The “ASPPH Presents” Webinar Series is a benefit to CEPH-accredited ASPPH Member schools and programs of public health. Please join us for our Fall webinars. Topics include: Job Task Analysis, Graduate Employment Pilot Survey, The New Community Guide, ASPPH Fellowships, and Policy and Advocacy. Read More
A recent comparison of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) cases by researchers from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University has shown that a significant number of both were linked to hospitals. More than 13 percent of MERS cases during the recent outbreaks in Saudi Arabia and […] Read More
Scholars of the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Institute) do more than submit research proposals addressing an adolescent behavioral health problem. They translate that research into action. The Institute, a joint program between the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health and the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, is a […] Read More
Dean Craig H. Blakely, University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences, has been appointed to the Defense Health Board, which advises the Secretary of Defense on matters relating to health for retired and active members of the military and their families. “It is an honor to be nominated for this federal advisory […] Read More
UNC Fitness Breaks is a student- and volunteer-led worksite wellness program for the housekeeping and groundskeeping staffs at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The program, which encourages individuals to adopt an active lifestyle, provides 10- to 15-minute fitness sessions to help staff members avoid injury by building muscle strength and cardiovascular endurance. […] Read More
Fellowship opportunity in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s (ODPHP) Division of Health Care Quality within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Office of the Secretary (OS), at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Rockville, MD. The participant will gain professional experience in a health policy […] 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.
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.
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.
If the information you are seeking is not found on the ASPPH Data Center, please submit via Data Request.