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APHA TV 2017

Check out these great highlights from APHA's 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo, including interviews with public health experts, our question of the day and highlights from some of the top sessions.

Jerome Adams
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams says he'd like to re-frame the way we talk about health.
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APHA members tell us what they're doing to address climate change and their favorite parts of the Annual Meeting.
John Lewis
U.S. Rep. John Lewis tells us "now is the time to be persistent."
Eriel Deranger
Eriel Tchekwie Deranger discusses indigenous communities and climate change.
Richard Besser
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President and CEO Richard Besser outlines his goals. 
Jacqui Patterson
Jacqui Patterson, director of the NAACP Environment and Climate Justice Program, on this year's closing session.
Sarah Tofte
Sarah Tofte, director of Everytown for Gun Safety, talks about gun violence as a public health issue.
Umair Shah
Harris County Public Health Executive Director Umair Shah on some of the toughest public health challenges of 2017.
Howard Frumkin
Howard Frumkin, professor of environmental and occupational health sciences at the University of Washington, talks climate change and public health.
Don Wright
Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Don Wright discusses how Healthy People 2030 will be a roadmap for disease prevention and health promotion.
Evelyn Kappeler
Evelyn Kappeler, director of the HHS Office of Adolescent Health, on the national call to action to improve adolescent health.

Psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren talks about the mental health effects of climate change, from anxiety to depression to PTSD.
Jonathan Patz
Jonathan Patz, director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Global Health Institute, on why climate change is a huge public health problem.
Georges Benjamin and Gina McCarthy
"We need to get moving. We need to take action. We need to protect people's lives." Watch highlights from the Monday General Session.
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One Annual Meeting session highlighted local and state programs that help address the health impact of climate change.
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An Annual Meeting panel discussion focused on planning for disasters and helping vulnerable communities recover.
Georges Benjamin at lectern
Watch highlights from the Opening General Session.
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Georges Benjamin
APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin talks about climate change.
Joseph Telfair
APHA President-Elect Joseph Telfair explains equality vs. health equity.
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APHA 2017's Affiliate Day focuses on sharing knowledge and networking.
Jose Ramon Fernandez Pena
Executive Board Chair José Ramón Fernandéz Peña talks immigration.

View the 2017 Thought Leadership sponsor videos featuringWebs Edge

  • NYC, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Center for Health Equity
  • STAR TRACK Adolescent Health Program
  • Dignity Health Human Trafficking Medical Home
  • Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University
  • Augusta University Ryan White Program
  • Occupational Health Clinical Center: Committed to Workers' Health in Upstate New York
  • Morehouse School of Medicine Master of Public Health Program
  • Open Door Health Center of Illinois
  • City of Kansas City Missouri, Health Department
  • School of Human Environmental Sciences at University of Kentucky
  • Gilda's Club Westchester
  • Lake Cumberland District Health Department
  • Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness, Center for Health Equity
  • Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation
  • Healthy Pontiac, We Can!

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