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Annual Meeting


APHA Live: Be inspired, share with friends and earn CE credits
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Kim Krisberg

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December 06, 2017

APHA Live includes on-demand, online access to some of the top sessions from the APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo. You can also earn up to 16.5 hours of continuing education credit.
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Annual Meeting


APHA 2017 Closing Session: ‘Show up. Stand on the side of resisting oppression’
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Kim Krisberg

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November 09, 2017

Everything is connected. That was the message from today’s Closing General Session speakers, who offered a powerful reminder that matters of climate change are intertwined with and inseparable from systems of oppression.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Let’s work together to make active transport a walk in the park
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Julia Haskins

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November 08, 2017

Expanding opportunities for active living means addressing the disparities embedded in our built environments.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Workplace violence: ‘How can we make things better?’
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Donya Currie

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November 08, 2017

At a time when nurses face “epidemic levels of violence at work,” there’s a lot we all can do to help, said presenters during a Wednesday morning Annual Meeting session on “Violence in the Workplace.”
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Annual Meeting


Public health and planning: Partnering for better health
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Louise Dettman

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November 08, 2017

Active transportation has proven health benefits, benefits the environment and provides economic benefit to communities. Luckily, public health professionals and the planning community are working together to make those benefits a reality.
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Annual Meeting


Teens & sexual health: ‘They do want to talk to you. They just don’t know how.’
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Donya Currie

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November 08, 2017

Some local teens here in Atlanta have advice not only for those of you working in public health, but especially for all of us parents.
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Annual Meeting


Rooted in cultural humility, public health nurses tackle the social determinants
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 08, 2017

Public health knows achieving health equity means addressing the social determinants of health. But doing so requires creativity, persistence and humility.
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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


Turning up the heat on creative climate messaging
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Louise Dettman

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November 08, 2017

Extreme heat may be one of the leading causes of weather-related deaths, but public health workers are still struggling to find prevention messaging that resonates with the public
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Annual Meeting


APHA honors the best and brightest of public health
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Kim Krisberg

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November 08, 2017

At last night's awards ceremony, APHA celebrated outstanding contributions to public health and heard from the nation's new surgeon general, Jerome Adams.
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Annual Meeting


News release: New American Public Health Association policy statements address physical activity, universal preschool, workers’ compensation and more
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Megan Lowry

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November 08, 2017

The Governing Council adopted 13 new policy statements at APHA 2017, covering topics from physical activity and universal preschool to workers’ compensation.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Dreamers deferred: Protecting the vulnerable in uncertain times
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Julia Haskins

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November 08, 2017

In September, the Trump administration left nearly 800,000 young undocumented people fearing for their futures. Known as Dreamers, these young people are at risk of losing their health care, social networks and for some, the only home they’ve ever known.

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