Community Based Training Partners (CBTs)

The Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center is collaborative partnership with agencies and organizations across Region 6. Our partners provide input, guidance, and subject matter experts for course development;  they also are distribute information about our training courses to public health professionals in their states. Region 6 encompasses five states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico  and Texas.

The R6-SCPHTC is a network of partners 5 states. Click on each tab to learn more about our CBT partners.


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Tulane University School of Public Health
and Tropical Medicine

The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine was the first such school in the United States and offers degrees at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. TUSPHTM offers a wide range of program concentrations with a hands-on approach.

A leader in public health, the school is comprised of seven academic departments: biostatistics & data science, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, health policy & management, international health & sustainable development, social, behavioral & populations sciences, and tropical medicine. The students, faculty, and staff represent more than 70 cultures from around the world.

Along with our own prestigious research centers and institutes, the school enjoys reciprocal relationships with other Tulane units, including the School of Medicine, the Tulane Regional Primate Research Center, the Center for Infectious Diseases, the Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research, and the Mary Amelia Center for Women’s Health Equity Research (MAC).

Louisiana Office of Public Health (LOPH)

The LDH Office of Public Health is comprised of 1,100 professionals across Louisiana who are charged with protecting and promoting the health of the communities of our state. The agency operates more than fifty programs with staff in 63 parish health units, three specialty clinics, nine regional offices, three centers, fifteen bureaus, and nearly 600 contractual agreements.

Engineers, doctors, chemists, biologists, nurses, sanitarians, clinicians, emergency preparedness experts and a host of other professionals work constantly to: monitor the food Louisiana’s residents and visitors eat, keep our water safe to drink, fight chronic and communicable disease, ensure we are ready for hurricanes, disasters and other threats, manage, analyze and disseminate public health data, ensure access to vital records like birth certificates and offer preventive health services.

Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI)

New Orleans Health Department (NOHD)


Public Health Training Center Network (PHTCN)

The Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center is a proud member of the Public Health Training Center Network (PHTCN).