APHA Student Assembly
new announcements from the Student Assembly.
The APHA Student Assembly (APHA-SA) is the nation's largest student-led organization dedicated to furthering the development of students, the next generation of professionals in public health and health-related disciplines. APHA-SA represents and serves students of public health and other health-related disciplines by connecting individuals who are interested in working together on public health and student-related issues.
Our Chair's Welcome and History pages provide more information about our organization.
APHA-SA is a student-led international organization within the American Public Health Association (APHA) representing students of public health and other related disciplines. We are dedicated to enhancing students' professional development by providing resources, fostering diversity and promoting opportunities.
According to APHA-SA's Strategic Plan, APHA-SA supports the development of the next generation of public health professionals by:
- Increasing student representation in APHA
- Developing and disseminating educational and professional development resources
- Creating and promoting opportunities for student involvement within APHA-SA, APHA, and other health-related organizations
- Providing and sustaining vehicles for communication
- Advocating for student issues and public and health-related policy
- Facilitating networking among students and professionals
- Participate in APHA Sections, Special Primary Interest Groups, Forums, and Caucuses. You can now join 2 Sections free of charge!
- National Mentoring Program
- News and Views quarterly newsletter access and submission privileges
- National conference for students of public health
- Notification of fellowship, job, internship, post-doc, and other conference opportunities through APHA-SA website, listserv, and online community
- APHA-SA monthly Action Newsletter and ACTION alert e-mails about student issues and public health-related policies
- Represent APHA-SA as a Campus Liaison, Section Liaison, Affiliate Liaison, or Membership Ambassador
- Attend the APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition at a bargain price and have the opportunity to present abstracts and posters
- Receive a print version of the American Journal of Public Health if you pay the full price annual membership of $75 or receive the online subscription version of the American Journal of Public health with the Green Discounted membership option of $55 annually
- Get a discount on more than 50 APHA books and resources
- Network with professionals and connect with students nationwide
- Gain access to APHA's member-only online community, APHA Connect where you can receive and provide student-related information and network with students and professional
- Public Health CareerMart provides employment opportunities and career services
- Strengthen your leadership skills by participating as a member or chair of an APHA-SA committee
- Run for an available APHA Board position
- May Opportunities Jobs, Internships, Fellowships, Conferences, and more!
- Call for Articles NPHW Spring 2013 Special Edition Newsletter News & Views
- Call for Articles Spring 2013 Newsletter News & Views
- Epidemiology Section: Second Chance Abstract Submission!
- Action Alert: Gun Violence
- Did you know about APHA’s new Green Discount option? Save $20 off of your annual membership by choosing the new Green Discount option. By choosing the Green Discount, you will have access to the online version of the American Journal of Public Health rather than receive the print version.
1. Willingness to share skills, knowledge and expertise.
2. Demonstrates a positive attitude and acts as a
positive role model.
3. Takes a personal interest in the mentor-mentee
4. Exhibits enthusiasm in the field.
5. Values ongoing learning and growth in the field.
6. Provides guidance and constructive feedback.
7. Respected by colleagues and employees in all levels
of an organization.
8. Sets and meets ongoing personal and professional
9. Values the opinions and initiatives of others.
10. Motivates others by setting a good example.
Do these qualities describe you? You can be a mentor at
any point in your academic or professional career. If you
are nearly a career professional, someone in an MPH
program would love to connect with you to learn how you
transitioned into your full time job. If you are an MPH
student in your second year, a first year might value your
Please register here.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any
Amanda Wendt and Abigail Lowin
APHA-SA Mentoring Committee