National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC)

The National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC)external icon is a CDC-funded group of regional centers created in partnership with health departments and universities. NNPTC is dedicated to increasing the knowledge and skills of health professionals in the areas of sexual and reproductive health. Awarded April 1, 2020 for a five-year project period, the NNPTC provides health professionals with a spectrum of state-of-the-art educational opportunities, including experiential learning, with an emphasis on prevention. The prevention training centers will develop, disseminate and evaluate training and training assistance to improve STD care at the clinical provider, healthcare organization, and system levels.

This project has three components:

  • Component A Regional Centers
  • Component B National STD Prevention Training Centers Coordination Center (NPTC3)
  • Component C National STD Curriculum Center (NSTDC)

Award recipients for CDC-RFA-PS20-2004external icon are as follows:

  • Component A Regional Centers: Columbia University, Denver Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, University of Alabama (Southeastern Prevention Training Center), University of California, San Francisco, University of Washington, and Washington University, St. Louis
  • Component B National STD Prevention Training Centers Coordination Center (NPTC3): Denver Public Health
  • Component C National STD Curriculum Center (NSTDC): University of Washington

Map of NNPTC NOFO Recipients with states by regional training centers
DITC NOFO Recipients
Columbia University Denver Public Health Johns Hopkins University Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Indiana
  • Michigan
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Puerto Rico
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Wyoming
  • Delaware
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Washington, DC
  • West Virginia
  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
DITC NOFO Recipients
University of Alabama University of California, San Francisco University of Washington Washington University, St. Louis
  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Alaska
  • Idaho
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Washington
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Wisconsin
Success Stories
Success Story
This extensive educational and healthcare training system, with four national and eight regional training centers throughout the U.S., ensures clinicians have access to crucial clinical resources to help diagnose, treat, and prevent STDs.
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Two stories of PTCs in St. Louis and Denver whose innovative projects have gone above and beyond to meet the needs of providers.