Minnesota's Public Health Workforce
OPI serves as a focal point for issues related to public health practice, including participating in state and national discussions of performance standards, public health competencies, and the ten essential public health services. OPI not only helps improve the capacity of the existing workforce, but also attracts new talent to the field of public health.
National Public Health Performance Standards Program
2004 Local Public Health Surveys: Agencies, Staff
|2004 Local Public Health Agency Survey: Preliminary Results
(PDF: 510KB / 24 pages)
|2004 Local Public Health Staff Survey: Results
(PDF: 123KB / 12 pages)
|NACCHO: Describing the Local Public Health Workforce:
who Prevent, Promote, and Protect the Nation's Health (PDF: 347KB / 4 pages)
[Attn: Non-MDH site]
NACCHO, May 2011
|Pathways to a Public Health Career
This site provides basic information about the field of public health, including information on education, job opportunities, and stories from practicing professionals.
| Emerging Leaders' Network (2003-2010)
This program identifies potential leaders in public health and provides them with information and experiential learning opportunities to enhance leadership skills and build confidence in leadership roles.