David Williams at APHA lectern

Annual Meeting


Opening General Session: 'Now is the time for us to go to work'
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Kim Krisberg

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November 12, 2018

“We will not lose. We can and will make our country and the broader world a much better place.”
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Annual Meeting


Tweets of the Day from #APHA2018
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Kim Krisberg

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November 12, 2018

More great tweets from the second day of the APHA Annual Meeting!
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Annual Meeting


Free souvenirs, fun conversations at the Public Health Expo
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Donya Currie

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November 12, 2018

Visit the Public Health Expo and we promise you won't come away empty-handed or disappointed.
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Annual Meeting


Town hall humanizes plight of asylum-seekers
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Julia Haskins

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November 12, 2018

Just 40 minutes south of the San Diego Convention Center is the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Asylum-seekers who have made it this far have endured so much trauma just to get to this point, and the struggle is far from over.
APHA 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Poster sessions highlight scope, diversity of public health research
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 12, 2018

From occupational health to cancer screenings and family food security, APHA poster sessions cover all facets of public health.
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Annual Meeting


APHA gives back: Attendees donate, volunteer to help out local families
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November 11, 2018

For Jenny Nguy, APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo is about more than just networking and hearing from public health leaders. It's also about giving back to the local community.
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Annual Meeting


Q & A: APHA Annual Meeting attendees find camaraderie, connection
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 11, 2018

"At work, you’re in silos. Here, you’re together."
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Start planning today for National Public Health Week 2019
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Donya Currie

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November 11, 2018

Sure, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but it’s still never too early to start planning for National Public Health Week 2019.
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Annual Meeting


Youth in San Diego’s City Heights embrace their power to make change
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 11, 2018

Lessons about changing the narrative and building collective agency were the focus of several breakout sessions during Saturday’s APHA/California Endowment Summit.
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Annual Meeting


Students urged to #SpeakForHealth: 'You have to have these discussions'
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Julia Haskins

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November 11, 2018

There are so many ways to raise your voice in support of public health — no matter your level of advocacy expertise.
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Annual Meeting


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

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November 11, 2018

APHA's Council of Affiliates hosted its annual reception and awards ceremony to honor the outstanding work of state and local public health associations and their members.

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