ASPPH invites members to participate in this ASPPH Presents Webinar on Thursday, October 22. This webinar will present the results of the 2014 ASPPH Graduate Employment Pilot Survey, which was developed to build a data collection methodology for ASPPH member institutions in order to provide a reliable, aggregate answer to the frequently asked question, “Where do recent graduates of ASPPH member institutions find employment?” Read More
A project to survey genetic information from across the world has completed its final phase, after analyzing the genomes of 2,504 individuals from 26 populations across five continents and 18 countries. [Photo: Dr. Gonçalo Abecasis] In the end, scientists from around the world catalogued 88 million variants, which mark genetic differences within and among populations. One […] Read More
Primary care-based medical homes are becoming more prevalent among people with chronic illnesses. Little is known about how these models affect patterns of care for people with severe mental illness who typically receive a significant amount of their care from mental health specialists. [Photo: Enrollment in a medical home was associated with substantial changes in […] Read More
Because of his efforts and many contributions in building health equity, social justice and community activism, Dr. Adewale Troutman, professor and associate dean for Health Equity and Community Engagement in the USF College of Public Health, recently received the inaugural award that was named in his honor. Called the Adewale Troutman Social Justice Award, the […] Read More
Ms. Alexandra Urrutia-Comas, University of Michigan School of Public Health alumna, class of 2010, is recipient of the 2015 Young Healthcare Executive award by the American College of Healthcare Executives’ Wisconsin chapter. The award is given to members of the American College of Healthcare Executives who demonstrate leadership ability, innovative and creative management, as well […] Read More
A new video from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) takes viewers behind the scenes at three health departments: the California Department of Public Health, the Chicago Department of Public Health, and Three Rivers District Health Department in Kentucky. https://vimeo.com/138148927 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.
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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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