From an internationally acclaimed epidemiologist to a national leader on neighborhood issues, APHA’s just-announced lineup of Annual Meeting speakers will drive home its 2013 theme: “Think Global, Act Local: Best Practices Around the World.”
While dogs are busy fulfilling the role of man’s best friend, perhaps they can also help us humans prepare for an emergency.
Read our exclusive interview with Paul Walker, PhD, winner of the 2012 Sidel-Levy Award for Peace, as he shares his thoughts on about the intersection of public health and peace. Photo courtesy EZ Event Photography
In case you missed it, catch up on full coverage of APHA's 140th Annual Meeting on our blog.
Reading ability in young girls can have significant risk factor for teen pregnancy, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Young people with smartphones are 1.5 times more likely to be sexually active than those without them, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
The baby boomer generation is aging, and many men and women in that age group find themselves simultaneously taking care of their parents and their own children. Those responsibilities can have an effect on both the physical and mental health of caregivers, and by extension, all of society.
A prominent leader in public health and lifelong advocate of reducing health disparities, Reed Tuckson will be a keynote speaker at the opening session of APHA's 140th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, on Oct. 28. Read the full interview in the September 2012 issue of The Nation's Health.
APHA is preparing to host its 140th Annual Meeting and Exposition, taking place this year in San Francisco Oct. 27-31. The meeting, with the theme “Prevention and Wellness across the Life Span,” will explore the environmental, social and behavioral issues that impact health across all ages.
What do Tom Frieden, Reed Tuckson and Gail Sheehy have in common? Besides a particular interest in public health, they’ll all share the stage at the opening session of the 2012 APHA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in October.