Epi Toolkit Lunch-n-Learn Recording and Resources

Epi Toolkit

This short lunch-n-learn provides an overview of the new South Southwest PTTC toolkit Getting the Lay of the Land: The Prevention Epidemiologist.

Select the View Resource button above to watch the recording. Below are the resources for this webinar.


Apply for the PTTC Region 6 Technical Assistance Opportunity:

After attending this webinar or watching the recording, 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.

TA Request Form

Nicole Schoenborn, MA, CPS, provides evaluation services for the South Southwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center funded by SAMHSA. Nicole is dedicated to building the capacity of the behavioral health workforce to reduce stigma associated with substance use and mental health issues and make data-informed decisions to improve prevention programs. Prior to joining the PTTC Network, Nicole provided training and technical assistance for SAMSHA's CAPT as a state/tribal liaison and was the Service to Science Lead for the Southwest Resource Team. For over 10 years, Nicole managed the evaluation and quality improvement services to community-based organizations, clinics, and prisons across Oklahoma working to prevent HIV and care for those living with the disease. Nicole has a master's in experimental psychology and is a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) through the International Credentialing and Reciprocity Consortium. 


Dr. Beverly Triana-Tremain has nearly 35 years of public health teaching, research, and Aricconsulting 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.  




June 1, 2022
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