AUTHOR ARCHIVE

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NPHW


It’s here! National Public Health Week begins Monday
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Mark Barna

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March 31, 2023

April 3-9 event recognizes role of cultures, community in health
Man puts mask on boy


America’s Health Rankings: Pandemic takes major toll on US health
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Mark Barna

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December 07, 2022

New Hampshire named healthiest state for 2022
Thank You, Public Health Professionals!

Workforce


High-five a hero for Public Health Thank You Day
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Mark Barna

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November 21, 2022

Show your appreciation with APHA’s graphics
Daniel Dawes

2022 Annual Meeting


Moving public health forward with better communication, community relations
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Mark Barna

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November 09, 2022

Despite many successes during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. public health made mistakes in messaging, relationship-building and sometimes in attitude that hindered care.
Umair Shah and Catherine Troisi

2022 Annual Meeting


Applying lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
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Mark Barna

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November 08, 2022

Panelists weighed in on what was learned during the pandemic and how best to apply lessons in the future.
A father plays with his young daughter on playground equipment.

2022 Annual Meeting


Healthy People 2030: Empowering states, communities to improve health
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Mark Barna

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November 07, 2022

States, local governments use objectives as benchmark to assess community needs.
Theodore Brown and Lawrence Gostin

2022 Annual Meeting


Monday General Session: Historians look back at 150 years of U.S. public health
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Mark Barna

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November 07, 2022

Today’s politicization of public health harms community and health equity, panelists said.
Loretta Ross

2022 Annual Meeting


Opening General session: “Love and respect needs to be our public health strategy.”
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Mark Barna

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November 06, 2022

Keynote speaker Loretta Ross offered a new framework for handling pushback to public health.
Student attendees at the National Student Meeting

2022 Annual Meeting


Public health experts offer guidance, encouragement at National Student Meeting
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Mark Barna

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November 05, 2022

“No one knows how to communicate better than you guys do.”
Public Health Then & Now book cover


Essay collection examines public health history, lessons learned
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Mark Barna

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November 02, 2022

New book shares content from APHA’s American Journal of Public Health
Policy Action Institute logo


Improving health through innovation, partnerships and policy
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Mark Barna

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June 17, 2022

APHA’s Policy Action Institute explores lessons learned, new strategies for advancing public health