Network and Collaborate

When you become a member of APHA, you join a movement of people who draw strength from the great diversity of the public health field. APHA gives you many opportunities to meet, share ideas and learn from each other.

Each year, more than 12,000 public health professionals gather at our Annual Meeting and Expo to share ideas, network and celebrate our progress.

APHA has dozens of professional communities based on areas of interest ranging from epidemiology and nutrition to physical activity and the environment. Our communities allow you to expand your expertise and network with public health professionals from around the world.

On APHA Connect, members talk about public health issues, share documents and coordinate events through listservs, bulletin boards and calendars.

Meet some of our members

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APHA members talk about the greatest challenges in public health.
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Cecile Richards headlines an exciting cast of speakers headlining APHA 2016.
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APHA members answer the age-old question, "What is public health?"

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APHA Sections and SPIGs connect you with like-minded professionals.
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Four past/present CDC directors give their insight on what it's like to guide the "nation's health department."
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Our Early-Career Professionals gather at each Annual Meeting to get acquainted and highlight ways to navigate APHA.
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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy headlines the Opening General Session at APHA's 2015 Annual Meeting.
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As the nation's largest group of public health students, APHA's Student Assembly has a powerful voice.

We're your public health community

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Frequently Asked Questions

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