Joining our voices in a public health choir!
Leadership is for Everyone (LIFE)

Leadership Development and Networking Event


April 17, 2015    
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The purpose of this educational event is to provide an annual leadership development and networking opportunity for the Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico region.

The LIFE event is a one-day seminar designed to expand your toolbox of leadership skills. Featured sessions include:

  • Building a Better Brain, presented by RJ Graham
  • Selling Ideas, presented by Aaron Templer (back by popular demand)
  • Become a Fabulous Facilitator, presented by David Remson (back by popular demand)

Registration fills up quickly - Register TODAY!

Upcoming Events

Visit the Events Portal for a list of events that have online registration available through the Alliance!

Ebola and Public Health Symposium Recordings Now Available

The Colorado School of Public Health hosted a special Ebola and Public Health symposium on October 24, 2014.  The recorded presentations are now available on the Center for Public Health Practice website.

What is Public Health?

Public health affects all of us, all of the time.  Find out how!

Register for the 2015 PHNAC Winter Conference
phnac winter conference

March 5-6, 2015 | Ameristar Casino Resort Spa

The 2015 Winter Conference, presented by the Public Health Nurses Association of Colorado, is the premier gathering of public health nurses in the region. It is the opportunity to discuss public health nursing issues, network with colleagues and peers, gain valuable education and support your public health nursing organization.

Find out more about the conference and register today!

RIHEL's ALTP Returns!

RIHEL's Advanced Leadership Training Program (ALTP) Returns!
Applications accepted starting January 12th, 2015 for the Class of 2016.

This is a year-long advanced training program for health and environment professionals working in the Rocky Mountain region. Program details and application guidance available on the RIHEL website.

Applications due April 30th, 2015.

Colorado School of Public Health - Online Master's Program

The Colorado School of Public Health has announced a new online program - Master of Public Health in Leadership and Public Health Practice (LPH). 

The new flexible, low-residency format provides students the option to pursue all core MPH and concentration courses online from the accredited school of public health. 

CSPH invites you to learn more about this new and innovative program on their website.


A Collaboration of 10 Organizations Joining Forces to Strengthen Public Health in Colorado


Every five years, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment releases a public health improvement plan as required by the 2008 Public Health Act. The Public Health Alliance is thrilled to feature the second publication of these plans Healthy Colorado: Shaping a State of Health.” The plan focuses on a synergism between local public health improvement plans, CDC’s Healthy People 2020, Colorado’s Winnable Battles, Governor John Hickenlooper’s 2013 “State of Health” report, and the 2013 Colorado Health and Environmental Assessment.

Healthy Colorado: Shaping a State of Health” outlines measurable goals for specific health and environmental issues, with a focus on the state’s flagship priorities – obesity prevention and mental health/substance abuse. Also addressed in the plan are key issues including health care access coverage, marijuana, Colorado’s Winnable Battles, and continued improvements to public health infrastructure.

Get a glimpse of the measureable goals drawn out in the plan:

  • Decrease the obesity rate in Colorado by 10 percent over the next five years,
  • Focus on three areas of high need regarding improved mental health and decreased substance abuse: social/emotional health of mothers, fathers, caregivers and children; depression screening, referral practices and stigma reduction; and prescription drug abuse prevention.

How does public health plan to tackle these issues? Read the “Healthy Colorado: Shaping a State of Health” improvement plan to learn more.

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