Opening General Session

Highlights from APHA’s 2015 Annual Meeting

Opening General Session

Opening General Session

"We're really talking about health in all policies," said APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, and the Opening General Session's headliners really knew how to motivate the crowd to improve our nation's health.


2015 Annual Meeting Opening Session — Freeman Hrabowski

Freeman A. Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, speaks powerfully about public health and improving education.



2015 Annual Meeting Opening Session — Shiriki Kumanyika

APHA President Shiriki Kumanyika calls on all of us to join Generation Public Health and help create the healthiest nation.



2015 Annual Meeting Opening Session — Vivek Murthy

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy calls on public health professionals to inform and inspire others to improve health.



2015 Annual Meeting Opening Session — Ed Begley

Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. talks about climate change and the undeniable fact that the "environment is a public health issue."


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