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EPHLI 2008 GraduatesApplications are being accepted for the fifth cohort of CDC’s Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute (EPHLI) until October 31, 2008. EPHLI is a 1-year program that identifies, trains, and assists in the development of environmental public health leaders. Fellows attend working sessions and a concluding graduation program where systems thinking projects are presented.

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Behavioral Science and Food Safety [PDF 270 KB]. In the September issue of the Journal of Environmental Health, Laura Green discusses the importance of behavioral science research and methods in food-safety efforts. For example, behavioral science interviewing techniques can be used to improve the quality of information collected about food workers' behaviors.


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