Karen Onyeije

Annual Meeting / Voices


Watch: Karen Onyeije promotes better health through broadband
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January 24, 2017

During APHA 2016, APHA TV interviewed Karen Onyeije, associate general counsel at the Federal Communications Commission, about the agency’s Connect2HealthFCC Task Force.
Tony Iton

Annual Meeting / Voices


Watch: Anthony Iton talks education as key determinant of health
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Kim Krisberg

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January 18, 2017

Public health leader Anthony Iton discusses the intersections between education, health and longevity.
David Satcher

Annual Meeting


Watch: David Satcher calls for narrowing disparities to become healthiest nation
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Kim Krisberg

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January 11, 2017

Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher talks to APHA TV and calls for engaging medical schools to achieve health equity.
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Annual Meeting / The Nation's Health


The Nation's Health: APHA Annual Meeting engages participants on ensuring health for all
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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January 05, 2017

Nearly 12,000 health professionals attended APHA 2016 to share their best work, practices and goals.
Tom Frieden

Annual Meeting / Voices


Watch: CDC’s Frieden discusses how we become the healthiest nation
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Kim Krisberg

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December 22, 2016

CDC Director Tom Frieden talks to APHA TV about health care, opioids and the future of public health.
Camara Jones handing gavel to Tom Quade

Annual Meeting


Closing General Session: ‘The pursuit of health is the pursuit of justice’
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Kim Krisberg

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November 03, 2016

What do you get when the nation’s three largest public health associations come together to discuss health equity? Inspired, motivated and compelled to action.
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Annual Meeting


Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016
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Kim Krisberg

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November 03, 2016

Some our favorite #APHA2016 tweets as we say good-bye to Denver.
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Annual Meeting


APHA Annual Meeting Day 5: Photos from Denver
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Kim Krisberg

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November 02, 2016

One last look at all the smiling faces from the APHA 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.
Logo, APHA 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo, Denver, Oct. 29-Nov. 3

Annual Meeting / Findings


Children who witness violence or are sexually abused are 3 and 5 times more likely to inject drugs as adults
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Dan Greenberg

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November 02, 2016

Children who are sexually abused are nearly five times more likely to inject drugs in adulthood as those who are not — while children who witness violence are about three times more likely — according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.
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Annual Meeting


Taking on obesity one soda at a time
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Donya Currie

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November 02, 2016

Because problems like overweight and obesity don’t respect county borders, public health agencies are finding more ways to work together.
Susan Haverkamp

Annual Meeting


Making health messages accessible to the hearing impaired
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Natalie McGill

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November 02, 2016

For many people seeking health information, accessing it can be as easy as a Google search or watching a YouTube video. But it's not as easy for many deaf and hearing-impaired people.
Logo, APHA 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo, Denver, Oct. 29-Nov. 3

Annual Meeting


Public health in the headlines: How does news coverage impact health?
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Kim Krisberg

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November 02, 2016

Media. It’s everywhere these days. So, it’s not surprising that it impacts our health and behaviors as well as our perception of serious public health problems.