Apr 13
2015

$40,000 Available to HEAL Cities and Towns to Implement HEAL Policies

Press Releases

HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Offering $40,000 in Small Grants to Maryland and Virginia Cities and Towns This spring, for the first time ever, cities and towns in Maryland and Virginia have an opportunity to obtain new resources to increase local options for healthy eating and active living GO! >

Apr 02
2015

Upcoming Event: 5/2/2015 Down By the Riverside Community Health Walk

Events and Webinars

On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, join us, Washington Parks & People, and community partners for community health walk in Washington D.C.’s Ward 7. We will walk through Marvin Gaye Park, the District’s longest municipal park, and Kenilworth Park until we reach the Anacostia River. GO! >

Mar 30
2015

Virginia Stakeholders Gather to Promote the Training and Employment of Community Members as Part of the Healthcare Workforce

Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Virginia Stakeholders Gather to Promote the Training and Employment of Community Members as Part of the Healthcare Workforce  Frontline Community Health Workers Provide a Cost-Effective Strategy to Improving the Public’s Health FREDERICKSBURG, VA. (April 1, 2015) — Dozens GO! >

Mar 27
2015

Upcoming Forum on April 1: Investing in Community Health Workers

Events and Webinars

The Institute for Public Health Innovation, with support from the National Network of Public Health Institutes and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will host a forum on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 8 AM-4 PM EST titled, “Investing in Community Health Workers: Advancing Virginia’s Health, GO! >

Mar 25
2015

Washington, DC Has Greatest Decrease in Premature Births Since 2010

Our Work in Action

The 2015 County Health Rankings reveal that Washington, D.C. has experienced the greatest decrease in premature births since the launch of the County Health Rankings in 2010 The  Robert  Wood  Johnson  Foundation  and  the  University  of  Wisconsin’s  Population  Health  Institute  have GO! >

Mar 13
2015

Federalsburg Preparing to be Next HEAL Town in Maryland

News Coverage and Publications

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! >

Mar 12
2015

Evelyn Kelly Chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2015

Press Releases

Institute for Public Health Innovation employee one of 50 to join program Evelyn Kelly, Senior Program Manager at the Institute for Public Health Innovation, has been selected to participate in Leadership Maryland, a professional development program dedicated to building a stronger Maryland by GO! >

Feb 24
2015

Richmond Passes Legislation to Incorporate Health Considerations Into Future Planning and Programs

Press Releases

Richmond, Virginia Passes Legislation to Incorporate Health Considerations Into Future Planning and Programs RICHMOND, VA (February 20, 2015) – The Richmond City Council has adopted two resolutions that will ensure the incorporation of health into future planning and programs. This legislation, GO! >

Feb 19
2015

Recording and Slides Available from IPHI Webinar on Regional Food Systems

Events and Webinars

In collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Center for a Liveable Future, the Institute for Public Health Innovation sponsored a webinar on February 11, 2015 on Food Policy and Regional Food Systems: Opportunities for Networking Across Jurisdictions. View the recording and presentations from the GO! >

Feb 01
2015

Upcoming IPHI Workshop: Healthy Vending: A Low-Cost Strategy to Improve Community Health

Events and Webinars

Getting healthier snack and beverage choices into vending machines costs less and is easier than you think. Join the the Institute for Public Health Innovation’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for the Mid-Atlantic and the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association for a half-day workshop GO! >