APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


On racism: ‘It is difficult to recognize a system of inequity that privileges us’
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Donya Currie

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November 05, 2017

APHA workshop offers powerful conversation on what we all can do to name racism, address it and, hopefully, move our society closer to one in which health equity is the norm.
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Annual Meeting


APHA’s Council of Affiliates honors outstanding public health work
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Kim Krisberg

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November 05, 2017

Last night, APHA's Council of Affiliates honored state and local public health associations for their work on behalf of public health
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Annual Meeting


Tweets of the Day from #APHA2017
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Kim Krisberg

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November 04, 2017

Check out all our favorite tweets using the hashtag #APHA2017. Let's get this trending!
Rachael Reed

Annual Meeting


National Student Meeting takes on climate change, mentorship, advocacy
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Julia Haskins

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November 04, 2017

If you’re a member of the Student Assembly, you’ll never have to wander alone.
Chris Chanysulkit and Phat Nguyen

Annual Meeting


APHA Annual Meeting Day 1: Photos from Atlanta
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Kim Krisberg

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November 04, 2017

Smile! It's APHA Annual Meeting time!
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Beyond the classroom: Student Assembly members take advantage of meeting opportunities
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 04, 2017

Professionals at all points in their career know that APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo is the perfect place to get some networking done. You never know who you’ll meet. But perhaps no one is more excited about such opportunities as APHA’s Student Assembly members.
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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


APHA Annual Meeting gathering at the intersection of climate and health
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Louise Dettman

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November 04, 2017

This year’s APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is gathering at the Georgia World Congress Center — one of the 15 largest LEED-certified buildings in the world. It’s a particularly appropriate location considering this year’s meeting theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health.”
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Annual Meeting


Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge: Improving health one community at a time
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Donya Currie

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November 04, 2017

At yesterday’s Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge Institute, attendees discussed ways to approach and address the social determinants of health and strategies for creating lasting change at the community level.
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Annual Meeting


APHA 2017 kicks off in Atlanta
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Kim Krisberg

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November 04, 2017

APHA's 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo is off and running in downtown Atlanta.
Georges Benjamin

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APHA's Dr. Benjamin: Welcome to Atlanta and APHA 2017!
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Kim Krisberg

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November 03, 2017

With so many challenges facing public health, I can’t think of any place I’d rather be than surrounded by thousands of people determined to make the world a better, safer and healthier place for all, writes APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin.
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Annual Meeting / Guest Post


What can disaster preparedness tell us about obesity? More than you think
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David Fouse

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November 02, 2017

Learn how a novel use of data is helping us better understand factors affecting obesity rates and possible solutions in this guest post from ICF.
Janine Lewis

Annual Meeting / Guest Post


Voices of rare disease patients: Driving progress in translational science
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David Fouse

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November 01, 2017

Janine Lewis, genetic counselor/project manager with ICF, discusses a new movement giving voice to 25 million in the U.S. living with rare diseases.

From APHA Press

cover of Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional