Welcome to the Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section. We are a dialog and action nexus for community health planning and policy leaders who influence the design of health systems and policies that are responsive to a changing society .
We invite you to learn more about the CHPPD section. Join the CHPPD section and connect with our diverse members.
Call for Nominations
Nominate your CHPPD and other colleagues who are doing exemplary work in the field of community health, planning, and policy for the 2013 Henrik L. Blum Award for Excellence in Health Policy and the 2013 Vision Award for Excellence in Health Planning. The due date has been set for Friday April 19, 2013. The winners will receive recognition at our awards ceremony at the 2013 APHA Annual Meeting in Boston.
CHPPD Section Receives the APHA Education Board Achievement Award!
Our section was awarded the APHA Education Board Achievement Award for our continuing education offerings at the 140th Annual Meeting! The award is given to SECTIONS, SPIGs, CAUCUSES, and FORUMS where continuing education credit is available at all their scientific sessions.
Congratulations to our section, particularly to members who made this possible.
Section Conference Call
CHPPD Section Call scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, from 12:30-2PM ET. Minutes from our December conference call are forthcoming. All members are invited and encourage to voice their opinions or concerns. Agendas, minutes of calls and instructions on accessing the section wiki are posted. For conference call access information, please contact CHPPDsection@gmail.com.
Update your 2013 calendars for CHPPD conference calls
Wednesday , February 13, 2013 from 12:30 to 2pm EST
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 12:30 to 2pm EST
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 12:30 to 2pm EST
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 from 12:30 to 2pm EST
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 12:30 to 2pm EST
For conference call access information, please contact CHPPDsection@gmail.com.
Check out APHA’s new discussion area: APHA Connect. We invite all CHPPD members to post content and update their contact info on APHA Connect. You can access CHPPD’s section by going to: connect.apha.org/CHPPD and log in with your APHA credentials. The section will still maintain its Insider Wiki until greater engagement on APHA Connect.
Submit a proposal for an Invited Session
Call for Section members to submit proposal for Invited Sessions: Section members are invited to submit a Proposal for invited sessions as soon as possible to program chairs, Slande Celeste and Program Co-Chair, Khusdeep Malhotra. For more information, see Frequently Asked Questions, or contact the program chairs.
Do you Tweet? Take Facebook breaks? Have a LinkedIn profile?
The CHPPD section has a Twitter and LinkedIn account. Stay update through our various social media outlets and connect with fellow professionals.
Our student section has a Facebook Group with over 300 members! We encourage all of our CHPPD professionals to join and help students and young professionals reach their public health career goals.
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