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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.
APHA, CDC get ‘nerdy’ during National Public Health Week

APHA, CDC get ‘nerdy’ during National Public Health Week

Public health nerds, get ready for a week of — well — nerdiness.
National Public Health Week: Start With Us

National Public Health Week: Start With Us

APHA's Georges Benjamin kicks off National Public Health Week 2014 with a call to action on The Huffington Post.
Frieden briefs APHA, advocates about CDC’s FY 2015 budget request

Frieden briefs APHA, advocates about CDC’s FY 2015 budget request

U.S. President Barack Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request mixes good and bad news for public health, says Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden.

President’s 2015 budget ‘disappointing’ for public health

With his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal yesterday U.S. President Barack Obama announced some targeted investments in public health but overall funding for core programs was “disappointing,” according to APHA.
APHA gets ready for National Public Health Week 2014

APHA gets ready for National Public Health Week 2014

In the first week of April, APHA and partners hope to transform the way you think about public health.
Americans, health leaders react to CVS tobacco announcement

Americans, health leaders react to CVS tobacco announcement

With its move to end sales of tobacco products in its 7,600 stores by Oct. 1, CVS Caremark sent shock waves through the nation.
APHA’s Benjamin: ‘Confirm Vivek Murthy for US surgeon general’

APHA’s Benjamin: ‘Confirm Vivek Murthy for US surgeon general’

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, urged senators to confirm Vivek Murthy’s appointment for U.S. surgeon general in The Huffington Post.
APHA executive director hits the airwaves in support of ACA

APHA executive director hits the airwaves in support of ACA

The tagline of Families USA’s Health Action 2014 conference last week called for “making the promise real.” APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin spoke about the Affordable Care Act and health reform in nearly 20 radio interviews.
Congress marginally boosts key public health programs in omnibus spending bill

Congress marginally boosts key public health programs in omnibus spending bill

Congress released its spending package for fiscal year 2014 late Monday with implications for a range of public health priorities.