Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Environmental Health Officer Professional Advisory Committee

Disclaimer: These resources and trainings are listed for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement by EHOPAC of the sponsors or the information and products presented.

EHOPAC Training Subcommittee Training Resource Guide

Comprehensive Training Resource GuideThis is a link to an external site - Updated 1/24/2015 (PDF: 380 KB, 17 pages)

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  • September 8, 2016: Disaster Health Education Symposium in Bethesda, Maryland. Registration is now open for the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health's "Disaster Health Education Symposium: Innovations for Tomorrow." There is no cost to attend this workshop, but registration is required.
  • September 20-22, 2016: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Annual Meeting and Policy Summit If you are a leader in public health or healthcare, you will want to join the conversation at the ASTHO Annual Meeting. Join state and territorial health officials; department heads and other leaders at state and local health agencies; individuals from federal health agencies, academic institutions, and healthcare facilities; private sector health industry executives; and leaders from ASTHO affiliates and other public health organizations as they address strategic public health and leadership issues.




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Current EHO benchmarks include obtaining one of the many environmental health and safety credentials. The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) offers the following nationally-recognized credentials.

Individuals who meet the requirements of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) are able to obtain the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)This is a link to an external site credential.

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  • Certificate in Public HealthThis link goes to an external website - The Certified in Public Health (CPH) credential distinguishes public health professionals at the cutting edge of an ever-evolving field. The credential – the only one of its kind for public health – demonstrates knowledge of key public health sciences, but also a commitment to the field through continuing education focused on emerging and established public health issues.
  • Certificate in Field EpidemiologyThis link goes to an external website - The curriculum addresses the core functions of outbreak investigation, surveillance systems and methods, infectious disease epidemiology and field epidemiology methods. (University of North Carolina (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health)
  • JPSPH Public Health Certificate ProgramsThis link goes to an external website - Certificate programs which provide academic training to students seeking targeted education in a specific area of public health. (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
  • Online Health Informatics DegreesThis link goes to an external website - Online graduate certificate program in Public Health Informatics with a curriculum rich in the latest scientific and technological principles and practices.
  • Public Health Geographic Information Systems (GIS) CertificateThis link goes to an external website - The UIC Public Health Geographic Information Systems online certificate program provides students with an understanding of fundamental GIS tools and their practical applications.
  • Public Health Management Online Certificate ProgramThis link goes to an external website - Online certificate program to prepare individuals to lead public health organizations, programs and agencies.(University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health)
  • UIC Public Health Informatics Certificate ProgramThis link goes to an external website - The certificate program provides an overview of public health informatics. (University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health)
  • Executive Masters in Professional Studies in Emergency & Disaster ManagementThis link goes to an external website - This yearlong cohort program immerses students in the high-intensity field of emergency management

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Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK)This link goes to an external website

USAA Financial Readiness ScoreThis link goes to an external website

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Agency Based Training Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Environmental Protection Agency

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CDC Learning ConnectionThis link goes to an external website is a one-stop learning resource that can help increase public health knowledge and skills and meet professional development needs. This public health resource can be accessed by public health and healthcare professionals, as well as the general public.

PHF's Learning Resource CenterThis link goes to an external website (LRC) provides public health, healthcare, and others with high quality training materials at an affordable price. These informative materials cover areas such as quality improvement, performance management, infectious diseases, epidemiology, preparedness, and immunization. Materials are available in a variety of formats, including print, software, guides, and brochures.

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