APHA Section Chairs

Aging & Public Health

Caryn Etkin, MSc, PhD

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

Andre G. Stanley, MPH

Applied Public Health Statistics (Formerly Statistics)

Melody S. Goodman, PhD

Chiropractic Health Care

Michael Haneline, DC, MPH

Community Health Planning and Policy Development

Padma Arvind, PhD, MBA

Community Health Workers

Mae-Gilene Begay, MS


Willi Horner-Johnson, PhD


Megan Weil Latshaw, PhD, MHS


Oscar Alleyne, MPH, DrPH


Daniel Swartzman, JD, MPH

Food and Nutrition

Nancy Chapman, RD, MPH

Health Administration

Brenda Stevenson Marshall, PhD, MPH, MAE

Health Informatics & Information Technology

Tracy Hilliard, PhD, MPH


Jason Coleman, PhD, MSPH

Injury Control and Emergency Services

Dawn Comstock, PhD

Integrative Complementary and Traditional Health Practices

Anne M. Doherty-Gilman, MPH

International Health

Omar A. Khan, MD, MHS


Jason Andrew Smith, JD, MTS


Maternal and Child Health

Ann M. Dozier, RN, PhD

Medical Care

Renee Yvonne Carter, MD, MPH, FACP

Mental Health

Margaret Walkover, MPH

Occupational Health and Safety

Karen Mulloy, DO, MSCH

Oral Health

Scott Tomar, DMD, MPH, DrPH

Physical Activity

Daniel Bornstein

Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health

Lea Dooley, MPH, MCHES

Public Health Education and Health Promotion

Rod Lew, MPH

Public Health Nursing

Patricia Kelly, PhD, MPH

Podiatric Health

James DiResta, DPM, MPH

School Health Education and Services

Julie Gast, PhD, MCHES

Public Health Social Work

Julia Hastings, PhD, MSW

Vision Care

Janis Winters, OD

Student Assembly

Suparna Navale, MS, MPH