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Drexel University, APHA collaborate on new teaching strategy

Drexel University, APHA collaborate on new teaching strategy

The Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions undergraduate nursing population health course will be taught in a new way this academic year. Students in the course will join APHA to experience firsthand the value and tools that professional organizations can provide.

APHA announces 2015 award winners

Continuing a long tradition of honoring excellence in the public health field, APHA today announced the winners of its 2015 national awards. And the accolades are well-deserved.
APHA State Innovation Models guides: How public health can join efforts nationwide

APHA State Innovation Models guides: How public health can join efforts nationwide

Do you believe in the Affordable Care Act? Do you want to make people in your state or community healthier? State Innovation Models are for you.
‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

We know countless ways that racism harms our nation’s health. What may not be widely understood is the racism that isn’t seen can be the most destructive.
Storify: 7 reasons to be an APHA member

Storify: 7 reasons to be an APHA member

Maybe you let your membership lapse, or maybe you've been toying with the idea of joining, but haven't put pen to paper — or fingers to keyboard — quite yet. Whatever your reasons, it's time to commit to public health by becoming a member of APHA.
(Video) Turning our culture of punishment into a culture of prevention

(Video) Turning our culture of punishment into a culture of prevention

The national news is filled with stories about what is wrong with the criminal justice system and how we can fix it. But what’s missing from the current debate is a conversation about how our justice system negatively impacts health, particularly the health of children and families of color.
APHA intern Erin Voichoski: Preventing sexual violence on college campuses

APHA intern Erin Voichoski: Preventing sexual violence on college campuses

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men report a rape experience at some point in their lives, while 1 in 20 women and men experience a form of sexual violence other than rape.
APHA’s ‘I love public health’ T-shirt: A public health movement you can wear

APHA’s ‘I love public health’ T-shirt: A public health movement you can wear

Imagine 13,000 people wearing a shirt that says: “I love public health.” APHA’s 143rd Annual Meeting in Chicago might make it happen.
Plan4Health: Planning makes public health a team sport

Plan4Health: Planning makes public health a team sport

Public health is many things. It’s prevention, it’s preparedness — and it’s certainly planning.
APHA releases new health systems transformation guide

APHA releases new health systems transformation guide

APHA has long championed the many ways the Affordable Care Act can improve public health. But how does the public health community turn the law’s potential into better health outcomes?
The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

Summer is a great time to relax and cool off in the pool. Here are some tips to enjoy the water while staying safe.
Brady Campaign’s Dan Gross on ASK Day: ‘Is there an unlocked gun in your house?’

Brady Campaign’s Dan Gross on ASK Day: ‘Is there an unlocked gun in your house?’

On ASK Day, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross urges parents to ask one vital question before sending their children over to play.