AUTHOR ARCHIVE

APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


It’s time to stop ignoring our crumbling housing code enforcement
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 07, 2017

Here are the facts: Almost 6 percent of homes in the U.S. are inadequate for living. These dangerous dwellings are almost always inhabited by people with low incomes.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting / Health Reform


ACA Health Home program saves money, lowers inpatient care
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 06, 2017

How can public health do better at addressing both physical chronic health conditions and mental health issues in high-risk populations? The answer might lie in combining care for both.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting / Climate Change


What a disaster: How women are disproportionately affected by catastrophes
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 06, 2017

This year’s meeting may be climate-focused, but advocates are showing attendees all the ways climate intersects with every aspect of public health.
Annual Meeting attendees dancing

Annual Meeting


Can’t stop the APHA dance!
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 06, 2017

As the last notes of Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” rang out last night, public health advocates celebrated not only the dance itself, but a successful first full day of APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo.
Lindsey Wahowiak and Tear & Share book

Annual Meeting


(Book) party time, excellent: Authors enjoy Expo event
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 05, 2017

On Sunday afternoon, authors and editors of four books from APHA Press got together for a book signing party.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Beyond the classroom: Student Assembly members take advantage of meeting opportunities
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 04, 2017

Professionals at all points in their career know that APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo is the perfect place to get some networking done. You never know who you’ll meet. But perhaps no one is more excited about such opportunities as APHA’s Student Assembly members.
three smiling women in front of APHA 2016 logo

Annual Meeting / The Nation's Health


The Nation's Health: APHA Annual Meeting engages participants on ensuring health for all
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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January 05, 2017

Nearly 12,000 health professionals attended APHA 2016 to share their best work, practices and goals.
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Annual Meeting


For a LARC: It's no joke. — better training expands contraception access
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 02, 2016

Long-acting reversible contraceptives are the most effective methods to prevent pregnancy. But too many people who want LARC are unable to get it in a timely manner.
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Annual Meeting


Let women choose: A humble request (backed up by science)
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 02, 2016

If you attended yesterday's Turnaway Study sessions, you probably walked away with the same conclusion the research did: Women should be allowed to make choices that are best for them.
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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


Little light in the storm: Climate change affects mental health
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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November 01, 2016

It’s well-established that climate change affects people’s physical health. But what about mental health?
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Annual Meeting


Transgender health behind bars: How to improve care
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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October 31, 2016

In a Monday session on transgender health and health disparities, two presenters took a look at how to improve care for an even more marginalized group: transgender prisoners.
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Annual Meeting


Raising Women’s Voices: Supporting new leaders in the movement
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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October 31, 2016

Two groups highlight the importance of lifting the voices of marginalized people — women, people of color, LGBTQ* people — by giving them the support they need to succeed in grassroots organizations.