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AZ Women’s Health Status Report

By | April 2nd, 2012|Prevention|

Our Bureau of Women's and Children's Health team released the Arizona Women's Health Status Report recently. The report details how Arizona women are doing toward achieving optimal health and wellness. Topics covered in the report include physical activity, oral health, mental health, access to care and general wellness. The good news is that 83% of [...]

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Step Right Up: Get your Masters in Public Health in Phoenix!

By | March 22nd, 2012|General, Preparedness, Prevention|

When I got into public health 25 years ago, it was kind of a boutique profession. Since then, it’s really gone mainstream- and public health is increasingly being recognized as a key element in driving down our country’s increasing health care costs.  So if you’re a beginning or mid-career professional- get in on the ground [...]

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Closin’ the Deal

By | September 23rd, 2011|General|

Just a few hours ago we learned that we closed the deal on the highly competitive portion of a new  home visiting grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services. We're one of 9 states that'll be awarded the competitive portion of the grant. We'll receive $9.4M a year for four years for a total of more than $36M to implement a maternal, infant, [...]

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U of A & Maricopa Integrated Health System’s New Partnership

By | July 21st, 2011|General|

June was a milestone for the future of medicine in Arizona.  Maricopa Integrated Health Services (MIHS), the District Medical Group (DMG) and the University of Arizona School of Medicine Phoenix Campus joined forces to enhance medical education in AZ.  MIHS will be the primary training and teaching hospital for the students at UA Phoenix medical campus.  [...]

Let’s Get Kids Off to a Healthy Start

By | July 19th, 2011|Licensing, Prevention|

We know from research that the first five years of a child’s life are incredibly important. The brain is still being formed, and we have the chance to impact a kid’s whole life by building a strong foundation.  One of the best places for public health to get involved is through child care. At ADHS, [...]

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