Applications for Year 10 (2014-2015) are now available. 

The public health system once was thought of as comprising only official government public health agencies, but now is understood to include both other public-sector agencies (such as schools, Medicaid and environmental protection agencies, and land-use agencies) and private-sector organizations whose actions have significant consequences for the health of the public.

The Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute is a regional institute focusing on public health leadership development in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and South Dakota. We encourage a mix of emerging, mid-level and senior leaders from all sectors who play a role in the public health system from governmental public health to insurance companies, from community health centers to civic and elected leaders.