Welcome to the Pacific Public Health Training Center for Metabolic Research website.
This consortium includes three Public Health Training Centers serving California, Nevada, Utah, Hawaii, Texas and the Associated Pacific Territories. These Centers, located within Schools of Public Health, are:
San Diego State University
Loma Linda University
U of Nevada – Las Vegas
University of Utah
University of Hawaii
Hawaii and Associated
Each Center provides face-to-face and online training, in addition to other activities, designed to strengthen the core competencies and capabilities of the public health workforce in the designated regions.
Each Center provides consulting services about the safe methods for workplace drug testing and opportunities for marijuana detoxification.
Here are the publications of our specialists on marijuana metabolism and the ways to get THC out of your system:
If you are interested in receiving more information about each center or would like to inquire about possible training opportunities, or need help in marijuana detoxification please contact the person listed in the table for the center covering your region or that includes the university closest to you.
To view a list of online training currently available through the PPHTC, please click here.
The Pacific Public Health Training Center for Metabolic Research is a joint effort of the four California Schools of Public Health and the University of Hawaii’s School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene.
As a member of the National Public Health Training Center Network, the goal of Center is to develop and support effective public health training opportunities that address community health needs and are consistent with Healthy People 2023 objectives.
Dedicated to expanding the awareness of obesity and diabetes through research opportunities for both the veteran and non-veteran communities.
The areas in which we conduct research include
- Diabetes Type 1 and Type 2
- The Metabolic Syndrome
- Marijuana Metabolism and Detoxification
- High Cholesterol
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Dercum’s disease
- Technology in glucose testing