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Rutgers Center Receives Community Partnership Award from NJAPHNA

The Rutgers School of Public Health Center for Public Health Workforce Development has been awarded the Public Health Partner of the Year, from the New Jersey Association of Public Health Nurse Administrators (NJAPHNA), in recognition of its service to the public health nurses in New Jersey.

[Photo: Ms. Debee Gash, President of NJAPHNA and Ms. Colleen McKay Wharton]

Ms. Colleen McKay Wharton, program manager of the Center for Public Health Workforce Development, accepted the award from NJAPHNA on behalf of the Center.

“By working as partners, we can better understand the nurses’ training needs, and provide education that is most relevant to their daily work,” says Ms. Wharton. “We are delighted that that members find value in these trainings, and look forward to many more collaborations!”

The Center for Public Health Workforce Development provides continuing education to support and strengthen the region’s public health workforce.

The Rutgers School of Public Health would like to congratulate the Center, and thank them for their numerous contributions to the School and public health in New Jersey.