Posts tagged "Georges Benjamin"
Experts: Public health delivers the best return

Experts: Public health delivers the best return

Pfizer Inc. Vice President of Medical External Affairs Jack Watters spoke at the National Health Research Forum in Washington, D.C., yesterday with a private-sector approach unlike his peers.
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.

Burwell confirmed as new HHS secretary

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted 78-17 to confirm Sylvia Burwell as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Burwell will replace former HHS leader Kathleen Sebelius, who announced her resignation on April 10.
The Nation's Health: EPA plan to cut pollution, improve health

The Nation’s Health: EPA plan to cut pollution, improve health

This Storify roundup of EPA's carbon pollution standards is brought to you by The Nation’s Health, APHA’s newspaper.
APHA praises EPA proposal to reduce carbon pollution by 30 percent

APHA praises EPA proposal to reduce carbon pollution by 30 percent

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made a bold announcement to address the leading contributor to climate change — proposing the first-ever nationwide carbon-emissions limits for existing power plants.
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.
APHA strongly supports National Climate Assessment's action steps

APHA strongly supports National Climate Assessment’s action steps

The American Public Health Association expressed strong support for the public health actions recommended in the National Climate Assessment released today.
Q&A: Leading Health Indicators with HHS leader Howard Koh (Video)

Q&A: Leading Health Indicators with HHS leader Howard Koh (Video)

Howard Koh, MD, MPH, assistant secretary for health at HHS, sat down with APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, in March to talk about the Leading Health Indicators and how communities can use them to improve health.

Atlanta conference links planning, public health

Day Two of the American Planning Association’s national conference in Atlanta was also the organization’s “Health Day,” bringing together two distinct yet correlated disciplines.
APHA Executive Director Benjamin one of Modern Healthcare’s top minority leaders

APHA Executive Director Benjamin one of Modern Healthcare’s top minority leaders

On April 12 APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, was named one of Modern Healthcare’s 2014 top minority executives in health care.
Safety advocates warn against raising limits on truck size, weight

Safety advocates warn against raising limits on truck size, weight

A rise in fatalities and injuries caused by large truck crashes coupled with a push by industry for bigger and heavier trucks led U.S. leaders yesterday to warn against raising federal truck size limits.
NPHW forum discusses path toward a healthier America

NPHW forum discusses path toward a healthier America

Five years ago APHA launched a video envisioning the U.S. becoming the “healthiest nation in one generation.” On Day One of National Public Health Week national health leaders joined APHA to discuss how this vision can become a reality.