Denver Health is Colorado’s “safety net” healthcare system. Denver Health works extensively with medically underserved patients to eliminate health disparities. The organization provides preventive, primary, and specialty care to 25% of Denver residents, serving more than 144,000 patients each year. In the last 10 years, Denver Health provided more than $2.1 billion in care for the uninsured.
The Center’s mission is to create and foster practitioner excellence to improve public health practice at the systems, community and organizational levels. The Center strives to accomplish this through providing workforce development, community project development and practice-based learning and is a collaborator for the Patient Navigator Training Collaborative.
DPTC provides state-of-the-art training in clinical and behavioral interventions related to sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. The Prevention center is a member of the National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers and funded in part from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This grant program is funded through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for the years 2012-2015.