Words from members
APHA members: Get out ahead

APHA members: Get out ahead

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here are a collection of vignettes promoting Wednesday’s theme, “Get out ahead.”
APHA members: Don't panic

APHA members: Don’t panic

Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire will feature guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Here is a vignette promoting Tuesday's theme, “Don't panic.”
APHA members: Be healthy from the start

APHA members: Be healthy from the start

Here are a collection of National Public Health Week vignettes promoting Monday's theme, “Be healthy from the start.”
National Public Health Week: Start With Us

National Public Health Week: Start With Us

APHA's Georges Benjamin kicks off National Public Health Week 2014 with a call to action on The Huffington Post.
Q&A with new APHA President-elect Shiriki Kumanyika

Q&A with new APHA President-elect Shiriki Kumanyika

University of Pennsylvania professor and newly minted APHA President-elect Shiriki Kumanyika tells us about her work, why she's so hopeful about the future public health workforce and why the new APHA will lead to greater impact for health.
Health Insurance Marketplace lets Americans choose low-cost, life-saving health benefits

Health Insurance Marketplace lets Americans choose low-cost, life-saving health benefits

The Health Insurance Marketplace has officially opened for business, allowing Americans and small businesses in every state to obtain personalized health coverage to fit their individual, family or employees’ needs.
Q&A with Linda Rudolph, APHA Environment Section member

Q&A with Linda Rudolph, APHA Environment Section member

Last month, the White House honored APHA member Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH, with a “Champions of Change” award for her efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and, as a result, chronic disease problems.
The case for public health law: A Q&A with Jennifer Bard

The case for public health law: A Q&A with Jennifer Bard

Jennifer Bard, an APHA member, was recently selected for the Scholars in Residence Program and will work with local health officials in Lubbock, Texas, to explore legal options to address bed bugs.
APHA members explain ROI

APHA members explain ROI

As National Public Health Week begins, APHA’s diverse membership is all over the U.S. highlighting issues that are important to improving the nation’s health. Leaders from several APHA member Sections spoke to Public Health Newswire on what this year’s theme, “Public Health is ROI: Save Lives, Save Money,” means to them.

An unplanned pregnancy can derail your life

Today’s reflection on the public health impact of Roe v. Wade was submitted to us by Lisa Maldonado, MPH, an APHA member, former co-chair of APHA’s Abortion Task Force and former chair of APHA’s Latino Caucus.

Celebrate Roe v. Wade and demand more

We continue our series of reflections from reproductive health advocates on how the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case has impacted public health with a contribution from Tracy A. Weitz, PhD, MPA, an APHA member and Associate Professor at the University of California, San Francisco.

Realizing the public health promise of Roe v. Wade

In the coming days leading up to the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a historic decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize abortion, we will be featuring a variety of guest posts from APHA members and reproductive health advocates who have reflected on the impact the landmark case has had on public health....