APHA Section Chairs

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Aging & Public Health

Annie L. Nguyen, PhD, MPH

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

Paul A. Gilbert, PhD, ScM

Applied Public Health Statistics 

Robert L. Vogel, PhD, MA

Chiropractic Health Care

Marion William Evans, DC, PhD, MCHES

Community Health Planning and Policy Development

Ebony Johnson, MPA

Community Health Workers

Ashley M. Rodriguez


Karl D. Cooper, JD


Jennifer L. Miller, PhD


Tiffany Gary-Webb, PhD


Gregory Pavela, PhD, MA

Food and Nutrition

M. Margaret Barth, PhD, MPH

Health Administration

Michele L. McCay, DrPH, MPH

Health Informatics Information Technology

Byron Sogie-Thomas, MS


Monique J. Brown, PhD, MPH

Injury Control and Emergency Services

Amy A. Hunter, PhD, MPH

Integrative Complementary and Traditional Health Practices

Daniel F. Gallego-Perez, MD

International Health

Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS, CHES


Elizabeth Ann Glass Geltman, JD, LIM

Maternal and Child Health

Nancy C. Cheak-Zamora, PhD

Medical Care

Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, PhD, MS

Mental Health

Robin Kimbrough-Melton, JD

Occupational Health and Safety

Nancy Jean Simcox, MS

Oral Health

Josephine Ortiz Wolfe, PhD, RDH, CHES


Jing Wu, PharmD, MPH

Physical Activity

Carissa Smock, MPH

Public Health Education and Health Promotion

Adriane K. Griffen, DrPH, MPH, MCHES

Public Health Nursing

Shawn Kneipp, PhD, RN, APHN-BC

Podiatric Health

Nell Blake, DPM

School Health Education and Services

Julie Marie Metos, PhD, MPH, RD

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Monica R. McLemore, PhD, MPH, BSN

Public Health Social Work

Julie Cederbaum, PhD, MSW, MPH

Vision Care

Will McGriff, OD, MPH

Student Assembly

Samantha Hu Xu