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Feb 23
2017

Virginia Governor Signs Harm Reduction and Syringe Access Bills into Law

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On February 23, 2017 Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed a set of bills that aim to stem Virginia’s growing opioid epidemic. One of the bills signed into law, HB2317, allows local departments of health to administer harm reduction and syringe access programs in parts of the state with very high rates GO! >

Feb 15
2017

Richmond City Food Policy Analysis – Report Released

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Since 2015, the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) has worked to use its expertise and experience in food access and health equity to conduct a local food policy analysis and develop policy recommendations to promote equitable access to healthy, affordable, and culturally appropriate GO! >

Dec 22
2016

The Powerful Future of Community Health Workers

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The Powerful Future of Community Health Workers In an article recently published by CityLab, IPHI’s Dwyan Monroe is prominently featured in describing the roles of community health workers (CHWs) and how they can contribute to improving public health outcomes. Read the full article here GO! >

Mar 12
2016

Positive Pathways Recognized for its Effectiveness Addressing HIV/AIDS

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Positive Pathways Recognized for its Effectiveness Addressing HIV/AIDS “Washington, D.C., had, at the end of 2006, the highest incidence of HIV and AIDS in the country. In June 2015, NBC reported that the city’s rate of infection was down for the sixth year running. This because GO! >

Nov 17
2015

IPHI’s Evelyn Kelly Honored as one of Maryland’s Leading Women

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Evelyn Kelly, IPHI Senior Program Manager, was selected as one of The Daily Record’s 2015 Leading Women. The Leading Women awards honor 50 local women who are 40 years of age or younger for the accomplishments they have made so far in their careers. A panel of business and legal professionals GO! >

Aug 05
2015

IPHI Team Member Among 50 Local Food Heros

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August 5, 2015 — Evelyn Kelly, IPHI Senior Program Manager was selected as a “50 under 50 Food Hero” by Elevation DC, an online magazine focused on what’s next for the city. The magazine highlights the work being done by IPHI to engage local food policy councils around the State of GO! >

May 11
2015

Virginia Cities and Towns Walk the Talk

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As the Healthy Eating Active Living Cities, Towns, and Counties Campaign for the Mid-Atlantic takes hold in Virginia, more and more local elected leaders are recognizing the importance of and intersection of local planning and health. As of April 2015, 14 Virginia cities and towns and one GO! >

Mar 13
2015

Federalsburg Preparing to be Next HEAL Town in Maryland

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Inspired by a presentation given by IPHI’s Marisa Jones, the Town is gearing up to become the next Healthy Eating Active Living community in the HEAL Campaign, representing Caroline County. Mayor Bill Beall said joining the campaign would be a smart move for the town, and would dovetail GO! >

Sep 17
2014

IPHI’s Michael Royster Interviewed by Terrance Afer-Anderson of HealthWatch

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IPHI’s Mike Royster was interviewed by Terrance Afer-Anderson of HealthWatch. The interview focused on health inequities in Virginia, strategies to address them, and some of IPHI’s work in Virginia to promote health equity. GO! >

Aug 23
2014

Download IPHI Brochure

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We have provided a wealth of information on our website, but if you’d like a quick overview of our organization and would like to share information with a colleague, we welcome you to download our brochure. IPHI Brochure_080114 GO! >