Fact Sheet
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce

Project Mission

The Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce helps the public health workforce find and use information effectively to improve and protect the public's health.

Project Partners

Logos of Project Partners
Organization Contact Information Organization Contact Information
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) http://www.ahrq.gov/


American Public Health Association (APHA) http://www.apha.org/


Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) http://www.asph.org/


Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) http://www.astho.org/


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/


Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) http://www.hrsa.gov/


Medical Library Association (MLA) http://www.mlanet.org


National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) http://www.naccho.org/


National Library of Medicine (NLM) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

888-FIND-NLM (toll-free)

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) http://www.nnlm.nlm.nih.gov/

800-638-RMLS (7657)

Public Health Foundation (PHF) http://www.phf.org/


Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) http://www.sophe.org/




Project activities include: developing tools and other resources for the public health workforce in information access and management, grant writing, needs assessment, and training; sponsoring meetings, workshops, and satellite broadcasts geared toward improving content of and access to information needed by public health professionals and the information professionals who work with them; developing distance learning materials and fostering partnerships for distance learning initiatives; providing ongoing information on funding opportunities and training available to public health professionals; exhibiting at national meetings of public health professionals; and funding projects to train and provide outreach to public health professionals. For information on these and other project initiatives, see the Partners' web site at http://phpartners.org

For more information contact Lisa A. Lang, NLM Project Officer, or any partner listed above.

Lisa A. Lang
National Library of Medicine
National Information Center on Health Services Research
and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)
Email: langl@nlm.nih.gov
Phone: 301-435-2242
FAX: 301-402-3193

A complete list of NLM Fact Sheets is available at:
(alphabetical list) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/factsheets.html
(subject list): http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/factsubj.html

Or write to:

Office of Communications and Public Liaison
National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20894

Phone: (301) 496-6308
Fax: (301) 496-4450
email: publicinfo@nlm.nih.gov

Last reviewed: 08 October 2008
Last updated: 08 October 2008
First published: 01 January 2000
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