DASH CIC-START Names Fourteen Communities Committed to Improve Health Through Multi-Sector Data Sharing

Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) has awarded fourteen grants, totaling $350,000, to support projects that improve health through multi-sector data sharing collaborations. DASH is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Illinois Public Health Institute, in partnership with the Michigan Public Health Institute, serves as the National Program Office for DASH and will assist grantees as they develop, implement and evaluate their funded projects. Now in its fifth year, D...
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Short of Breath – But Not Support

May 18, 2019 – I remember the date because it was the day after my daughter’s wedding – I woke up feeling more tired than usual. You know the feeling. The days you wake up and don’t recognize the time. Like some cruel prankster must have changed all the clocks in my house just so I’d wake up earlier! Since arguing with reality isn’t usually helpful I got up to start my Saturday – the same way I always do, albeit much slower. As I walked towards the bathroom, my legs feeling heavy and tired, I sn...
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Our COVID-19 Response

The opportunities in front of us now Providing for acute needs and preparing for policy development in our Post-COVID Future  By Peter Eckart, DASH Co-Director “Is it too early to start thinking about the potential policy changes revealed by the COVID-19 crisis?” I asked on a check-in call with DASH CIC-START awardees last week. Sharon Ron, from Boston’s Metropolitan Area Planning Council responded, “We have been, as an agency, considering that exact question.  We are responding to the immed...
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IPHI is Hiring a Program Associate for DASH

Download as PDF The Illinois Public Health Institute is seeking an energetic and well-organized team member to support program operations, coordination of evaluation activities, and other administration duties for virtual and in-person meetings and events for Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), a national program supporting local health data initiatives across the country. This position is ideal for a professional who is interested in gaining a national perspective on health, equity, and w...
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IPHI is Hiring a Program Manager

Download as PDF The Illinois Public Health Institute is seeking an experienced and well‐organized team member to develop and implement program strategies, direct program operations, coordinate partner activities and support meetings and events for Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) and other grant‐funded programs of IPHI’s Center for Health Information and Technology. Description of Organization IPHI mobilizes stakeholders, catalyzes partnerships, and leads action to promote preventi...
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