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APHA’s Benjamin again named one of health care’s most influential leaders

APHA’s Benjamin again named one of health care’s most influential leaders

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, is considered an impactful change agent in health care — right up there with the president and private sector CEOs.
'One Key Question' to revolutionize reproductive, public health

‘One Key Question’ to revolutionize reproductive, public health

A public health movement in Oregon — where doctors query every woman of reproductive age — could make women and families healthier across the nation. It's called "One Key Question."
Annual Meeting early bird registration deadline ending soon

Annual Meeting early bird registration deadline ending soon

Have you registered for APHA’s 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition yet? Register by Thursday, Aug. 28 to save big with the early bird discounted rate.
In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

Paul Smith is not a public health expert. But he knows how to tell a story, and that’s why he was chosen to speak at the Eighth National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media this week in Atlanta.
APHA, health law program break down Hobby Lobby’s public health impact

APHA, health law program break down Hobby Lobby’s public health impact

In a webinar last week APHA and the National Health Law Program, or NHeLP, detailed Hobby Lobby's impact on public health.
Health equity bill introduced in House

Health equity bill introduced in House

Health equity is one of APHA’s foundational values. Yesterday, it became the centerpiece of a proposed federal law.
Contemporary vs. classic: APHA Book Club Facebook chat

Contemporary vs. classic: APHA Book Club Facebook chat

On Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. EDT, APHA’s “Annual Meeting Book Club” will merge old school and new school.
American Journal of Public Health’s Mary Northridge to complete tenure as editor-in-chief

American Journal of Public Health’s Mary Northridge to complete tenure as editor-in-chief

APHA celebrates Mary E. Northridge, editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Public Health, who will complete her 16-year tenure with the journal next spring.

2014 Annual Meeting registration now open as APHA heads to New Orleans

APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting will take place, Nov. 15-19 in New Orleans. Find out the information you need to know now that registration is open!
First lady, advocates oppose efforts to weaken nutrition standards

First lady, advocates oppose efforts to weaken nutrition standards

n a letter sent to Congress on May 20, child health advocates including APHA and several APHA Affiliates strongly urged opposition to “efforts to intervene in science-based rules regarding the federal child nutrition programs.”
APHA’s Benjamin voted one of 50 most influential US health leaders

APHA’s Benjamin voted one of 50 most influential US health leaders

As the U.S. health system undergoes unprecedented change, APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin has been recognized as one of its powerful safeguards.
Public health and community planning are interdependent

Public health and community planning are interdependent

Transforming communities into healthier environments takes city and community planning, an overarching theme at the American Planning Association’s 106th National Planning Conference held recently in Atlanta.