2023 PHAN Café Schedule

PHAN Cafés provide monthly opportunities for PHAN members to gather virtually
to connect around issues important to public health in Nebraska. 




FEBRUARY A Timely Update on Respiratory Infections in NE
We’ll welcome Derek Julian and Sai Paritala from Nebraska DHHS to review recent trends in
COVID-19, influenza, and RSV infections in Nebraska. They’ll share data and community response information for the 2022-2023 winter season. 

February 16
12 PM-1 PM CT


UNMC's Commitment to Rural Health

UNMC’s focus on addressing and improving Nebraska’s rural health needs. From education and workforce to research and patient care, this discussion will outline efforts across the institution and highlight existing and new opportunities to partner with the public health community to improve the health of Nebraskans.

March 23
12 PM-1 PM CT

APRIL NO PHAN Cafe in April
MAY CANCELLED - Health Literacy update from NALHD


12-1PM CDT


Current Health Care Access Issues Impacting Nebraskans 

Nebraska Appleseed

This presentation will cover a wide range of health care access issues currently impacting Nebraskans. This will include discussion on health care access barriers recently identified by the community, a state legislative session update, and information on the Medicaid COVID protections unwind. We will also discuss upcoming changes to health care access and what health care access issues and opportunities we expect to see in the future.

Wednesday, June 29

12:00-1:00pm CDT

11:00-12:00 MDT



Nebraska DHHS - Public Health Infrastructure Transformation in Nebraska

Caryn Vincent, MPH

This month's PHAN Cafe will discuss several DHHS efforts to transform and modernize Nebraska’s public health infrastructure through CDC’s Public Health Infrastructure Grant (PHIG) program


12-1pm CDT


Bridging the Gap: Public Health in Action at Community Health Centers

Rachel Heinz, MPH, BSN, RN and Samantha Wall, MPH


12-1pm CDT

 DECEMBER  PHAN Annual Meeting  
This table will be updated as new PHAN Café hosts and dates are confirmed.

Connecting Public Health in Nebraska for over 70 Years

  Please email us at PHAN@publichealthne.org

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    Lincoln, NE 68509

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