Alaska Native Epidemiology Center

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The Alaska Native Epidemiology Center offers training workshops to build skills in core public health competencies. We also organize and sponsor public health conferences in Alaska. We provide experiential learning opportunities for students through internships, practicum placements, and mentorship opportunities.

Training & Conferences

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Cost Principles

July 24-25, 2019

This workshop will be a follow-up to last year’s Grant Management workshop. Anyone involved in grant-related financial actions will benefit from this course which will cover cost principles throughout the grants lifecycle, including budget development and review, spending decisions, and site visits and audits.

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Tribal Grant Writing

August 6-8, 2019

Improve grant writing skills and increase understanding of the components and requirements of completing successful grant applications. Participants will review principles of technical writing and practice strategies to relay information in grant applications, including tips and standards.

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Presenting Data Effectively

August 14, 2019

Crystal clear charts and graphs are valuable – they save an audience’s mental energies, keep a reader engaged, and make you look smart. Included are handouts and materials that will guide you through the process of developing visuals that teach, engage, and make you look like a rockstar.

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Alaska Native Community Health Assessments

This 25 minute video will share information on how to respectfully conduct a community health assessment in Alaska Native communities, including building relationships, planning the assessment, analyzing the information collected, and using assessment results to strategize changes to improve community health.

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Alaska MCH & Immunization Conference


The biennial conference provides opportunities to learn about new and emerging issues in maternal and child health and immunization in Alaska. Rural and urban Alaska health professionals come together to learn about best practices and much more. Past conference presentations are archived on the website.

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Past Training

The EpiCenter runs several training workshops each year. Past topics have included program evaluation, grants management, health literacy, and many more. We provide scholarships to Alaska Native professionals and students to help build capacity in the Alaska Tribal Health System.

Past Conferences

Materials from past conferences can be found here:

Alaska MCH & Immunization Conference

Alaska Native Population Data Conference

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