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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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Position Available: Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

The Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO) is a newly created leadership role for the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI), an $8+ million premier public health institute that mobilizes stakeholders, catalyzes partnerships, and leads action to improve public health systems to maximize health, health equity and quality of life for people and communities. IPHI advances […]

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Postponed: 2020 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT)

The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) has decided to postpone the 2020 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT) for this year. This decision was made for the health and safety of the presenters and attendees, who are a part of the COVID-19 response around the country. Check out NNPHI’s PHIT webpage for updates here.

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IPHI supports state and local health departments with public health system assessments

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) regularly provides consultation to support state and local health departments to support the planning and facilitation of State or Local Public Health System Assessments (SPHSA/LPHSA). This assessment is one of four assessments in the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) process. MAPP is a community-driven strategic planning […]

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Position Available: Program Manager- Opioid Initiative

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is seeking an energetic and well-organized team member to manage its growing portfolio of training/technical assistance to healthcare and other community providers addressing the opioid epidemic. The position will support program operations, coordinate with partners, and work with the center director and program director to implement strategies for the […]

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IPHI Releases “Challenging Cultural Barriers and Creating a More Supportive Society: Findings on Breastfeeding from Focus Groups with Moms Across Illinois”

The Illinois Public Health Institute is pleased to share a new report, “Challenging Cultural Barriers and Creating a More Supportive Society: Findings on Breastfeeding from Focus Groups with Moms Across Illinois.” The report summarizes seven focus groups that were conducted across Illinois to better understand the facilitators and barriers to breastfeeding among the ISPAN priority populations, […]

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IPHI Partners with the American Cancer Society and The Illinois Department of Public Health for IL HPV Action Planning Workshops

The Illinois Public Health Institute, on behalf of the American Cancer Society and the Illinois Department of Public Health, facilitated four HPV action planning workshops throughout the state of Illinois. These workshops gathered stakeholder insight to develop the Illinois Action Plan to Eliminate Vaccine-Preventable Cancers to supplement the Illinois Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan. The goal […]

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