In this issue
Certificates of Recognition for health departments
Every year since 2009, NCPERRC has sent certificates of recognition and appreciation to all North Carolina health departments that participated in our research during the year. Once again in 2012 almost every health department participated in an NCPERRC study. More...
News from the NCPERRC projects – upcoming studies, reports and tools
The NCPERRC bibliography with 4 years of presentations and publications and our research briefs are available on our web site.
Regional team re-assessment project launches final study
In 2009 NCPERRC conducted a survey of local health department staff to learn about the support and services provided by the Public Health Regional Surveillance Teams (PHRSTs). This survey will be repeated to identify the types of assistance that the new Regional Public Health Teams are now providing to local health departments (during the period of July -Dec 2012). More...
Accreditation systems research project preparing Preparedness Capacity Benchmarking Report
98% of North Carolina health departments have responded to the third Preparedness Capacity Survey (P-CAS) assessing health department preparedness activities in 2012. In addition to the NC health departments, 60% of the national matched comparison group health departments have responded. More...
Vulnerable & At-Risk Populations Resource Guide project to conduct refresher training
Vulnerable & At-Risk Populations Resource Guide is an easy-to-use online resource guide to provide a custom list of resources with accompanying jurisdictional maps to aide local health departments’ (LHDs) preparedness planning for vulnerable and at-risk populations.
The project team is working with the Public Health Regional Teams to schedule refresher trainings for Preparedness Coordinators. More...
We appreciate the contributions of our research collaborators. When we request your participation in one of our research studies, we make the following pledge to you. We will:
- coordinate our requests for information to ensure that there is no duplication of requested information,
- be considerate of your time and priorities,
- acknowledge your contribution to our research by recognizing your organization (to maintain your confidentiality),
- share our research findings with you.
North Carolina Institute for Public Health
Home of the NCPERRC
- Edward Baker, MD, Principal Investigator
- Carol Gunther-Mohr, MA, Project Manager
NCPERRC news is designed to inform collaborators across North Carolina of the people, projects, and results associated with NCPERRC.
This research was carried out by the North Carolina Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center (NCPERRC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health and was supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Grant 1PO1 TP 000296-01. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC.