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July 14 – 18, 2014
Billings Crowne Plaza


Summer Institute

The Summer Institute is for the professional public health workforce of Montana from tribal, county, and city public health agencies.  Sanitarians, DPHHS employees, and college students studying public health, and interested clinicians might also attend for training and professional development.  The sessions this year involve immunizations, epidemiology, public health emergency preparedness, food safety, public health law, and public health management.  There are continuing education credits available for the sessions. 

Part I
(12n Mon. to Wed. July 14 – 16)

Part II
(12n Wed. to Friday July 16 – 18)






Session A

Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Session D

Emerging Issues with Communicable Disease Investigations and Reporting

Session B

Public Health Emergency Preparedness for Community Resiliency

Session E

Montana’s Adoption of the 2013 FDA Food Code

Session C

Leadership Forum for Public Health
12 hour session
8 a.m. Tuesday to 12 noon Wednesday

Session F

Public Health 101 and Fundamentals of Public Health Law

To sustain Public Health education opportunities across Montana, the Summer Institute will support one person from each public health agency with a free lodging voucher. Contact us to reserve this room.

All registrants are encouraged to contact us for hotel options. We’ve worked with several hotels for discounted rates. Registrants are responsible for paying for their own room.  The cut-off for lodging assistance is June 30.  After that date, registrants must call hotels to make their own arrangements.

Call Vicki at 406-444-0732, or Rita at 406-444-0919 for room availability and more information.

List of hotels with blocks reserved:
Crowne Plaza, Big Horn Resort, Billings Hotel & Convention Center, County Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn

Each session requires a $135 registration fee to cover event expenses (Except Session A, which has a $40 fee).  Register before July 1st for a 10% discount.

Montana Public Health Summer
Institute Informational Brochure

Click Here for Informational Brochure


Lodging Voucher and Hotel Information:  (406) 444-0732 or (406)444-0919

City of Billings Website  

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