Projects

Center for Public Health Practice Projects

Indiana Counties Served by the Center for Public Health PracticeMore than 36 counties in Indiana have requested technical assistance and consulting services from the Center for Public Health Practice. The most frequently requested areas of need are hepatitis C and HIV, substance abuse, mental health, teen pregnancy and accreditation consultation. Services requested include community health assessment and program evaluation, policy analysis and development, community coalition building, and technical assistance related to evidence based practice.

  • Accreditation Readiness for Local Health Departments
  • Traineeships for 38 Graduate Students
  • Public Health Corp, Student Service Organization
  • Technical Assistance and Guidance to Community Organizations and Local Health Departments, Including:
    • Teen Pregnancy Prevention
    • HIV and Hepatitis C Testing in Jails
    • Coalition Building
    • Needle Exchange Readiness
    • Workforce Development
  • Indiana Public Health Practice Council, Including over 70 Academic and Practice Professionals
  • Indiana Public Health Conference
  • Prescription Drug Take Back Day
  • EpiPen Training Video for Indiana Public Schools
  • IU SERT Coordination
  • HIV/HCV Point Prevalence Study, Lake County Jail
  • Qualitative and Case Control Studies for Risk Factors for HIV Acquisition, Scott County
  • Policy Briefings and County Indicator Reports Regarding Local Public Health for Legislators
  • Opioid Report To obtain an accessible version of this report, please contact fsphinfo@iupui.edu.

Ongoing projects include: National Public Health Accreditation consultation; a partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health to recruit, train and deploy graduate students to work with local health departments on enteric disease, Hepatitis C and HIV case investigation and reporting; and projects which support and engage community organizations and stakeholders improving Indiana’s public health workforce and infrastructure. The CPHP also serves as the coordinating body for the Indiana Public Health Conference sponsored by the academic and practice partners from across the state that comprise the Indiana Public Health Practice Council.