This short lunch-n-learn will provide an overview of the new South Southwest PTTC toolkit Getting the Lay of the Land: The Prevention Epidemiologist. Participants will also have an opportunity to ask questions and receive information about accessing intensive technical assistance. Check out the toolkit here: View Toolkit.Apply for the PTTC Region 6 Technical Assistance Opportunity:
After this webinar, substance use and misuse prevention organizations located in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas are eligible to receive intensive virtual technical assistance (TA) on epidemiology and data collection topics. Please follow the link below to submit your request. A South Southwest PTTC staff member will respond to your request within ten business days.
Dr. Beverly Triana-Tremain has nearly 35 years of public health teaching, research, and consulting experience. Her background and skillset blend theoretical and practical approaches in evaluation, research, and quality improvement processes. She is a fellow in the National Public Health Leadership Institute and in 2006 established Public Health Consulting, LLC, to assist agencies in improving the public health system. She serves as a technical consultant to various local, state, and national private and public organizations in evaluation, research, and quality improvement. She has been the evaluator or quality improvement consultant on grants received from RWJF, CDC, SAMSHA, HRSA for nonprofit, state, and local health departments. She is an epidemiologist with the Southwest Prevention Center at the University of Oklahoma. In this role, she serves Region 6 as Epidemiologist for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) Prevention Training and Technology Transfer Center (PTTC). There she assists states with increasing the use of data in decision making. Her passion is helping organizations slow down and understand the processes that promote authentic and quality strategies to improve the public’s health.