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Member Research and Reports News

South Carolina Researchers Determine “Comprehension” and “Action” Systems of the Brain May be Linked

A team of researchers from the department of psychology and the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina have discovered that our ability to understand the meanings of words is at least partly based in the motor and sensory systems of the brain (e.g., motor cortex, visual cortex). The study, published […] Read More

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Drexel Launches Emergency Communications Social Media Library for Public Health Agencies and Health Care Organizations

A social media message library launched by the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication (CPHRC) at the Drexel University School of Public Health will assist public health agencies and health care organizations with using new media platforms for crisis and emergency risk communication. The content was reviewed by content and risk communication experts in […] Read More

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Civic Engagement and Public Policy Research Mentoring Fellowship Honors University at Buffalo Faculty Member

The Civic Engagement and Public Policy (CEPP) recently announced the inaugural recipients of the fellowship, including Dr. Lucia A. Leone, assistant professor, department of community health and health behavior in the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions. [Photo: Dr. Lucia A. Leone] Dr. Leone is a public health interventionist whose research interests […] Read More

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South Carolina Speech-Language Pathology Students Win National Awards

Two students from the department of communication sciences and disorders (COMD) in the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health have been named recipients of the 2015 Students Preparing for Academic-Research Careers Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Ms. Sheida Abdi and Ms. Stacey Sangtian, both students in the Master of Speech-Pathology […] Read More

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Funding Opportunities

AHRQ: AHRQ Health Services Research Projects: Making Health Care Safer in Ambulatory Care Settings and Long Term Care Facilities (R01) Closing Date: March 5, 2018 CDC: Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers (42) Closing Date: October 18, 2019 HRSA: R40 MCH Research (MCHR) Closing Date: November 6, 2015 HRSA: R40 MCH Secondary Data […] Read More

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September 2015 Monthly briefing

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

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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.