The Region 2 Public Health Training Center identified nearly 400 training programs in our designated content area Health Disparities, Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health. Once cataloged, these training programs were evaluated using rigorous criteria. Please note these are training programs developed by other organizations; our evaluations determined the training programs to be of high-quality. If you have any questions about our process, please use the contact form to get in touch.

Community Change in Public Health

Massive Open Online Course from John Hopkins University that provides an overview of how public health practice can engage communities to impact population health outcomes.

Community-Based Participatory Research to Reduce Cancer Disparities: Promise & Pitfalls

Archived Webinar from the Michigan Public Health Training Center describing community-based participatory research conducted by the Deep South Network for Cancer Control to address cancer disparities.

Developing Evidence-Based Programs (WISH, Module 4)

The fourth training of six in the “Women’s Integrated Systems for Health (WISH) Online Training Series” put out by the North Carolina Institute for Public Health, which focuses on providing evidence-based practices and policies that improve women’s health outcomes.

Health and Society

A 12-week HarvardX course that provides a general overview of social determinants and their impact on population health.

Health Equity: A Public Health Essential

This course by the Empire State Public Health Training Center provides a broad overview of social determinants of health, their influence in creating health disparities, and community-based approaches to addressing health equity.

Healthy Food Access in Urban Areas: Barriers and Solutions

Archived Grand Rounds presentation from Johns Hopkins University discussing barriers and potential solutions for healthy food access issues in urban areas.

HIV/AIDS and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the United States: Understanding the Context and Promising Approaches to Close the Gaps

Archived webcast from the University of Michigan’s Public Health Training Center presents epidemiologic data regarding the state of HIV/AIDS in the US, focusing on the impact in African American communities.

Planning and Implementing Evidenced-Based HIV Outreach and Prevention Strategies for MSM and Transgender People: Model Programs and Tools

Archived webcast presents best and promising practices in reaching and engaging high risk transgender women and black men who have sex with men in HIV prevention and treatment.

Public Health Live / T2B2: Confronting Health Disparities: Obesity and Prevention in African American Communities

Archived webcast program from the University of Albany’s School of Public Health reports on the state of health disparities within African-American communities.

Resilience From Our Roots

Archived webcast from the University of Albany’s School of Public Health introducing the concept of transgenerational trauma and its impacts on Native peoples and tribal communities.

Roots of Health Inequity: A Web-Based Course for the Public Health Workforce

An introductory online learning collaborative and web-based course from NACCHO, designed to introduce a social justice framework of inequity to the public health workforce.


Last updated: August 27, 2015