Government • Healthcare • Research • Community

The Vermont Public Health Institute is committed to improving the health of all Vermonters by fostering policy innovation, enhancing communication, and building partnerships across sectors, including government agencies, communities, the health care delivery system, media, and academia.

Vermont Health in All Policies Task Force

The Vermont Public Health Institute provides technical support for Health in All Policies initiatives at both the state and local level. Health in All Policies is a collaborative approach to improving the health of all people by incorporating health considerations into decision-making across sectors and policy areas. The goal of Health in All Policies is […]

Integrating Population Health in Vermont’s Health System Reforms

The Vermont Public Health Institute is building a portfolio of projects to ensure that Vermont’s health reforms are developed in light of the social determinants of health and reforms systematically connect integrated care management efforts with community-wide prevention strategies to improve population health outcomes.

Health Promotion and Prevention Projects

In partnership with the Vermont Department of Health and the Association of State and Tribal Health Organizations (ASTHO), the Vermont Public Health Institute is leading a quality improvement learning collaborative that aims to create replicable systems for falls prevention in two Vermont hospital service areas (Newport and Bennington). The project is funded by a grant […]

About Us

Innovation • Communication • Partnership

The Vermont Public Health Institute’s advisors are at the center of a network of connections that spans Vermont and the nation. Working with our advisors, the VtPHI assembles teams based on each project’s needs, bringing together the best people available. These experts include scientists, policy experts, health care providers, researchers, and community engagement specialists.

Founded in 2013, the VtPHI was originally conceived through the collaborative efforts of leaders at the Vermont Public Health Association (VtPHA), University of Vermont College of Medicine, University of Vermont Medical Center Community Health Improvement Program, and the Vermont Department of Health. These leaders serve as the founding board members for the VtPHI. The Institute began as a special project of the VtPHA and shares interconnected leadership with separate and complementary functions. VtPHI is a member of the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)

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P. O. Box 732

Burlington, VT 05402-0732