Membership Benefits

Join the American Public Health Association and enjoy the many benefits of membership including opportunities to expand your public health expertise through science and industry resources, networking and professional development.

Join or renew today and start taking advantage of your APHA member benefits. 

Science and Industry Resources

American Journal of Public Health, the leading peer-reviewed monthly journal, contains original public health research, program evaluations and special reports. You can now access AJPH on your E-Reader or E-Reader enabled device. 

The Nation's Health, the highest circulated periodical in the field, focuses on current public health news from the state legislature to the nation's capital. And, you can take the information anywhere you go with The Nation's Health app. 

APHA Press, the world's foremost publisher of books and periodicals on public health topics, offers materials that are written and edited by distinguished researchers. Members receive up to a 30% discount on books. Visit the APHA bookstore.


APHA's professional communities, based on areas of interest, allow you to expand your expertise and network with public health professionals from around the world.

On APHA Connect, members discuss public health issues, share documents and coordinate events though listerves, bulletin boards and calendars.

Participate in our Public Health Action Campaign and advocate year-round in support of core public health priorities.

APHA Student members receive membership in the Student Assembly - the nation's largest student-led public health organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of students.


Professional Development

APHA's Annual Meeting and Exhibition is the premier public health event in the world drawing more than 12,500 attendees, 1,000 scientific sessions and 600 exhibitors.


Public Health CareerMart is the #1 job site for public health professionals. Hundreds of listings are available!


The Career Development Center gives you access to resume critiquing, career coaching, reference verification, and other career services.


Earn education credits through APHA's accredited online Continuing Education Program.

APHA is the only organization that combines 140-plus years of perspective, a broad-based consituency and the ability to influence federal policy to advocate for and improve the public's health. Join today - together we will create the healthiest nation in one generation.


Join APHA today or Renew your membership