Training & Education

OPHTC staff develope and manage a variety of training opportunities for students, academic faculty, community colleagues, and the lay public.

Contact Us to learn how we can help you with educational needs!

Stipend Awardees

OPHTC Stipends for Student Training Projects

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals


An AI/AN Cultural Awareness Orientation curriculum


OK2SHARE Tutorial

OK2SHARE is a web-based data query system that allows users to access public health datasets for the state of Oklahoma. The data used here are only intended to support evidence-based decision making for improving, evaluating, informing, and implementing public health in the state.

  • For a tutorial on the how to use the website and access data, click here.
  • For a PDF version of the tutorial, click here.


Webinars (the recurring webinar program ended in 2012)

Healthy Weight Plans: Developing, Implementing, and Engaging Partners in the Process

  • This webinar is sponsored by Collaborate for Healthy Weight. If you're inerested in helping reduce obesity, the discussion will engages the "developing and implementing healthy weight plans" and "engaging partners in community-based obesity prevention initiatives."

Minority Health Project to Eliminate Health Disparities

  • The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has a great series of webinars covering many topics in health disparities research. Take a look at some of their archived material.

Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center Webinars (curently offline)

  • This is an excellent collection of 48 presentations covering issues of geriatric patient care, preparedness, ethics, and public health.

Webinar Invitation - Bullying and Suicide Prevention

  • The Suicide Prevention Resource Center hosted a webinar on 2/2/2012, and this invitation also contains links to additional information on understanding and preventing bullying.


Presentations, Articles, and Resources

Primary Care and Public Health Integration, Strategic Priorities, & American Journal of Public Health Special Issue

  • The American Journal of Public Health released a special 2012 issue covering topics of public health, primary care, health promotion, and the need to integrate these systems. Check out their in-depth articles for more information.

"Million Hearts" Heart Attack and Stroke Initiative

  • The CDC and CMS are co-leading an initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in 5 years.

Health and Equity Metrics for Sustainable Public Policy

  • Rajiv Bhatia, MD, MPH from the San Francisco Department of Public Health delivers a keynote speech at the 2012 OPHA conference in Norman, OK.

Orientation to Public Health in Oklahoma

  • Those interested in a high-level overview of public health will find this presentation helpful and informative.

COPH Public Health Rundown

  • This powerpoint presentation offers broad information on general public health, Oklahoma health statistics, and recent breakthroughs.


"This Is Public Health"


23 and 1/2 Hours: What is the Single Best Thing We Can Do for Our Health?


Oklahoma Public Health Association Conference Material

OPHA 2017 and Conference Agenda

OPHA 2012 Brochure & OPHA 2012 Conference Agenda