November 10, 2015. In this one-hour webinar, Kurt O’Brien, MHROD reviews the importance of long-range planning, especially in light of health care reform.

October 28, 2015. In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN, reviews the importance of collecting standardized data and demonstrates how the information is being used to make the case for public health services.

September 29, 2015. In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, CDC Analyst Donovan Newton, MPA, shares evaluation results of recent injury and violence prevention initiatives.

July 14, 2015. In the July session of Hot Topics in Practice, Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH, discusses the “one health” framework for connecting human, animal, and environmental health to address emerging disease challenges.

June 23, 2015. In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, Drs. Patrick O’Carroll and Tim McAfee will review past and future strategies for preventing tobacco-related diseases.

May 19, 2015. In the May session of Hot Topics in Practice, Rosalyn Singleton, MD, MPH, shares how Alaska’s health care providers, public health workers, and policy-makers helped to successfully eliminate endemic measles cases in their state.

April 21, 2015. In the April session of Hot Topics in Practice, health care leaders provide an overview of the community health worker model and review opportunities for integrating these health professionals into public health and health care delivery systems.

March 17, 2015. In this session of Hot Topics in Practice, leaders from Priority Spokane discuss their unique partnership for educational attainment and health.

February 24, 2015. In this session of Hot Topics in Practice, leaders from the front lines of the opioid overdose epidemic will offer collaborative solutions and evidence-based interventions for supporting public health and safety.

January 13, 2015. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Teresa Litton, MPH, discusses ways public health and health care professionals can use data to jointly address health disparities and lead health systems reform in their state.

December 16, 2014. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, representatives from the Washington State Board of Health and Governor's Interagency Council on Health Disparities discuss how they conduct health impact reviews on legislative proposals.

November 18, 2014. In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH, discusses Ebola preparedness efforts underway in Washington State.

October 8, 2014. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Gary Goldbaum, MD, MPH, shares how his health district worked with partner agencies in response to the Oso, Washington mudslide.

September 23, 2014. In this one hour webinar, part of the Hot Topics series, representatives from the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences share how their agency developed partnerships and protocols to handle mass fatalities.

July 23, 2014. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, representatives from Montana's public health system discuss the policy, administrative, and human resource techniques they are employing to strengthen their statewide system.