RIPHI seeks to promote innovation and change in public health practice and how practitioners think, act and collaborate. We regularly host internships for undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students. We also provide experiential learning opportunities for graduates of the health professions and early stage scientific investigators.
Learning how to conduct HIV and HCV screening and then going door to door to offer screening in a neighborhood-based HIV and HCV screening, treatment and cure program.
Assessing the impact of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) incentives on healthy eating behaviors among Food on the Move customers.
Conducting and evaluating focus groups among Food on the Move customers; findings were used to improve the Food on the Move program
Developing a cookbook with healthy recipes for Food on the Move customers
Conducting a statewide survey of Rhode Island physical education (PE) instructors in RI public schools about how to promote more vigorous physical activity in public school PE classes
Designing a social media campaign to increase HIV screening and care among men who have sex with men (MSM) who meet their partners online
Developing and evaluating a social media and communications strategy for Open Door Health
Helping a federally qualified health center implement routine preventive health screenings through EMR prompts and ongoing staff trainings
Training federally qualified health center staff in how to evaluate its successful medicated assisted treatment (MAT) programs
Evaluating peer recovery programs among overdose survivors in Rhode Island
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The Rhode Island Public Health Institute’s mission is to promote community health and to eliminate health disparities in Rhode Island and beyond.
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