Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute seeks applicants

by Elizabeth Kumru, UNMC public relations | April 29, 2013

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The Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute in the College of Public Health is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 session. In its ninth year, the institute boasts 150 graduates.

What: The institute is a year-long program designed to strengthen leadership for the public's health in the Great Plains region.

The program includes:

  • Three on-site sessions;
  • Monthly distance education; and
  • An applied project for integrated learning.

Who: The program is designed for senior and emerging leaders in organizations that aim to improve the health and well-being of populations and communities. Applicants from Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and South Dakota and beyond are welcome.

Grant funding is available to support a limited number of stipends for accepted scholars from local and state health departments and other public health organizations.

When: The institute kicks off year nine on Sept. 24, and the deadline to apply for the 2013-2014 session is June 14.

Learn more: Visit for more information.


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