Who we are

The Center for Public Health Practice is a results-oriented powerhouse of research and leadership. Our teams are nationally recognized as leaders in their respective fields.

What we do

We consult with organizations of all sizes, from urban to frontier to rural, through insightful and collaborative partnerships that are designed to be highly effective at elevating each organization’s public health practice.

Our units


Patricia Valverde leads in the development of national community guidelines to battle human trafficking

The guide defines nine levels of awareness, starting with none and ascending to community ownership