two smiling women

Annual Meeting


Black Mamas Matter: 'At some point, some folks have to stand up for women'
by

Donya Currie

on

November 13, 2018

Black women are three times more likely to die from pregnancy complications than white women — a crisis we can all help address by working together.
women walking on paved path

Annual Meeting


Equity and the built environment: 'Meet at the intersection of design and health'
by

Louise Dettman

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November 12, 2018

Panelists from the planning, landscape, architecture, affordable housing and parks sectors spoke to a packed room of public health professionals.
two women smiling

Annual Meeting / Health Equity


New research on advancing health equity among older rural adults
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

November 12, 2018

Prevention and health programs should be expanded in rural areas, with special efforts to reach older minority communities.
people holding protest signs

Annual Meeting


'Courageous conversations' can improve health: 'Every moment is an organizing moment'
by

Donya Currie

on

November 12, 2018

Dolores Huerta was 25 years old, working in Stockton, California, when a farmworker who had been paralyzed came seeking help applying for welfare.
Mona Hanna-Attisha at microphone

Annual Meeting


Science, activism come together at Environmental Justice Town Hall
by

Louise Dettman

on

November 12, 2018

You can’t talk about health equity without talking about environmental justice.
logo, @ClimateChangesHealth

Annual Meeting / Climate Change


APHA announces new Center for Climate, Health and Equity
by

Louise Dettman

on

November 12, 2018

"Climate change is one of the biggest public health threats of our time."
smiling man and woman holding Monday Mile signs

Annual Meeting


Annual Meeting attendees literally go the extra mile
by

Michele Late

on

November 12, 2018

Happy Monday! If you’re starting off your week by going for a run or vowing to be healthier, you’re not alone.
women high fiving at book signing table

Annual Meeting


Readers meet 'giants' in public health at APHA Book Signing Party
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

November 12, 2018

Yesterday's Book Signing Party at the APHA Annual Meeting & Expo was unlike regular bookstore signings for Mona Hanna-Attisha.
David Williams at APHA lectern

Annual Meeting


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

Kim Krisberg

on

November 12, 2018

“We will not lose. We can and will make our country and the broader world a much better place.”
Twitter Logo white bird on blue background

Annual Meeting


Tweets of the Day from #APHA2018
by

Kim Krisberg

on

November 12, 2018

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

From APHA Press

cover of Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional

Physical Activity & Public Health A Practitioner's Guide