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The Disability Section works to broaden the knowledge base and awareness regarding disability and related phenomena among all public health professions, and to provide policy advice to APHA on public health policies and programs for prevention and services to enhance the quality of life of persons with disabilities, including increased public and professional awareness.


142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition
November 15-19, 2014
New Orleans, LA

Selected sessions:

1) Chair's Forum - The Future of Health Care for people with Disabilities: Innovations at the State and Federal Levels (Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)

2) Student and Young Professionals Orientation, Networking, and Mentoring meeting (Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)

3) Disability Section Business Meeting and Reception (Monday, Nov. 17, 2014: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM)

If you plan on attending the Annual Meeting, be sure to register, book your hotel, and use #APHA14.

If you want to read the Disability Section Council Leadership monthly meeting minutes, please go to the "Leadership" section and scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Members of the APHA Disability Section receive a 20% discount to the peer reviewed Disability and Health Journal, at: www.aahd.us/membership or www.disabilityandhealthjnl.com