Voices
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.
Fumes across the fence-line

Fumes across the fence-line

Health impacts from oil and gas air pollution on fence-line communities
CDC Acting Director Anne Schuchat on the state of public health

CDC Acting Director Anne Schuchat on the state of public health

Public Health Newswire interviewed CDC Acting Director Anne Schuchat, MD, on the state of public health and the agency’s plans for 2018.
Title X: A Q&A with NFPRHA’s Clare Coleman

Title X: A Q&A with NFPRHA’s Clare Coleman

Public Health Newswire spoke to Clare Coleman, president and CEO of NFPRHA to understand the role of the Title X program and the impact a delay in funding could have on the public’s health.
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.
Investing in climate resilience

Investing in climate resilience

Climate-smart health care saves lives and profit margins.
Q&A: The Lancet Countdown’s Howard Frumkin

Q&A: The Lancet Countdown’s Howard Frumkin

The Lancet Countdown is a new report tracking progress on climate change and its health impacts. APHA member Howard Frumkin served as a lead on its U.S. brief and discussed its importance for public health with The Nation's Health.
Tribal resiliency in a changing climate

Tribal resiliency in a changing climate

“Indigenizing” climate change impact assessment 
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.
Why ending police violence is a public health issue: A Q&A with APHA’s Georges Benjamin

Why ending police violence is a public health issue: A Q&A with APHA’s Georges Benjamin

APHA's Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses police violence and why it's a public health issue in an interview with The Nation's Health.
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.
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.