AUTHOR ARCHIVE

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All Things APHA


Public Health Preparedness: Case Studies in Policy and Management
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Louise Dettman

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February 01, 2018

A Q&A with the editors of a new book released by APHA Press.
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All Things APHA


Preventing Alcohol-Related Problems: Evidence and Community-Based Initiatives
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Louise Dettman

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January 22, 2018

A Q&A with the editors of a new release by APHA Press.
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Climate Change / Guest Post


Investing in climate resilience
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Louise Dettman

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January 17, 2018

Climate-smart health care saves lives and profit margins.
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Climate Change / Guest Post


Tribal resiliency in a changing climate
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Louise Dettman

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January 10, 2018

“Indigenizing” climate change impact assessment
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

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 / 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


Advocates: Green jobs should be safe for environment and for workers
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Louise Dettman

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November 07, 2017

As our nation moves toward greener power sources like solar and wind, “no worker or community should be roadkill on the path to a better future.”
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Annual Meeting / Child Health / Environment


Making children's environmental health a priority
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Louise Dettman

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November 07, 2017

A staggering 1.7 million children younger than 5 die around the globe each year due to environmental causes, with lower respiratory infections and diarrheal disease the top killers.
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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


Climate change data key to predicting future vector-borne disease outbreaks
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Louise Dettman

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November 06, 2017

The intersections of climate change and health were on full display at a Monday scientific session on the effects of climate change on arbovirus transmission in the Americas.
APHA Global Public Health Film Festival

Annual Meeting


‘Film has the power to educate and mobilize people we could never reach’
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Louise Dettman

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November 06, 2017

This year's APHA Global Public Health Film Festival opened yesterday with National Geographic’s compelling feature documentary film “From the Ashes.”
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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


APHA Annual Meeting gathering at the intersection of climate and health
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Louise Dettman

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November 04, 2017

This year’s APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is gathering at the Georgia World Congress Center — one of the 15 largest LEED-certified buildings in the world. It’s a particularly appropriate location considering this year’s meeting theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health.”