Eriel Deranger speaking on stage

Annual Meeting


Opening General Session: ‘I believe in my heart of hearts that justice will prevail’
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Kim Krisberg

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November 06, 2017

APHA President Tom Quade grew up singing in the church choir. And he says the experience isn’t so different from advocating on behalf of public health.
smiling woman cradling poster tube

Annual Meeting


APHA Annual Meeting Day 2: Photos from Atlanta
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Kim Krisberg

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November 05, 2017

The hits keep on coming on day two of APHA's 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo.
attendees talking with woman at Expo booth

Annual Meeting


Expo! Expo! Read all about it!
by

Donya Currie

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November 05, 2017

Where can you find baskets of condoms, an animated satellite map of the changing area of arctic sea ice and cactus-shaped pens? APHA's Public Health Expo, of course.
Lindsey Wahowiak and Tear & Share book

Annual Meeting


(Book) party time, excellent: Authors enjoy Expo event
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 05, 2017

On Sunday afternoon, authors and editors of four books from APHA Press got together for a book signing party.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Step it up! Let's walk the public health walk
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Donya Currie

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November 05, 2017

If you’re looking for a great way to walk the public health walk while at the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, join the APHA 2017 Steps Challenge.
smiling woman with Our taxes sign

Annual Meeting


#TaxesAreGood for public health
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Donya Currie

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November 05, 2017

It’s true that nothing’s certain except death and taxes. And thinking of either can fill a person with dread. But public health advocates say it’s time we speak up about the good that taxes can do.
logo, National Public Health Week

Annual Meeting / NPHW


NPHW 2018: “Healthiest Nation 2030: Changing Our Future Together”
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Kim Krisberg

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November 05, 2017

It’s never too early to start planning for our favorite time of the year: National Public Health Week.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Q & A: Attendees excited to connect, engage, act on climate change
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Rachel Bergman

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November 05, 2017

From first-time meeting participants to long-time veterans, the excitement is brewing as APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo kicks into high gear.
Get Ready with large watch on man's wrist

Annual Meeting


It's time to set your clocks and check your stocks!
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Michele Late

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November 05, 2017

When you reset your clocks, use it as a reminder to check your emergency stockpile. That way, when a disaster happens, you’ll have everything you need.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


News release: Marijuana and alcohol negatively impact lifetime achievement in young adults
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Megan Lowry

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November 05, 2017

New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the effect of marijuana use and dependence on life achievement in young adults.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


On racism: ‘It is difficult to recognize a system of inequity that privileges us’
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Donya Currie

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November 05, 2017

APHA workshop offers powerful conversation on what we all can do to name racism, address it and, hopefully, move our society closer to one in which health equity is the norm.
Tom Quade and two awardees smiling

Annual Meeting


APHA’s Council of Affiliates honors outstanding public health work
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Kim Krisberg

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November 05, 2017

Last night, APHA's Council of Affiliates honored state and local public health associations for their work on behalf of public health

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