In a new Institute of Medicine commentary out today, APHA's Dr. Georges Benjamin outlines how the Affordable Care Act presents many opportunities for transforming the delivery of essential public health services and for improving population health.
As we celebrate the many blessings afforded to us this Thanksgiving, APHA asks you to honor the hundreds of thousands of public health professionals who work each year to make communities healthier and safer than ever before.
A new Institute of Medicine report calls for greater, more efficient public health funding. Find out what the report's recommendations mean for public health practice from APHA's Georges Benjamin in his recent post on the Health Affairs Blog.
APHA's Georges Benjamin was too young to witness the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education debate. The ruling overturned Plessy v. Ferguson and declared “separate but equal” education unconstitutional. He argues this week's hearings were just as important, and the justices should do the right thing the first time.
Hear what APHA's Georges Benjamin thinks about recent cuts to the Prevention and Public Health Fund and the prospects for prevention in a recent post on the Health Affairs Blog.