Nevada Public Health Training Center

Who we are

The Nevada Public Health Training Center (NVPHTC) is part of a larger coalition of training centers in Arizona, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands. Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) the NVPHTC strives to develop and implement training sessions to increase the competencies of public health professionals in Nevada.

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What we do

We offer a variety of interactive in-person or online training sessions to current and aspiring public health professionals. Scholarships are available to reduce or eliminate the cost of attendance. Please contact us for further details.


Our mission is to improve the competencies of aspiring and current public health professionals by researching, designing, implementing, and evaluating training programs which target prioritized educational and skill-based needs in the public health workforce.The NVPHTC is housed in the UNR School of Community Health Sciences and works collaboratively with the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's Office of Statewide Initiatives. NVPHTC will engage with traditional and non-traditional public health partners throughout the state in order to conduct both online and offline trainings in the key target areas of eliminating health disparities, promoting nutrition and physical activity, and the effective use of behavioral health interventions.

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Contact information

If you are interested in booking a training session or would like more information please contact:

Gerold Dermid-Gray
University of Nevada, Reno
Director, Nevada Public Health Training Center