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Latest News:

Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center has been funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for another 4 years! 

Our success is due to our strong and active partnerships with public health organizations across the region. In addition to developing new professional development courses, we will rejuvenate the South Central Leadership Institute to offer more in-depth leadership training to our region. We build upon 22 years of providing professional education and workforce development training for public health practitioners. 

Region 6 PHTC is a collaborative partnership among: Texas Health Institute (THI), University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), University of New Mexico College of Public Health (UNM), Southern Plains Tribal Health Board (SPTHB), CHWA/Nuestra Salud, Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), New Orleans Health Department (NOHD), Texas Association of City and County Health Officials (TACCHO), Louisiana Office Of Public Health (LOPH), Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC), Oklahoma Public Health Association (OPHA). 

We are pleased to welcome additional partners who formally join us and include: the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Public Health Program.

The Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center is one of ten HRSA regional public health centers that collaborate to provide high quality workforce development to public health and primary care professionals. We look forward to continuing meeting the needs of public health and primary care professionals in Region 6 and across the country.