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Member Research and Reports Newspapers

Minnesota Study Finds Drug Manufacturers Delay Reporting Serious Adverse Events to the FDA

Pharmaceutical companies have long been accused of withholding important safety information as evidenced by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning letters and recent media coverage. This new study from the University of Minnesota and Stanford University is the first to systematically find evidence for delayed reporting of adverse events to the FDA, especially for […] Read More

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School & Program Updates Wash In Schools Conference

Columbia: Call for Abstracts for the Fourth Annual Virtual Menstrual Hygiene Management in WASH in Schools

In many countries, adolescent girls face stigma and marginalization around the issue of managing their menstrual hygiene, and the lack of accurate guidance, sanitation facilities, and absorbent materials for girls to manage their menses may negatively impact health and education outcomes. There is a growing effort to introduce Menstrual Hygiene Management interventions into WASH in […] Read More

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Faculty & Staff Honors Award

UTHealth Researcher to Study Genetic and Social Aspects of HIV Clusters

Dr. Kayo Fujimoto, assistant professor in the Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research at the University of Texas School of Public Health, has been awarded a grant to study the genetic and social network aspects of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission. The School of Public Health is part of the University of Texas Health […] Read More

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Student & Alumni Achievements Award

South Carolina Alumnus Selected as a Fellow of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Mr. Mark Stout, an alumnus of the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health, has been selected as a fellow of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. The Association recognizes excellence, professional achievement and outstanding service in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. “I am honored to be recognized by AACVPR as a […] Read More

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Partner News Partner News

CDC Releases New Built Environment Assessment Tool

A wide array of tools exists for measuring different features of the built environment, many of them well validated. These existing tools fall into three categories: 1) interview or self-administered questionnaires which primarily measure perceptions, 2) tools that collect archival (existing) data, often using GIS, and 3) systematic observation or audit tools. It is often […] Read More

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Advocacy

July 2015 Monthly Briefing

The House and Senate Appropriations Committees in late June approved differing versions of the fiscal year 2016 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill. The bills provide major increases for the National Institutes of Health: +$1 Billion in the House version, +$2 Billion in the Senate measure. The House would eliminate the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research, while the Senate would cuts the agency’s budget by 35 percent.ASPPH’s legislative priorities fared well, with funding provided for most of our priority accounts. Read More

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ASPPH champions public health education in Washington.

ASPPH’s Policy and Advocacy Team works to increase federal government support for public health education, research, workforce training, and emergency services by working closely with our Congressional and agency partners.

We are trusted advisors.

ASPPH meets regularly with government leaders to advise them on key public health issues, national health trends, and outcome measures to inform funding. Topics include the power of prevention and population-focused research, public health employment, and changes in public health curricula.

We keep our members informed.

ASPPH provides its members with regular updates on legislative advocacy, focusing on the topics most relevant to members. Through our monthly reports, detailing the latest strategic intelligence and policy developments, ASPPH members stay up-to-date on federal action affecting the field.

Fact Sheets

ASPPH advances academic public health priorities through a variety of activities, including in-depth policy papers and analysis. The papers below represent ASPPH’s positions on key issues in public health – occupational safety, research and learning centers, as well as training programs and centers. These programs depend largely on legislative support, as many of these centers and initiatives are federally funded through Congressional appropriations and agencies, like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ASPPH is committed to advocating for these issues and ensuring they remain funded and supported by Congress.

Data Center

The ASPPH Data Center houses tools and resources to answer questions about education for public health. Explore interactive data visualizations, infographics, and publications and reports. CEPH-accredited ASPPH-member data administrators and data users can access the data collection and analytics portals via the Member Login.

If the information you are seeking is not found on the ASPPH Data Center, please submit via Data Request.