The Trudy Larson MD Institute for Health Impact and Equity at the University of Nevada, Reno aims to foster community-engaged research, training, capacity building, and workforce development initiatives that measure impact and elevate the health status of diverse populations.
The NVPHTC amplifies the public health workforce through innovative research and skill-based education. By implementing a variety of training opportunities and prioritizing needs of the public health workforce, the NVPHTC continues to address gaps and barriers within public health systems.
The Nevada Public Health Institute aims to guide and support the leadership of health professionals in Nevada to strengthen the field of public health.
The Western Region Public Health Training Center (WRPHTC) is one of ten Regional Public Health Training Centers (RPHTCs) funded by the Health Resources & Services Administration to support the public health workforce. The WRPHTC is located in HRSA Region 9, which includes Arizona, California, Nevada, Hawaii and US Associated Pacific Islands.