APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


News release: Firearm injuries becoming more severe
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Megan Lowry

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November 06, 2017

New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo revealed that the severity of firearm injuries has increased over the past 20 years, among those hospitalized for their injuries.
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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.
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Annual Meeting


Giving back at APHA 2017: Meeting-goers support research project in Atlanta schools
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Michele Late

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November 06, 2017

Thanks in part to volunteers at APHA’s Annual Meeting, researchers will be exploring whether physical activity in kids also improves school performance.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


In the wake of another shooting, APHA gathers for gun violence town hall
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Rachel Bergman

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November 06, 2017

Hours after a mass shooting that left at least 26 people dead at a church in Texas, APHA Annual Meeting attendees convened for a town hall event on gun violence on Sunday evening.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Let’s hear it for the ladies (and their role as public health leaders)
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Julia Haskins

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November 06, 2017

As is the case with most issues in public health, there’s good news and bad news. And the issue of women’s leadership in the field is no exception.
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


Poster sessions reflect the awesome diversity of public health research
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Julia Haskins

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November 06, 2017

Yesterday marked the opening of the Public Health Expo in Atlanta and with it, a sneak peek at a range of budding scientific discoveries.
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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.
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Annual Meeting


Tweets of the Day from #APHA2017
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Kim Krisberg

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November 06, 2017

Not enough room for all the great tweets! Keep it up public health!
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Annual Meeting


Opening General Session: ‘I believe in my heart of hearts that justice will prevail’
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Kim Krisberg

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November 06, 2017

APHA President Tom Quade grew up singing in the church choir. And he says the experience isn’t so different from advocating on behalf of public health.
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Annual Meeting


APHA Annual Meeting Day 2: Photos from Atlanta
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Kim Krisberg

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November 05, 2017

The hits keep on coming on day two of APHA's 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo.
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Annual Meeting


Expo! Expo! Read all about it!
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Donya Currie

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November 05, 2017

Where can you find baskets of condoms, an animated satellite map of the changing area of arctic sea ice and cactus-shaped pens? APHA's Public Health Expo, of course.

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