Training Programs

Training Programs for Local Health Departments in North Carolina

NCIPH offers a number of programs for local public health professionals in North Carolina. Many of these programs are offered with the support of the NC Division of Public Health. They are:

UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC)

One of 14 CDC-funded PERLCs nationwide, The UNC PERLC is focused specifically on meeting the training needs of the public health workforce at local, regional, and state public health agencies in North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. UNC PERLC works collaboratively with key partners in each state to develop training around national Public Health Preparedness & Response (PHP&R) Core Competencies, as well as carry out other training activities requested by these partners, particularly those that align with their designated high-priority target Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Capabilities.

NC Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center (NC OSHERC)

One of 18 NIOSH-funded regional education and research centers (ERCs), the goal of the NC OSHERC is is to provide quality educational opportunities for those with the responsibility of ensuring safety and health in the workplace. It shares responsibility for the eight southeastern states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Go to NC OSHERC.

Southeast Public Health Training Center (SPHTC)

The HRSA-funded SPHTC represents a partnership between academic and practice partners in North Carolina and West Virginia. The Center’s primary focus is on training development, dissemination, maternal and child health, rural public health, leadership and management, and competency development and application. Go to SPHTC.