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Public Health Thank You Day

On the Monday before Thanksgiving, we will celebrate National Public Health Thank You Day. The celebration is to honor those public health professionals who work hard every day to preserve public health. Read More



ASPPH will host a limited number of sessions at APHA in November 2014 as we transition to a stand-alone ASPPH Annual Meeting to be held in March 2015. The schedule of ASPPH @ APHA sessions includes joint sessions with other organizations as well as several ASPPH Forum meetings/workshops. Read More

Member Research and Reports

SUNY Buffalo Finds Advances in Our Understanding of Childhood Maltreatment, Psychological Distress, Nicotine Dependence, and Smoking Cessation

Dr. Philip Smith, a recent graduate of the PhD program in community health and health behavior (CHHB) at the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, has completed a series of studies that improve our understanding of the relationships between childhood maltreatment, psychological distress, nicotine dependence, and smoking cessation. The studies used data from the baseline (N = 1,000 adult smokers) and 14-month follow-up with 751 respondents in interviews of a national smoking survey. Read More

Public health practitioners emphasize prevention, education, and policy to tackle global health challenges worldwide.


Students of public health can tap into a rich array of concentrations and academic programs.


33,000+ Current public health students across 98 schools and programs. This is the ASPPH community.

Public health education evolves along with world health challenges. Our resources help maintain the highest standards for teaching and training.


Our member schools and programs contribute to vital research, practice, and professional developments that keep public health on the cutting edge.