AUTHOR ARCHIVE

APHA 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Harvard researcher and surgeon general to kick off APHA 2018
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David Fouse

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May 29, 2018

Renowned researcher and educator David Williams will join U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and others to headline the opening session of APHA's 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego in November.
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Prevention


APHA, NACCHO join NIH to launch All of Us Research Program
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David Fouse

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May 15, 2018

We all want to live long, healthy lives. A new, large-scale research program hopes to get us to that goal.
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All Things APHA / Prevention


The Nation’s Health special section addresses preventing sexual assaults
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David Fouse

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April 11, 2018

With a rise in national conversation about sexual violence, The Nation’s Health newspaper devoted a special section addressing the issue and sharing health strategies that work to prevent it.
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All Things APHA / NPHW


APHA's Billion Steps challenge strides past goal
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David Fouse

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April 10, 2018

For the second year, participants in APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge far surpassed the goal as part of the National Public Health Week celebration.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: Ensuring the right to health meets a basic human need
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David Fouse

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April 06, 2018

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is ensuring the right to health, and our guest blogger is APHA member Andrea P. Lowe, PhD, MPH.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: Dignifying neighborhoods to create opportunities for health
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David Fouse

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April 04, 2018

Today’s National Public Health Week theme is environmental health, and our guest blogger is APHA member Megan Latshaw, PhD, MHS.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: On the front lines protecting against disease
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David Fouse

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April 03, 2018

Our National Public Health Week guest post discussing communicable disease is from APHA member E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH.
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Guest Post / NPHW


NPHW guest post: A market solution for assuring mental health services?
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David Fouse

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April 02, 2018

Today's National Public Health Week guest post discussing behavioral health comes from APHA member Kathleen Thomas, PhD, MPH.
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Words from Members / Voices


Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day
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David Fouse

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March 20, 2018

Members of APHA’s Oral Health Section contributed a series of posts today discussing opportunities and challenges in oral health on World Oral Health Day.
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All Things APHA


APHA voting record scores Congress on public health
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David Fouse

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February 06, 2018

Read our voting record to find out how well your members of Congress support public health.
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Food


Food safety tips for your Super Bowl party
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David Fouse

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February 01, 2018

It’s almost time for the big game and your annual Super Bowl party. And where there’s a Super Bowl viewing party, there’s also plenty of food. Follow these tips from USDA for the best defense against foodborne illness.
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All Things APHA


Community health programs recognized for innovation
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David Fouse

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January 31, 2018

Fifteen communities have been acknowledged for early success in the Healthiest Cities & Communities Challenge, organized by the Aetna Foundation, APHA and the National Association of Counties.