Jan 30
2017

Virginia CHW Advocacy Day

Events and Webinars

Sentara Regional Medical Center CHWs and CHW Supervisors from Rockingham County On January 30th, IPHI hosted the first Community Health Worker (CHW) Advocacy Day at the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond, VA. Thirty participants from around the state attended the event and met with 20 GO! >

Jan 26
2017

IPHI Hosts VA Syringe Access Advocacy Meeting

Events and Webinars

On Thursday, January 26th IPHI will hold an open meeting in Richmond, VA to discuss providing support for anticipated state legislation that would legalize syringe access in Virginia. Syringe exchange and other syringe access and harm reduction programs help curb the spread of HIV and Hepatitis GO! >

Dec 22
2016

The Powerful Future of Community Health Workers

News Coverage and Publications

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! >

Nov 07
2016

Summary of Public Input for Maryland’s First Food Charter Released

Press Releases

Summary of Public Input for Maryland’s First Food Charter Released For Immediate Release:  November 7, 2016 Contact: Evelyn Kelly, 202-407-7086  ekelly@institutphi.org   Washington, D.C. –  The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) released Creating Maryland’s Food Charter: GO! >

Mar 17
2016

HEAL Grant Helps Increase Safe Space for Bicyclists in Frederick

Our Work in Action

HEAL Grant Helps Increase Safe Space for Bicyclists in Frederick Through funding provided from IPHI’s Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities & Towns Campaign, the City of Frederick, Maryland now has nearly six miles of bike lane striping and share use, or “sharrow,” GO! >

Mar 12
2016

Positive Pathways Recognized for its Effectiveness Addressing HIV/AIDS

News Coverage and Publications

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! >

Mar 02
2016

Montgomery County Receives Major National Investment for Community-Based Efforts to Prevent Chronic Disease

Press Releases

Montgomery County Receives Major National Investment for Community-Based Efforts to Prevent Chronic Disease Silver Spring, Maryland (March 3, 2016) –   Trinity Health, one of the country’s largest health systems, has awarded a Montgomery County, Maryland collaborative $500,000 per year GO! >

Oct 15
2015

IPHI Hosts First Statewide Food System Summit in Maryland

Events and Webinars

The Institute for Public Health Innovation will host  Maryland’s first statewide food summit on Thursday, October 15, 2015. The event, Developing a Maryland Food Charter: Statewide Summit, will include nearly 60 participants from all five regions of the state, and focus on the following: The GO! >

Nov 17
2015

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

News Coverage and Publications

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! >

Oct 14
2015

IPHI facilitates workshop for local government and community leaders in Prince George County, Virginia on creating communities that promote the health of all County residents

Press Releases

  PETERSBURG, VA — As part of its new strategy to promote a culture of health across the region, The Cameron Foundation kicked off the first in a series of co-sponsored workshops September 29. The “Healthy and Equitable Communities Workshop,” coordinated in partnership with Prince George GO! >