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ASPPH Hill Day

ASPPH deans and program representatives met with Congressional leaders on March 26 to discuss the Association’s federal funding priorities for Fiscal Year 2015, detailed here. Dean John Finnegan (Minnesota), chair of the ASPPH Board, led an eight-member delegation through a series of advocacy sessions with key political leaders. These included personal discussions with Senator Tom Harkin and Representative Jack Kingston, the Chairmen of the key Senate and House Health Appropriations Subcommittees responsible for the funding of public health programs. The ASPPH team also met personally with Ms. Ellen Murray, HHS assistant secretary for financial services, and Mr. Norris Cochran, HHS deputy assistant secretary for budget.