Pacific Public Health Training Center for Metabolic Research

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:

California-Nevada PHTC

Universities
San Diego State University
Loma Linda University
CSU Fullerton
U of Nevada – Las Vegas

Regions Covered
California
Nevada


Contact Info
Barbara Lefkarites
Project Coordinator
(619) 524-8938
[email protected]

Southwest Regional PHTC

Universities
UCLA
University of Utah

Regions Covered
California
Nevada
Utah

Contact Info
Rachel Flores
Program Manager
(310) 724-8324
[email protected]

California Pacific Territories PHTC

Universities
UC Berkeley
University of Hawaii
UC Davis
CSU Fresno

Regions Covered
California
Hawaii and Associated
Pacific Territories

Contact Info
Jacquelyn Omotalade
Program Manager
(510) 612-4541
[email protected]

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:

Home Remedies
Our research on what you can do to increase the speed of marijuana detoxification.
Home Remedies for Weed Detox Sweating Fasting Pooping Exercise Losing weight
THC Detox Drinks
Our research on popular drinks that people use to detox from marijuana and to pass a drug test. We analyze if the drinks work or not.
Gatorade Kool-Aid Pedialyte Green tea Water Apple cider vinegar Cranberry Juice Lemon Juice Pomegranate juice Pickle juice Alcohol Do THC detox drinks really work?
THC Detox Supplements
In this section, we analyze the effectiveness of various THC detox supplements.
Baking soda Gelatin Certo Garlic Goldenseal Creatine Vitamins Vitamin C

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.

Our Studies

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

  • Pre-Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1 and Type 2
  • Obesity
  • Hypertension
  • The Metabolic Syndrome
  • Marijuana Metabolism and Detoxification
  • High Cholesterol
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Dercum’s disease
  • Technology in glucose testing
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