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Watch: Texas public health leader on preparedness, disaster and climate change

Watch: Texas public health leader on preparedness, disaster and climate change

A conversation with Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health, at APHA 2017.
Watch: Healthy People 2030 wants to hear from you!

Watch: Healthy People 2030 wants to hear from you!

The nation’s public health officials are calling on you to get involved in Healthy People 2030, the new set of health objectives for the coming decade.
Membership in APHA: A free perk for students at some schools

Membership in APHA: A free perk for students at some schools

A new school-sponsored student membership category launched last year by APHA is giving public health students access to the largest network of people studying and working in the field. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
Deadline for submitting abstracts to the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting quickly approaching

Deadline for submitting abstracts to the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting quickly approaching

Interested in presenting your research at one of the world’s largest public health gatherings? Don’t wait: the deadlines for abstract submission are Feb. 19-23.
Watch: Deranger calls on public health to work alongside indigenous communities to confront climate change

Watch: Deranger calls on public health to work alongside indigenous communities to confront climate change

APHA 2017 keynote speaker Eriel Deranger talks with APHA TV.
Watch: APHA President Joseph Telfair calls for honest conversations to begin eliminating health inequities

Watch: APHA President Joseph Telfair calls for honest conversations to begin eliminating health inequities

APHA President Joseph Telfair explains equality vs. health equity in a conversation with APHA TV.
Watch: RWJF’s Besser talks climate change, equity and his new role in philanthropy

Watch: RWJF’s Besser talks climate change, equity and his new role in philanthropy

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation CEO Richard Besser discusses his outlook as the new head of the nation's biggest health philanthropy recently with APHA TV.
APHA Annual Meeting shares science on climate change, public health

APHA Annual Meeting shares science on climate change, public health

APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo convened in Atlanta to help move communities forward in the race to prepare for, adapt to and prevent the health effects of climate change. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
Call for abstracts for APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting now open

Call for abstracts for APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting now open

Bring your public health research to an audience of thousands at next year’s meeting in San Diego.
Watch: Surgeon General Jerome Adams discusses importance of partnerships

Watch: Surgeon General Jerome Adams discusses importance of partnerships

In an APHA TV exclusive, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams talks about his goals as the nation’s top doctor and his passion for public health partnerships.
APHA Live: Be inspired, share with friends and earn CE credits

APHA Live: Be inspired, share with friends and earn CE credits

APHA Live includes on-demand, online access to some of the top sessions from the APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo. You can also earn up to 16.5 hours of continuing education credit.
APHA 2017 Closing Session: ‘Show up. Stand on the side of resisting oppression’

APHA 2017 Closing Session: ‘Show up. Stand on the side of resisting oppression’

Everything is connected. That was the message from today’s Closing General Session speakers, who offered a powerful reminder that matters of climate change are intertwined with and inseparable from systems of oppression.