Current Projects

NHSN Workship October 24-25, 2017

Click on the Presentation you are interested in: 11-Copy of general-rules-worksheet 10-Table B1-Secondary BSI Guide 9-APPENDIX_NHSN Site Specific Definitions.pdf-Jan 2017 8-2018 Protocol Changes-participant 7-NHSN Analysis & SIR final-participant 6-NHSN SSI Surveillance_Participant 5-NHSN MDRO_CD_LabID Module_Participant 4-NHSN CAUTI Definitions_Participant 3-NHSN Secondary BSI_Participant …

Infection Prevention in the Long Term Care Facility June 29, 2017

Infection Prevention in the Long Term Care Facility June 29, 2017   Click on the document or speaker for the information you would like to access: Agenda MSDH Communicable Diseases Update & CDC Recommendations in Regard to Antibiotic Stewardship Thomas Dobbs, …

Together on Diabetes

Together on Diabetes™ – U.S. is a five-year, $100 million initiative that was launched in November 2010 by the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to improve health outcomes of people living with type 2 diabetes in the United States. Together on Diabetes …

Oral Health

The Mississippi Public Health Institute works with the Division of Oral Health within the Mississippi State Department of Health to develop a five-year strategic plan. MSPHI convenes stakeholders to provide input on the plan.

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH)

MSPHI serves as the external evaluator for Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s REACH project, which is funded by CDC. The REACH project aims to strengthen existing capacity to implement locally tailored evidence and practice-based improvements in the African American population. The goal …


MSPHI works with the Mississippi State Department of Health’s (MSDH) Office of HIV/STD to organize a department-wide work group, develop an evaluation plan and guide staff to implement community-based data collection and analysis for MSDH HIV/STD programs.

Breastfeeding Initative

MSPHI will provide leadership, technical assistance, and systems development to the Mississippi State Department of Health and other organizations that are engaged in maternal/child health and support of statewide breastfeeding initiatives.

Primary Care Capacity Project (PCCP)

MSPHI entered into a cooperative agreement to serve as fiscal intermediary to expand capacity for and access to high quality, sustainable, community-based health care services, including primary care, behavioral and mental healthcare, and environmental and occupational medicine on the Gulf …

Mental Health

The Mississippi Public Health Institute (MSPHI) will assist the Mississippi State Department of Mental Health -Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Services (BADS) with implementation of technical support services for Mississippi Prevention Alliance for Communities and Colleges (mPACC). mPACC aims to …

Office of Tobacco Control

MSPHI assists the MSDH Office of Tobacco Control with ongoing implementation and update of the five-year strategic plan to address tobacco use and treatment in Mississippi. MSPHI also assists with coalition development through training and technical assistance for tobacco-free coalitions.