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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Register for IAPN Webinar on Performance Management – November 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 Performance Management Wednesday, November 28, 2018 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CT Laurie Call from Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) […]

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Illinois P.E. Champions

The Illinois Public Health Institute is pleased to recognize more than 50 physical education (P.E.) champions across Illinois who are helping to create and implement enhanced P.E. programs and policies in schools across the state. Through a call for nominations, we had 52 P.E. champions nominated from 29 districts for their dedication to helping all […]

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All In Webinar Series: 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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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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