Communications Manager / Senior Communications Manager

Communications Manager / Senior Communications Manager The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is seeking a productive and well-organized Communications Manager to develop and lead communications strategies and support branding, marketing, and media. This position is equal parts strategic direction and content development and includes a robust collaboration component.  The Communications Manager supports 1) IPHI’s Data […]

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Register for IAPN Webinar on Tools for Shared Measurement – February 28

The Illinois Accreditation Peer Network (IAPN) is a network of local health departments hosting quarterly web meetings with brief peer-to-peer presentations on how to approach topics related to accreditation requirements. Register for IAPN Webinar on Tools for Shared Measurement Thursday, February 28, 2019 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT Sarah Troll, Population Health Coordinator with […]

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IPHI 2018 Impact

What a year! As more focus shifts to addressing the persistent social and economic inequities facing our communities, IPHI’s role in connecting and activating stakeholders is expanding more than ever. With the new year comes new opportunities to improve health equity—including initiatives aimed at reducing disparities in diabetes outcomes, creating statewide systems to help Illinoisans […]

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IPHI Releases 2019 Policy Platform: Promoting Cross-Sector Partnership and Systems Change to Ensure Health and Health Equity in Illinois

IPHI has developed a 2019 Policy Platform, designed to guide IPHI’s policy advocacy and leadership as the new JB Pritzker/Julianna Stratton administration and General Assembly begin their work in January. The platform articulates a number of policy objectives that derive from IPHI’s work in cross-sector partnerships for data exchange, collaborations among hospitals and community organizations […]

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IPHI Releases “Protecting Public Health and Promoting Equity in Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization in Illinois”

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is pleased to release the policy brief, “Protecting Public Health and Promoting Equity in Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization in Illinois.” These recommendations for policymakers were created by IPHI and other health and equity groups in Illinois that considered the scientific evidence related to the health effects of marijuana and the […]

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