APHA Section Chairs

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Aging & Public Health

Carolyn Mendez-Luck, PhD, MPH

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

Sean Haley, MPH, PhD

Applied Public Health Statistics 

Wei Pan, PhD

Chiropractic Health Care

Marion William Evans, DC, PhD, MCHES

Community Health Planning and Policy Development

Bryan Buckley, MPH, DrPH(c)

Community Health Workers

Laura Bahena, CNA, CHW


Dorothy Nary, PhD


Jennifer Miller, PhD


Tiffany Gary-Webb, PhD


Gregory Pavela, PhD, MA

Food and Nutrition

Julie Reeder, MPH, CHES, PhD

Health Administration

Janet Gniadek, MPH, MBA-HCM

Health Informatics Information Technology

Byron Sogie-Thomas, MS


Danielle Campbell, MPH

Injury Control and Emergency Services

Christine Collins, PhD

Integrative Complementary and Traditional Health Practices

Deborah Ndao, MPH

International Health

Sarah Shannon


Jada Fehn, JD

Maternal and Child Health

Whitney Witt, PhD, MPH

Medical Care

Jessica Williams, PhD

Mental Health

Jessica Pollard, PhD

Occupational Health and Safety

Alfreda Holloway-Beth, PhD, MS

Oral Health

Josephine Ortiz Wolfe, PhD, RDH, CHES


Hoai-An Truong, PharmD, MPH, FNAP

Physical Activity

Carissa Smock, MPH

Public Health Education and Health Promotion

Sandy-Asari Hogan, DrPH, MPH, CHES, CPH

Public Health Nursing

Shawn Kneipp, PhD, RN, APHN-BC

Podiatric Health

Nell Blake, DPM

School Health Education and Services

Samira Soleimanpour, PhD

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Aline Gubrium, PhD

Public Health Social Work

Julie Cederbaum, PhD, MSW, MPH

Vision Care

Richard Savoy, OD, MPH

Student Assembly

Emily Bartlett, MPH, CHES