Montana’s Rural Health Initiative hosts regular webinars. Here are the upcoming events!
April 10, 2014 12 – 1 pm: Healthy By Design; Presented by Heather Fink, RiverStone Health - Register here!
May 9, 2014 11 – 12 pm: Healthy at Every Size; Presented by Lynn Paul, MSU Extension – Register here!
June 12, 2014 12 -1 pm: Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship; Presented by Richard Merchant, Northern AHEC, NY – Registration information coming soon!
To view past webinars, please visit http://healthinfo.montana.edu/RHI%20Webinars.html
March 2014: Running with Scissors – Activating an Ageless Community Initiative; Presented by Kay Van Norman, Brilliant Aging
January 2014: Healthcare Grants: Part 2; Presented by Doris Barta, St. Vincent Healthcare
January 2014: Healthcare Grants: Part 1; Presented by Victoria Cech from MHA … An Association of Montana Healthcare Providers
January 2014: Shape Up Montana; Presented by Karen Sanford Gall and Taryn Struck from Shape Up Montana
January 2014: Making the Case for Active Communities; Presented by Roger Millar, Smart Growth America and Ben Brouwer from the Lewis and Clark City-County Health Department
November 2013: Building Active Communities Initiative: Recreational Trails to Health; Presented by Beth Shumate, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Ben Brouwer from the Lewis & Clark City-County Health Department
October 2013: Building Active Communities Initiative: Transportation Engineering and Public Involvement; Presented by Ryan Leland from the City of Helena and Ben Brouwer from the Lewis & Clark City-County Health Department
September 2013: Building Active Communities Initiative: Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure 101, Presented by Joe Gilpin of Alta Planning + Design and Ben Brouwer from the Lewis & Clark City-County Health Department
September 2013: Growing Healthy Kids: Updates in Elementary Nutrition Education, Presented by Katie Bark, Montana Team Nutrition Project Director, and Connie Evers, pediatric dietitian and author of “How to Teach Nutrition to Kids”
July 2013: Achieving Active Community Goals, Presented by Jerry Grebenc from Future West and Cathy Costakis from Montana NAPA.
April 2013: The School Breakfast Program: Tips and Strategies to Increase Participation, Presented by Leah Ettman and Tania Young, AmeriCorps VISTA’s at the Montana Food Bank Network and Montana Partnership to End Childhood Hunger
March 2013: Grants Technical Assistance Workshop and Webinar Part 3, Presented by Nadia Ibrahim and Ann Ferrero, Public Health Analysts at the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
February 2013: Grants Technical Assistance Workshop and Webinar Part 2, Presented by Nadia Ibrahim and Ann Ferrero, Public Health Analysts at the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
February 2013: Comparative Effectiveness Research and the AHRQ Effective Healthcare Program, Presented by Kate Stabrawa, Denver Regional Partnership Develop Office Lead, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
January 2013: Grants Technical Assistance Workshop and Webinar Part 1, Presented by Nadia Ibrahim and Ann Ferrero, Public Health Analysts at the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
January 2013: Shape Up Montana presented by Karen Sanford Gall, Executive Director, and Suzie Eades, Consultant, Q 360 Health
December 2012: 2014 Excellence in Worksite Health Promotion Awards Criteria presented by Tabatha Elsberry, HealthFitness Program Manager for NorthWestern Energy and Linda Krantz, MWHPC Chair and Health Education Specialist, Cardiovascular Health Program
November 2012: Community Health Assessments- Michael Bilton, Executive Director, Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI) of the American Hospital Association; Natalie Claiborne, Assistant Director, Montana Office of Rural Health; Nadine Elmore, CEO, Dahl Memorial Healthcare, Inc. Ekalaka, MT; Jeanne Manske, Billings Clinic- Community Benefit Coordinator
October 2012 – Celebrate Montana Farm to School Month! Ideas and Resources – Aubree Durfey, Montana Team Nutrition Program & National Farm to School Network; Lea Howe, FoodCorps, Lindsay Howard, Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center
August 2012 – Back to School Special: Fuel Up to Play 60 – Amanda Diehl
May 2012 – Fuel Up to Play 60 – Amanda Diehl
April 2012 – Fundamentals of Community Program Evaluation – Erin A. Bills, MPH
March 2012 – RHI Incubator Mini-Grant Program: Past Success Stories – Cale Younce, Pondera Medical Center; Beth Rice-Groshong, Sanders County Backpack Program; Jessica Brusven, Marias Medical Center; Jennifer Young, Kalispell Parks and Recreation
February 2012 - RHI Incubator Mini-Grant Information Session - Kristin Juliar, Montana Office of Rural Health/Montana Area Health Education Center
February 2012 – Fundamentals of Grant Writing- Kelly Peterson, KP Grants
January 2012 - Shape Up Montana - Karen Gall and Suzie Eades
November 2011- Student Success Starts with Safe Routes to School- Taylor Lonsdale and Cathy Costakis
October 2011 - Celebrate October as National Farm to School Month with Montana’s FoodCorps Team – Montana Team Nutrition
September 2011 – Putting Kid’s Health First: Profitable and Healthy Fundraisers for Montana Schools – Montana Action for Healthy Kids
August 2011 – OPI Nutrition Resources – Megan Vincent, Montana Office of Public Instruction
June 2011 - How Breastfeeding Relates to Nutrition and Physical Activity - Lynn Hellenga, Montana Nutrition and Physical Activity Program
May 2011 -The Montana Excellence in Worksite Health Promotion Awards – 2012 Update – Jill Young, Montana Worksite Health Promotion Coalition
April 2011 – Planting the Seeds of Healthy Eating Through School Gardens – Mary Stein, Montana Team Nutrition
March 2011- Boosting Brain Power Through School Breakfast Programs - Katie Bark, RD, LN, Montana Team Nutrition Program-Montana State University
March 2011- Designing and Managing a Community Garden – Toby Day, Extension Horticulture Specialist, MSU
February 2011 – Essentials for Starting a Community Garden – Toby Day, Extension Horticulture Specialist, MSU; Alice Burchak, Shelby Community Garden, Extension Agent, Toole County; Virgil Dupuis, Extension Director, Salish Kootenai College; Kendra Byrom, Growing Community Project, Helena; Marguerite Jodry, Jackson’s Garden, Sheridan. Click here to view the slides
January 2011 - Teamwork and Accountability Is Changing the Shape of Our State – Learn how Shape Up Montana can help change your organization – Karen Sanford Gall and Suzie Eades. Click here to view the slides.
December 2010 – Missoula in Motion – Alexandria Stokman. Click here to view the slides.
November 2010 – Food Power – Healthy Kids’ Menu Directory – Robin Mochi
October 2010 - Improving Student Wellness with the HealthierUS School Challenge – Katie Bark, Molly Stenberg, and Sandy Bettise