Words from members
Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day

Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day

Members of APHA’s Oral Health Section contributed a series of posts today discussing opportunities and challenges in oral health on World Oral Health Day.
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.
How APHA policy statements are developed: A Q&A with JPC chairs

How APHA policy statements are developed: A Q&A with JPC chairs

Joint Policy Committee co-chairs Ayanna Buckner, Tara Hayden and Martha Romney discuss the APHA policy statement development process, which kicked off this week with a call for policy statement proposals.
Creating the Healthiest Nation: Protecting Our Future

Creating the Healthiest Nation: Protecting Our Future

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, shares his thoughts on the past year and APHA's many accomplishments in his message from the 2017 APHA Annual Report.
Your donation makes a difference

Your donation makes a difference

Our nation faces huge public health challenges. We need to protect the gains made in recent years and engage new partners as we ensure the right to health. We need your help.
APHA’s Dr. Benjamin: Welcome to Denver!

APHA’s Dr. Benjamin: Welcome to Denver!

It’s an honor and a privilege to welcome you to APHA 2016!
Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities

The Clean Power Plan protects against air pollution and climate change, argues APHA's Dr. Georges Benjamin in The Huffington Post.
Physical Activity Section's Bornstein on National Physical Activity Plan

Physical Activity Section’s Bornstein on National Physical Activity Plan

Public Health Newswire talked to Physical Activity Section Chair Dan Bornstein, PhD, about today's updates to the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan.
APHA members: Promote oral health during National Public Health Week

APHA members: Promote oral health during National Public Health Week

During National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire is featuring guest commentary from our members. Here are a collection of vignettes from APHA's Oral Health Section.
Bella Dinh-Zarr, Robert Zarr: ‘We’re a public health family’

Bella Dinh-Zarr, Robert Zarr: ‘We’re a public health family’

National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chair T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, PhD, MPH, and husband Robert Zarr, MD, MPH, both APHA members, shared their unique public health approaches in an interview with Public Health Newswire.
Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses how schools can take a risk-based approach to protect students and staff against health threats in a commentary published today in Education Week.
Ebola doesn't abide by borders

Ebola doesn’t abide by borders

Should the U.S. ban travel to Ebola-affected countries? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin argues "no" in a commentary published today in U.S. News & World Report.