Alabama Public Health Training Center (AL PHTC)

The AL PHTC is one of 38 Public Health Training Centers located throughout the United States established by the US Department of Health and Human Services. The center's purpose is to improve the nation’s public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competency of the current and future public health workforce. This program is vital to assuring that the public health workforce has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to address complex public health issues now and into the future. 

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The Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science & Practice

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Policy and Leadership Program  has been identified as a Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science & Practice by the US Health Resources & Services Administration. Established in 1983, its purpose is to provide excellent MCH education and preparation so that the health of children, families, and communities is promoted, preserved, and enhanced. Interprofessional training focuses not only on core public health and MCH skills, with a unique focus on policy, but also on leadership development and advocacy.

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Lister Hill Center for Health Policy

Federally endowed in 1987, the Lister Hill Center has a university-wide mission to facilitate the conduct of health policy research, to disseminate the findings of that research beyond the usual channels of academic publication, and to sponsor the Lister Hill Health Policy Fellows program.

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