ASPPH will host a free graduate school fair for prospective students of public health. The “This Is Public Health Graduate School Fair” allows prospective students to meet admissions staff from over 20 CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health and the event is free for attendees and exhibitors. This is a great opportunity for both prospective graduate and undergraduate students to learn about the growing field of public health. Read More
A new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Princeton University researchers shows that data from cell phones captures population fluctuations that can predict infectious disease transmission. The researchers tracked the movements of nearly 15 million anonymous cell phone users in Kenya over the course of a year through call data, and compared them […] Read More
On August 20, the LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health (SPH) students officially opened the Health Sciences Center’s Raised Root Garden on the downtown campus. Ms. Jenna Richlie, MPH student, master gardener, and president of the Students for Sustainability campus organization, led the effort to create this urban green space. [Photo: Ms. Jenna Richlie] […] Read More
Dr. Rebecca Fry, associate professor of environmental sciences and engineering at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been named director of the UNC Superfund Research Program. [Photo: Dr. Rebecca Fry] The program, based in the Gillings School and supported by a $14 million grant from the National […] Read More
Dr. Swannie Jett, a 2011 graduate of the College of Public Health’s DrPH program, recently began his term as president of the Board of Directors of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). Dr. Jett serves as Health Officer for the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County, Florida. Additionally, fellow Kentucky […] Read More
The Architects Foundation, along with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), today announced a new member Request for Qualifications (RFQ), part of an ongoing expansion of the AIA’s Design & Health Research Consortium, which helps translate research into the influence design has on public health for […] Read More
ASPPH advocates for federal funding for accounts and programs that support public health training and research. In addition, the Association advocates on numerous related policy and regulatory matters. The September public affairs update highlights the current status of the fiscal year 2016 appropriations process, ASPPH’s advocacy coalition activities, and ASPPH’s recent comments on various regulatory proposals and other initiatives. Read More
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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